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November (2004 film)

November is a 2004 American psychological thriller film first screened at the 2004 Sundance Film Festival. It stars Courteney Cox as Sophie, a photographer whose life begins to unravel following a traumatic incident on November 7 that involved her boyfriend, played by James LeGros; the film co-stars Michael Ealy, Nora Dunn, Anne Archer, Nick Offerman, Matthew Carey. The low-budget independent film was directed by Greg Harrison, written by Benjamin Brand and Harrison, produced by Danielle Renfrew and Gary Winick. Sony Pictures Classics released it to theaters in the United States on July 22, 2005, while its award-winning digital video photography was praised, many reviews criticised the film's story for being too ambiguous and derivative of other pictures. Critics have compared it to the work of film-makers such as M. Night Shyamalan. On the evening of November 7, photographer Sophie Jacobs and her attorney boyfriend Hugh go to dinner at a Chinese restaurant; as they travel home afterward, Sophie develops a craving for "something sweet" and stops their car at a convenience store.

While Hugh is in the store buying some chocolate for Sophie, an armed man arrives and holds up the store, shooting the store clerk, his son, Hugh dead. He runs away. Sophie sinks into a deep depression, cannot bring herself to erase Hugh's voice from their apartment's answering machine, she consults her psychiatrist, Dr. Fayn, about persistent headaches that she has been suffering from since his death, she tells Dr. Fayn that the headaches started to occur before the incident at the convenience store, that she had been having an affair with a co-worker, Jesse. After Hugh's death Sophie has dinner with her mother, Carol Jacobs, who accidentally knocks a glass over. During a college photography class that she teaches, Sophie sets up a slide projector for the students to showcase their best photographs. One slide in the slide show depicts the exterior of the convenience store on the evening of November 7. Sophie contacts Officer Roberts, the head of the investigation into the shootings at the convenience store, as puzzled as she is as to, responsible for the photos.

Sophie's headaches continue, she begins to hear strange noises coming from within her apartment building and mysterious voices on the phone. Officer Roberts discovers that the photo of the convenience store was paid for with Sophie's credit card; the film presents two more different versions of these events, Sophie must figure out, real before she loses grip on her sanity, her life. The second version suggests that Sophie was present at the shootings and was only spared because the shooter ran out of bullets, the third suggests both Sophie and Hugh were killed. In the words of Cox, her character "goes through three phases. First there's denial, she feels guilty and sad about the situation. She has to learn to accept it." According to Greg Harrison, the events in the film were Sophie's memories as she and Hugh lay dying on the floor of the convenience store: "Each movement of this memory was her process of coming to terms with the terrible trauma, that she was killed for no reason, it was some random act of violence she couldn’t confront".

He added he felt November was "open-ended" enough that he hoped viewers would "come up with the most beautiful stories themselves that are different from how I saw it." The film's original script was written by Benjamin Brand, who had written and sold several unproduced screenplays to studios. Brand had served as an assistant to producer Danielle Renfrew on the film Groove, which Greg Harrison had directed. Brand and Harrison were friends, were living in their hometown of San Francisco developing separate projects at "mini-major" studios which, according to Renfrew, were "wallowing in development hell". Brand read a newspaper story about a shooting during the robbery of a store, in which the robber had hidden the body of the proprietor behind the counter and taken the proprietor's place at the counter as customers came in. Inspired by the story and its setting, as well as experiences in his own life, Brand wrote a screenplay and presented it to Renfrew and Harrison, they were both impressed.

Brand and Harrison worked through several drafts of the script over the following six months. Harrison, who cited the "terrible, terrible" experience of coping with the death of a close friend as one of his personal inspirations for the film, focused their efforts on inserting a more profound element of emotion into the script. Once they and Renfrew were satisfied with their work, the group began pitching the project to various production companies. Renfrew consciously chose to avoid taking the project to major Hollywood studios such as 20th Century Fox or Warner Bros.. A breakthrough was achieved after a meeting with director Gary Winick, who had established a company in New York City called InDigEnt; the company specialised in backing low-budget films shot on digital video such as Personal Velocity and Pieces of April. Greg Harrison's debut film Groove had impressed executives at the company, John Sloss of Cinetic Media said, "November is the kind of sharp and invigorating material that has made InDigEnt what it is".

Before the development of the film, Harrison had cast actress Courteney Cox in a Garry Tr

Jeff Fischer (baseball)

Jeffrey Thomas Fischer is a former pitcher in Major League Baseball. He pitched in 6 games for the Montreal Expos and Los Angeles Dodgers in the 1989 seasons. Fischer was born in Florida. Fischer graduated from the University of Florida with a bachelor's degree in telecommunications in 1986. In 1984, he played collegiate summer baseball with the Falmouth Commodores of the Cape Cod Baseball League. Florida Gators List of Florida Gators baseball players Career statistics and player information from Baseball-Reference, or Baseball-Reference

Franz Benteler

Franz M. Benteler was a German-born American virtuoso violinist from Chicago, Illinois. A favorite of Chicago Mayor Richard J. Daley, Benteler was known as the "Ambassador of Music for Chicago". Benteler was born in Germany, to Franz Xavier Benteler and Maria, he immigrated to the United States with his parents on September 5, 1930, at the age of 5. His family first lived in New Jersey. Benteler began taking violin lessons at age 8 and arrived in Chicago at age 9, he attended Lane Technical High School's music program. In 1943, Benteler began studying at the Chicago Conservatory of Music on a two-year scholarship, he went on to earn a Bachelor of Master of Arts from the conservatory. For a year, beginning around 1946, Benteler had been first violinist for the San Antonio Symphony Orchestra, Then, in 1948, Benteler toured with Wayne King's Orchestra, covering 56 cities over 58 days. Benteler settled in Chicago as a professional musician, he played at the Old Heidelberg Restaurant in Chicago's Loop.

With his group The Royal Strings Orchestra, Benteler was known for playing at the Consort Room, the 16th floor restaurant at the Continental Plaza Hotel for 20 years, from 1963 to 1983. Benteler and his band performed for five US Presidents, they performed summertime concerts at Oak Brook Central Park. He retired in 2007. Benteler owned a 1701 Stradivarius violin. In 1997, he performed on a 1770 Maggini violin. In the 1950s, he performed on a 1775 Balestrieri violin, valued in 1957 at $15,000 USD. Benteler was married three times, he had been married to his co-performer, Jan Norris, a vocalist, from about 1958 to sometime in the mid-1970s. His last wife was Maria, whom he married in 1984. Benteler had six children: Eric Mark, Franz Brett, Adele Maria, Stefan Joseph, Christopher Franz, Kristine Diane. Franz Benteler died of a stroke in Illinois. Official website WFLD "The Best of Chicago" 1983 on YouTube

34 Bo├Âtis

34 Boötis is a single variable star in the northern constellation Boötes, located around 700 light years away from the Sun. At that distance, the visual magnitude of the star is diminished by an extinction of 0.49±0.02 due to interstellar dust. It has the variable star designation W Boötis; this object is visible to the naked eye as a faint, red-hued star with a baseline apparent visual magnitude of 4.80. It is moving away from the Earth with a heliocentric radial velocity of +5.6 km/s. This is an aging red giant star with a stellar classification of M3− III, which indicates it has exhausted the supply of hydrogen at its core and evolved off the main sequence branch, it is classified as a semiregular variable with a brightness that varies from magnitude +4.49 down to +5.4 with a period of 25 days, with some evidence of longer term variation and mode switching. The star is around a billion years old with 2.2 times the mass of the Sun and has expanded to 129 times the size of the Sun. It is radiating 2,802 times the luminosity of the Sun from its enlarged photosphere at an effective temperature of 3,691 K.

The parallax calculated in the new Hipparcos reduction is 4.63±0.28 mas, in Gaia Data Release 2 the parallax is given as 6.3168±0.2900 max. Each has a margin of error of about 5%, but they differ from each other by far more than 5%

Aan Milo Sajna

Aan Milo Sajna is a 1970 Hindi film written by Sachin Bhowmick, produced by Jagdish Kumar and directed by Mukul Dutt. The film stars Rajesh Khanna and Asha Parekh in the lead roles and the supporting cast included Vinod Khanna, Rajendra Nath and Nirupa Roy; the music is by Laxmikant Pyarelal with lyrics by Anand Bakshi. The film became a super hit at the box office and the song "Acha to Hum Chalte Hain" was a phenomenon; this film is counted among the 17 consecutive hit films of Rajesh Khanna between 1969 and 1971, by adding the two-hero films Marayada and Andaz to the 15 consecutive solo hits he gave from 1969 to 1971. During the interval of other films released in 1970, when the trailer for Aan Milo Sajna, used to be played, crowds would erupt as soon as Rajesh Khanna arrived on the screen. Widowed and ailing Savitri Choudhury lives a wealthy lifestyle along with her son, Anil, in a palatial mansion in India, she knows that Anil is only waiting for her to die so that he can inherit the wealth and refuses to give him any money.

The Diwan convinces Anil to mend his ways, get married, patch-up with his mom. Shortly thereafter, Anil does appear to have mended his ways, gets involved in charity, introduces a young woman named Deepali to his mom. Deepali moves into the mansion and looks after Savitri so much so that Savitri decides to make her the sole beneficiary of her estate. What Savitri does not know is that Anil has hired Deepali to act as his fiancée, that Deepali herself is not who she claims to be, is in love with a local horse-riding peasant, whose father was convicted of killing Savitri's husband, soon Ajit himself will be arrested by the Police for having an affair with and killing a woman named Sita. Rajesh Khanna - Ajit Asha Parekh - Varsha / Deepali Vinod Khanna - Anil Choudhary Nirupa Roy - Savitri Rajendra Nath - Muft Ram Mauji Mehmood Junior - Chicoo Shubha - Varsha's Friend Tarun Bose - Varsha's Father Sujit Kumar - Mohan Abhi Bhattacharya - Ramesh Indrani Mukherjee - Seeta Dulari Ajit's mother Chaman Puri as Diwan The musical score for the film was composed by Laxmikant-Pyarelal and the lyrics were written by Anand Bakshi.

Aan Milo Sajna on IMDb

Transport vessels for the British campaign against the Al Qasimi pirates (1819-20)

In 1819 the British government of India decided to mount an expedition to Ras Al Khaimah to suppress piracy in the Persian Gulf. A British memo of 1819 stated: The piratical enterprises of the Joasmi tribes and other Arab tribes in the Persian Gulf region had become so extensive and attended by so many atrocities on peaceful traders, that the Government of India at last determined that an expedition on a much larger and comprehensive scale than done before, should be undertaken for the destruction of the maritime force of these piratical tribes on the Gulf and that a new policy of bringing the tribes under British rule should be inaugurated. For the expedition the government engaged a number of merchant vessels to transport troops and ordnance stores. †:Register. They went on to destroy the fortifications and larger vessels of Umm Al Qawain, Fasht, Abu Hail, Dubai. Ten vessels that had taken shelter in Bahrain were destroyed; the Royal Navy suffered no casualties during the action. Citations References East-India register and directory Low, Charles Rathbone History of the Indian Navy:.

Phipps, John, A Collection of Papers Relative to Ship Building in India...: Also a Register Comprehending All the Ships... Built in India to the Present Time..... Wadia, R. A; the Bombay Dockyard and the Wadia Master Builders