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Maxayn

Maxayn was an American soul group of the 1970s. The band took its name from the lead singer Maxayn Lewis, former Ikette and wife of band keyboardist Andre Lewis; the band included Marlo Henderson and Emry Thomas. Andre and Henderson had played on the 1970 Buddy Miles Express albums A Message To The People and Them Changes. Maxayn released three albums on Capricorn Records between 1972 and 1974, which were distributed by Warner Bros Records, they signed to Manticore Records in 1975. A new single titled "Spirit Groove" was expected from their fourth album, but contractual issues derailed the project. Andre signed to Motown and recorded disco funk albums under the name Mandré. In 2017, Cherry Red Records released the compilation album Reloaded: The Complete Recordings 1972-1974

2011 Football League Championship play-off Final

The 2011 Football League Championship play-off Final was a football match contested by Reading and Swansea City on 30 May 2011 at Wembley Stadium to decide the third team to be promoted from the Championship to the Premier League for the 2011–12 season. Under Championship play-off rules, the final is contested by the two teams which secured an aggregate victory over two-legged semi-finals, with the team that finished sixth in the league table having played third, fifth having played fourth. Swansea City won the final by a scoreline of 4–2; the Welsh side went into half-time 3–0 up thanks to two goals from Scott Sinclair and a third from Stephen Dobbie. Reading came close to bringing the score level in the early stages of the second-half through a Joe Allen own goal and a headed goal from Matt Mills. Swansea however, secured victory in the 80th minute with their second penalty kick of the game, converted by Sinclair for his second career hat-trick. Due to the UEFA Champions League 2011 final being held at Wembley Stadium on 28 May 2011, it appeared that the three Football League play-off finals may have to be played at a different venue for the first time since 2007 due to the double-booking of Wembley.

Manchester United's Old Trafford had been confirmed as a possible alternative, while Arsenal's Emirates Stadium and the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff were said to be under consideration to host the Championship, League One and League Two play-off finals. It was confirmed that Wembley would host the Championship play-off final on 30 May, while Old Trafford would host the League Two and League One finals on 28 and 29 May respectively; the two-legged semi-finals determined that the final would be contested by Swansea City. Swansea City won 3–1 on aggregate. Reading won 3–0 on aggregate. Accountancy firm Deloitte calculated that the Championship play-off final would again be worth about £90,000,000 to the winner, including over £40,000,000 of higher broadcast income, gate receipts and commercial income in the 2011-12 Premier League. A win would see Reading return to the Premier League after a three-year absence. Swansea City last played in England's top-flight in 1983, but a victory would make them the first Welsh team to enter the contemporary'Premier League' since its establishment in 1992.

A hat-trick which included two penalty kicks from Scott Sinclair helped Swansea City secure promotion to the Premier League for the first time since 1983. Two goals in two first-half minutes for Sinclair, the first a penalty, a third from Stephen Dobbie saw the Welsh side go into the dressing room at half-time with a comfortable 3–0 advantage. Television reports suggested that in the tunnel at half-time, Reading's assistant manager Nigel Gibbs and unused substitute Jay Tabb were both sent off by referee Phil Dowd. Reading struck back early in the second half, through a Noel Hunt header which deflected in off Joe Allen for an own goal and a headed goal by Matt Mills to pull the score back to 3–2. Reading came close to an equaliser when Jem Karacan's shot was deflected onto the post, but Sinclair sealed it for the Swans with an 80th-minute penalty, in doing so completing his second career hat-trick. Source: BBC Sport

Jim Delsing

James Henry Delsing was an American Major League Baseball outfielder, most remembered for having been the pinch runner for 3 ft 7 in -tall Eddie Gaedel on August 19, 1951. His other claim-to-fame is, his first professional contract was at the age of 16 in 1942 with Green Bay in the Wisconsin State League. During his career, which spanned 822 games over 10 seasons, he played for the Chicago White Sox, New York Yankees, St. Louis Browns, Detroit Tigers, Kansas City Athletics, his best year with the bat was in 1953. His career statistics include a batting average of.255, with 286 runs batted in. As an outfielder, he recorded a.989 fielding percentage over 10 seasons. After he retired he worked 30 years for the St. Louis Review, his son, Jay, is a professional golfer, his grandson Taylor Twellman, was MVP of Major League Soccer in 2005. He was once quoted as saying, "Maris may have hit 61, but I'm the one who ran for a midget". Chicago White Sox all-time roster Career statistics and player information from Baseball-Reference Jim Delsing at Find a Grave

Genting Sempah Tunnel

The Genting Sempah Tunnel is the first highway tunnel in Malaysia. Located on the Kuala Lumpur–Karak Expressway, the 900-metre tunnel connects Hulu Gombak in Selangor to Genting Sempah, Pahang; this tunnel was constructed between 1977 and 1979. The tunnel was opened in 1979 by the former Minister of Works and Communications, Abdul Ghani Gilong; the tunnel was once used to be the longest road tunnel in Malaysia before the construction of the 4-km SMART Tunnel, opened in 2007. The Genting Sempah Tunnel was used to be a 2-lane single-carriageway tunnel but an additional tunnel for the eastbound traffic was constructed between 1995 and 1997 when the Karak Expressway was upgraded from a 2-lane highway to a high-speed multi-lane expressway. Transport in Malaysia Adopted from Terowong jalan raya paling panjang - Buku Rekod Malaysia Edisi Kedua, Ghulam Jie M Khan

Shelley Duvall filmography

Shelley Duvall is an American actress who began her career in 1970, appearing in Robert Altman's Brewster McCloud. She went on to have roles in numerous films by Altman throughout the 1970s, including the period Western film McCabe & Mrs. Miller, the crime drama Thieves Like Us, the ensemble musical comedy Nashville, the Western Buffalo Bill and the Indians, or Sitting Bull's History Lesson. Duvall had a minor role in Woody Allen's Annie Hall, her performance in Altman's subsequent psychological thriller 3 Women won her the Best Actress Award at the 1977 Cannes Film Festival, a Los Angeles Film Critics Association Award, as well as a BAFTA Award nomination in the same category. In 1980, Duvall starred as Wendy Torrance in Stanley Kubrick's The Shining, an adaptation of the Stephen King novel of the same name, she subsequently starred as Olive Oyl in Altman's musical Popeye, followed by a lead role in Terry Gilliam's fantasy film Time Bandits. She had a main role in the Tim Burton short Frankenweenie, followed by a supporting role in the comedy Roxanne.

Much of the late 1980s saw Duvall working as a producer and television host in children's programming, with her Faerie Tale Theatre and Tall Tales & Legends. She continued to appear in film through the 1990s, with supporting parts in Steven Soderbergh's thriller The Underneath, the Henry James adaptation The Portrait of a Lady, directed by Jane Campion, she appeared in the children's film Casper Meets Wendy, the supernatural horror film Tale of the Mummy. Duvall's most recent performance was in the independent feature Manna from Heaven. Shelley Duvall filmography on IMDb