Sir Arthur John Gielgud, OM, CH was an English actor and theatre director whose career spanned eight decades. With Ralph Richardson and Laurence Olivier, he was one of the trinity of actors who dominated the British stage for much of the 20th century. A member of the Terry family theatrical dynasty, he gained his first paid acting work as a junior member of his cousin Phyllis Neilson-Terry's company in 1922. After studying at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art he worked in repertory theatre and in the West End before establishing himself at the Old Vic as an exponent of Shakespeare in 1929–31. During the 1930s Gielgud was a stage star in the West End and on Broadway, appearing in new works and classics, he began a parallel career as a director, set up his own company at the Queen's Theatre, London. He was regarded by many as the finest Hamlet of his era, was known for high comedy roles such as John Worthing in The Importance of Being Earnest. In the 1950s Gielgud feared that his career was threatened when he was convicted and fined for a homosexual offence, but his colleagues and the public supported him loyally.
When avant-garde plays began to supersede traditional West End productions in the 1950s he found no new suitable stage roles, for several years he was best known in the theatre for his one-man Shakespeare show Ages of Man. From the late 1960s he found new plays that suited him, by authors including Alan Bennett, David Storey and Harold Pinter. During the first half of his career, Gielgud did not take the cinema seriously. Though he made his first film in 1924, had successes with The Good Companions and Julius Caesar, he did not begin a regular film career until his sixties. Gielgud appeared in more than sixty films between Becket, for which he received his first Academy Award nomination for playing Louis VII of France, Elizabeth; as the acid-tongued Hobson in Arthur he won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor. His film work further earned him two BAFTAs. Although indifferent to awards, Gielgud had the rare distinction of winning an Oscar, an Emmy, a Grammy, a Tony, he was famous from the start of his mastery of Shakespearean verse.
He broadcast more than a hundred radio and television dramas between 1929 and 1994, made commercial recordings of many plays, including ten of Shakespeare's. Among his honours, he was knighted in 1953 and the Gielgud Theatre was named after him. From 1977 to 1989, he was president of the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art. Gielgud was born in South Kensington, the third of the four children and youngest of three sons of Frank Henry Gielgud and his second wife, Kate Terry-Gielgud, née Terry-Lewis; the two elder boys were Lewis, who became a senior official of the Red Cross and UNESCO, Val head of BBC radio drama. On his father's side, Gielgud was of Polish descent; the surname derives from a village in Lithuania. The Counts Gielgud had owned the Gielgudziszki Castle on the River Niemen, but their estates were confiscated after they took part in a failed uprising against Russian rule in 1830–31. Jan Gielgud took refuge in England with his family. Frank married into a family with wide theatrical connections.
His wife, on the stage until she married, was the daughter of the actress Kate Terry, a member of the stage dynasty that included Ellen and Marion Terry, Mabel Terry-Lewis and Edith and Edward Gordon Craig. Frank worked all his life as a stockbroker in the City of London. In 1912, aged eight, Gielgud went to Hillside preparatory school in Surrey as his elder brothers had done. For a child with no interest in sport he acquitted himself reasonably well in cricket and rugby for the school. In class, he hated mathematics, was fair at classics, excelled at English and divinity. Hillside encouraged his interest in drama, he played several leading roles in school productions, including Mark Antony in Julius Caesar and Shylock in The Merchant of Venice. After Hillside and Val had won scholarships to Eton and Rugby, respectively, he was sent as a day boy to Westminster School where, as he said, he had access to the West End "in time to touch the fringe of the great century of the theatre". He saw Sarah Bernhardt act, Adeline Genée dance and Albert Chevalier, Vesta Tilley and Marie Lloyd perform in the music halls.
The school choir sang in services at Westminster Abbey. He showed talent at sketching, for a while thought of scenic design as a possible career; the young Gielgud's father took him to concerts, which he liked, galleries and museums, "which bored me rigid". Both parents were keen theatregoers, but did not encourage their children to follow an acting career. Val Gielgud recalled, "Our parents looked distinctly sideways at the Stage as a means of livelihood, when John showed some talent for drawing his father spoke crisply of the advantages of an architect's office." On leaving Westminster in 1921, Gielgud persuaded his reluctant parents to let him take drama lessons on the understanding that if he was not self-supporting by the age of twenty-five he would seek an office post. Gielgud, aged seventeen, joined a private drama school run by Constance Benson, wife of the actor-manager Sir Frank Benson. On the new boy's first day Lady Benson remarked on his physical awkwardness: "she said I walked like a cat with rickets.
It dealt a severe bl
Rick Celebrini is a retired Canadian soccer defender, the physiotherapist and head of sports medicine & science for the Vancouver Whitecaps FC of Major League Soccer. Celebrini played for the Canadian U-20 national team at the 1987 FIFA World Youth Championship, he played professionally for the Vancouver 86ers. Celebrini is a founder and the Director of Sport Medicine and Science for the Fortius Institute. In 1985, Celebrini began his collegiate soccer career at Capilano University. In 1986, Capilano finished third in the Canadian Colleges Athletic Association Soccer Championship. In 1987, Celebrini transferred to the University of British Columbia, but was out of soccer for nearly two years after breaking his left foot. During his five seasons with the Thunderbirds and his team mates won four consecutive Canadian Interuniversity Sport men's soccer championship. In 1992, he graduated with a degree in physiotherapy. In 1987 and 1989, Celebrini played for the Edmonton Brickmen of the Canadian Soccer League during the collegiate off seasons.
On April 22, 1993 signed Vancouver 86ers of the American Professional Soccer League. He remained with Vancouver through the 1996 season, but was hampered by injuries during most of those years. In 1987, Celebrini earned four caps with the Canadian U-20 national team which competed at the 1987 FIFA World Youth Championship, he played for the Canadian team at the 1993 Summer Universiade. Celebrini first became interested in physiotherapist after breaking his ankle when he was fifteen and receiving therapy at the same clinic which treated professional athletes, his interest was reinforced. After graduating from the University of British Columbia in 1992, Celebrini pursued a career as a physiotherapist in addition to playing professionally, he became the team physiotherapist for the Canadian Alpine Men's Ski Team at the 1994 Winter Olympics and 2002 Winter Olympics. In 2010, he was the chief therapist and medical manager at the 2010 Winter Olympics. On July 29, 2011, the Vancouver Whitecaps FC hired Celebrini as the team's physiotherapist.
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This is a List of accidents and incidents involving Douglas DC-3 A variants that have taken place in the year 1943, including aircraft based on the DC-3 airframe such as the Douglas C-47 Skytrain and Lisunov Li-2. Military accidents are included. January 11 A United Airlines DC-3A-197 crashed at Oakland Municipal Airport while attempting to land; the aircraft was operating under contract to the USAAF. January 21 A US Navy R4D-1 struck the slope of Fremont Peak near Flagstaff, killing six. January 22 Pan American-Grace Airways Flight 9 struck a mountain peak at 13,000 feet near Chaparra, Peru due to pilot error, killing 14 of 15 on board. January 23 An Aeroflot Lisunov PS-84 crashed at the "16th Party Congress" sovkhoz near Myakinino while attempting to find a place to land after attempting to divert to Khimki, killing five of 10 on board; the aircraft was operating a Khvoinaya-Moscow cargo service. January 31 An RAF Douglas C-53 Skytrooper disappeared with six on board while on a Dinjan-Fort Hertz flight.
February 17 A Soviet Air Force Lisunov Li-2 crashed at Pisarevka village, killing all six on board. March 2 A Soviet Air Force Lisunov Li-2 crashed near Sol-Iletsk in poor visibility. March 5 An Aeroflot PS-84 crashed near Berdigestyakh after both engines lost power in heavy snow, killing three of 11 on board. March 8 A Soviet Air Force Lisunov Li-2 crashed near Bataisk Airfield, Rostov region, killing all five on board. March 11 A China National Aviation Corporation Douglas C-53-DO Skytrooper crashed near Luishui, China after entering a downdraft, killing all three on board. March 13 A China National Aviation Corporation Douglas C-53 Skytrooper disappeared over the Himalayas with three on board while on a Kunming-Dinjan cargo flight. March 27 An RAAF Douglas C-47-DL crashed into a wooded area shortly after takeoff from Archerfield RAAF Station, killing all 23 on board. March 27 An Aeroflot PS-84 crashed while attempting to land at Khodynka Aerodrome after returning to the airport following an engine problem, killing two of 14 on board.
April 7 A China National Aviation Corporation Douglas C-53-DO Skytrooper clipped one mountain and came to rest on another at 13,750 feet 30 mi northeast of Minzong, India after the pilot made an evasive maneuver, killing one of three on board. April 29 A Soviet Air Force Lisunov Li-2 crashed at Dmitrovskoye shosse, Russia, killing all six on board. May 11 An Aeroflot PS-84 crashed during a test flight near Molotov Airport following double engine failure caused by crew error, killing one of five on board. May 20 An Aeroflot PS-84 struck a mountainside in poor weather near Sochi while on a supply flight for partisans in the Crimea, killing the six crew. May 27 An Aeroflot PS-84 stalled and crashed on takeoff from Zavodskoy Airfield after lifting off too late, killing one of 20 on board; the aircraft was operating a Baku–Saratov–Moscow passenger service. June 1 BOAC Flight 777. June 3 A Soviet Air Force PS-84 struck tree tops and crashed near Zezevitovo after both engines failed due to a loss of fuel pressure, killing six.
The aircraft was operating a Chkalovsky-Vologda-Belomorsk service. June 4 A Soviet Air Force Lisunov Li-2 stalled and crashed on takeoff from Molotov after the pilot attempted a takeoff from the wrong runway, killing three of 10 on board. June 6 A Hamiata DC-3-196A crashed in the desert between Hami. June 8 A US Navy R4D-5 crashed into St. Vincent's Bay shortly after takeoff, killing 24. June 9 A Soviet Air Force C-47A crashed on climbout from Magadan Airport due to a maintenance error, killing six of eight on board. June 14 A Soviet Air Force Lisunov Li-2 crashed 19 mi from Maksatikh, Tver region, Russia due to engine failure caused by fuel exhaustion; the aircraft was operating a Moscow-Leningrad service. June 20 A Pan Am C-49K crashed into Biscayne Bay; the aircraft was operating for the USAAF. July 2 A US Navy R4D-1 struck Table Top Mountain near NAS Dutch Harbor, killing 10. July 10 A USAAF C-47A was flying in a V-formation with five other aircraft during formation training when it collided with USAAF C-53 42-68785 19 mi west of Hemingford, killing all eight on board both aircraft.
July 17 A USAAF C-47A was flying with five other aircraft during formation training when it collided with USAAF C-53 42-6464 10 mi north of Grenada Army Air Base, killing all 10 on board both aircraft. July 28 American Airlines Flight 63 crashed near Trammel, Kentucky after a loss of control caused by downdrafts and turbulence in a thunderstorm, killing 20 of 22 on board. Aug