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Unakkaga Ellam Unakkaga

Unakkaga Ellam Unakkaga is a 1999 Indian Tamil-language romantic comedy film written and directed by Sundar C. starring Karthik and Rambha with Goundamani, Vinu Chakravarthy, Anju among others in supporting roles. The film, scored by Yuvan Shankar Raja and filmed by U. K. Senthil Kumar, was released on 24 September 1999, it was a blockbuster hit on release. It was Karthik's last film release before the new 2000s millennium; the film was remade in Telugu as Maa Pelliki Randi with J. D. Sakshi Sivanand. Sakthivel is the only son of a rich landlord in a village, he roams around with his uncle Kundalagesi without taking any responsibilities, which irritates his father. One day, Sakthi meets Indhu in his village, it is love at first sight for him, he proposes his love. Though reluctant at first, Indhu falls for Sakthi. Sakthi's father meets his close friend after so many years, they decide to get their children married to each other. Sakthi gets furious hearing this and requests his father to stop the wedding plans, for which he does not agree.

As Sakthi is scared of his father, he is unable to convey about his love. Sakthi formulates a plan along with his friend Madhi, they plan to create a problem. On the day of the meeting and his sidekicks try so many things to disturb the gathering, but all goes in vain. Sakthi falsely accuses that the bride's family members speak ill about his family, which brings about a heated argument. In between the argument, Sakthi hits the bride's father to blow up the problem, but is shocked to see Indhu over there dressed up as the bride. Only Sakthi realizes that the bride is none other than Indhu, feels bad that he has spoiled the event. Indhu is angered seeing Sakthi hit her father, so she ditches him and leaves to Chennai. Sakthi's father is angry over his friend believing the false accusation made by Sakthi. Sakthi tries to convince his father and Indhu. Sakthi comes to Chennai to explain to her about the incident. Indhu, though reluctant to meet Sakthi at first understands his position and accepts him.

Sakthi saves Latha from committing suicide, Inspector Kalyanaraman misunderstands them as couples. Madhi is married to a rich, arrogant businesswoman Savithri. Madhi romances with a prostitute, when Savithri spots them together, he defends them by introducing the prostitute as Sakthi's wife. Another man mistakes Sakthi as his son-in-law. Sakthi convinces both his father and Indhu's father, their wedding is arranged. A few hilarious events happen. Everything is sorted out. In the end, Sakthi unites with Indhu; the soundtrack for the film was composed by Yuvan Shankar Raja, who worked for the first time with Sundar C.. The soundtrack, released in 1999, has five tracks with lyrics written by Kalaikumar, Pazhani Bharathi and Viveka; the soundtrack was released under the label "Saregama". Indolink wrote "The film is hilarious on some occasions, but is uncomfortably vulgar during others" and noted "But the film has a little something few films have today! It will make you laugh till your tummy aches, if you are willing to laugh along".

Balaji B wrote "Sundar C. has tried to prove me wrong. But while he has gotten the "full-length" part right, he has failed in the "comedy" part with a distinctly unfunny movie where the laughs per minute ratio is way too low for me to recommend renting the movie". Unakkaga Ellam Unakkaga on IMDb

Guild Inn

The Guild Inn, or The Guild was a historic hotel in the Guildwood neighbourhood of Scarborough, Toronto and was once an artists colony. The surrounding Guild Park and Gardens is notable for a sculpture garden consisting of the rescued facades and ruins of various demolished downtown Toronto buildings such as bank buildings, the old Toronto Star building and the Granite Club; the park is situated on the Scarborough Bluffs with views of Lake Ontario. Guild Park remained open and the refurbishment of the Guild Inn into a facility for social events was completed in May 2017. In 1914, the property was known as Ranelagh Park, owned by Colonel Harold Bickford. Bickford built Bickford House, a 33-room and Crafts-style manor house on the property. In 1921, the property was sold to the Roman Catholic Church's Foreign Mission Society and renamed the China Mission College. In 1923, it was purchased by Richard Veech Look, who lived with his family at the mansion until 1927, when he was transferred to Quebec.

The property was vacant until 1932. In August of that year, Hewetson married Herbert Spencer Clark in a ceremony on the estate. For a honeymoon, the couple chose to go on a motor trip to the United States to "visit co-operative organizations similar to the type in which they are both keenly interested." Both were directors of the Robert Owen Foundation, founded that year, an organization that supported the development of co-operative organizations and was named after utopian socialist Robert Owen. The couple chose to reside in the mansion, there fostered the arts, turning the property into an artist colony, modelled after Roycroft in East Aurora, New York, a centre of the Arts and Crafts movement. By the time of the Second World War it had become The Guild of All Arts. Across their property, the Clarks built homes and workshops for artists, such as The Studio, assembled out of a garage and a stable from different parts of the grounds; the Clarks began collecting architectural elements from demolished buildings and erecting them in the gardens of the Guild as follies.

In 1934, the Clarks bought Corycliff, a house on five acres of property near the Bluffs, from the artist Rody Kenny Courtice. Over time, the Clarks bought surrounding farms; the property amounted to 500 acres, bounded by Lake Ontario to Kingston Road, from Livingston Road to Galloway Road. As more people were attracted to the artistic community on the bluffs, the Clarks made additions to the Guild in 1941 and 1942, after which the Government of Canada leased the property as a base for the Women's Royal Naval Service, called HMCS Bytown II, following the conclusion of hostilities in Europe, retained it until 1947 as Scarborough Hall, a hospital for the treatment of nervous disorders in military personnel; the house was returned to the Clarks. However, six years the couple were forced by rising property taxes to sell 400 acres of their land to developers. Spencer Clark oversaw the planning of the area. After the demolition of New Fort York, Spencer Clark arranged for the transfer of the barracks' gates to the intersection of Kingston Road and Guildwood Parkway, the entrance to Guildwood Village.

On the remaining 90 acres around the Guild itself, the Clarks continued collecting and adding to their array of architectural remnants, as Victorian, Beaux-Arts, Gothic Revival buildings throughout the city were pulled down to make way for Toronto's post-war growth and new attitudes towards planning. Altogether, pieces of more than 60 structures were amassed, from buildings such as the Toronto Bank Building and the home of Sir Frederick Banting, as well as various pieces of artwork, including 14 by Sorel Etrog; the Guild Inn proved so popular as a lakeside resort and artisans' community that in 1965 a six storey, 100 room addition and a swimming pool were added, plus further renovations in 1968. In 1978, the Government of Ontario and Metropolitan Toronto purchased the Guild Inn and property for CA$8.2 million and continued its operation as a hotel. Spencer Clark continued to run the Inn until 1984 when Metro formed a Board of Management was formed to oversee operations. At the time, the Metropolitan Toronto and Region Conservation Authority was given control over the park lands and Bluffs frontage.

Clark himself had overseen shoreline protection measures and the Conservation Authority was to preserve and manage those. Delta Hotels was contracted to manage the hotel. Clark died in 1986 and CN Hotels was approached in 1987 to take over the property. In 1988, CN Hotels was sold, their lease was not renewed. In 1988, Giant Step Realty signed a 99-year lease on the Inn. Giant Step had big plans for the site, including the conversion from 96 rooms to 437 rooms, removal of mature forest and architectural remnants. A new west wing was planned to be ten stories with 204 suites, a cultural centre and a conference centre. Guildwood Parkway would have to be widened to four lanes; the plan was opposed by the Guildwood Village Community Association. Metro Toronto and Scarborough rejected the plan, rejecting the zoning amendment needed for it to proceed. In 1993, Giant Step closed the Inn after neglecting Inn. Metro Toronto Parks took over and Ifield Hotel Association took over management. In 1999, the park was designated a heritage property by the Heritage Canada Foundation.

The inn's fortunes declined. By 2001, the hotel and restaurant were closed, leaving only the park remaining open to the public, while new tenants were sought. A non-profit group called Artscape approached the c

Clwt-y-bont

Clwt-y-bont is a village in Gwynedd, lying just to the south of Deiniolen. The two villages form one urban unit. Both were built in the early 19th century to house workers in the Dinorwig slate quarry, both suffered when the quarry was closed in 1969; the Welsh word clwt means "patch" and bont means "bridge". Both Clwt y bont and Deiniolen were built in the early 19th century to house workers in the Dinorwig slate quarry. Houses include single terraces from the 1830s. Clwt y Bont seems unplanned, has the short terraces built into the slope typical of early Gwynedd industrial settlement; the plan was dictated by the line of the 1825 Dinorwic Railway. After the 1860s few new buildings were erected until social housing was built in the 1940s. In 1870 the village was part of the parish of Llanddeiniolen. Most of the inhabitants were employed by the Dinorwig-slate quarries; the novelist Ann Harriet Hughes married a doctor in Clwt-y-bont. The large Pentre Helen Housing Estate was built in the late 1930s, had the effect of linking Deiniolen and Clwt y Bont into one village.

The economy suffered badly when the Dinorwic Quarry was closed in 1969. The locations of some of the mills are still visible, some of the larger ones are still in use as workshops. There are other facilities in the village; the Libanus chapel, its sister chapel Sardis, are affiliated to the Baptist Union of Wales and are under the pastoral care of the minister of Capel Penuel in Bangor. There are many sites for boulder climbers on the hillside between the Fachwen road and Clwt y Bont

Robert Francis Peckham

Robert Francis Peckham was a United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the Northern District of California. Born in San Francisco, Peckham attended Yale University and received an Artium Baccalaureus degree from Stanford University in 1941 and a Bachelor of Laws from Stanford Law School in 1945, he was in private practice in Palo Alto and Sunnyvale, California from 1946 to 1948. He was an Assistant United States Attorney of the Northern District of California from 1948 to 1953, he was the Chief Assistant of the Criminal Division from 1952 to 1953. He was again in private practice in Palo Alto and Sunnyvale from 1953 to 1959, he was a judge of the Superior Court of Santa Clara County, California from 1959 to 1966. He was Presiding Judge of that court from 1961 to 1963 and from 1965 to 1966. Peckham was nominated by President Lyndon B. Johnson on September 9, 1966, to the United States District Court for the Northern District of California, to a new seat created by 80 Stat. 75.

He was confirmed by the United States Senate on October 20, 1966, received his commission on November 3, 1966. He served as Chief Judge from 1976 to 1988, he assumed senior status on November 11, 1988. Peckham served in that capacity until his death on February 1993, in San Francisco. Peckham was the presiding judge for a lawsuit filed by minorities and women that charged the San Francisco Police Department with discrimination in hiring. In ruling in favor of the plaintiffs in 1979, he ordered the department to hire 50 percent minority applicants and 20 percent women for the next 10 years, he extended the order a decade after expressing "disappointment and sadness" at the department's progress. He issued an order in 1985 setting ground rules for the desegregation of the San Jose Unified School District. In a suit by a group of black parents against the California school system, he ruled in 1979 that I. Q. tests had a built-in bias against blacks. He prohibited their use statewide because he said they improperly classified some blacks as retarded.

He broadened this order in 1986 to forbid use of the tests to identify blacks as being "learning disabled" or to assess their learning disabilities. He withdrew the 1986 order in September 1992 after another group of black parents sued to allow their children to be given I. Q. tests to evaluate learning disabilities. He said further hearings were needed to decide whether a renewed ban was required to keep blacks from being misplaced in classes for the retarded. In 1985, Peckham issued an order for the desegregation of the San Jose Unified School District, he presided over the federal criminal prosecution of Larry Layton, a former member of the People's Temple cult, convicted of aiding and abetting in the murder of United States Representative Leo J. Ryan at a jungle airstrip in Guyana in November 1978. Hours after Mr. Ryan and four others were shot to death at an airstrip near Jonestown, the headquarters of the cult, the cult's leader, the Jim Jones, 912 of his followers died by poison and gunfire in mass killings and suicides.

Peckham sentenced Layton to life in prison, as well as to three concurrent terms of 15 years each in related charges. In 1990, the Robert F. Peckham Federal Building Courthouse in San Jose, California was named in Peckham's honor. Robert Francis Peckham at the Biographical Directory of Federal Judges, a public domain publication of the Federal Judicial Center. "The honorable Robert F. Peckham, 1920-1993: oral history transcripts: his legal and judicial life", Regional Oral History Office University of California, The Bancroft Library Berkeley, Northern California U. S. District Court Oral History Series

The A-Team (season 5)

The fifth and final season of the action-adventure television series The A-Team premiered in the United States on NBC on September 26, 1986, concluded on March 8, 1987, consisting of 13 episodes. Robert Vaughn and Eddie Velez joined the cast in this season. At the beginning of this season, a remixed version of The A-Team theme song was used; the opening credits were changed in this season, which consisted of scenes taken from "Dishpan Man", "Trial by Fire", "Firing Line", Season 3's "Timber", Season 4's feature length two part episode "Judgment Day", "The Sound of Thunder", Season 5's "Quarterback Sneak". George Peppard as Lieutenant Colonel/Colonel John "Hannibal" Smith Dirk Benedict as First Lieutenant Templeton "Faceman" Peck Dwight Schultz as Captain H. M. Murdock Eddie Velez as Frankie "Dishpan Man" Santana Mr. T as Sergeant First Class Bosco Albert "B. A." Baracus Robert Vaughn as Hunt Stockwell After the last four seasons, ratings had started going down for the show since it had been "wash and repeat" for several years, with repeating problems that clients presented them with.

A change was made in an effort to bring ratings back up by changing the A-Team's reason for being on missions, as well as introducing a new member to the team. The running gag of Face springing Murdock from the mental hospital was dropped, with Murdock declared sane and out looking for a job; the A-Team now resided in a safe house in Virginia, although Murdock continued to live separately in an apartment. Now under the command of the mysterious General Stockwell, the team was now working for the government on top secret missions that the U. S. could not send their own agents in on. New running gags involved Frankie and Face questioning Stockwell's methods, Frankie arguing with B. A. over transportation between countries, Hannibal going against Stockwell's orders