Bob Russell (songwriter)

Bob Russell was an American songwriter born Sidney Keith Rosenthal in Passaic, New Jersey. Russell attended Washington University in Missouri, he went to work as an advertising copywriter in New York. He turned to writing material for vaudeville acts, for film studios writing complete scores for two movies: Jack and the Beanstalk and Reach for Glory; the latter film received the Locarno International Film Festival prize in 1962. A number of other movies featured compositions by Russell: Affair in Trinidad, Blue Gardenia, The Girl Can't Help It, The Girl Most Likely, A Matter of WHO, Abbott and Costello Meet Captain Kidd, Sound Off, That Midnight Kiss, A Ticket to Tomahawk. In the movies The Girl Most Likely, Blue Gardenia and Matter of Who, Russell's compositions included the title songs. In 1968, Russell along with songwriting partner Quincy Jones were nominated for an Academy Award in the Best Original Song category; the following year, both he and Jones were nominated again in the same category.

He had his last hit song in 1969–70 with "He Ain't Heavy, He's My Brother", co-written with Bobby Scott and recorded by The Hollies. The song was introduced to the group by Russell's son-in-law Jefferey Spearitt, living in London at the time with his wife Simohn. Among Russell's collaborators were Lou Alter, Peter De Rose, Duke Ellington, Bronislaw Kaper, Lester Lee, Carl Sigman, Harold Spina, Harry Warren. In 1970 he was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame. In 2004, he was posthumously awarded the ASCAP lifetime achievement award in the pop category. Bob Russell died in 1970 from lymphoma in Beverly Hills, he was survived by his wife, Hannah Russell, sister of songwriter Bud Green, who wrote the standards "Sentimental Journey", "Once In A While", "Alabamy Bound". "Babalu" "Ballerina" "Brazil" "Carnival" "Circus" "Crazy He Calls Me" "Do Nothin' Till You Hear From Me" "Don't Get Around Much Anymore" "Frenesi" "He Ain't Heavy, He's My Brother" "I Didn't Know About You" "I Know, I Know, I Know" "Interlude" "Like Love" "Maria Elena" "Misirlou" "No More" "No Other Love" "Once" "Taboo" " Just When We're Falling in Love" "Would I Love You" "You Came a Long Way from St. Louis" "Busy as a Bee" "The Color of Love" "You Go Your Way" "It's the Beast in Me" "A Lonesome Cup of Coffee" "Matinee |Matinee" "Once" "Time Was" "Watching the Clock" Bob Russell on Songwriters Hall of Fame site Bob Russell on IMDb Bio on Jazz Standards site Bob Russell discography at Discogs

Arlind Ajeti

Arlind Afrim Ajeti is an Albanian professional footballer who plays as a centre-back for Danish 1st Division club Vejle Boldklub and the Albania national team. He holds Swiss nationality. Ajeti was born in Basel, Switzerland from Albanian parents from Podujevo, Kosovo who had emigrated to Switzerland as did many Kosovans in the 1990s. Arlind was the first child of Sylbije Ajeti, he is the older brother of twins footballers, Albian who plays for West Ham United and the Switzerland national under-21 team and Adonis who plays for St. Gallen. In July 2015 the whole family became Albanian citizens, his father Afrim was a footballer who played as a goalkeeper. Ajeti's father Afrim was an inspiration for Arlind to start the football, where at age of 8 Arlind started playing each day with his father before beginning to play youth football with FC Concordia Basel at age of 10. In 2004 he became a player of Basel, representing the under-18 and under-21 teams. With the under-21 team he played from the 2010–11 season until the 2014–15 in the 1.

Liga Promotion, collecting overall 67 appearances in which he scored 4 goals. On 2 January 2011, he signed his first professional contract for Basel, valid over two and a half years, was called up to the first team ahead of the 2011–12 season, He was eligible to play for the newly formed Basel under-19 team in the 2011–12 NextGen series, playing the team's first game against Tottenham Hotspur on 17 August 2011, he made his league debut as a substitute on 28 August 2011, in the 2–1 home win against FC Thun. At the end of the 2011–12 season he won the Double, the League Championship title and the Swiss Cup with Basel, he only played once in the league and had just two Swiss Cup appearances with the first team squad, but played with the U21 team. At the end of the 2012–13 Swiss Super League season Ajeti won the Championship title for the second time and was Swiss Cup runner up with Basel. In the 2012–13 UEFA Europa League Basel advanced to the semi-finals, there being matched against the reigning UEFA Champions League holders Chelsea, but were knocked out being beaten 2–5 on aggregate.

During the beginning of the 2013–14 season on 5 October 2013 Ajeti scored his first league goal in the 2–1 away win against Lausanne-Sport. At the end of the 2013–14 Super League season Ajeti won his third league championship with Basel, they reached the final of the 2013–14 Swiss Cup, but were beaten 2–0 by Zürich after extra time. In the 2013–14 Champions League season Basel in the group stage finished the group in third position to qualify for Europa League knockout phase and here they advanced as far as the quarter-finals; the season 2014–15 was a successful one for Basel. The championship was won for the sixth time in a row that season and in the 2014–15 Swiss Cup they reached the final, but for the third season in a row, they finished as runners-up. Basel entered the Champions League in the group stage and reached the knockout phase as on 9 December 2014 they managed a 1-1 draw at Anfield against Liverpool, but Basel lost to Porto in the Round of 16. Basel played; however under trainer Paulo Sousa the season 2014–15 was not a successful one for Ajeti.

He totalled 17 appearances for the team, just 3 in the League, 2 in the Cup and only 1 in the Champions League, however 11 appearances in test games. Ajeti became one of the three Albania international footballers who participated in the knockout stage of the UEFA Champions League for the first time in history, along with his Basel teammates Shkëlzen Gashi and Taulant Xhaka. On 24 November 2015, after six months as a free agent after the ending of his contract at Basel, Ajeti signed a contract until the end of the season with the newly promoted Serie A side Frosinone, he was given the vacant number a number which he choose due to his year of birth. He was presented to the media two days where he said that playing in Serie A was a "dream come true", thanked the club for giving him this opportunity, he was called up for his first game on 6 December 2015, against Chievo Verona at the Stadio Matusa where he was an unused substitute. He made his debut against Sassuolo on 6 January when he was involved in an own goal but he scored too in that match.

In the end Frosinone was relegated to Serie B. On 7 July 2016, Torino completed the signing of Ajeti on a free transfer, he penned a three-year contract, with the option to extend for a further two years. His salary was reported to be €500,000 per season, he made it his debut on 5 February 2017 against Empoli in a 1–1 draw. A week he scored his first goal against Pescara in the 9th minute to send the score 2–0 and conceded an own goal but however Torino won the match 5–3.< On 1 August 2017, Ajeti was loaned out to fellow Serie A team F. C. Crotone until the end of the 2017–18 season with buying option. In the matchday 17 against Chievo on 17 December 2017, Ajeti made a strike for goal, diverted in to the empty net by Ante Budimir and served enough to give Crotone the 1–0 victory. On 13 September 2018, Ajeti become a player of Grasshopper by signing an initial one-year contract with an option to extend for a further two years, thus returning in Switzerland after three years. On 18 February 2020 Danish 1st Division club Vejle Boldklub confirmed.

The club did not inform. Ajeti made his debut for the Switzerland U17 team in the game against Sweden on 4 March 2010, he made his debut for the Switzerland U-18 team on 15 September 2010 in the 2–2 draw with the Belgium U18. During the qualifications to the 2011 UEFA European

German Gyro Matto

The German Gyro Matto is a German autogyro and produced by German Gyro Safety Aviation GmbH of Menden, introduced at the AERO Friedrichshafen airshow in 2013. The aircraft is supplied ready-to-fly; the Matto features a single main rotor, a two-seats-in side-by-side configuration enclosed cockpit with a windshield, tricycle landing gear with wheel pants and a 130 hp GG 912 VT engine in pusher configuration. The aircraft fuselage is made from a combination of Kevlar, its two-bladed rotor has a chord of 21.5 cm. The aircraft has a typical empty weight of 296 kg and a gross weight of 560 kg, giving a useful load of 264 kg. With full fuel of 130 litres the payload for the pilot and baggage is 171 kg; the design incorporates a number of safety features, including a ballistic parachute mounted inside the rotor mast, which ensures that the rotor will not contact the parachute as it is deployed. Other safety features include a fire-proof cockpit, rupture-resistant and fuel tanks and anti-collision strobe lights.

Data from TackeGeneral characteristics Crew: one Capacity: one passenger Empty weight: 296 kg Gross weight: 560 kg Fuel capacity: 130 litres Powerplant: 1 × GG 912 VT aircraft engine, 97 kW Main rotor diameter: 8.52 m Main rotor area: 57 m2 Propellers: 3-bladed compositePerformance Disk loading: 9.8 kg/m2 List of rotorcraft Official website