Back to the Future is a 1985 American science fiction film directed by Robert Zemeckis and written by Zemeckis and Bob Gale. It stars Michael J. Fox as teenager Marty McFly, who accidentally travels back in time from 1985 to 1955, where he meets his future parents and becomes his mother's romantic interest. Christopher Lloyd portrays the eccentric scientist Dr. Emmett "Doc" Brown, his friend and the inventor of the time-traveling DeLorean automobile, who helps Marty repair history and return to 1985; the cast includes Lea Thompson as Marty's mother Lorraine, Crispin Glover as his father George, Thomas F. Wilson as Biff Tannen and George's arch-nemesis. Zemeckis and Gale wrote the script after Gale wondered whether he would have befriended his father if they had attended school together. Film studios rejected it until the financial success of Zemeckis' Romancing the Stone. Zemeckis approached Steven Spielberg, who agreed to produce the project at Amblin Entertainment, with Universal Pictures as distributor.
Fox was the first choice to play Marty, but he was busy filming his television series Family Ties, Eric Stoltz was cast. Back to the Future was released on July 3, 1985, it grossed over $381 million worldwide, becoming the highest-grossing film of 1985. It won the Hugo Award for Best Dramatic Presentation, the Saturn Award for Best Science Fiction Film, the Academy Award for Best Sound Effects Editing, it received three Academy Award nominations, five BAFTA nominations, four Golden Globe nominations, including Best Motion Picture. In 2007, the Library of Congress selected it for preservation in the National Film Registry, in June 2008 the American Film Institute's special AFI's 10 Top 10 designated it the 10th-best science fiction film; the film began a franchise including two sequels, Back to the Future Part II and Back to the Future Part III, an animated series, a theme park ride, several video games, a series of comic books, a stage musical. In 1985, Hill Valley, Marty McFly visits the home and lab of his friend, Dr. Emmett "Doc" Brown, an eccentric local scientist.
Though missing for several days, Doc calls the lab and asks Marty to pick up some equipment for a special experiment that night. At school, Marty meets his girlfriend, Jennifer Parker, after being berated by the principal and failing his audition for the Battle of the Bands, he confides in Jennifer that he fears that he will become like his parents despite his ambitions. At home, Marty's cowardly father George is bullied by his supervisor, Biff Tannen, while his mother Lorraine is an overweight, depressed alcoholic. Lorraine recalls how she met George when her father hit him with his car and she subsequently nursed him back to health. Marty meets Doc at a parking lot by a shopping mall at 1:16 A. M. on October 26. Doc unveils a time machine built from a modified DeLorean and powered by plutonium obtained from Libyan terrorists with the promise of building a nuclear bomb. While showing Marty the controls, Doc sets the date to November 5, 1955, the day he conceived a time travel device; the terrorists arrive unexpectedly and open fire on them shooting Doc when he surrenders.
Marty inadvertently activates the time machine in the process. Marty finds himself transported to November 1955 without any plutonium to return, he encounters the teenage George, discovers that Biff has been bullying him since high school. After Marty saves George from an oncoming car, he is knocked unconscious and awakens to find himself tended to by Lorraine, who becomes infatuated with him. Marty tracks down Doc's younger self for help. Doc is unimpressed with Marty's knowledge of the future, but believes him when he recounts how Doc invented time travel. With no plutonium, Doc explains that the only power source capable of generating the necessary 1.21 gigawatts of electricity for the time machine is a bolt of lightning. Marty shows Doc a flyer from the future that recounts a lightning strike at the town's courthouse due the coming Saturday night, November 12; when Doc instructs Marty to not leave his house or interact with anyone, as he could inadvertently alter the future, they realize that he has prevented his parents from meeting by saving George from the car.
Doc warns Marty that he must find a way for Lorraine to fall in love with George or he will be erased from existence. Marty attempts to correct his parents' history and warn Doc of the future dangers, but both strategies fail: his attempts to introduce his parents backfire during a confrontation with Biff, Doc refuses to listen to any information about the future, saying no one should know too much about their own destiny. After Lorraine asks Marty to the school dance, Marty devises a plan with George: he will feign inappropriate advances on Lorraine, allowing George to "rescue" her; the plan goes awry when a drunken Biff gets rid of Marty, making his gang lock him in the trunk of the performing band's car and attempts to force himself on Lorraine. Marty is rescued by the band who unlock the trunk and drive away Biff's gang and rushes to stop him. Meanwhile, enraged, knocks out Biff, Lorraine accompanies him to the dance floor, where they kiss while Marty performs with the band, securing his existence in the future.
As the storm arrives, Marty returns to the clock tower and the lightning strikes, sending Marty back to 1985 a few minutes before his departure. After watching Doc get shot again, he grieves until Doc gets up and reveals that he had listened to Marty's warnings and worn a bullet-proof vest. Doc takes Marty home and departs to the future. Mar
The Brett Whiteley Travelling Art Scholarship is an Australian annual art award in honour of the painter Brett Whiteley. The scholarship is administered by the Art Gallery of New South Wales. Whiteley died in 1992. In 1999, his mother Beryl Whiteley made funds available to establish a scholarship in his memory; the inspiration for the scholarship was the profound effect of international travel and study experienced by Brett as a result of winning the Italian Travelling Art Scholarship at the age of 20. The Brett Whiteley Travelling Art Scholarship is open to Australian artists aged between 20 and 30; the winner receives A$25,000 and a three-month residency at the Cite Internationale des Arts in Paris. In 2004, Beryl Whiteley was awarded the Medal of the Order of Australia for her service as a benefactor to the visual arts through the creation and endowment of the scholarship. Brett Whiteley himself was appointed an Officer of the order a year before his death. In recent years, Brett Whiteley's ex-wife Wendy Whiteley has presented the prizes.
Beryl Whiteley died on 1 April 2010, aged 93. 1999: Alice Byrne, Newtown shed 2000: Marcus Wills, Parable of the sower 2001: Petrea Fellows, Treescape 2002: Ben Quilty, Elwood Park 2003: Karlee Rawkins, Bitch in India 2004: Alan Jones, Figure # 11 2005: Wayde Owen, Californian Quail 2006: Samuel Wade, Grey Day at Central 2007: Nathan Hawkes, Icebergs 2008: Amber Wallace, Untitled landscape 2009: Nicole Kelly, Figure in landscape 2010: Belem Lett, 2011: Becky Gibson, 2012: Mitch Cairns, 2013: Tim Phillips, 2014: James Francis Drinkwater, 2015: Tom Polo, 2016: Lucy O’Doherty, 2017: Sally Anderson, Dilling's Bromeliads with Gullfoss Falls 2018: Natasha Walsh, Dear Frida
Rolando Villalobos Chacón is a retired Costa Rican footballer and football manager. After coming through their youth ranks, Villalobos made his senior debut for Alajuelense on 9 May 1971 against rivals Saprissa and he scored his first goal on 12 April 1972 against Ramonense, he had stints in the United States and Guatemala as well and played for San Carlos and Saprissa. He retired at Saprissa in 1988, his last game was on 12 May that year against his first club Alajuelense, he made his debut for Costa Rica in an August 1972 friendly match against Mexico and collected a total of 9 caps, scoring 1 goal. Scores and results list Costa Rica's goal tally first. Nicknamed el Cadáver, Villalobos has managed the Big Four clubs of Costa Rica as well as the national team on two occasions, he was assistant to Bora Milutinović ath the 1990 FIFA World Cup. He was named sports director of Cartaginés in May 2012 and in January 2014 he resigned as sports director of Puntarenas. Now he works for Club Sport Herediano as a sports manager.
His son Walter Villalobos is a professional football player. Married twice, Villalobos has 5 children. Trayectoria de Rolando Villalobos como jugador y técnico - Nación
Countess Maria Wilhelmina von Neipperg was an Austrian noble and court official, known as the mistress of Francis I, Holy Roman Emperor. She was the daughter of Count Wilhelm Reinhard von Neipperg and Countess Maria Franziska Theresia von Khevenhüller-Frankenburg, her father was the teacher and friend of Emperor Francis I. She appeared at the Imperial court as a maid-of-honour to the empress in 1755; the Emperor soon became infatuated with her. He had begun to lose interest in his wife, Maria Theresa of Austria, Queen of Hungary and Bohemia, who had born him 16 children, by then. In April 1756, she married Johann Adam Joseph, Prince von Auersperg, upon the wish of the empress Maria Theresa, she remained in a liaison with the Emperor until his death in 1765, however she never had any position of being an official mistress, their relationship, though known, was never confirmed. She had no children. Joachim Wilhelm von Brawe dedicated a tragedy to her. Goldsmith, Margaret Leland: Maria Theresa of Austria A. Barker, ltd. 1936 Mahan, J. Alexander: Maria Theresa of Austria READ BOOKS 2007 ISBN 1-4067-3370-9 Morris, Constance Lily: Maria Theresa – The Last Conservative READ BOOKS 2007 ISBN 1-4067-3371-7
Ronnie Greer was a member of the Metropolitan Council of Nashville and Davidson County from 1999 to 2007, representing the 17th district. Councilman Greer graduated from Cameron High School in 1969, attended Tennessee State University from 1969 to 1971, went to Fisk University for three years, he ran for councilman-at-large, but failed to gain a seat, having placed sixth in the run-off election. At a forum for at-large candidates on August 28, 2007, Ronnie Greer said he would improve the Metro school system by increasing vocational course offerings. After a window was added to the Metro Council's "back room" in November 2003, Councilman Greer started a petition to put the wood doors back in place, on the grounds that council members should have "some degree of separation from the public as we go back and forth to the restrooms, to get a beverage, etc." Ronnie Greer proposed a dog excrement bill that would prohibit dog excrement from public and private property, which would fine $50 those that fail to clean up after their dogs.
The bill became law. Ronnie Greer voted for Sylvan Park historic zoning, for a Westin Hotel on Lower Broadway, for Lower Broadway historic zoning, for rezoning Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center. Ronnie Greer voted to increase Metro Council members' salary from $6,900 to $15,000, to increase the vice mayor's salary from $8,900 to $17,000, to increase the mayor's salary from $75,000 to $136,500. Ronnie Greer proposed a donation of $5,000 in city monies to the Nashville Inner City Ministry, a nonprofit organization that teaches life skills classes to inner-city children aged 4–18, but the Metro Law Department stated that his proposal could violate the separation of church and state Establishment Clause of the First Amendment. Ronnie Greer was cited for violating property standards laws by keeping two non-working automobiles in his driveway for years, he was ordered to appear in court because he hadn't addressed the problem 30 days after the citation. Councilman Greer believed that the incident was a retaliation by 17th district residents, unhappy that he didn't support a conservation overlay that would have protected Community Baptist Church
Mount Analogue is an album by John Zorn released in January 2012 on the Tzadik label. Allmusic said "From Jewish and other Middle Eastern folk musics to soundtrack atmospherics, exotica-tinged jazz, Latin rhythms, contemporary classical inquiries into minimalism, space and counterpoint, all are on display in this wonderfully musical, hypnotic, "mystical" work; the accessibility factor in Mount Analogue is high. Martin Schray commented "The musicians move between angular new classical music, restrained mumbling and panting, 1950s film noir soundtracks, Jewish or Middle Eastern folk, the typical John Zorn exotica, lonely piano tunes, or minimalist approaches; every note is at the right place, there is not one bell tone too much, which creates a lush atmosphere on the one hand but the spooky and creepy elements refer to a dark world inherent in this music". Brian Marsella - piano, vocals Kenny Wollesen - vibraphone, vocals Shanir Ezra Blumenkranz - bass, gimbri, vocals Tim Keiper - calabash, percussion, orchestral bells, vocals Cyro Baptista - percussion, prayer bells, vocals