William Clark Gable was an American film actor referred to as "The King of Hollywood". He had roles in more than 60 motion pictures in a wide variety of genres in a career that lasted 37 years, three decades of, as a leading man. Gable died of a heart attack. Born and raised in Ohio, Gable traveled to Hollywood where he began his film career as an extra in Hollywood silent films between 1924 and 1926, he progressed to supporting roles for Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer and his first leading role in 1931's Dance, Dance was alongside Joan Crawford, who requested him for the part. His next role, in the romantic drama Red Dust with reigning sex symbol Jean Harlow, made him MGM's biggest male star. Gable won the Academy Award for Best Actor for Frank Capra's It Happened One Night, co-starring Claudette Colbert, he was nominated for the same award for his roles in Mutiny on the Bounty, in Gone with the Wind, as Rhett Butler opposite Vivien Leigh as Scarlett O'Hara. He found continued commercial and critical success with Manhattan Melodrama, San Francisco, Test Pilot, Boom Town, three of which co-starred Spencer Tracy.
Gable appeared opposite some of the most popular actresses of their time. Joan Crawford was a favorite actress of his to work with, he partnered with her in eight films. Myrna Loy worked with him seven times, he was paired with Jean Harlow in six productions, he starred with Lana Turner in four features and in three each with Norma Shearer and Ava Gardner. Gable spent two years as an aerial cameraman and bomber gunner in Europe during World War II. Although his movies following his return were not critically lauded, they did well at the box office, he experienced a critical revival with The Hucksters and Mogambo, which featured newcomer Grace Kelly. He starred in westerns and war movies, such as Run Silent, Run Deep with Burt Lancaster, in comedies that paired him with a new generation of leading ladies such as Doris Day in Teacher's Pet and Sophia Loren in It Started in Naples and Marilyn Monroe in The Misfits. Gable was one of the most consistent box-office performers in history, appearing on Quigley Publishing's annual Top Ten Money Making Stars Poll 16 times.
He was named the seventh-greatest male star of classic American cinema by the American Film Institute. Gable was born on February 1, 1901, in Cadiz, Ohio, to William Henry "Will" Gable, an oil-well driller, his wife Adeline, his father was his mother a Catholic. Gable was named William after his father, but he was always called Clark or Billy. Due to the doctor's illegible handwriting, he was mistakenly listed as male and female in the county register, he had Pennsylvania Dutch and German ancestry. Gable was six months old when he was baptized at a Roman Catholic church in Ohio, his mother died. His father refused to raise him in the Catholic faith, which provoked criticism from the Hershelman family; the dispute was resolved when his father agreed to allow him to spend time with his maternal uncle Charles Hershelman and his wife on their farm in Vernon Township, Pennsylvania. In April 1903, Gable's father married Jennie Dunlap. Gable's stepmother raised the shy child with a loud voice to be well-dressed and well-groomed.
She gave him lessons at home. He took up brass instruments, becoming the only boy in the Hopedale Men's town band at age 13. Gable was mechanically inclined and loved to repair cars with his father, who insisted that he engage in masculine activities such as hunting and hard physical work. Gable loved literature, his father had financial difficulties in 1917 and decided to try his hand at farming, the family moved to Ravenna, near Akron. His father insisted that he work the farm, but Gable soon left to work in Akron for the Firestone Tire and Rubber Company. Gable was inspired to become an actor after seeing the play The Bird of Paradise at age 17, but unable to make a start in acting until turning 21 and receiving his $300 inheritance from a Hershelman trust. After his stepmother died in 1920, his father moved to Tulsa, going back into the oil business, he worked with his father for sometime in Oklahoma wildcatting and sludge removing in the oil fields before traveling to the Pacific Northwest.
Gable toured in stock companies, finding work with several second-class theater groups while holding odd jobs. He made his way across the Midwest to Portland, where he worked as a necktie salesman in the Meier & Frank department store. In Portland, he met Laura Hope Crews, a stage and film actress who encouraged him to return to the stage with another theater company. Twenty years Crews played Aunt Pittypat alongside Gable's Rhett Butler in Gone With the Wind. Gable's acting coach, Josephine Dillon, was a theater manager in Portland, she paid to have his hair styled. She guided him in building up his chronically undernourished body, taught him better body control and posture, he managed to lower his high-pitched voice, his speech habits improved, his facial expressions became more natural and convincing. After a long period of her training, Dillon considered Gable ready to attempt a film career. Gable and Dillon went to Hollywood in 1924. Dillon became his manager and his wife though she was 17 years his senior.
He changed his stage name
Shotts Bon Accord Football Club are a Scottish football club based in the town of Shotts, North Lanarkshire. Playing at Hannah Park, they were formed in 1950 and compete in the West Region of the Scottish Junior Football Association. In 1995 Shotts were suspended from the Central Region of the SJFA for one season, after launching court action against the organisation; the club were re-admitted to its Second Division in the 1996–97 season. Remarkably they won each of the league's three divisions in consecutive seasons upon their readmission. Shotts have won the Scottish Junior Cup on two occasions, defeating Pumpherston Juniors 2–0 in 1958, Auchinleck Talbot 2–1 in 2012; the team are managed since May 2018 by John McKeown. As of February 21st, 2020 Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality. Scottish Junior Cup Winners: 1957–58, 2011–12West of Scotland Cup Winners: 1963–64Lanarkshire League Champions: 1957–58, 1960–61, 1961–62, 1962–63, 1964–65, 1966–67, 1967–68 League Cup winners: 1951–52, 1957–58, 1959–60, 1963–64, 1964–65, 1966–67, 1967–68Central League Premier Division champions: 1998–99 Division One champions: 1987–88, 1997–98 Division Two champions: 1996–97 C Division champions: 1976–77 League Cup winners: 1993–94Sectional League Cup winners: 1984–85, 1988–89, 1997–98, 2010–11 Lanarkshire Junior Cup winners: 1960–61, 1962–63 Lanarkshire Hozier Cup winners: 1963–64 Stagecoach Super League Division One: runners up 2004–05 Official website Twitter Facebook
"Teardrops" is a song on Womack & Womack's fourth studio album, Conscience. The songwriters were listed as Womack & Womack, a pseudonym of Cecil and Linda Womack, who served as the producers of the track alongside Chris Blackwell. Released as the album's lead single during the third quarter of 1988, it charted around the world, reaching number-one in the Netherlands and number 2 in Australia and Switzerland, number 3 in the UK. In 1993, Elton John and k.d. lang covered "Teardrops" for John's album Duets. In 1998, British group Lovestation covered the song, German pop band No Angels and Australian singer Kate Alexa released their own cover versions as singles in 2007 and 2008, respectively. In 2002, Lulu and Elton John covered the song for Lulu's album Together. In 2009, the Sugababes re-recorded the track for the 50 Years of Island Records compilation, it has been covered by The xx in 2009, on a bonus disc with their debut album xx, as well as by British singer Joss Stone who included the track on her 2012 album The Soul Sessions Vol. 2.
In 2011, the song was covered by Cliff Richard and Candi Staton for Richard's Soulicious album and by Roosevelt in 2016. In the music video, the band members, studio musicians and backing vocalists are shown singing different parts of the song in a recording studio. In 1998, British group Lovestation released a version of "Teardrops" as both a CD single and 12" vinyl record. "Teardrops" became the group's biggest hit, reaching No. 14 in the UK. In 2000, the group released another version of the 1998 cover, but it did not achieve the same degree of success in the British charts, peaking at No. 24. The 2000 release consisted of several remixes by producers such as Joey Negro, Eric Kupper and Jamie White. Mixmag included "Teardrops" in their list of "40 of the best UK garage tracks released from 1995 to 2005". CD maxi single "Teardrops" – 3:47 "Teardrops" – 4:00 "Teardrops" – 6:30 "Teardrops" – 6:15 "Teardrops" – 7:10UK CD single "Teardrops" - 3:46 "Teardrops" - 6:33 "Teardrops" - 8:22UK 12" single A. "Teardrops" B1.
"Teardrops" B2. "Teardrops" In early June 2007, German pop quartet No Angels re-recorded the song for the second half of the third single from their fourth studio album, Destiny. Co-produced by Tobias Gustafsson, Vincent Pontare, Michel Zitron, "Teardrops" was released alongside "Amaze Me" on 19 October 2007; the song was previewed on RTL's news programme Punkt 6 on 22 August 2007, by 27 August 2007, a thirty-seconds clip of the song had leaked onto the internet – the same week "Teardrops" was serviced to radio stations. The quartet premiered the single on the television live show ZDF Fernsehgarten on 9 September 2007; the music video for "Teardrops" was directed by Marcus Sternberg and shot in a filming studio between 20–22 August 2007 in Berlin, Germany. Shot over twenty hours back-to-back with the video for "Amaze Me", the edited clip premiered on 29 September 2007 on the Universal Music Group website; the clip received its first official airing in the week of 29 September 2007, on German music network iMusic1.
The group has declared the filming of the "mammoth shoot" as "extremely exhausting", referring to its extraordinary length and a delay of several hours, caused by various technical defects. Lucy Diakovska has described the plotless clip as a "funky disco-dance-energy-video", reflecting another facet of the band in music and style. Inspired by a concept developed by all four members and based on Sternberg's treatment, the music video was conceived as a stylistic counterpart to "Amaze Me". CD single"Amaze Me" – 3:48 "Teardrops" – 3:13 "Teardrops" – 3:45 "Teardrops" – 3:44 "Teardrops" – 5:26 "Teardrops" CD single"Amaze Me" – 3:47 "Teardrops" – 3:13 "Ain't Gonna Look the Other Way" – 3:50 "Amaze Me" – 3:47 "Amaze Me" – 3:47 "Amaze Me" In early 2008, Australian singer Kate Alexa covered the song for her second studio album, it features American rapper Baby Bash. It was released as the album's first single in Australia on 3 March 2008 as a CD single and digital download. Alexa has stated that she has always been a massive fan of the song, released the same year she was born.
The song was released to Australian radio on 1 February 2008, peaked at number sixty-four on the airplay chart. The song's producer, Molly Meldrum, suggested. Alexa states "I was looking to do a single between albums, Molly came up with the idea of doing "Teardrops". At first, I was a little sceptical because the original is such a classic and I love it so much, but Molly and I spoke about how we could do it." American rapper, Baby Bash, heard what Alexa was doing with the song through a friend of Alexa's manager and decided to take part in the song. Alexa states "He's a cool guy, he came in and did the rap in one take, it fitted perfectly. It’s got such an incredible feel and groove and we wanted to keep that vibe, but we wanted to do something different, the rap takes the track to a whole new place."The song debuted on the Australian ARIA Singles Chart in early March 2008 at number twenty-eight. It went to peak at number twenty-six the following week, it charted at number seven on the Physical Singles chart and number eight on the Australian Artists Chart.
"Teardrops" spent six weeks