Goldie Jeanne Hawn is an American actress, producer and singer. She rose to fame on the NBC sketch comedy program Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In, before going on to receive the Academy Award and Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress for her performance in Cactus Flower. Hawn maintained bankable star status for more than three decades, while appearing in such films as There's a Girl in My Soup, Butterflies Are Free, The Sugarland Express, Foul Play, Seems Like Old Times, Private Benjamin, for which she was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actress for playing the title role. Hawn's work includes starring roles in the films Overboard, Bird on a Wire, Death Becomes Her, The First Wives Club, The Out-of-Towners and The Banger Sisters. After a fifteen-year hiatus from film acting, Hawn made a brief comeback in Snatched, she is the mother of actors Oliver Hudson, Kate Hudson, Wyatt Russell, has been in a relationship with actor Kurt Russell since 1983. In 2003, she founded The Hawn Foundation.
Hawn was born in Washington, D. C. the daughter of Laura, a jewelry shop/dance school owner, Edward Rutledge Hawn, a band musician who played at major events in Washington. She was named after her mother's aunt, she has entertainment publicist Patti Hawn. Her father was a Presbyterian of English descent, her mother was the daughter of emigrants from Hungary. Hawn was raised Jewish, she was raised in Takoma Park and attended Montgomery Blair High School in nearby Silver Spring, Maryland. Hawn began taking ballet and tap dance lessons at the age of three and danced in the corps de ballet of the Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo production of The Nutcracker in 1955, she made her stage debut in 1964, playing Juliet in a Virginia Shakespeare Festival production of Romeo and Juliet. By 1964, she ran and taught in a ballet school, having dropped out of American University where she was majoring in drama. In 1964, Hawn made her professional dancing debut in a production of Can-Can at the Texas Pavilion of the New York World's Fair.
She began working as a professional dancer a year and appeared as a go-go dancer in New York City and at the Peppermint Box in New Jersey. Hawn moved to California to dance in a show at a theater across from Disneyland. Hawn began her acting career as a cast member of the short-lived CBS situation comedy Good Morning World during the 1967–68 television season, her role being that of the girlfriend of a radio disc jockey, with a stereotypical "dumb blonde" personality, her next role, which brought her to international attention, was as a dumb blonde, as one of the regular cast members on the 1968–1973 sketch comedy show, Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In. On the show, she would break out into high-pitched giggles in the middle of a joke, deliver a polished performance a moment after. Noted for her chipper attitude as for her bikini-attired and painted body, Hawn was seen as something of a 1960s "It" girl, her Laugh-In persona was parlayed into three popular film appearances in the late 1960s and early 1970s: Cactus Flower, There's a Girl in My Soup, Butterflies Are Free.
Hawn had made her feature film debut in a bit role as a giggling dancer in the 1968 film The One and Only, Original Family Band, in which she was billed as "Goldie Jeanne", but in her first major film role, in Cactus Flower, she won an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress as Walter Matthau's suicidal fiancée. That same year she appeared in NBC's The Spring Thing a musical television special hosted by Bobbie Gentry and Noel Harrison. Other guests included were Meredith MacRae, Irwin C. Watson, Rod McKuen, Shirley Bassey, Harpers Bizarre. After Hawn's Academy Award win, her film career took off, she starred in a string of above average and successful comedies starting with There's a Girl in My Soup, $, Butterflies Are Free. She continued proving herself in the dramatic league with the 1974 satirical dramas The Girl from Petrovka and The Sugarland Express, Shampoo in 1975, she hosted two television specials: Pure Goldie in 1971 and The Goldie Hawn Special in 1978. The latter was a sort of comeback for Hawn, out of the spotlight for two years since the 1976 release of The Duchess and the Dirtwater Fox, while she was focusing on her marriage and the birth of her son.
On the special she performed show tunes and comedy bits alongside comic legend George Burns, teen matinee idol Shaun Cassidy, television star John Ritter, the Harlem Globetrotters joined her for a montage. The special went on to be nominated for a primetime Emmy. Four months the film Foul Play, was released and became a box office smash, reviving Hawn's film career; the plot centered around an innocent woman in San Francisco who becomes mixed up in an assassination plot. Hawn's next film, Mario Monicelli's Lovers and Liars, was a box office bomb. In 1972 Hawn released a solo country LP for Warner Brothers, titled Goldie, it was recorded with the help of Buck Owens. AllMusic gives the album a favorable review, calling it a "sweetly endearing country-tinged middle of the road pop record". Hawn's popularity continued into the 1980s, starting with another primetime variety special alongside actress and singer Liza Minnelli and Liza Together, nom
Girls Get Busy is an album by Bratmobile, released in 2002 on Lookout! Records. Girls Get Busy features a more polished production than the band's previous releases, introduces keyboards to many songs, but the album still represents a clear continuation of the group's original punk sound and riot grrrl spirit. BratmobileMolly Neuman, drums Erin Smith, guitar Allison Wolfe, vocalsContributing artistsFilmmaker Audrey Marrs contributed keyboards and background vocals. Additional background vocals were provided by Andy Peterson; the album was produced by Marty Key, Aaron Prellwitz, Bratmobile. Prellwitz and Brian Barnes served as mixers; the album cover design was created by Chris Appelgren
John Heaviside was an English surgeon known as the owner of a museum. He was elected to the Royal Society in 1797, he was born in Hatfield, the son of the surgeon John Heaviside and his wife, Mary Elliott, was baptised in 1748. He was educated by David Garrow, father of William Garrow. In 1764 Heaviside was apprenticed to a surgeon in Chipping Barnet, he was placed with Percivall Pott in London. After a time at St Bartholomew's Hospital, Heaviside was an army surgeon in the Grenadier Guards to 1788, he became a royal surgeon in 1790. He inherited a fortune from his father, bought a house in Hanover Square to live in, in 1793 the medical collection of the surgeon Henry Watson; the house, at 14 George Street, became celebrated as an anatomical museum, Heaviside published a catalogue in 1818. His assistants included John Howship. Heaviside was a member of the Eumelian Club founded by John Ash, he spent a week after attending a duel, with damage to his reputation. After his death in 1828, the museum collection was sold at auction