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Dexter Peter

Dexter Peter is an English footballer who plays as a centre-back.. A product of the Millwall Academy, Peter was released in February 2015, going on to play for Merstham and Chelmsford City, he joined Colchester United's Academy in June 2016, made his first-team debut in August 2016. He was released by Colchester in May 2017 and joined Concord Rangers. In September 2017, he signed in February 2018 signed for Thurrock. Born in Redbridge, Peter progressed through the Academy at Millwall, he was released in February 2015 and went on to represent Isthmian League Premier Division side Merstham in the first half of the 2015–16 season, making eight league appearances. He joined National League South side Chelmsford City in December 2015, where he made four league appearances and one cup appearance during his stint with the Essex club. Following a trial in the latter stages of the 2015–16 season, Peter signed a one-year contract with Colchester United on 29 June 2016 after impressing for the under-21s.

He was named on the bench for Colchester's EFL Trophy tie against Crawley Town on 30 August 2016. He came on to make his first-team debut, replacing Sammie Szmodics after 64-minutes of the 1–0 defeat, he was released by Colchester in May 2017. After his Colchester United release, Peter joined National League South side Concord Rangers, he made his debut on 5 August in their 2–1 defeat at Wealdstone. Peter made six league appearances for Concord in August, he left the club to sign for Isthmian League North Division side Maldon & Tiptree, making his debut on 2 September in a 3–3 draw with Hayes & Yeading United in the FA Cup. He started playing for Isthmian League Premier Division side Thurrock in February 2018. In August 2018, Peter joined newly promoted Isthmian League Division One North club Coggeshall Town; as of match played 21 April 2018 Dexter Peter at Soccerbase

Theodoor Rombouts

Theodoor Rombouts was a Flemish painter, known for his Caravaggesque genre scenes depicting lively dramatic gatherings as well as religiously-themed works. He is considered to be the most original representative of Flemish Caravaggism. Rombouts was born in Antwerp as the son of Bartholomeus Rombouts, a wealthy tailor, Barbara de Greve, he was a pupil of Frans van Lanckvelt in 1608 and also studied under Abraham Janssens and Nicolas Régnier in Antwerp. He traveled to Rome in 1616 and stayed there until 1625, he was recorded in the Roman parish of Sant’Andrea delle Fratte, along with two other Flemish painters, Francesco Tornelli and Robert d’Orteil. It is possible that on a visit to Florence he met the Caravaggist Bartolomeo Manfredi and worked for Cosimo II de' Medici. In 1622 he travelled to Pisa. Upon his return to Antwerp in 1625 he became a master of the Guild of St. Luke. In 1627 he married Anna van Thielen, from a noble family and the sister of Jan Philip van Thielen; as his wife's family was not from Antwerp but from the Mechelen area, Rombouts had been required to obtain before the wedding a dispensation from the Antwerp City Council to consume the marriage outside Antwerp in order not to lose his Antwerp citizenship rights.

The year after the wedding the couple had a daughter. His wife's brother Jan Philip van Thielen became his pupil in 1631 but would become a still life painter rather than a genre or history painter like Rombouts. In the period 1628–1630 Rombouts was deacon of the Guild in Antwerp. In 1635 Rombouts collaborated with other artists on the programme of the decorations of the Joyous Entry of Cardinal-infante Ferdinand in Antwerp, under the general direction of Rubens, he died in Antwerp not long after the completion of this decorative project. Rombouts' pupils were Jan Philip van Thielen and Paulus Robyns, he painted profane works as well as some altar pieces and civil commissions. His profane works depict merry companies, card players, as well as some of the other Caraveggesque themes such as the denial of St Peter and the five senses, he worked for the free market. Many of his commissions came from patrons based in the city of Ghent, his monumental genre pieces were painted on horizontal canvases. He painted a few religious and mythological works on horizontal canvases, as is the case with Christ Driving the Money-changers from the Temple.

His initial works were in the idiom of his master Abraham Janssens, one of the earliest Flemish artists to paint in a Caraveggio influenced style combined with strong Classicist tendencies. This is clear in the early composition Cephalus and Procris, painted before the artist left for Italy. In its three-dimensionality and use of Classical forms this composition is indebted to Janssens; the composition The two musicians dates from the artist's Italian period. The Italian costumes, the rather mannered poses, the vague indication of space and stereotypical rendering of heads and drapery point to a style preceding that of the genre scenes he painted after 1625. Rombouts was successful after his return from Italy during the heyday of the Caravaggio movement in the Southern Netherlands from 1620 to 1640, his Caravaggesque conversation pieces are expressive. His work during this period is characterised by the use of chiaroscuro, the horizontal format and a pronounced modelé that sometimes looks sculptural and that points to the influence of his master Abraham Janssens.

His use of diagonals in the composition and perspectival abbreviation, the illusive use of foreshortening and the avoidance of a conventional backdrop are prominent in a work such as the Card players. As in the work of his master Janssens, Rombouts' figures have an sculptural aspect. Rombouts was the first Flemish painter who, like Gerrit van Honthorst in the Dutch Republic, painted single male or female musicians, it is that he developed this type of painting under the direct influence of the works of the followers of Caravaggio whose works he had seen in Italy rather than through the intermediary of the Dutch Caravaggists. Rombouts' Lute player is a good example of the influence of Manfredi and Valentin de Boulogne on the Flemish Caravaggisti. Other Flemish painters such as Jacob Jordaens, Gonzales Coques, Jan Cossiers and Gillis Remeeus would also adopt the type of the single musician; the themes of the five senses and the seven deadly sins appear in his work. Rombouts' The lute player is not a portrait of a musician but alludes to the five senses through the objects included in the composition: hearing, smell and touch.

The Card and backgammon players. Fight over cards has uncontrolled anger as its principal subject. Moralising depictions of the deadly sin of wrath had been a tradition in Northern art for centuries. Rombouts included portraits of himself and his wife in his genre paintings. An example is the Musical company with Bacchus. Based on the two pendant portraits by Antony van Dyck of Rombouts and Rombouts' wife with their daughter in the Alte Pinakothek Munich, the couple in the middle of this composition is believed to represent Rombouts and his wife; that the two should be interpreted as a couple is made clear by the fact that the woman has put her ha

Amy Bach

Amy Bach is an American a journalist and author of Ordinary Injustice: How America Holds Court, for which she won the 2010 Robert F. Kennedy Book Award. Bach grew up in New York City, her education included: B. A. English and American Literature, Brown University Master's degree in Law, Yale Law School Juris Doctor, Stanford Law School After law school, Bach clerked for the Honorable Rosemary Barkett of the 11th Circuit Court. Bach was the recipient of an Echoing Green Fellowship in 2011, she is the Executive Director of Measures for Justice, a nonprofit that collects and publishes county-level criminal justice performance data. Reviews of Ordinary Injustice Parrasch, Suzi. "Amy Bach's "Measures For Justice" Courts Change In The Criminal Justice System". Care2. Retrieved 2015-10-03

William Dowling (VC)

William Dowling, born in Thomastown, County Kilkenny, was an Irish recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to British and Commonwealth forces. Dowling was 32 years old and a private in the 32nd Regiment of Foot, British Army during the Indian Mutiny when he was awarded the VC for the following deeds during the Siege of Lucknow: For distinguished gallantry on the 4th of July, 1857, in going out with two other men, since dead, spiking two of the Enemy's guns, he killed a Soubadar of the Enemy by one of the guns. For distinguished gallantry on the 9th of the same month, in going out again with three men, since dead, to spike one of the Enemy's guns, he was exposed to the same danger. For distinguished bravery, on the 27th of September, 1857, in spiking an 18-pounder gun during a Sortie, he being at the same time under a most heavy fire from the Enemy, he was promoted to sergeant and died at Liverpool, 17 February 1887.

His Victoria Cross is displayed at the Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry Museum in Cornwall. Listed in order of publication year The Register of the Victoria Cross Clarke, Brian D. H.. "A register of awards to Irish-born officers and men". The Irish Sword. XVI: 185–287. Ireland's VCs - Monuments to Courage Irish Winners of the Victoria Cross Liverpool VCs Location of grave and VC medal

List of Billboard Hot 100 number-one singles of 1975

These are the Billboard magazine Hot 100 number one hits of 1975. Both 1974 and 1975 hold the Hot 100 record for the year with the most #1 hits with 35 songs reaching the # 1 spot. Additionally, the period beginning January 11 and ending April 12 constitutes the longest run of a different #1 song every week in Billboard history. Coincidentally, it both ends with songs by Elton John; the longest running number one song of 1975 is "Love Will Keep Us Together" by Tennille. That year, 17 acts earned their first number one song, such as Barry Manilow, Ohio Players, Linda Ronstadt, Average White Band, The Eagles, The Doobie Brothers, Minnie Riperton, Wind & Fire, Freddy Fender, Captain & Tennille, Van McCoy, Joe Frank & Reynolds, KC and the Sunshine Band, Glen Campbell, David Bowie, Silver Convention. Frankie Valli, having hit number one with The Four Seasons earns his first number one song as a solo act. Elton John, Neil Sedaka, The Eagles, John Denver, KC and the Sunshine Band were the only acts to have more than one number one song, with Elton John having three, the others with two.

Fred Bronson's Billboard Book of Number 1 Hits, 5th Edition Joel Whitburn's Top Pop Singles 1955-2008, 12 Edition Joel Whitburn Presents the Billboard Hot 100 Charts: The Seventies Additional information obtained can be verified within Billboard's online archive services and print editions of the magazine. 1975 in music List of Cash Box Top 100 number-one singles of 1975