Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Drama Series

This is a list of winners and nominees of the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Drama Series, since its institution in 1951. The award is cited as one of the "main awards" at the Emmys ceremonies. Since its institution in 1951 the award has changed names many times in its history, it was first called Best Dramatic Show from 1951 to 1954 Best Dramatic Series in 1955 and 1956. In 1957, no specific award for drama was given, but in 1958 the category was split into two separate categories, Best Dramatic Anthology Series, Best Dramatic Series with Continuing Characters with a winner selected from each category; the following year, the category was differently split into two separate categories, Best Dramatic Series – Less Than One Hour. In 1960, the name was changed yet again to Outstanding Program Achievement in the Field of Drama. In 1966, it had its sixth name change to Outstanding Dramatic Outstanding Series-Drama. In 1988, Rumpole of the Bailey was nominated in the Outstanding Miniseries category but the Academy ruled that the nomination was not valid a few days and allowed the program to compete in the Outstanding Drama Series category.

Since 2000, every single winner has been a serial drama: The West Wing, The Sopranos, Lost, 24, Mad Men, Breaking Bad, Game of Thrones, The Handmaid's Tale. Since the advent of Hill Street Blues in 1981, every winner has had some serialized arcs with the exception of Law & Order; the majority of these shows have won between their fifth seasons. Only two shows' Sixth seasons have won: The Sopranos and Game of Thrones, two shows' Seventh seasons have won: Law & Order and Game of Thrones and one show's Eighth season has won: Game of Thrones; the following tables, divided by decade, display the winners and nominees of the "Drama Series" award, according to the Primetime Emmy Awards database: Golden Globe Award for Best Television Series – Drama Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series Critics' Choice Television Award for Best Drama Series Primetime Emmy® Awards Primetime Emmy® Awards History Database

Itasca station

Itasca is a station on Metra's Milwaukee District/West in Itasca, Illinois. The station is 21.0 miles away from the eastern terminus of the line. In Metra's zone-based fare system, Itasca is in zone E. Itasca Station is located near the Itasca Country Club. Daily parking is available for $1.50 per day along the south side of the tracks along Irving Park Road near Willow Street, Schiller Street between 1st and Rush Streets. Permit parking is on the north side of the tracks on the corner of Maple Streets. Permits cost $50 for residents of Itasca and $75 for non-residents. Pace "Route 616 – Rosemont/Itasca Limited". Chicago: Pace Suburban Bus Service. Metra – Stations – Itasca station Station House from Google Maps Street View

Robert Armitage (Royal Navy officer)

Robert Selby Armitage, sometimes known as Robert Selby, won both the George Cross and George Medal for his bomb disposal work during the Second World War, one of only eight people to have been awarded both. The son of the Rev. Philip Armitage and his wife Elizabeth Christina Armitage, née Marshall, he was born in Birling in Kent on 28 March 1905 and educated at Rugby School and Trinity College, Cambridge. On 28 September 1938 he married Frances Bland Tucker, he defused unexploded bombs during the blitz in notably a mine that fell on Orpington in Kent. The mine had come to rest in a tree and he climbed a ladder to defuse it, offering no chance of escape if the fuse had been triggered, his George Cross was gazetted in the London Gazette on 27 December 1940, he was invested on 24 May 1941 at the medal's first investiture ceremony. He was one of four recipients: one civilian and one each from the Navy and Air Force. In 1940, he commanded a small coaster at the evacuation of the British Army from Dunkirk.

His George Medal, gazetted on 15 February 1944, was for mine disposal work at Corton Sands, Suffolk on 15 June 1942 while serving in HMS Vernon. On 26 May 1982, at his home in Nettlebed, Oxfordshire, he shot his wife, wounding her and killed himself. Armitage was a nephew of Robert Armitage, great nephew of Edward Armitage and Thomas Rhodes Armitage, third cousin of Edward Leathley Armitage