Year 1039 was a common year starting on Monday of the Julian calendar. June 4 – Emperor Conrad II dies of gout in Utrecht after a 12-year reign, he is succeeded by his 21-year-old son, Henry III, who becomes king of Italy and Burgundy. Duke Casimir I returns to Poland, makes great efforts to rebuild the war-ruined country, he establishes his residence at Kraków. The Abbey of Bec is located in Le Bec-Hellouin, Normandy. Helibo, Chinese nobleman and chieftain Minamoto no Yoshiie, Japanese samurai Robert de Stafford, Norman nobleman Sancho IV, king of Pamplona Su Zhe, Chinese politician and historian Vseslav of Polotsk, Kievan prince March 10 – Odo, French nobleman April 16 – William III, count of Weimar and Eichsfeld May 27 – Dirk III, count of Holland June 4 – Conrad II, Holy Roman Emperor July 20 – Conrad II, duke of Carinthia September 19 – Fujiwara no Genshi, empress of Japan November 4 – Hugh of Chalon, French bishop November 29 – Adalbero, German nobleman Abu Nasr Mushkan, Persian statesman Iago ab Idwal ap Meurig, prince of Gwynedd Nathar Shah, Tamil mystic and preacher Regimbald, German abbot and bishop Reginar V, French nobleman Sophia I, German princess and abbess Unsuri, Persian poet and writer

Michael Usi

Michael Usi is a Malawian movie actor, playwright and musician. As an actor, he is most famously known for his role as "Dr. Manga" in the film Dr. Manga, he is the director of the MBC TV series Tikuferanji. He attended Mulanje Secondary School, he once worked for Relief Agency. He is married to a nurse who works at Blantyre Adventist Hospital. In the absence of national TV in Malawi, he gained his popularity by acting on radio plays on MBC Radio 1 in Malawi, he began making feature films. His works comment on topical issues in Malawi and reflect the social and political realities of Malawian life. Usi is involved in trying to build the film industry in Malawi and advocates for the growth of the industry in Malawi. In 2010 he made an appearance at the MWA Extravaganza 2010 Panel discussion hosted by the MWA at the Malawian Embassy in Washington DC where he discussed the history of the Malawian Film industry and his ideas on its expansion. On 6 February 2019, United Transformation Movement Party leader Saulos Klaus Chilima unveiled Michael Usi as his running mate for May 21 tripartite elections.

Dr Manga – Comedy about a Malawian Houseboy, Dr. Manganya. Manganya in Action Living on Perfume – Filmed on location in Malawi and Burundi, the film details the conditions in Malawian prisons and the Malawian penal system, it comments on politics and love throughout its four episodes. It features an international cast of Australian, British and Swedish actors. Local artists featured are Ruth Simika, Augustine Mauwa, Deus Sandramu, Gift Namachekecha. International Cook Watch Out – Filmed in location in the Washington DC metro area, this film is the story of the experiences of a man trying to settle in the US with a Visitor's Visa. Featuring Clare Johnson, Brendon Mitchell, Albert Kazako. Tikuferanji – A series that enlightens Malawian about HIV/Aids and encouraging healthy love and sex lives. Outstanding Service to youth ministries using theatre – 2008 West Central Africa Division, Nigeria Dr. Manga Mangayana in Action International Cook Tikuferanji Living on Perfume -2009 Watch Out - 2010

2014 Monte Carlo Rally

The 2014 Monte Carlo Rally is a motor racing event for rally cars, held over three days between 14 and 18 January 2014. It marked the eighty-second running of the Monte Carlo Rally, was the first round of the 2014 World Rally Championship, WRC-2 and WRC-3 seasons. After being based in the town of Valence for the 2013 event, the rally headquarters was relocated to Gap in the French province of Hautes-Alpes; the rally itself was run over fifteen special stages, with teams and drivers contesting 383.88 km in competitive stages. Former Formula 1 Driver Robert Kubica won the first two stages of the rally before being caught by Bryan Bouffier, who moved into the lead heading into the first days afternoon stages. Bouffier led heading into the second day but was overtaken by Sebastian Ogier, following a lengthy spin on SS9. Kubica's rally ended on the same stage after sliding off the road under braking and being unable to recover onto the tarmac, it was the first Monte Carlo Rally event since 2001 without Sebastien Loeb.

Results – Rally Archive Results – Official website The official website of the World Rally Championship