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E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial

E. T. the Extra-Terrestrial is a 1982 American science fiction film produced and directed by Steven Spielberg, written by Melissa Mathison. It features special effects by Carlo Rambaldi and Dennis Muren, stars Dee Wallace, Peter Coyote, Henry Thomas with supporting roles by Robert MacNaughton, Drew Barrymore, Pat Welsh, it tells the story of Elliott, a boy who befriends an extraterrestrial, dubbed "E. T.", stranded on Earth. Elliott and his siblings help E. T. return to his home planet. The concept was based on an imaginary friend Spielberg created after his parents' divorce in 1960. In 1980, Spielberg met Mathison and developed a new story from the stalled sci-fi horror film project Night Skies, it was filmed from September to December 1981 on a budget of $10.5 million. Unlike most films, it was shot in rough chronological order, to facilitate convincing emotional performances from the young cast. Released on June 11, 1982, by Universal Pictures, E. T. was an immediate blockbuster, surpassing Star Wars to become the highest-grossing film of all time—a record it held for eleven years until Jurassic Park, another Spielberg-directed film, surpassed it in 1993.

E. T. is considered to be one of the greatest films of all time. It was acclaimed by critics as a timeless story of friendship, it ranks as the greatest science fiction film made in a Rotten Tomatoes survey. In 1995, it was selected for preservation in the United States National Film Registry as being "culturally or aesthetically significant", it was re-released in 1985, again in 2002, to celebrate its 20th anniversary, with altered shots and additional scenes. A small group of alien botanists secretly visits Earth under cover of night to gather plant specimens in a California forest; when government agents appear on the scene, the aliens flee in their spaceship, but in their haste, one of them is left behind. In a suburban neighborhood in the San Fernando Valley, a ten-year-old boy named Elliott is spending time with his brother and his friends; as he returns from picking up a pizza, he discovers. The alien promptly flees upon being discovered. Despite his family's disbelief, Elliott leaves Reese's Pieces candy to lure the alien to his house.

Before going to sleep, Elliott realizes. He feigns illness the next morning to play with him; that day and their five-year-old sister, meet the alien. They decide to keep him hidden from Mary; when they ask him about his origin, he levitates several balls to represent his planetary system and demonstrates his powers by reviving dead chrysanthemums. Starting to pick up the English language he demonstrates his signature power, revealed through his glowing fingertip by healing a minor flesh wound on Elliot's finger. At school the next day, Elliott begins to experience a telepathic connection with the alien, including exhibiting signs of intoxication, he begins freeing all the frogs in his biology class; as the alien watches John Wayne kiss Maureen O'Hara in The Quiet Man on television, Elliott kisses a girl he likes, in the same manner and is sent to the principal's office. The alien learns to speak English by repeating what Gertie says as she watches Sesame Street and, at Elliott's urging, dubs himself "E.

T." E. T. reads a comic strip where Buck Rogers, calls for help by building a makeshift communication device and is inspired to try it himself. E. T. receives Elliott's help in building a device to "phone home" by using a Spell toy. Michael notices that E. T.'s health is declining and that Elliott is referring to himself as "we". On Halloween and Elliott dress E. T. as a ghost so they can sneak him out of the house. That night, Elliott and E. T. head through the forest. The next day, Elliott wakes up in the field, only to find E. T. gone. Elliott returns home to his distressed family. Michael searches for and finds E. T. dying next to a culvert. Michael takes E. T. home to Elliott, dying. Mary becomes frightened when she discovers her son's illness and the dying alien, just as government agents invade the house. Scientists set up a hospital at the house, questioning Michael and Gertie, while treating Elliott and E. T, their mental connection disappears, E. T. appears to die while Elliott recovers. A grief-stricken Elliott is left alone with the motionless E.

T. when he notices a dead chrysanthemum, the plant E. T. had revived, coming back to life. E. T. reveals that his people are returning. Elliott and Michael steal a van that E. T. had been loaded into and a chase ensues, with Michael's friends joining them as they attempt to evade the authorities on bicycles. Facing a police roadblock, they escape as E. T. uses telekinesis to lift them into the air and toward the forest, like he had done for Elliott before. Standing near the spaceship, E. T.'s heart glows. Mary and Keys, a friendly government agent, show up. E. T. says goodbye to Michael and Gertie, as she presents him with the chrysanthemum that he had revived. Before boarding the spaceship, he embraces Elliott and tells him "I'll be right here", pointing his glowing finger to Elliott's forehead, he picks up the chrysanthemum and boards the spaceship. As the others watch it take off, the spaceship leaves a rainbow in the sky. Dee Wallace as Mary Henry Thomas as Elliott Peter Coyote as Keys Robert MacNaughton as Michael Drew Barrymore as Gertie K. C.

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Aldik

Aldik is a regional retail chain of grocery supermarkets located in the Lublin and Masovian Voivodeship. The headquarters of the supermarket is located in Lublin; the Aldik retail chain company holds and operates the regional Lublin bakery "7 zbóż". The retail chain was founded in 1991. During the first six years of the retail chain, the company opened up six new stores in the city of Lublin. In 1997, the company chose to expand outwards and to other towns in the Lublin Voivodeship, with new stores having been opened in Rzeszów and Stalowa Wola. Due to the expansion of the company, Aldik opened its own logistics and distribution centre in Niedrzwica Duża. In 2012, the retail chain was acquired by Maxima Group, a joint-stock company, belonging to the Lithuanian capital group owner Nerijus Numavičius; the company operates 30 supermarket stores across the Masovian Voivodeship. In 2015, Aldik Nova published its economic report, denoting the company's revenue increased by 18.9% from the previous year, with an operating income of 44.8 million Euro.

In May 2017, the company stated it will begin a profound renovation and modernisation of its retail stores

When the White Lilacs Bloom Again (1953 film)

When the White Lilacs Bloom Again is a 1953 West German drama film directed by Hans Deppe and starring Willy Fritsch, Magda Schneider and Romy Schneider. It is one of the most popular German films from the early 1950s, it still commands a wide audience. The marriage of struggling Wiesbaden ballad singer, Willy Forster, seamstress Therese is plagued with constant financial difficulties. After a heated argument Willy leaves Therese, unaware. Thus, Therese becomes a single mother, she raises her daughter with the help of Peter. Fifteen years Willy, who now has an international career as a singer under his stage name,'Bill Perry', returns to Wiesbaden as part of a European tour, he goes straight to see Therese. However, Evie is a big fan of Bill Perry and she gets to know him anyway. Therese confides in Evie the truth about her father, the girl tells Willy that she is his daughter. However, Willy's visit does not bring about the expected happy ending. Instead and Peter recognize that they are meant for each other, Willy comes to realize that his happiness does not lie with Therese, but rather with his longtime manager, Ellen.

The film ends at Frankfurt Airport with Peter and Evie there to see Willy and Ellen off. Willy promises his tearful daughter. In this film, pre-war German actors such as Willy Fritsch, Paul Klinger, Magda Schneider and Hertha Feiler appear alongside the children of other stars of that earlier era. Romy Schneider, the daughter of Magda Schneider and the Austrian actor, Wolf Albach-Retty, appears in her first film role together with Nina von Porembsky, the daughter of Alexa von Porembsky, as well as Götz George, the son of Heinrich George and Berta Drews; the title song, "When the White Lilacs Bloom Again", was a popular hit in the 1920s for Franz Doelle. Made in and around Wiesbaden, Wenn der weiße Flieder wieder blüht is one of the few so-called Heimatfilme to have been set in the Hesse region. Among the highlights are shots of the Wiesbaden old town. Willy Fritsch as Willy Forster Magda Schneider as Therese Forster Romy Schneider as Evchen Forster Hertha Feiler as Ellen Paul Klinger as Peter Schroeder Albert Florath as Professor Mutzbauer Trude Wilke-Roßwog as Frau Möslein Götz George as Klaus Nina von Porembsky as Barbara Erika Block as Lieselotte Erna Haffner as Frau Kühn Liselotte Köster as Solotänzerin Jockl Stahl as Solotänzer Egon Kaiser as Himself and his soloists Robert Amos: Mythos Romy Schneider – Ich verleihe mich zum Träumen.

Melzer Verlag, Neu Isenburg 2006, ISBN 3-939062-02-2 Bock, Hans-Michael & Bergfelder, Tim. The Concise CineGraph. Encyclopedia of German Cinema. Berghahn Books, 2009; when the White Lilacs Bloom Again on IMDb Song "Wenn der weiße Flieder wieder blüht" on YouTube, Willy Fritsch

Reality Check (program)

Reality Check is a "youth-based, adult mentored" statewide youth program operated by the New York State Department of Health in Albany, New York. Founded in 2001, the goal of the program is to educate "teens about the manipulative marketing practices used by the tobacco industry to get teens to smoke." Thousands of youth across New York have participated in Reality Check activities, which operate in partnership with more than a dozen youth organizations across the state. Reality Check has been involved in combating depictions of smoking in movies, point of purchase advertisements, tobacco advertising found in the school setting, they have participated in global campaigns against tobacco usage in Africa. They are active across New York protesting at school board meetings and taking on the movie industry to end smoking in movies marketed to young people, their work against movie studios and Hollywood has drawn attention as for them as the "largest group to confront Hollywood" on tobacco usage in children's movies.

The program receives funding from the state Department of Health. According to Cornell University, "Reality Check is NOT against smokers, it is about getting people to understand how tobacco companies manipulate people into smoking and getting hooked."As of 31 July 2009, the number of Reality Check grants that the New York State Department of Health has been decreased from 46 to 10. As a result of this Monroe, Steuben, Schuyker, Yates, Wayne, Cortland, Otsego, Greene, Sullivan, Rockland, Dutchess, Columbia and Washington County are left with no funding for any type of program similar to Reality Checks. Many other counties have exponential decreases in their funding. Youth voice Youth empowerment Youth movement Official website

Rade Jovanović (composer)

Radoslav "Rade" Jovanović was a Yugoslav composer and songwriter, best known for his legacy collection of sevdalinka folk songs from Bosnia and Herzegovina. He attended schools in Priboj. With the breakout of the World War II at the age of 13 he joined the Yugoslav partisans; some of his songs were dedicated to his brothers in arms. He contracted tuberculosis during the war but was able to survive harsh conditions of partisans life. After the war he had propelled as a youth leader before being sent to the island of Goli Otok, where he was held as a political prisoner due to the Cominform Resolution, he was returned to his hometown. His first successful song was "Često mlađan prošetam kraj Drine". Another one followed "Na obali Drine" performed by Zaim Imamović. Nada Mamula sang "Negdje u daljine", "Sjecaš li se ratni druže" i "Bolan ti ležim jarane" were performed by Gvozden Radičević. Country-wide recognition shortly follows when he wins at the festival Ilidža 1964 with his song "Jablani se povijaju", performed by Safet Isović.

That song alone won the awards for melody and lyrics from both - the audience and the nomination committee. His other three songs were performed that same night and took other awards. Next year he repeats his success at the same festival Ilidža 1965, with the song "Ne pitaj me stara majko" performed by Nedeljko Bilkić, establishes himself as one of the leading folk authors and prolific composer of warm and distinctive style. Safet Isović performs "Kad sretneš Hanku" at the Beogradskom Sabor festival in 1970. Seven years a number of music critics of former Yugoslavia, in a public poll carried out by the Belgrade Radio and acclaimed "Kad sretneš Hanku" as the folk song of the decade, his life and work had inspired many theater and radio authors who filmed documentaries about him and recorded radio shows and after his death He committed a suicide on April 15, 1986 and was buried in his hometown. He wrote over 500 songs. River Drina and Herzegovina, his hometown Goražde and a natural beauty of the countryside to which he was born and their lives and fortunes, were source and constant themes and motifs of all Rade's songs, with most popular being: Prođoh Bosnom kroz gradove Goražde jedino u srcu mom Na obali Drine Kad sretneš Hanku Šta se ovo Bosnom čuje Svjetla moga grada Ah, meraka u večeri rane Tebi, misli lete Ne pitaj me stara majko Negdje u daljine Jablani se povijaju Seja kose raspletala Malenim sokakom ne prolazim više Sumorna jesen Kad u maju ruže procvetaju Prolazi jesen Bolan ti ležim jarane U tuđoj zemlji Još ove noći čaše nam dajte Sve što mine, povratka mu nema Ne mogu te više svojom zvati Pomiluj mi pjesmo dušu Festival of song and sevdah "Rade Jovanović - Goražde 2005" was sevdah music tribute to Rade Jovanović opus, was held in his hometown Goražde on 18 June 2005.

On 26 December 2018 memorial plaque was placed on Rade's home, house in Goražde where he was born and spent most of his life until his death in 1986. Idea was initiated by Center for Culture Goražde, while memorial was financed and put up by City of Goražde, with Missis Jovanović and mayor of Goražde, Muhamed Ramović, being one who unveiled it. Mladi antifašisti - Rade Jovanović Sve spremno za prvi međunarodni Festival pjesme i sevdaha „Rade Jovanović Goražde 2005.“ YouTube

Terzigno

Terzigno is a comune in the Metropolitan City of Naples in the Italian region Campania, located about 20 km east of Naples. As of 31 December 2004, it had a population of 16,977 and an area of 23.5 km². The municipality of Terzigno contains the frazione Boccia al Mauro. Terzigno borders the following municipalities: Boscoreale, Ottaviano, San Giuseppe Vesuviano. In Roman times Terzigno was an rural outlying suburb of Pompeii in which numerous aristocratic and rustic country villas were located and which were all buried and preserved beneath many metres of volcanic debris by the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 AD. Excavations at Terzigno began in 1983 with the unearthing of three villas and work has continued sporadically since. Exquisite frescoes and were found and silver and gold objects including jewellery on five skeletons of people who failed to escape the eruption