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Natalie Wood

Natalie Wood was a Russian-American actress who began her career in film as a child and became a Hollywood star as a young adult. Wood received three Oscar nominations before she was 25, she began acting in films at age 4 and was given a co-starring role at age 8 in Miracle on 34th Street. As a teenager, she earned a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her performance in Rebel Without a Cause, followed by a role in John Ford's The Searchers, she starred in the musical films West Side Story and Gypsy, she received nominations for the Academy Award for Best Actress for her performances in Splendor in the Grass and Love with the Proper Stranger. Her career continued with films such as Sex and the Single Girl, Inside Daisy Clover, Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice. Wood was born in San Francisco to Russian immigrant parents. During the 1970s, she began a hiatus from film and had two children with husband Robert Wagner, whom she married and remarried after divorcing her second husband.

She appeared in only three films throughout the decade, but did act in several television productions, including a remake of the film From Here to Eternity for which she received a Golden Globe Award. Her films represented Hollywood films in general. Critics have suggested that Wood's cinematic career represents a portrait of modern American womanhood in transition, as she was one of the few to include both child roles and roles of middle-aged characters. Wood drowned off Catalina Island on November 29, 1981, at age 43; the events surrounding her death have been explained by conflicting witness statements, prompting the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department under the instruction of the coroner's office to list her cause of death as "drowning and other undetermined factors" in 2012. In 2018, Robert Wagner was named as a person of interest in the ongoing investigation into her death. Natalie Wood was born Natalia Nikolaevna Zakharenko in San Francisco, the daughter of Russian immigrant parents Nikolai Stepanovich Zakharenko and Maria Stepanovna Zakharenko.

Her father was born in Vladivostok into a poor family of Stepan Zakharenko, a chocolate factory worker who joined the anti-Bolshevik civilian forces during the Russian Civil War. Her grandfather was killed in 1918 in a street fight between White Russian soldiers. After that, his wife and her three sons fled to their relatives in Montreal, they moved to San Francisco, where Nikolai worked as a day laborer and carpenter. Natalia's mother was born in Barnaul, her father Stepan Zudilov owned candle factories, as well as an estate outside the city. With the start of the civil war, his family left Russia, resettling as refugees in the Chinese city of Harbin. Maria had a daughter, Olga. Natalie liked to describe her family as having been either gypsies or landowning aristocrats in Russia. In her youth, her mother had dreamed of becoming ballet dancer. Natalie and her sisters were raised Russian Orthodox; as an adult, she stated, "I'm Russian, you know." She spoke both Russian with an American accent. Biographer Warren Harris wrote that under the family's "needy circumstances", her mother may have transferred her ambitions to her middle daughter, Natalia.

Her mother would take Natalia to the movies as as she could: "Natalie's only professional training was watching Hollywood child stars from her mother's lap," notes Harris. Wood would recall this time, "My mother used to tell me that the cameraman who pointed his lens out at the audience at the end of the Paramount newsreel was taking my picture. I smile like he was going to make me famous or something. I believed everything my mother told me."Shortly after Natalia was born in San Francisco, her family moved to Santa Rosa. Natalia was noticed by members of a crew during a film shoot in downtown Santa Rosa, her mother soon moved the family to Los Angeles. After Natalia started acting as a child, David Lewis and William Goetz, studio executives at RKO Radio Pictures, changed her name to "Natalie Wood", in reference to director Sam Wood. Wood's younger sister, Svetlana Gurdin, was born in Santa Monica after the move. Now known as Lana Wood, she became an actress. A few weeks before her fifth birthday, Wood made her film debut as a character actress in a fifteen-second scene in the film Happy Land.

Despite the brief part, she attracted the notice of Irving Pichel. He remained in contact with Wood's family for two years; the director telephoned Wood's mother and asked her to bring her daughter to Los Angeles for a screen test. Wood's mother became so excited that she "packed the whole family off to Los Angeles to live," writes Harris. Wood's father opposed the idea, but his wife's "overpowering ambition to make Natalie a star" took priority. According to Wood's younger sister, Pichel "discovered her and wanted to adopt her."Wood seven years old, got the part. She played a post-World War II German orphan, opposite Orson Welles as Wood's guardian, Claudette Colbert, in Tomorrow Is Forever; when Wood was unable to cry on cue, her mother tore a butterfly to pieces in front of her to ensure she would sob for a scene. Welles said that Wood was a born professional, "so good, she was terrifying." After Wood acted in another film directed by Pichel, her mother signed her with 20th Century Fox studio for her first

Sonia Ben Ammar

Sonia Ben Ammar is a French fashion model and singer known mononymously as SONIA. Her first music video for the single "Joyride" premiered on Billboard on 26 September 2019, hinting at an upcoming EP release. PAPER Magazine revealed another track, "Games," on 29 October 2019, announcing that her four-track debut EP will be released on 8 November 2019. Ben Ammar was born to film producer Tarak Ben Ammar and actress Beata Ben Ammar, her father is half French and half Tunisian and her mother is from Poland. Ben Ammar played minor roles in the film Jappeloup and the stage musical 1789: Les Amants de la Bastille, she graduated from the American School of Paris and started attending the University of Southern California in fall 2017. In 2016, Ben Ammar signed with IMG Models and has since modeled for Dolce & Gabbana, Miu Miu, Carolina Herrera, Nina Ricci and Chanel, she has appeared in magazines such as Vanity Fair, Harper's Bazaar Arabia, L'Officiel. Media related to Sonia Ben Ammar at Wikimedia Commons

California (Delta Spirit song)

"California" is a song by American indie rock band Delta Spirit from their 2012 self-titled album. Written by the band and released as a single two months prior to the album's release, it earned the band some of its first radio airplay and television appearances. A music video for the song was filmed and released in 2012. "California" was written by Kelly Winrich about his girlfriend on the East Coast, while he was living in California, after troubles and difficulties they "Called it quits". He wrote the song soon after." AbsolutePunk's Gregory Robson described the song as "Placid and painstakingly honest, it represents Delta Spirit at their best." In May 2012, Delta Spirit performed the song on Jimmy Kimmel Live! In May 2012, Delta Spirit was chosen as San Diego's 91X's local artist of the month, with the station highlighting the success of the song. Subsequently, California was chosen as a "Song du Jour" on San Diego's 91X and has remained in occasional rotation since then. A music video for "California" was released in early 2012 with the tagline "Being young is way more fun than being old, being a punk is way more fun than being a square."

The clip features young friends riding in the back of a pickup truck, hanging out at a bar, attending a rock concert. In December 2013, the song was featured in the American Dad! Season 9 episode 06 "Independent Movie." Watch the "California" video on YouTube Lyrics of this song at MetroLyrics

Edward Flynn (boxer)

Edward Loring "Eddie" Flynn was an American boxer who won the Gold medal in the 1932 Summer Olympics as a welterweight. He was a member of the Loyola Wolf Pack boxing team, he was died in Tampa, Florida. Flynn was the U. S. amateur champion in both 1931 and 1932. In 1932, he won the gold medal in the welterweight class after winning the final against Erich Campe. After his gold medal in Los Angeles, he fought professionally, compiling a record of 14-1. Flynn was drafted into the armed services in 1935, remaining in uniform until the end of World War II, he graduated from Loyola's dental school and is listed as "Dr. Eddie Flynn" as a member of the Greater New Orleans Sports Hall of Fame. Below are the boxing results of Edward Flynn who represented the United States in the welterweight division at the 1932 Los Angeles Olympics: Round of 16: defeated Luis Sardella on points Quarterfinal: defeated Dick Barton on points Semifinal: defeated Dave McCleave on points Final: defeated Erich Campe on points Evans, Hilary.

"Eddie Flynn". Olympics at Sports Reference LLC. Professional boxing record for Edward Flynn from BoxRec 1932 Loyola Wolf Yearbook Loyola Hall of Fame Greater New Orleans Hall of Fame Florida Sports Hall of Fame Florida Boxing Hall of Fame

Guerrilla Gourmet

Guerrilla Gourmet is an Irish television series broadcast on RTÉ One. The series features professional chefs from various backgrounds, such as Dylan McGrath and Kevin Dundon, who each take on a new challenge; each episode sees a different chef try to construct a temporary "guerrilla restaurant" out of nothing, taking on the task of locating a premises, composing a menu, cooking the food to serve to the customers and finding the actual customers themselves. The six-part series began broadcasting on 11 February 2008 at 20:30. Locations featured include the Royal Hospital Kilmainham and the Rock of Cashel; the first episode featured Kevin Dundon. He features on The Afternoon Show and both owns and manages Dunbrody Country House Hotel in County Wexford alongside his wife Catherine. Dundon establishes a restaurant in Saint Saviour's Boxing Club in Waterford. Four of the fifty members of the boxing club prepare the food, including pigeon and tomato and poitín soup, in the temporary kitchen; the second episode features Denis Cotter.

He is described as a "vegetarian icon" and "hero to non-meat eaters", beginning his career as a banker before quitting to form his own restaurant business. In 1993 he opened his award-winning Café Paradiso restaurant in Cork. Cotter's challenge sees him construct a "Gary Larson-esque world where he turns reality inside out" – he establishes a vegetarian restaurant in Bandon Mart to attract local beef farmers to try his vegetarian options. Cotter has a fear of cattle; the third episode features Kevin Thornton. He is described as a "gastronomic legend" in Ireland, he has a Michelin star restaurant and is fond of photography and scuba diving. His family includes two sons and two grandchildren. Thornton chooses to house his temporary restaurant at the Rock of Cashel in County Tipperary, having grown up in the area as a child, he cooks rabbit and sea urchins for twenty-eight people without the use of electricity. The fourth episode features Anita Thoma, she has spent much of her adult life engaged in the process of cooking, but only set up her own business in Dublin, Il Primo.

Her father emigrated to Ireland from Switzerland in the 1940s. She is described as being in possession of a Mediterranean menu and "personally sourced" Tuscan wines, she blends food with performance so takes her temporary restaurant to Fossett's Circus. The fifth episode features Dan Mullane, he is from County Limerick. He grows his ingredients in his own vegetable garden, he attended catering college after school and emphasisies "hospitality and the personal touch". He says. Having boarded in Blackrock College in Dublin, Mullane returns there with his temporary restaurant; the sixth and final episode features Dylan McGrath. He owns Mint in Dublin, he was brought up in West Belfast before attending catering college. His cooking style is that of an artist and he is known to serve his food in darkness so that his guests can "hone their taste buds". McGrath chooses a dark room in the Royal Hospital Kilmainham in Dublin as his temporary restaurant venue. One week after filming he received his first Michelin star and achieved further fame when he was involved in a fight with fellow chef, Kevin Dundon, on the live television chat show Tubridy Tonight.

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Gilkey Bridge

The Gilkey Bridge is a covered bridge in Linn County in the U. S. state of Oregon. It was added to the National Register of Historic Places as Thomas Creek – Gilkey Covered Bridge in 1987. Carrying Goar Road, the bridge crosses Thomas Creek about 3.5 miles southwest of Scio. Gilkey Bridge and a covered railroad bridge next to it crossed the creek at the former community of Gilkey. Gilkey was a station on the Southern Pacific Railway line between Shelburn; the station, established in 1880, was named for William Gilkey. Allen Gilkey settled nearby; the bridge, 120 feet long, was constructed in 1939. Damaged by an overloaded vehicle in 1997, it was closed for repairs reopened to traffic in 1998; the bridge was rehabilitated in 2017 in a $1.6 million project. List of bridges on the National Register of Historic Places in Oregon List of Oregon covered bridges Media related to Gilkey Bridge at Wikimedia Commons