Clive Griffiths is a Welsh retired footballer. Griffiths was born in Pontypridd, he played for Plymouth Argyle and Tranmere Rovers. He played in the NASL between 1975 and 1980 for the Chicago Sting and Tulsa Roughnecks and for the Chicago Horizon and Kansas City Comets of the Major Indoor Soccer League. In 1983, Griffiths was diagnosed with cancer, continued to play while receiving chemotherapy. Clive Griffiths at Post War English & Scottish Football League A–Z Player's Database NASL/MISL career stats
Portugal's first participation in the Summer Olympic Games took place at the 1912 Summer Olympics in Stockholm, Sweden. The nation was represented by a delegation of six competitors, who took part in three sports but failed to win a medal; the Portuguese debut participation was marked by the death of flag bearer Francisco Lázaro, who succumbed to serious dehydration after the marathon race. 4 athletes represented Portugal in the nation's Olympic debut. Lázaro collapsed during the marathon due to his use of wax to prevent sweating. Ranks given are within that athlete's heat for running events. A single fencer represented Portugal in that nation's Olympic debut. Fernando Correia was disqualified in the first round of the épée competition. Portugal's Olympic debut included two wrestlers. Both wrestlers lost their first bout, won their second, lost their third to be eliminated. Fernando Correia Stockholm Organizing Committee for the Games of the V Olympiad. Official Report of the Olympic Games of Stockholm 1912 International Olympic Committee - Olympic medal winners database 1912 Olympians from Portugal
In the 1973–74 season West Ham United played in the First Division for the sixteenth consecutive season. They made a poor start to the season, failing to win any of their first eleven League matches, were bottom of the table at Christmas after losing at home to Stoke City. However, they rallied in the second half of the season and a draw with Liverpool in their last fixture left them in 18th place, just one point ahead of relegated Southampton. West Ham were knocked out of the FA Cup in a third round replay by Third Division Hereford United. Hereford's team included Dudley Tyler, who had re-signed for them after leaving West Ham earlier in the season. West Ham had been within two minutes of defeat at home, before a solo goal by Pat Holland took the tie to a replay at Edgar Street, where Hereford came from behind to win 2–1. West Ham's captain Bobby Moore, dropped the previous autumn, played his last match for the first team in the first FA Cup match against Hereford before moving to Fulham; the 1973–74 season was Ron Greenwood's last full season as West Ham's manager
Armeria is a genus of flowering plants. These plants are sometimes known as "lady's cushion", "thrift", or "sea pink"; the genus counts over a hundred species native to the Mediterranean, although Armeria maritima is an exception, being distributed along the coasts of the Northern Hemisphere, including Ireland, parts of the United Kingdom such as Cornwall, the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park in Wales. Some are popular with gardeners as rockery plants; some species and subspeciesArmeria alliacea Armeria alpina Armeria arenaria Armeria berlengensis Armeria caespitosa Armeria cariensis Armeria duriaei Armeria gaditana Armeria girardii Armeria juniperifolia Armeria leucocephala Armeria maritima A. maritima subsp. Andina A. maritima subsp. Californica A. maritima subsp. Elongata A. maritima subsp. Maritima A. maritima subsp. Sibirica Armeria nebrodensis Armeria pinifolia Armeria pseudarmeria Armeria pubigera Armeria pungens Armeria rumelica Armeria sardoa Armeria splendens Armeria undulata Armeria villosa Armeria villosa subsp.
Longearistata Armeria villosa subsp. Villosa Armeria welwitschii Armitage, James, "Longshore thrift", The Garden, Royal Horticultural Society, 138: 47–50
Halloween is an American horror franchise that consists of eleven films, as well as novels, comic books, a video game. The films focuses on serial killer Michael Myers, committed to a sanitarium as a child for the murder of his sister, Judith Myers. Fifteen years he escapes to stalk and kill the people of the fictional town of Haddonfield, Illinois. Michael's killings occur on the holiday of Halloween, on which all of the films take place; the original Halloween, released in 1978, was written by John Carpenter and Debra Hill, directed by Carpenter. The film is known to have inspired a long line of slasher films. Eight sequels have since followed. Michael Myers is the antagonist in all of the films except Halloween III: Season of the Witch, the story of which has no direct connection to any other film in the series. In 2007, writer-director Rob Zombie made a remake of the 1978 film. A sequel to the 2007 remake was released two years later. A direct sequel to the original film that ignores all sequels was released in 2018.
The films collectively grossed over $620 million at the box office worldwide. The film series is ranked first at the United States box office—in adjusted 2018 dollars—when compared to other American horror series. Both the original film and the 2018 sequel have received critical acclaim, while the other films have received mixed or negative reviews from both fans and critics; the original Halloween, co-written and directed by John Carpenter, tells the story of Michael Myers as he stalks and kills teenage babysitters on Halloween night. The film begins with six-year-old Michael killing his older sister Judith on Halloween night 1963 in the fictional town of Haddonfield, Illinois, he is subsequently hospitalized at Warren County's Smith's Grove Sanitarium. Fifteen years Michael escapes from Smith's Grove and returns to his hometown while being pursued by his psychiatrist, Dr. Sam Loomis. Michael stalks her friends as they babysit. Murdering Laurie's friends, Michael attacks Laurie herself, but she manages to fend him off long enough for Loomis to save her.
Loomis shoots Michael off a balcony, but when Loomis goes to check Michael's body, he finds it missing. Halloween II picks up. Michael follows Laurie to killing everyone who gets between him and Laurie; the story reveals that Laurie is Michael's sister: she was given up for adoption as an infant. After Michael chases Laurie throughout the hospital and narrowly escaping him in the parking lot, Michael corners Loomis and Laurie in an operating room, where Loomis causes an explosion as Laurie escapes. Michael, engulfed in flames, stumbles out of the room before falling dead. Michael Myers does not appear in Halloween III: Season of the Witch; this installment follows the story of Dr. Challis as he tries to solve the mysterious murder of a patient in his hospital. He, along with the patient's daughter Ellie, travels to the small town of California; the pair discover that Silver Shamrock Novelties, a company run by Conal Cochran, is attempting to use the mystic powers of the Stonehenge rocks to resurrect the ancient aspects of the Celtic festival, which Cochran connects to witchcraft.
Cochran is using his Silver Shamrock Halloween masks to achieve his goal, which will be achieved when all the children wearing his masks watch the Silver Shamrock commercial airing Halloween night. Challis contacts the television stations and convinces all but one of the station managers to remove the commercial; the film ends with Challis screaming for the final station to turn off the commercial. Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers, as the title suggests, features the return of Michael Myers to the film series, it is revealed that Michael has been in a comatose state for ten years since the explosion in Halloween II. While being transferred back to Smith's Grove, Michael awakens upon hearing that Laurie Strode, who died in a car accident, has a daughter, Jamie Lloyd. Michael makes his way to Haddonfield in search of his niece Jamie. Dr. Loomis goes to Haddonfield after learning; the police track Michael down and shoot him several times before he falls down a mine shaft. Picking up directly where the previous film ends, Halloween 5: The Revenge of Michael Myers has Michael surviving the gunshots, the fall down the mine.
One year and showing signs of a metaphysical connection to Jamie, Michael tracks Jamie to a local child mental health clinic. Using Jamie as bait, Loomis manages to capture Michael; the film ends with Michael being taken into police custody, only to be broken out of jail by a mysterious stranger, all dressed in black. Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers picks up the story six years after the events of The Revenge of Michael Myers; the mysterious stranger who broke Michael out of jail kidnaps Jamie Lloyd in an effort to obtain her child. Jamie escapes with Michael in pursuit. Michael continues searching for her baby, it is revealed that Michael is driven by the Curse of Thorn, which forces a person to kill their entire family in order to save all of civilization. The mysterious stranger is revealed to be Dr. Loo