Anne Ramsey

Angelina Ramsey was an American stage and film actress. She portrayed Mama Fratelli in The Goonies and Mrs. Lift, mother of Danny DeVito's protagonist, in Throw Momma from the Train; the latter film saw Ramsey nominated for a Golden Globe Award and the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress. Ramsey was born in Omaha, the daughter of Eleanor, the former national treasurer of the Girl Scouts of the USA, Nathan Mobley, an insurance executive, her mother was a descendant of the Pilgrims, a sister of U. S. Ambassador David S. Smith. Ramsey was raised in New York and Greenwich, Connecticut, she attended Bennington College. She performed in several Broadway productions in the 1950s and married actor Logan Ramsey in 1954, they moved to Philadelphia. In the 1970s, Ramsey began a successful Hollywood career in character roles and appeared in such television programs as Little House on the Prairie, Wonder Woman, Three's Company and Ironside, she appeared with her husband in seven films, including her first, The Sporting Club, her last, Meet the Hollowheads.

In 1988, Ramsey was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress and the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress – Motion Picture for her performance in Throw Momma from the Train, with Billy Crystal and Danny DeVito. The film earned her a second Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actress. In February 1988, she guest-starred on an episode of ALF, she appeared in six films released in the two years after her death. Anne Ramsey was married to actor Logan Ramsey from 1954 until her death. Ramsey's somewhat slurred speech, a trademark of her performances, was caused in part from having had some of her tongue and her jaw removed during surgery for esophageal cancer in 1984. In 1988, Ramsey's cancer returned, she died in August at the Motion Picture & Television Country House and Hospital in Woodland Hills, California. Anne Ramsey on IMDb Anne Ramsey at the Internet Broadway Database Anne Ramsey at the TCM Movie Database Anne Ramsey at AllMovie Anne Ramsey at Find a Grave

70th Anti-Aircraft Artillery Division (Soviet Union)

The 70th Anti-Aircraft Artillery Division was an anti-aircraft artillery division of the Soviet Union's Red Army during World War II and the early postwar period. Formed in the Volga Military District in late 1943, the division was moved forward to the Kiev Military District in March 1944, it was disbanded by the end of the 1950s. The division began forming around 3 October 1943, when Colonel Ivan Kurenkov was appointed commander, it was part of the Volga Military District, included the 1997th, 2001st, 2005th, 2009th Anti-Aircraft Artillery Regiments. In May 1944, the division was relocated to Zhitomir in the Kiev Military District. From 2 September, Colonel Konstantin Popov served as division commander, leading it for the rest of the war; the division remained at Zhitomir for the rest of the war. In late 1945, the division relocated to Transcaucasia; the 2005th Regiment, the first echelon of the division, arrived at Kutaisi in late November. Popov commanded it until March 1948; the division was among those anti-aircraft artillery divisions disbanded without being converted into another unit by the end of the 1950s.

Feskov, V. I.. I.. A.. A.. Вооруженные силы СССР после Второй Мировой войны: от Красной Армии к Советской. Tomsk: Scientific and Technical Literature Publishing. ISBN 9785895035306. Gurkin, V. V.. Боевой состав Советской армии: Часть III. Moscow: Voenizdat. Gurkin, V. V.. Боевой состав Советской армии: Часть IV. Moscow: Voenizdat. Gurkin, V. V.. Боевой состав Советской армии: Часть V. Moscow: Voenizdat. Main Personnel Directorate of the Ministry of Defense of the Soviet Union. Командование корпусного и дивизионного звена советских вооруженных сил периода Великой Отечественной войны 1941 – 1945 гг. Moscow: Frunze Military Academy. Tsapayev, D. A.. Goremykin, Viktor. Великая Отечественная: Комдивы. Военный биографический словарь. 2. Moscow: Kuchkovo Pole. ISBN 978-5-9950-0341-0. Mikheyev, Lieutenant Colonel. "Доношу о численном и боевом составе 1 эшелона 70 зенад РГК". Pamyat Naroda. Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation

Willington Dene Viaduct

Willington Dene Viaduct carries the Tyne and Wear Metro railway over the Wallsend Burn between Wallsend and Howdon and Wear. Designed by architects John and Benjamin Green, it was built in the late 1830s for the Newcastle & North Shields Railway, it is a Grade II listed building. The viaduct is 76 feet high with 7 segmental arches each of 120 feet span; when built the viaducts were made of laminated timber construction on the Wiebeking system supported on tall stone pillars and cost £25,000. Each arch was made from 14 layers of 22" x 3-1/2" timbers held together by trenails and built by Messrs. Robson. A paper on the viaducts's design won Benjamin Green a silver Telford Medal from the Institution of Civil Engineers in 1841; the viaduct was rebuilt in iron between 1867 and 1869 by the Weardale Iron & Coal Company to the designs of engineer Thomas Elliot Harrison, preserving the bridge's original shape and form. It now carries the Wear Metro rapid transport system between Newcastle and North Shields.

Ouseburn Viaduct Coordinates: 54.993°N 1.5075°W / 54.993.