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Patrick Sercu

Patrick Sercu was a Belgian cyclist, active on the road and track between 1961 and 1983. On track, he won the gold medal in the 1 km time trial at the 1964 Summer Olympics, as well as three world titles in the sprint, in 1963, 1967 and 1969. On the road, he earned the green jersey in the 1974 Tour de France. Sercu is the record holder for the number of six-day track race victories, having won 88 events out of 223 starts between 1961 and 1983, he won six stages at the Tour de France and eleven stages at the Giro d'Italia. In 1962, aged 18, Sercu won his first national titles, in the madison events. Two years he was the star attraction at the Manchester Wheelers' Club Race Meet at the Fallowfield track in Manchester. After retiring from competitions Sercu became organizer of road races and director of the Six Days of Ghent and the former Six Days of Hasselt. Sercu died on 19 April 2019, aged 74. Olympic kilometre 1964 World Championships sprint 1963, 1967, 1969 500 m flying start record: 1964 Kilometre standing start record: 1964, 1972 Kilometre flying start record: 1967, 1973 European omnium champion: 11 wins European madison champion: six wins European derny champion: one win National sprint champion: seven wins National omnium champion: 15 wins National madison champion: 14 wins National derny champion: one win Flanders road champion: 1972 West Flanders road champion: 1975 Tour of Sardinia: 1970 Cagliari-Sassari: 1972 Kuurne–Brussels–Kuurne: 1977 Criterium Zolder: 1965 Criterium Bourcefranc: 1966 Criterium Tortoretto: 1971 Criterium Lignano 1972 Criterium Rouergue: 1974 Criterium Nantes: 1976 Criterium Mol: 1980 Criterium Hank: 1978 Memorial Tom Simpson: 1967 Grand Prix de la Banque: 1971 Grand Prix Union de Dortmund: 1979 Circuit of Central Flanders: 1968 Circuit de la Vallée de la Lys: 1969 Circuit des 11 Villes: 1973 Circuit of the Flemish Ardennes: 1975 Circuit du port de Dunkerque: 1975 Circuit des Régions Frontières: 1978 Circuit of South-West Flanders: 1980 6 stages Tour de France 11 stages Giro d'Italia Points Tour de France: 1974 Points Tour Méditerranéen: 1977 Points Dauphiné Libéré: 1977 1964 – Solo-Superia 1964 – Bertin-Porter 39-Milremo 1965 – Solo-Superia 1966 – Solo-Superia 1967 – Flandria-Declerck 1968 – Faema 1969 – Faema 1970 – Dreher 1971 – Dreher 1972 – Dreher 1973 – Brooklyn 1974 – Brooklyn 1975 – Brooklyn 1976 – Brooklyn 1977 – FIAT France 1978 – Marc-Zeepcentrale-Superia 1979 – Marc-Zeepcentrale-Superia 1980 – Marc-Carlos-VRD 1981 – IWC-IMEX 1982 – IWC-IMEX 1983 – IMEX-Neuhaus

HMS Dauntless (D45)

HMS Dauntless was a Danae-class light cruiser of the Royal Navy. She was built by Palmers Shipbuilding and Iron Company of Jarrow, launched on 10 April 1918 and commissioned on 22 November 1918; the Danae class mounted an extra 6 inch gun and a heavier torpedo armament, compared with their predecessors, the C-class cruiser. The class had larger low revolution propellers for greater efficiency. Dauntless herself was completed with a large hangar under her bridge, removed in 1920. Completed too late to see action in the First World War, in 1919 she was assigned to operate in the Baltic Sea against the Bolshevik revolutionaries in Russia, she was on detached service in the West Indies. Following this assignment she was attached to the 1st Light Cruiser Squadron of the Atlantic Fleet for the following five years. Dauntless was a member of the Cruise of the Special Service Squadron known as the'Empire Cruise', of 1923/24. Following this tour, she went with the squadron to the Mediterranean for the next few years.

In May 1928 Dauntless was assigned to the North America and West Indies Station. She ran aground on 2 July 1928 on the Thrum Cap Shoal, 5 nautical miles off Halifax, Nova Scotia and was badly damaged, suffering the breach of her engine room and of one of her boiler rooms, she was abandoned by most of the officers remaining on board. Subsequently all of her guns and torpedo tubes and much of her other equipment had to be removed to lighten her, she was refloated on 11 July 1928 and towed off by her sister ship HMS Despatch and a number of tugs. She was reduced to the reserve. In 1930 she was transferred back to the West Indies Station. During 1931-1933 she served with the South American Division, in 1934 she relieved the cruiser Curlew in the Mediterranean and was reassigned to the 3rd Cruiser Squadron. In 1935 she returned to Britain to be paid off into the reserve. On the outbreak of the Second World War, Dauntless was recommissioned and joined the 9th Cruiser Squadron with the South Atlantic Command.

In December, the squadron, including Dauntless, was transferred to the China Station, in March 1940 Dauntless operated as a unit of the British Malaya Force while in the Indian Ocean. She operated off Batavia, keeping watch on German merchant ships in the Dutch East Indies harbours. On 15 June 1941 she collided with the cruiser Emerald off Malacca and had to put into Singapore for repairs, that were completed on 15 August. In February 1942 Dauntless returned to Britain, underwent a refit at Portsmouth. Following this, she was transferred to the Eastern Fleet, in November was docked in the Selborne dry dock at Simonstown, South Africa, until January 1943, she was used as a training ship, in February 1945 was again reduced to the reserve. She was sold to be broken up for scrap on 13 February 1946, in April that year was broken up at the yards of Thos W Ward, of Inverkeithing. Colledge, J. J.. Ships of the Royal Navy: The Complete Record of all Fighting Ships of the Royal Navy. London: Chatham Publishing.

ISBN 978-1-86176-281-8. Zolandez, Thomas. "Question 6/01: Japanese WW II Spy". Warship International. XLI: 33–34. ISSN 0043-0374. Ships of the Danae-class HMS Dauntless 1930–1932 at HMS Dauntless arrives in Portsmouth after repairs. Newsreel from Pathé News, 1929 "Royal Navy Log Books - HMS Dauntless". Retrieved 22 December 2013. transcription of ship's logbooks January to December 1919

Emanon (Wayne Shorter album)

Emanon is a three-disc album by American jazz musician Wayne Shorter. The album was released on September 14, 2018 via Blue Note label, containing both studio and live recordings. Emanon was a physical-only release available in two versions—a Standard Edition that includes three CDs with the graphic novel, a Deluxe Edition that packages three vinyl LPs and three CDs with the graphic novel enclosed in a hardcover slipcase; as on January 26, 2019, the album had been added to streaming service Spotify. "Emanon" is a title taken from a Dizzy Gillespie and Milton Shaw composition "Noname" spelled backward. The album is Shorter’s first in five years; the set is accompanied by a 74-page graphic novel created by Shorter together with writer Monica Sly and artist Randy DuBurke, whose career includes work for DC Comics. The book is a futuristic fantasy supported by Shorter’s philosophy of art, it tells the story of a “rogue philosopher” named Emanon who travels among worlds, spreading a message of truth and empowerment and fighting against the powers of evil.

In his biography Shorter, a practicing Buddhist, explained "At this point I’m looking to express eternity in composition". Disc 1 was recorded in New York City and Casco Viejo, Panama in 2016 and features the Shorter’s quartet in a studio session with the 34-piece Orpheus Chamber Orchestra. Discs 2 and 3 were recorded live in the Barbican Centre, London, as a follow-up project of his previous album Without a Net. Wayne Shorter and Don Was produced the release. At Metacritic, which assigns a weighted mean rating out of 100 to reviews from mainstream critics, the album received an average score of 79, based on nine reviews, which indicates "generally favorable reviews". Larry Blumenfeld of The Wall Street Journal stated "Mr. Shorter’s music has always demanded alternate routes and suggested parallel worlds—it implies a multiverse of sorts; this package frames such ideas with splendor, elevating his stature in unexpected ways". Chris Pearson of The Times wrote "By now we should have learnt to trust Wayne Shorter, the great saxophonist whose credits stretch back to Miles Davis and Weather Report.

Still, one trembles at the prospect of his latest project, a triple orchestral album swimming in armchair philosophy, cod sociology and sci-fi and accompanied by a comic book. It wait -- come back. It’s brilliantly beautiful". John Fordham of The Guardian added "If newcomers discover Shorter via this luxurious multimedia package Emanon will have done its job – but the music here is all that it takes". John Garratt of PopMatters noted "We can't go handing great reviews to Wayne Shorter just because he's Wayne Shorter. With Emanon, he has". At the 61st Grammy Awards, Emanon won the Best Jazz Instrumental Album category. All tracks written by Wayne Shorter, except She Moves Through The Fair - Traditional, arrangement Shorter. Disc 1 Recorded by the Wayne Shorter Quartet with Orpheus Chamber Orchestra at Avatar Studios, New York, at Danilo's Jazz Club, American Trade Hotel, Casco Viejo, Panama. Disc 2 Recorded by the Wayne Shorter Quartet live at The Barbican, London, UK. Disc 3 Recorded by the Wayne Shorter Quartet live at The Barbican, London, UK.

John Patituccibass Brian Bladedrums Danilo Perezpiano Wayne Shorter – tenor saxophone, soprano saxophone

Take It All (Nine song)

"Take It All" is a song written by Maury Yeston for the 2009 musical film Nine, a film adaptation of the musical Nine. The song is performed by Luisa Contini, it was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Original Song at the 82nd Academy Awards. The official music video for the song has over 1,2 million views on YouTube; the song was "one of the new songs written expressly for the film". Composer Maury Yeston gave some insight into the song's production: “Take It All” is a far grittier and more captivating song in which we’ve got a woman putting her foot down and walking out on a man. More than that, she’s visiting upon him a man’s worst nightmare, seeing his wife ravaged by another, and so she regains her self-respect and devastates him. It features the cliched language of stripping and suddenly, “Do you want my soul?” And a gear turns. It was Nine director. I think. In an interview with The Daily Mail, Cotillard explained more about the character's personality and motivation: Luisa keeps things inside - she's an actress, too.'She has things inside her that have to come out.

The anger is everything but sexy: it's fury, it's sadness, so my reference was her pain.' Luisa Contiti sings about how she has given everything - her body and soul - to Guido and feels drained. The Daily Mail says "Guido's fantasies have turned into nightmares and Take It All is how he imagines his wife taking her revenge on him." ReelViews wrote "The film's most powerful song, "Take It All," is delivered by Marion Cotillard with a level of passion and intensity that surpasses any non-singing moment". The site suggestion that the desire to retain a PG-13 rating "restrained Marshall from taking a few of the numbers a little further The Daily Mail describes it as a "killer new song"

Regius Professor of Laws (Dublin)

The Regius Professorship of Laws is a professorship at Trinity College Dublin. The Regius Professor of Laws is one of the oldest chairs at Trinity College Dublin, having been founded in 1668. Professor Mark Bell has held the post since July 2015. In 1761, a second Regius Professorship was introduced by George III, the Regius Chair of Feudal and English Law; this chair would be continuously occupied until it was merged with the Regius Professor of Laws in 1934. Henry Styles, 1668 George Brown, 1686 John Barton, 1693 Benjamin Pratt, 1704 John Elwood, 1710 Robert Shawe, 1740 John Forster, 1743 Brabazon Disney, 1747 John Whittingham, 1749 Francis Stoughton Sullivan, 1750 Patrick Duigenan, 1766 Michael Kearney, 1776 James Drought, 1778 Henry Dabzac, 1779 John Forsayeth, 1782 Gerald FitzGerald, 1783 Arthur Browne, 1785 Francis Hodgkinson, 1810 Christopher Edmund Allen, 1817 Richard MacDonnell, 1840 Henry Wray, 1841 John Lewis Moore, 1844 John Anster, 1850 Thomas E. Webb, 1867 Henry Brougham Leech, 1888 Charles Francis Bastable, 1908, retired 1932 Samuel Lombard Brown, 1934 Vacant, 1939–44Frances Elizabeth Moran, 1944 Vincent Thomas Hyginus Delany, 1963...

Robert Francis Vere Heuston, 1970 Paul O'Higgins, 1984... John Waters William Binchy, 1992 Mark Bell, 2015 Francis Stoughton Sullivan, 1761 Patrick Palmer, 1766 Patrick Duigenan, 1776 Philip Cecil Crampton, 1817 Samuel Mountifort Longfield, 1834 Edmund Thomas Bewley, 1884 George Vaughan Hart, 1890 James Sinclair Baxter, 1909 1934 fused with Regius Professor of Law

Cedar Hill, Missouri

Cedar Hill is an unincorporated community and census-designated place in Jefferson County, United States. The population was 1,721 at the 2010 census. A post office called Cedar Hill has been in operation since 1868; the community was named for cedar trees near the elevated town site. Cedar Hill is located in northwestern Jefferson County at 38°21′22″N 90°38′30″W, it is 32 miles southwest of downtown St. Louis. Missouri Route 30, a four-lane highway, runs through the western side of the CDP, leading northeast into St. Louis and west 22 miles to St. Clair. According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 2.3 square miles, all land. The Big River, a northward-flowing tributary of the Meramec River, forms the southern and western limits of the CDP, the community is the site of an old mill and dam; as of the census of 2000, there were 1,703 people, 627 households, 465 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 741.6 people per square mile. There were 657 housing units at an average density of 286.1/sq mi.

The racial makeup of the CDP was 97.89% White, 0.06% African American, 0.82% Native American, 0.18% Asian, 0.35% from other races, 0.70% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.82% of the population. There were 627 households out of which 38.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.5% were married couples living together, 11.5% had a female householder with no husband present, 25.7% were non-families. 19.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.0% had someone living alone, 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.72 and the average family size was 3.11. In the CDP, the population was spread out with 27.2% under the age of 18, 9.9% from 18 to 24, 30.0% from 25 to 44, 24.7% from 45 to 64, 8.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females, there were 97.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 95.1 males. The median income for a household in the CDP was $35,481, the median income for a family was $43,214.

Males had a median income of $40,160 versus $21,074 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $15,599. About 5.7% of families and 12.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 6.1% of those under age 18 and 8.8% of those age 65 or over