Liv Johanne Ullmann is a Norwegian actress and film director. She was one of the "muses" of Swedish director Ingmar Bergman. Ullmann won a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Motion Picture Drama in 1972 for the film The Emigrants, has been nominated for another four. In 2000, she was nominated for the Palme d'Or for Faithless, she has received two BAFTA Award nominations for her performances in Scenes from a Marriage and Face to Face, two Academy Award nominations for The Emigrants and Face to Face. Ullmann was born in Tokyo, the daughter of Erik Viggo Ullmann, a Norwegian aircraft engineer, working in Tokyo at the time, Janna Erbe Norwegian, her grandfather was sent to the Dachau concentration camp during the Second World War for helping Jews escape from the town where he lived in Norway. When she was two years old, the family moved to Toronto, where her father worked at the Norwegian air force base on Toronto Island during the Second World War; the family moved to New York, where four years her father died of a brain tumor, an event that affected her greatly.
Her mother worked while raising two daughters. They returned to Norway, settling in Trondheim. Ullmann began her acting career as a stage actress in Norway during the mid-1950s, she continued to act in theatre for most of her career, became noted for her portrayal of Nora in Henrik Ibsen's play A Doll's House, but became better known once she started to work with Swedish movie director Ingmar Bergman. She acted, with acclaim, in 10 of his movies, including Persona, The Passion of Anna and Whispers, Autumn Sonata, in the last of which her co-actress Ingrid Bergman resumed her own Swedish cinema career, she co-acted with Swedish actor and fellow Bergman collaborator Erland Josephson, with whom she made the Swedish television drama Scenes from a Marriage, edited to feature-movie length and distributed theatrically. Ullmann acted with Laurence Olivier in A Bridge Too Far, directed by Richard Attenborough. Nominated more than 40 times for awards, including various lifetime achievement awards, she won the best actress prize three times from the National Society of Film Critics, three times from the National Board of Review, received three awards from the New York Film Critics Circle, a Golden Globe.
During 1971, Ullmann was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actress for the movie The Emigrants, again during 1976 for the movie Face to Face. Ullmann made her New York City stage debut in 1975 in A Doll's House. Appearances in Anna Christie and Ghosts followed, as well as the less than successful musical version of I Remember Mama; this show, composed by Richard Rodgers, experienced numerous revisions during a long preview period closed after 108 performances. She featured in the deprecated musical movie remake of Lost Horizon during 1973. In 1977, when she appeared on Broadway at the Imperial Theatre in Eugene O'Neill's Anna Christie, she "glowed with despair and hope, was everything one could have wished her to have been" in a performance "not to be missed and never to be forgotten", with her "grace and authority", "perhaps more than Garbo...born for Anna Christie:--Or more properly, Anna Christie was born for her." In 1980, Brian De Palma, who directed Carrie, wanted Liv Ullmann to play the role of Kate Miller in the erotic crime thriller Dressed to Kill and offered it to her, but she declined because of the violence.
The role subsequently went to Angie Dickinson. In 1982 Ingmar Bergman wanted Ullmann to play Emelie Ekdahl in his last feature film and Alexander, wrote the role with this in mind, she declined it. She stated in interviews that turning it down was one of the few things she regretted. During 1984, she was chairperson of the jury at the 34th Berlin International Film Festival, during 2002 chaired the jury of the Cannes Film Festival, she introduced her daughter, Linn Ullmann, to the audience with the words: "Here comes the woman whom Ingmar Bergman loves the most". Her daughter was there to receive the Prize of Honour on behalf of her father. In 2003, Ullmann reprised her role for Scenes from a Marriage in Saraband, Bergman's final telemovie, her previous screen role had been in the Swedish movie Zorn. In 2004, Ullmann revealed that she had received an offer in November 2003 to play in three episodes of the popular American series and the City, she was amused by the offer, said that it was one of the few programs she watched, but she turned it down.
That year, Steven Soderbergh wrote a role in the movie Ocean's 12 for her, but she turned that down. Ullmann narrated the Canada–Norway co-produced animated short movie The Danish Poet, which won the Academy Award for Animated Short Film at the 79th Academy Awards during 2007. In 2008, she was the head of the jury at the 30th Moscow International Film Festival, she published two autobiographies and Choices. During 2012, she attended the International Indian Film Academy Awards in Singapore, where she was honored for her Outstanding Contributions to International Cinema and she showed her movie on her relationship with Ingmar Bergman. Ullmann's first film as a director was Sofie, she directed the Bergman-composed movie Faithless. Faithless
"Downtown's Dead" is a song co-written and recorded by American country music singer Sam Hunt. It is Hunt's eighth single release, the follow-up to his 2017 hit "Body Like a Back Road" as well as the second single from his upcoming second studio album Southside; the song, which he wrote with Zach Crowell, Shane McAnally, Josh Osborne, Charlie Handsome, is about the loneliness felt after a break-up. The song is Hunt's lowest charting single of his career, with a peak at number 15 on the Country Airplay chart. Co-writer Zach Crowell told Taste of Country that "It was an idea that Sam brought and we chipped away at over the course of a handful of different writes." The two presented the idea of "Downtown's Dead" to Shane McAnally and Josh Osborne, who experimented with different sounds before deciding to make the lead instrument an acoustic guitar. The lyrics take inspiration from a breakup that Hunt had with his wife, it expresses the loneliness that the narrator feels when by himself in a public setting.
The song was described by Rolling Stone as featuring a "woozy Latin guitar riff" and a "hungover narrative about a city that no longer holds the same charm it once did." Hunt announced the single's release via Instagram in May 2018
The 1998–99 Princeton Tigers men's basketball team represented the Princeton University in intercollegiate college basketball during the 1998–99 NCAA Division I men's basketball season. The head coach was Bill Carmody and the team co-captains were Brian Earl and Gabe Lewullis; the team played its home games in the Jadwin Gymnasium on the University campus in Princeton, New Jersey, was the runner-up of the Ivy League. The team earned an invitation to the 32-team 1999 National Invitation Tournament. Using the Princeton offense, the team had a midseason eleven-game winning streak and posted a 22–8 overall record and an 11–3 conference record. On March 10, the team came back from a 23-point half time deficit and a 27-point deficit with 15:11 remaining against the Penn Quakers to win 50–49. Although the team failed to secure an invitation to the 1999 NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Tournament, the team defeated several entrants in the tournament including the UAB Blazers and conference foe Penn as well as wins on back-to-back nights against Texas and Charlotte to win the 8-team Rainbow Classic held in Honolulu, Hawaii.
As of 2010, the 27-point comeback from 13–40 with 15:11 remaining to win 50–49 over Penn on February 9, 1999, remains the fifth-largest comeback and fourth-largest second-half comeback in NCAA history. That game's 9 -- 33. In the National Invitation Tournament the team defeated the Georgetown Hoyas 54–47 at home on March 10, 1998 and the NC State Wolfpack 61–58 on March 15 at Reynolds Coliseum in Raleigh, North Carolina before losing to the Xavier Musketeers at Cincinnati Gardens Cincinnati, Ohio, on March 17 by a 65–58 score; the team was led by All-Ivy League first team selections Lewullis and Earl, who won the Ivy League Men's Basketball Player of the Year, as well as Ivy League Men's Basketball Rookie of the Year Chris Young. The team won the eleventh of twelve consecutive national statistical championships in scoring defense with a 52.7 points allowed average. Earl ended his Princeton career as the Ivy League's all-time three-point field goal with 281, surpassing Matt Maloney's 244; the total continues to be the all-time record.
He achieved a 90.9% free throw percentage in conference games to earn the Ivy League statistical championship