Autumn Patricia Phillips is the wife of Peter Phillips, the son of Princess Anne and the oldest grandchild of Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip. After graduating from McGill University in 2002, Autumn Kelly met Peter Phillips in her birthplace and hometown of Montreal, Quebec, their engagement was announced in July 2007, with much media commentary on Phillips' consequent renunciation of her Catholicism. The couple married in St George's Chapel at Windsor Castle, on 17 May 2008, they have two daughters and Isla. The couple separated in September 2019. Autumn, her twin brother Christopher "Chris", her older brother Kevin, were born in Montreal, Quebec, to Kathleen "Kitty" and Brian Kelly, an electricity company executive, she was baptised on 18 June 1978, at Saint John Fisher Parish Church, raised in Cedar Park, Pointe-Claire, in the English-speaking West Island region of Montreal. Her parents divorced when Autumn was eight years old, after which her mother married commercial pilot Ron Magas, her father married Lynne, with whom he has two children and Patrick.
Autumn's family continued to live in the Pointe-Claire area, where she attended a Roman Catholic parochial school, St. Thomas High School, a Roman Catholic foundation, it was reported in 2007 that St Thomas' was where Autumn had both excelled at sports and had studied alongside fellow student and friend, actress Casey McKinnon. Autumn attended McGill University, during which time she worked as a bartender and actress, appearing in the 1996 film Rainbow, taking the non-speaking, though credited, role of Tigrette Number 3, in the television series Sirens. Autumn graduated from McGill in 2002, with a Bachelor of Arts degree in East Asian studies, whereupon she started a career as a management consultant. Autumn attended the 2003 Canadian Grand Prix where, while interviewing with the Canadian Security Intelligence Service, she met Peter Phillips, who was, at the time, working for Williams F1, she did not know until six weeks when she saw him on television, that he was Queen Elizabeth II's grandson.
She moved to the United Kingdom, living with Phillips in a Kensington, apartment and a cottage on the Gatcombe Park estate. Before meeting Phillips, she had accepted a job with an American computer firm in England, worked as a personal assistant to broadcaster Sir Michael Parkinson, while attending royal events, such as the dinner party at the Ritz Hotel for the Queen's 80th birthday. Autumn's engagement to Peter Phillips was announced by Buckingham Palace on 28 July 2007, the Queen subsequently gave her consent to the union, as required by the Royal Marriages Act 1772, after a meeting of her British Privy Council on 9 April of the following year. Phillips proposed to his wife with "a platinum ring containing an oval center diamond with more diamonds on either side". Prior to the marriage, raised Roman Catholic and educated at Catholic foundation schools, was received into the Church of England, which does not re-confirm people who were raised in churches acknowledging the Apostolic succession.
Had she remained Catholic after her marriage, under the provisions of the Act of Settlement 1701 her husband would have lost his place in the line of succession to the throne. That fact drew attention to the Act of Settlement's bar on Catholics ascending to the throne, prompted calls in both Canada and the United Kingdom for the respective prime ministers to consider the issue, she did not, give up her Canadian citizenship. Some reported unease was caused in royal circles when Autumn and Phillips were interviewed and photographed by Hello! magazine, for an apparent fee of £500,000. The couple married on 17 May 2008, at St George's Chapel at Windsor Castle, with 300 guests in attendance; the service conducted by David Conner, Dean of Windsor, Autumn's dress designed by Sassi Holford. For the occasion, the Princess Royal lent Kelly the Festoon Tiara which she had received as a gift in 1973 in Hong Kong, Kelly wore a necklace and earrings from her husband, her six bridesmaids included her husband's sister.
The couple had a carriage procession before going to Frogmore House for a reception. In 2010, they returned to London after living in Hong Kong, where Peter Phillips had a job with the Royal Bank of Scotland, heading its sports sponsorship activities in the region. In February 2020, Autumn and Peter Phillips confirmed that they had been separated since 2019, that they intended to divorce. In the public statement, it was said that both Autumn and Peter Phillips remain in Gloucestershire to raise their children; the divorce will be the first one in the royal family in a decade, the first time a grandchild of Queen Elizabeth gets a divorce. Their first child, the Queen's first great-grandchild, was born on 29 December 2010 at Gloucestershire Royal Hospital. With dual citizenship, the child is the first Canadian citizen to be in the line of succession to the thrones of the Commonwealth realms, she is 16th in line to the throne. On Saturday, 23 April 2011, the baptism of Savannah took place at the Church of the Holy Cross, Gloucestershire, near the Princess Royal's home, Gatcombe Park.
The couple announced in October 2011. On 29 March 2012, at Gloucestershire Royal Hospital, Autumn gave birth to another girl, Isla Elizabeth, 17th in line to the throne. On Sunday, 1 July 2012, the baptism of Isla took place at St Nicholas's Church, Gloucestershire. Autumn Phillips on IMDb
Currency Wars by Song Hongbing known as The Currency War, is a bestseller in China selling over 200,000 copies in addition to an estimated 400,000 unlicensed copies in circulation and is being read by many senior level government and business leaders in China. Published in 2007 the book gained a resurgence in 2009 and is seen as a prominent exponent of a emerged genre labeled "economic nationalist" literature. Another bestselling book within this genre is Unhappy China; the premise of this book is that Western countries are controlled by a group of private banks, according to the book, runs their central banks. This book uses the claim. More than one million copies of this book have been sold. In July 2009, the book was followed by a sequel, Currency Wars 2: World of Gold Privilege, published by China Industry and Commerce Publishing House, which The Financial Times reported as being one of the most popular books in China by late 2009. More than two million copies have been sold. In this book, Song predicted.
He believes that if China can not be dominant in this system, it should not participate, but should be self-hill, have their own sphere of financial influence. This last topic is much more developed in the second sequel. In May 2011, Currency Wars 3: Financial High Frontier, a second sequel was published by Yuan-Liou Publishing, it discusses more the modern Chinese History seen from a Currency War perspective. It pushes towards an isolationist financial policy. According to the book, western countries in general, the US in particular, are controlled by a clique of international bankers, who use currency manipulation to gain wealth by first loaning money in USD to developing nations and shorting those country's currency; the Japanese Lost decade, the 1997 Asian Financial Crisis, the Latin American financial crisis and others are attributed to this cause. It claims that the Rothschild Family has the wealth of 5 trillion dollars whereas Bill Gates only has 40 billion dollars. Song is of the opinion that the famous U.
S. central bank, the Federal Reserve, is not a department of state functions, but several private banks operated by the private sector, that these private banks are loyal to the ubiquitous Rothschild family. On June 4, 1963, President Kennedy signed an executive order, which, as an amendment to Executive Order 10289, delegated the authority to issue silver certificates to the Secretary of the Treasury. Song says; the book argues that fiat currency itself is a conspiracy. It advises the Chinese government to keep a vigilant eye on China's currency and instate a representative currency; the book has achieved bestseller status in China. Although acknowledging the book's huge popularity in China, the Financial Times described it as only passably entertaining and its thesis as far-fetched. Fred Hu, managing director of Goldman Sachs Group, said the currency wars were "non-existent", he uses in his review words as "a simple out of line, outrageous distortion", "many errors, out of context, far-fetched, exaggerated, or speculate, uncertain", the conclusion to this book as a "melted mixed the ultra-left trend of thought, far-right tendencies, isolationism, anarchism".
According to Zhang Jiayi, it could be argued that the "currency wars" series of books' goal in promoting the conspiracy theory is to meet the angry psychology of youth. The book has been criticized for promoting antisemitic conspiracy theories; the book says that Jews have been conspiring to covertly influence historical events ranging from the Battle of Waterloo to the assassination of John F. Kennedy, with the intention of increasing their wealth and influence. In this respect, the material echoes traditional antisemitic conspiracy theories such as The Protocols of the Learned Elders of Zion, The International Jew, Nazi propaganda like Der Stürmer; this is seen as rather unusual as China is not known for antisemitism. Several Chinese-American scholars gave the first book negative reviews. Chen Zhiwu affirmed the reference values of the details the book provided, such as "what the Rothschild family did, how impacts the financial sector has on a country's development, etc". However, he finds the author, by that time the structured finance department manager of Hong Yuan securities, lacks financial expertise to be qualified to prescribe China with future directions.
Zhang Xin finds the book rich in historical knowledge, of which many he would not be able to analyse, but as a currency and financial system researcher, he believes the framework of the book is wrong and criticizes the book as lacking in "common sense". The author responded to these comment by saying "While many scholars have voiced their objections to this book, they are aimed at the details of the book, not its logic or
Doris Hill, born Roberta M. Hill, was an American film actress of the 1920s and 1930s. Born and raised in Roswell, New Mexico, Hill was the daughter of rancher William A. Hill, she was educated in Texas. When she was a child, Hill began dancing in public. A Warner Brothers casting director saw her dancing at the Metropolitan Theater in Los Angeles, which led to her making a screen test. Hill moved to Hollywood in the mid-1920s to pursue an acting career. First working as a vaudeville dancer, she received her first film acting role in 1926 when she starred alongside George O'Hara in Is That Nice?. She starred in 17 films from 1926 to 1929, unlike many silent film stars, she made a successful transition to talking films. In 1929, Hill was selected as one of 13 actresses to be WAMPAS Baby Stars. On contract with Paramount Pictures, she starred in four films in 1930, including Sons of the Saddle with popular western actor Ken Maynard. Western film roles became her most common parts, with her starring opposite Tom Tyler.
In 1932, she starred in another six films. In 1933, she starred in four films, all westerns, by 1934, her career had slowed to no roles, her last acting role was in the 1934 western Ridin' Gents opposite Ben Corbett. Hill retired and married actor George L. Derrick in June 1932, she married Hollywood director and writer Monte Brice, moved to Kingman, Arizona. Hill died in Kingman, Arizona, on March 3, 1976. Tom and His Pals The Better'Ole Rough House Rosie Tell It to Sweeney The Beauty Shoppers Figures Don't Lie Tillie's Punctured Romance Court Martial Take Me Home A Thief in the Dark Avalanche The Studio Murder Mystery His Glorious Night Darkened Rooms Men Are Like That Song of the Caballero Sons of the Saddle The One Way Trail The Montana Kid Spirit of the West South of the Rio Grande Tangled Destinies The Texas Tornado Galloping Romeo Via Pony Express Doris Hill on IMDb Doris Hill at AllMovie Doris Hill at Virtual History
The Villiers XXIV or Villiers 24 CAN2 was a French army night fighter most notable as the first French military aircraft to be fitted with leading edge slats. Though the ability of retractable leading edge slots to enable wings to reach high angles of attack without stalling and hence allow low flying speeds without a high speed drag penalty was discussed at the 1921 Paris Salon by Frederick Handley Page, slats were not used by French military aircraft before the 1928 Villiers XXIV; this night fighter used a combination of slats and flaps, together with ailerons which could be lowered together as well as conventionally operated differentially. Flight tests showed that with the slats open at maximum flap angles the minimum flight speed decreased by 30%; the Villiers XXIV was a single bay sesquiplane with an upper wingspan 1.4 times that of the lower and about twice as broad. Their sections were different, with R. A. F. 31 airfoil on Göttingen 436 on the lower. In plan both wings were rectangular and fabric covered but they had different structures, the upper with wooden box spars and the lower with aluminium spars.
They were braced together by a single interplane strut on each side. The centre section of the upper wing was braced to the upper fuselage with four outward-leaning cabane struts. Only the upper wing carried control surfaces, with a single leading edge slat over the whole span. Apart from a small centre section with a large cut-out to improve the visibility from the pilot's cockpit, the whole of the trailing edge was filled by flaps inboard and ailerons outboard; when the slats were opened by the pilot and flaps were depressed but retained their normal functions with unchanged angular defection ranges. The Villier XXIV's fuselage was built around six longerons, positioned by glued formers, plywood covered behind the nose where its 340 kW Lorraine 12Eb Courlis water-cooled W-12 engine was under an aluminium cowling which followed the outlines of the three cylinder banks; the engine was cooled by a ventral Lamblin radiator between the undercarriage legs. There was a second open cockpit for the gunner, equipped with a pair of machine guns on a flexible mounting.
The pilot controlled a pair of forward firing synchronised 7.7 mm guns. The tail unit was conventional, with a broad chord, clipped triangular tailplane, mounted on top of the fuselage at an angle which could be adjusted in flight and fitted with separate, round edged, balanced elevators; the triangular fin and its full, rounded unbalanced rudder were broad. Both fin and rudder were ply skinned and their control surfaces fabric covered; the rudder operated in a gap between the elevators. The night fighter had fixed conventional tailskid landing gear with mainwheels on a single 2 m track axle sprung to a pair of faired-in V-struts from the lower fuselage, assisted by a steel sprung tailskid; the Villiers XXIV first flew in March 1928 and was soon undergoing tests at the military testing ground at Villacoublay, flown by Descamps. The slats were closely examined. Loaded, the lowest flying speed was 101 km/h with slats shut, reduced to 70 km/h with them open. A planned second machine was intended to have automatic, aerodynamically opened slats in place of the pilot operated ones on the first prototype.
However, the CAN2 programme was dropped by the air force and development of the Villiers XXIV abandoned, so this second prototype was never built. Data from NACA unless indicated otherwiseGeneral characteristics Crew: two Length: 8.75 m Upper wingspan: 13 m Lower wingspan: 9.00 m Height: 3.30 m Wing area: 42 m2 Airfoil: upper wing R. A. F.31, lower wing Göttingen 436 Empty weight: 1,469 kg Gross weight: 2,219 kg Fuel capacity: 300 kg Powerplant: 1 × Lorraine 12Eb Courlis water-cooled W-12 engine, 340 kW Propellers: 2-bladedPerformance Maximum speed: 212 km/h at sea level. A. F. 31 airfoil Göttingen 436 airfoil
La Tierra del Olvido is the seventh album by Colombian singer/composer Carlos Vives. The album was released on July 25, 1995, contained a split of vallenato covers, as well as Vives' first foray into original compositions in the vallenato style; the album was nominated for a Lo Nuestro Award for Tropical/Salsa Album of the Year. The album consolidated Vives as Colombia's most famous musician at the time of its release. "Pa' Mayté" – 3:07 "Fidelina" – 4:22 "La Tierra Del Olvido" – 4:25 "Zoila" – 4:23 "Rosa" – 4:12 "Agua" – 3:52 "La Cachucha Bacana" – 4:21 "Diosa Coronada" – 4:14 "La Puya Puyá" – 5:00 "Ella" – 3:47 "Jam en Jukümey" – 1:30
Mercury-Atlas was a subprogram of Project Mercury that included most of the flights and tests using the Atlas LV-3B launch vehicle. The Atlas was used for one Mercury flight under the Big Joe subprogram; the Mercury mission numbering system was: a two-letter designation marking the launch vehicle type, followed by a dash a number designating the flight/test number. The Atlas launch vehicles used for Project Mercury were given a two- or three-digit number followed by a "-D", indicating that they were the "D" version of the Atlas; the missions flown in Mercury-Atlas were: MA-1 using Atlas launch vehicle "50-D" MA-2 using Atlas launch vehicle "67-D" MA-3 using Atlas launch vehicle "100-D" MA-4 using Atlas launch vehicle "88-D" MA-5 using Atlas launch vehicle "93-D" MA-6 using Atlas launch vehicle "109-D" MA-7 using Atlas launch vehicle "107-D" MA-8 using Atlas launch vehicle "113-D" MA-9 using Atlas launch vehicle "130-D"