Dancing with the Stars is an American dance competition television series that premiered on June 1, 2005, on ABC. It is the US version of the UK series Strictly Come Dancing, one of several iterations of the Dancing with the Stars franchise; the show is hosted alongside Erin Andrews, who became co-host in season eighteen. Lisa Canning was co-host in the first season, Samantha Harris co-hosted seasons two through nine and Brooke Burke-Charvet in seasons ten through seventeen; the twenty-eighth season premiered on September 16, 2019. The format of the show consists of a celebrity paired with a professional dancer; each couple performs predetermined dances and competes against the others for judges' points and audience votes. The couple receiving the lowest combined total of judges' points and audience votes is eliminated each week until only the champion dance pair remains. Tom Bergeron has been the host since the program's premiere in 2005. In season 1, his co-host was Lisa Canning, she was replaced by Samantha Harris for seasons 2 through 9, replaced by Brooke Burke-Charvet from seasons 10 through 17.
Erin Andrews took over as co-host starting in season 18. Drew Lachey served as a temporary replacement for Harris during season 5 during her absence for 3 weeks due to maternity leave. Leah Remini filled in for Andrews in week 6 of season 19, due to commitments with the 2014 World Series and filled in for her again in weeks 6 and 7 of season 21 for the 2015 World Series. Season 19 champion Alfonso Ribeiro filled in for Bergeron on week 4 of season 21, due to Bergeron's ailing father; the regular judges are Len Goodman, who serves as head judge, Carrie Ann Inaba, Bruno Tonioli. Goodman was absent for much of season 19, all of season 21, much of season 23. Julianne Hough, a professional dancing partner for seasons 4–8, was added as a full-time judge on the panel for three seasons, 19–21, after having been a guest judge in the previous two seasons, she did not return for season 22. Hough did return as a full-time judge for seasons 23 and 24 but did not return for seasons 25 and 26. Several former contestants appeared as judges in episode 200, including Hélio Castroneves, Mel B, Drew Lachey, Gilles Marini, Kelly Osbourne, Emmitt Smith.
Other celebrities, most those who are associated with the world of dancing, former professional dancers, past contestants have appeared as the fourth judge or in absence of one of the main judges, including Paula Abdul, Donnie Burns, Nick Carter, Maksim Chmerkovskiy, Michael Flatley, Kevin Hart, Jessie J, Rashad Jennings, Baz Luhrmann, Ricky Martin, Idina Menzel, Abby Lee Miller, Mandy Moore, Olivia Newton-John, Kenny Ortega, Donny Osmond, Redfoo, Alfonso Ribeiro, Robin Roberts, David Ross, Shania Twain, Leah Remini and Zendaya. For 17 seasons, the Harold Wheeler orchestra and singers provided the live music for the show. On February 7, 2014, it was announced. Along with him is a new band of singers. Color key: A total of 321 celebrities have appeared in the 28 seasons of the series. For each season, the celebrities are paired with a professional partner who instructs them in the various dances each week and competes alongside them in the televised competition. A total of 46 professional partners have appeared alongside some for only one season.
Key: In season 12, the show introduced the troupe consisting of professional dancers who perform on the show but are not paired with celebrity partners. The first troupe in season 12 included Oksana Dmytrenko, Tristan MacManus, Peta Murgatroyd, Kiki Nyemchek, Nicole Volynets, Ted Volynets. Other past troupe members include Artur Adamski, Brandon Armstrong, Lindsay Arnold, Alan Bersten, Sharna Burgess, Henry Byalikov, Witney Carson, Brittany Cherry, Dasha Chesnokova, Artem Chigvintsev, Hayley Erbert, Sasha Farber, Shannon Holtzapffel, Dennis Jauch, Jenna Johnson, Kiril Kulish, Vladislav Kvartin, Morgan Larson, Keo Motsepe, Sonny Fredie Pedersen, Gleb Savchenko, Emma Slater Britt Stewart and Julz Tocker. Key: Active member of the troupe Professional partner Youngest male winner at age 23. In season 3 and all subsequent seasons, the scoring system has made the exact scores relevant as well; the scoring begins with the judges' marks. Each judge gives a numeric score from 1 to 10, for a total score of 3 to 30.
The scoring was altered for the "all-star" season 15, during which judges could give scores at 1/2-point intervals from 0.5 to 10, for a total score of 1.5 to 30. When multiple performances are scored, only the cumulative total counts; the contestants' judges' shares are calculated as the percentage of the total number of points awarded to all contestants that evening. This percentage is added to the percentage of North American votes received by each contestant; the lowest-scoring two couples are identified at the end of the show, the couple with the lowest combined total gets eliminated. Season 8 added an occasional'dance-off', in which contestants could re-perform one of their dances, in an effort to improve their judges' score; this was discontinued. Public voting is conducted via a toll-free number, the ABC website, most text messages and Facebook; the maximum number of votes per voter per medium is equal to the number of couples performing that night
The 58th Infantry Regiment is a regiment of the United States Army first established in 1917. The regiment was organized in 1917 from the Fourth Infantry shown on the small shield; the field is blue for Infantry. The regiment served in France in the Fourth Division shown by the ivy leaf from the shoulder insignia; the torpedo commemorates the first losses of the regiment when the troopship RMS Moldavia carrying some of the regiment was torpedoed on 23 May 1918. The broken chevron commemorates the piercing of the German line between Soissons and Rheims, which are represented by the silver and golden fleurs-de-lis taken from the coat of arms of those cities respectively; the regiment may have two battalions. Starting in 1962, the 1st Battalion, 58th Infantry served with the 197th Infantry Brigade at Fort Benning, while the separate Companies D, E, F served for varying periods in Vietnam, from 1966 to 1972, under the 93d MP Battalion, the 4th Infantry Division, the 101st Airborne Division, respectively.
Company D provided security for the deep water port of Qui Nhon and LRP to protect the fuel pipeline from Qui Nhon to Plieku, Companies E and F performed long range reconnaissance missions and were redesignated as ranger companies of the 75th Infantry. The 1st Battalion appears to have been reflagged as the 4th Battalion, 7th Infantry Regiment in the mid-1980s; the lineage of the former Company B, 58th Infantry Regiment was reorganized and redesignated effective 1 July 1957 as Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 2d Armored Rifle Battalion, 58th Infantry, assigned to the 2d Armored Division. It was inactivated 1 July 1963 at Fort Hood and relieved from assignment to the 2d Armored Division. On 1 April 1975 it was redesignated as the 2d Battalion, 58th Infantry, assigned to the 2d Armored Division, activated at Fort Hood, Texas inactivated again on 31 May 1981 at Fort Hood and relieved from assignment to the 2d Armored Division, its Headquarters transferred on 28 August 1987 to the United States Army Training and Doctrine Command and activated at Fort Benning, Georgia, as a training unit.
On 1 October 2005 it was redesignated as 58th Infantry Regiment. The battalion is tasked to provide trained and ready soldiers for the Army as part of the 198th Infantry Brigade; the 58th Infantry was constituted on 15 May 1917 in the Regular Army as the 58th Infantry. Organized 5 June 1917 at Gettysburg National Park, from personnel of the 4th Infantry Regiment. Assigned to the 4th Infantry Division 19 November 1917. Inactivated 21 June 1922 at Fort George Wright, disbanded 31 July 1922. Reconstituted 8 April 1942 in the regular army as the 58th Infantry Regiment. Activated 24 April 1942 at Fort Lewis, Washington. Regiment broken up 26 January 1944 and its elements reorganized and redesigned as follows: Headquarters disbanded. 1st Battalion as the 203d Infantry Battalion 2d Battalion as the 204th Infantry Battalion 3d Battalion as the 205th Infantry Battalion Headquarters 58th Infantry reconstituted 10 July 1951 in the Regular Army and consolidated with the 203d Infantry Battalion and with the 58th Armored Infantry Battalion and consolidated unit designated as the 58th Armored Infantry Battalion, an element of the 8th Armored Division.
Relieved from the 8th Armored Division 23 July 1956. Activated 15 August 1956 in Germany. Redesignated 30 September 1948 as the 43d Armored Infantry Battalion. Activated 28 January 1949 at Fort Sill, Oklahoma as an element of the 2d Armored Division. Relieved from the 2d Armored Division and inactivated 1 July 1957 in Germany. 205th Infantry Battalion inactivated 6 March 1945 at Camp Shelby, Mississippi Redesignated 18 June 1948 as the 45th Armored Infantry Battalion and assigned to the 5th Armored Division serving in a training role. Activated 6 July 1948 at Camp Chaffee, Arkansas. Inactivated 1 February 1950 at Camp Chaffee. Relieved from the 5th Armored Division 15 February 1957. 58th, 43d, 45th Armored Infantry Battalions consolidated 1 July 1959 to form the 58th Infantry, a parent regiment under the Combat Arms Regimental System. Company C, 58th Infantry was assigned to the 194th Infantry Brigade on 2 October 1962 and activated on 21 December 1962 at Fort Ord, CA, as a mechanized infantry company.
Its existence was brief and the unit was inactivated on 15 May 1964. On 15 May 1965 Company C was activated in Germany at Nellingen, Germany, by HQ USAREUR General Order 127, 11 May 1965, under the provisions of TOE 7-157E; the order assigned the company to the Seventh Army. HQ Seventh Army General Order 87, 3 August 1965, further assigned the company to VII Corps. Although not included in the designation, the TOE required; the unit was formed from personnel and equipment of the US Army Long Range Reconnaissance Patrol Company, inactivated on 15 May 1965 by HQ USAREUR General Order 120, 6 May 1965. Captain Raymond H. Miller was the commander. At the time it was activated, Company C, 58th Infantry, had an authorized strength of six officers and 159 enlisted personnel. At the same time C-58th was activated in VII Corps, Company D
Charles Camille Pelletan was a French politician and journalist, Minister of Marine in Emile Combes' Bloc des gauches cabinet from 1902 to 1905. He was part of the left-wing of the Republican and Radical-Socialist Party, created in 1902. Pelletan was born in Paris, the son of Eugène Pelletan, a writer of some distinction and a noted opponent of the Second Empire. Camille Pelletan was educated in Paris, passed as licentiate in laws, studied at the École Nationale des Chartes where he was qualified as an "archiviste paléographe". At the age of twenty he became an active journalist, a bitter critic of the Imperial Government. After the war of 1870-71 he took a leading place among the Radicals, as an opponent of the "Opportunist Republicans" who continued the policy of Léon Gambetta, he was parliamentary editor for Le Rappel until 1871. In 1880 he became editor of Justice, worked with success to bring about a revision of the sentences passed on the Communards. In 1881 he was elected a deputy for the 10th arrondissement of Paris, in 1885 for the Bouches-du-Rhône département, being reelected in 1889, 1893 and 1898.
During the Dreyfus Affair he fought vigorously on behalf of the Republican government and when the coalition known as the Bloc des gauches was formed he took his place as a Radical leader, becoming a member of the Republican and Radical-Socialist Party at its creation in 1902, taking place at its left-wing. He was nominated as Minister of Marine in the Bloc des gauches cabinet of Émile Combes, but his administration was criticized, notably by Jean Marie Antoine de Lanessan and other naval experts. During the great sailors strike at Marseille in 1904 he showed pronounced sympathy with the socialistic aims and methods of the strikers, a strong feeling was aroused that his Radical sympathies tended to a serious weakening of the navy and to destruction of discipline. A somewhat violent controversy resulted, in the course of which Pelletan's indiscreet speeches did him no good. Caricatures of Camille Pelletan, 1904 On the fall of the Combes ministry he became less prominent in French politics. A deputy again for the Bouches du Rhône, he voted on 3 July 1905 the 1905 French law on the Separation of the Churches and the State.
From 1912 to 1915 he was a senator elected in the Bouches du Rhône electoral district. Camille Pelletan's name was given to the Parti radical-socialiste Camille Pelletan, a left-wing offshoot of the Republican and Radical-Socialist Party created after the 6 February 1934 crisis by Gabriel Cudenet, who opposed the participation of several Radicals to the conservative cabinet of Gaston Doumergue, which had replaced the fallen Cartel des gauches; the Pelletan's family tree includes 11 parliamentaries, among whom are Georges Bonnet and Michel Debré. US Naval officer Rear Admiral Bradley A. Fiske wrote of Pelletan in his autobiography From Midshipman to Rear Admiral, edited in 1919, that: Instead of being a friend of the people, as so many French people thought, Camille Pelletan by his course was more dangerous to them than all the German spies in France put together. Camille Pelletan's course did more to break down the defense of the French Republic than a half a million German troops could have done.
Attribution This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domain: Chisholm, Hugh, ed.. "Pelletan, Charles Camille". Encyclopædia Britannica. 21. Cambridge University Press. Stone, Judith F. Sons of the Revolution: Radical Democrats in France, 1862-1914. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1996. ISBN 0807120200 Touroude, Georges. Deux républicains de progrès: Camille Pelletan. Paris: L'Harmattan, 1995. ISBN 273843309X 42 prints from Camille Pelletan's Les guerres de la Révolution
Grace Ndiritu is an international visual artist. At the age of 22 she was taught art in Amsterdam by British film director Steven Rodney "Steve" McQueen. In 2009 her art had entered into the Metropolitan Museum of Art collection in New York, gaining a place in Phaidon's The 21st Century Art Book published in 2014. In 2014 she was named one of the ten most important and influential artists under 40 by Apollo Magazine. In 2012, she took the decision to spend time only in the city when necessary, to otherwise live in rural and spiritual communities, while expanding her research into nomadic lifestyles and training in esoteric studies such as shamanism, which she began over 16 years ago, her ideas between the rural and urban have been documented in Whitechapel Gallery's publication: Documents of Contemporary Art: The Rural MIT Press Ndiritu has written Dissent Without Modification, a Post-hippie, Surf, Neo-Tribal Fashion book on youth culture, which has inspired her PAY WHAT YOU CAN fashion and economic research project COVERSLUT©.
Founded by Grace Ndiritu in 2018, the fashion brand focuses on issues of democracy and class politics. Grace Ndiritu studied Textile Art at Winchester School of Art, UK and De Ateliers, Amsterdam, 1998-2000, her teachers included Steve McQueen, Tacita Dean and Stan Douglas. Afterwards she attended Delfina Foundation, London. Ndiritu took the decision in 2012 to only spend time in the city when necessary, to otherwise live in rural and spiritual communities, while expanding her research into nomadic lifestyles and training in esoteric studies such as shamanism, which she began over 16 years ago, her research so far has taken her to both Thai and Tibetan Buddhist monasteries, permaculture communities in New Zealand, forest tree dwellers in Argentina, neo-tribal festivals including the Burning Man in Nevada, a Hare Krishna ashram and the Findhorn New Age community in Scotland. A result of this research was her ambitious post-internet living research/live art project, The Ark: Center For Interdisciplinary Experimentation, that took place from 1 to 10 July 2017.
In 2012 Ndiritu began creating a new body of works under the title Healing The Museum. It came out of a need to re-introduce non-rational methodologies such as shamanism to re-activate the'sacredness' of art spaces. Ndiritu believes that most modern art institutions are out of sync with their audiences’ everyday experiences and the widespread socio-economical and political changes that have taken place globally in the recent decades, have further eroded the relationship between museums and their audiences. Museums are dying. Ndiritu sees shamanism as a way to re-activate the dying art space as a space for sharing and ethics. From prehistoric to modern times the shaman was not only the group healer and facilitator of peace but the creative. In 2019 Ndiritu led a group of museum directors, academics and artists, in a reading group with meditation at the controversial Africa Museum in Tervuren, Belgium, as part of conference'Everything Passes Except The Past' organized by Goethe Institut, on the restitution of objects and human remains from Europe back to Congo.
Since 2013 Ndiritu has been doing shamanic performances as part of her visual art practice, as a result of her training in esoteric studies such as shamanism, which she began over 16 years ago. In 2017 she was invited to give a talk on her work at Fondation Ricard in Paris, alongside other renown speakers such as Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev - director of Documenta 13 art exhibition and Fabrice Hergott - director of Musée d'Art Moderne de la ville de Paris Her most ambitious shamanic performance to date A Meal For My Ancestors: Healing The Museum: included staff members of the U. N. NATO & EU parliament and refugees at Thalielab, Brussels. A briefing paper on climate change and refugees directly inspired by the performance, written by one of the participants, has now been published by the EU Parliament Research Services; the Concept of Climate Refugee: Towards a Possible Solution To date Ndiritu's performances have taken place at Fundacion Tapies, Laboratoires d'Aubervilliers, Glasgow School of Art, Galveston Artist Residency Garden, Museum of Modern Art, Musee Chasse & Nature, Centre Pompidou, Paris.
Her archive of over forty'hand-crafted' videos are held in the archive of LUX - British Artists Film/Video archive. Notably her video The Nightingale has been shown during the 51st Venice Biennale and is now housed the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Furthermore, her video Still Life White Textiles has been used as a reference in art appreciation and art history classes throughout colleges and universities since 2010. A World Of Art, 7th Edition-Henry M. Sayre - Question: What was the inspiration for Grace Ndiritu’s Still Life: White Textiles? Answer: a) traditional Yoruba rituals b) an exhibition of work by Henri Matisse in 2005 in London c) erotic puppet shows d) the action paintings of Jackson Pollock Since 2010, Ndiritu has been creating an encyclopedic archive of images, entitled A Quest For Meaning, it is a creation story from the beginning of Time. Told through photography it tells ‘stories’ between disparate objects and events from the Big Bang until now, by conjuring up and making new connections between them.
Abstract photography allows Ndiritu to explore the formalism of the still life genre in such a way that what appears in the microcosm of the photograph is a reflection of what occurs in the macrocosm of the universe. Connected to
Karl Blessing was a German banker. He was President of the Deutsche Bundesbank from 1958 to 1969, he was born in Württemberg, joined the Reichsbank in 1920 and graduated in Business Administration in 1925. In 1929 he became an assistant to Reichsbank president Hjalmar Schacht and in 1934 he was seconded to the Reich Ministry of Economics, he became a member of the executive board of the Reichsbank in 1937 but was dismissed in February 1939 along with other board members for criticising Nazi economic policy. Blessing's name was found in documents by Carl Goerdeler naming him as a potential Minister of Economics or President of the Reichsbank if the 20 July plot to kill Adolf Hitler had succeeded, he was not arrested by the Gestapo. Recent historical evidence undercuts Mr. Blessing's statements that he was unaware of Nazi treatment of Jews: in 1941 he wrote a letter asking to take possession of an apartment the Gestapo had taken from a Jewish family. Shortly after retiring as President of the Deutsche Bundesbank in 1969 Blessing died in Rasteau, France aged 71.
His grandson, Martin Blessing, was CEO of Commerzbank from 2008 to 2016. Dmh de Biography of Karl Blessing New York Times 08 Nov 2017 "Germany’s Central Bank Backs Study of Role in Nazi Crimes" Newspaper clippings about Karl Blessing in the 20th Century Press Archives of the ZBW
Women's 10 metre air pistol made its first Olympic appearance at the 1988 Summer Olympics. It was a high-class competition, where Nino Salukvadze, who had won the 25 metre pistol competition two days earlier, set a new world record in the qualification round, with 390 of 400 points. Jasna Šekarić was still able to enter the final only one point behind, won it to become the first Olympic air pistol champion. Lieselotte Breker, third in the qualification round with 386, started out the final with a 0.0 and was never in contention for the medals. OR Olympic record – Q Qualified for final – WR World record OR Olympic record – WR World record XXIVth Olympiad Seoul 1988 Official Report – Volume 2 Part 2. Retrieved 28 September 2008