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Province of Massa and Carrara

The Province of Massa-Carrara is a province in the Tuscany region of central Italy. It is named after the provincial capital Massa, Carrara, the other main town in the province; the province of "Massa e Carrara" was born in 1859 from the separation of the Lunigiana and the Garfagnana from the Duchy of Modena. It was composed of three circondari: I° "Circondario of Massa and Carrara", II° "Circondario" of Castelnuovo Garfagnana, III° "Circondario" of Pontremoli; until the census of 1861, the province appears as part of Compartimento territorial Modena and Massa, but since the census of the population of 1871 it has been counted as part of Tuscany. With the "Regio Decreto n. 1913 of September 2, 1923", the municipalities of Calice al Cornoviglio and Rocchetta Vara were detached from the province and added to the new province of La Spezia. In the same period the 17 municipalities of the "Circondario" Castelnuovo Garfagnana were removed from Emilia and assigned to the province of Lucca, in order to compensate for the passage to the new province of Pistoia of all the municipalities of the Val di Nievole.

The province of Massa and Carrara was left crippled. In 1938, the municipalities of Carrara and Montignoso joined and became the municipality of Apuania. In the same year, the industrial zone Apuana was instituted, including in relative Consortium C. Z. I; the municipalities of neighboring Versilia and the province assumed the name of a province of Apuania. In 1946, with decree Lieutenant one the new municipality of Apuania was formed, the province resumptions the denomination does not date from 1859 when it was "Massa and Carrara" but Massa; this was the name, designated to the city of Massa or Massa of Carrara from 1700 until the formation of the Kingdom of Italy, to distinguish it from other homonymous cities. In 2009, both decrees of 1938 and 1946 were abolished; the province covers an area of 1,157 square kilometres and a total population of about 200,000. There are 17 comuni in the province; the province's economical relevance, once based on the production of the famous white Carrara marble, has now shifted to the importation and fabrication of blocks of marble and granite from all over the world.

Carrara Duchy of Massa and Carrara Lunigiana Marble Massa Ducal Palace of Massa, home of the local authority Official website

Head On (Samson album)

Head On is the second studio album by British heavy metal band Samson, released in 1980. The cover art features Thunderstick; this is the first album with future Iron Maiden-frontman Bruce Dickinson on vocal duties, although some re-issues of the debut do feature alternative bonus versions of songs, re-done with Dickinson vocals. The instrumental "Thunderburst" is credited as co-written by Steve Harris; the track is in fact a version of "The Ides of March", an early Iron Maiden song written during the brief time in 1977 in which Thunderstick was in Iron Maiden. Iron Maiden released their own version on the Iron Maiden album Killers the next year, though Steve Harris credited the song to himself, annoying the members of Samson. A jazz-style spoof version of "Vice Versa", titled "Egg Timer" and credited to Cosmo Toons and the Split Knee Loons, appears on the For Gillan Fans Only album, given away for free with the first 15,000 copies of Gillan's Glory Road, released in 1980. All tracks by Bruce Dickinson, Paul Samson, Chris Aylmer and Thunderstick except "Thunderburst" by Dickinson, Aylmer and Steve Harris Side one"Hard Times" - 4:42 "Take It Like a Man" - 4:09 "Vice Versa" - 4:44 "Manwatcher" - 3:37 "Too Close to Rock" - 3:36Side two"Thunderburst" - 2:06 "Hammerhead" - 3:40 "Hunted" - 3:00 "Take Me to Your Leader" - 3:49 "Walking Out on You" - 6:36 "Angel with a Machine Gun" - 2:54 "Kingsway Jam" - 9:51Charts UK #34 "Bruce Bruce" Dickinson – lead vocals Paul Samson – guitar, vocals Chris Aylmer – bass guitar Thunderstick – drums, vocals Paul'Chas' Watkins, Bob Broglia - engineers Craig Milliner - remixing at Trident Studios, London Head On has seen numerous CD re-issues over the years.

The first came in 1989 courtesy of German company Repertoire and in 1990 via Grand Slamm in the U. S. and Jimco in Japan, followed by Bruce Dickinson's short-lived Air Raid label in 2000. The re-issues on Castle/Sanctuary and Lemon both contain a pair of bonus tracks, "Angel with a Machine Gun" and "Kingsway Jam", not included on the earlier editions


Bulat-Batır or Bulat-batyr is a 1928 silent historical drama film, believed to be the first Tatar film and the only Tatar full-length feature silent film. The film was shot in Kazan, the Kazan Kremlin was one of its stills; the film is devoted to the Pugachev rebellion and its alternative names include Pugachyovshchina, Flames on Volga and Revolt in Kazan. The story was written by Abdraxman Şakirov, a young Communist from Agryz and the script was written by Natan Zarhi, a Soviet scenario writer. In the 18th century, a small Tatar village celebrates the Sabantuy festival. Orthodox monks accompanied by soldiers appear to forcibly baptize the population of the village. Locals resist and soldiers commit a punitive action; the wife of peasant Bulat is killed by soldiers, his son Asfan is carried off. Bulat stays alone with Asma. 15 years after Bulat and Asma joined the Pugachev rebellion and Bulat became famous as a defender of paupers. But his son Asfan, reared among nobles, received a commission and led a punitive force directed to suppress a rebellion in his motherland.

Vasiliy Yaroslavtsev as Bulat-Batır Ada Vojtsik as Asma Ivan Klyukvin as Asfan Galina Kravchenko as Elena von Brandt Naum Rogozhin as von Kanits Ivan Arkanov as Suleiman Murza Nikolai Vitovtov as Derzhavin Alexandr Zhukov as Timur Boris Yurtsev as Murat Eduard Kulganek as general Potyomkin Mstislav Kotelnikov as Beloborodov, emissary of Pugachov Tatyana Barysheva as genius of victory Kayum Pozdnyakov Lev Ivanov as Kayum It is known that after the premiere in Germany one White émigré Antonov-Ivanov attempted to burn a copy of the film in the "Concordia" cinema as a sign of protest against "Bolshevik Propaganda". The film received a positive review from The New York Times praising it for the authentic atmosphere. Bryher praised the cinematography. Bulat-Batır on IMDb Кино-Театр.РУ "Республика Татарстан". Восемьдесят ярких страниц истории

1997 Colorado Rockies season

The Colorado Rockies' 1997 season was the fifth for the Major League Baseball franchise located in Denver, their fifth in the National League, third at Coors Field. The team competed in the National League West, finishing in third place with a record of 83-79. Right fielder Larry Walker won the NL Most Valuable Player Award, becoming the first Rockies player and Canadian-born player to do so in MLB. In a season of contrasting dynamics, the Rockies led the NL in attendance, runs scored, batting average, on-base percentage, slugging percentage. However, the club was last in earned run average, as only Roger Bailey and John Thomson pitched enough innings to qualify for the ERA title and produced an ERA under 5.00. Walker, Vinny Castilla, Andrés Galarraga each hit at least 40 home runs. Walker led the NL in home runs with 49 and OBP, the major leagues in on-base plus slugging, while Galarraga led the NL in runs batted in. November 28, 1996: Armando Reynoso was traded by the Colorado Rockies to the New York Mets for Jerry DiPoto.

December 9, 1996: Kirt Manwaring was signed as a Free Agent by the Colorado Rockies. January 15, 1997: Juan Uribe was signed as an Amateur Free Agent by the Colorado Rockies. January 24, 1997: Darnell Coles was signed as a Free Agent by the Colorado Rockies. March 26, 1997: Steve Decker was released by the Colorado Rockies; the Rockies commenced the 1997 season on the road. Larry Walker hit two home runs in the season-opening series against the Reds in Cincinnati, and, on April 5, hit three more versus the Montreal Expos in Montreal for his first career three home run game, his first week accomplishments included a.440 batting average with six home runs in 25 at bats and the Player of the Week Award for the second time in his career on April 6. Walker concluded the month of April batting.456 with 41 hits, 29 runs scored, 11 home runs, 29 runs batted in, seven stolen bases.538 on-base percentage.911 slugging percentage, 1.449 on-base plus slugging percentage. His 29 runs scored set a major league record for the month of April, until surpassed by Bryce Harper in 2017.

Walker was named NL Player of the Month for the first time. The Rockies concluded the month of April with a 17–7 record for a.708 winning percentage, their most successful month of 1997. The most famous home run first baseman Andrés Galarraga hit was a mammoth grand slam off Kevin Brown on May 31, which landed 20 rows deep into the upper deck at Florida Marlins' Pro Player Stadium, it may be his most debated home run with a distance measured at 573 feet and 529 feet. At the time, it set a record for both the stadium. In 2011, ESPN's Home Run Tracker recalculated the distance to 468 feet. In the June 20 contest versus the San Diego Padres, Walker collected his 108th hit of the season and the 1,000th of his career while batting against Andy Ashby. Walker continued to hit near or above.400 in July, when he was selected to play in the All-Star Game. His remarkable season continued: as late as July 17, he was hitting.402. The Rockies struggled in the month of July. Third baseman Vinny Castilla replicated the exact totals in batting average, home runs, RBI as he had produced in 1996, with one fewer game played and point in slugging percentage.

The Rockies led the NL in attendance at more than 3.88 million. They led the league in runs scored, home runs, batting, OBP, SLG, they were last in ERA at 5.25. The career season for Walker was 1997, when he hit.366 with 49 home runs, 130 RBI, 33 stolen bases, 409 total bases, en route to becoming the first Canadian-born and Colorado Rockies player to win the MVP Award in MLB. Combined with 12 outfield assists, the season remains one of the finest all around performances in recent baseball history. More impressively, Walker's breakout season came just one year after various injuries limited him to 83 games and 272 at-bats, although the NL Comeback Player of the Year award went to Darren Daulton. May 23, 1997: Darnell Coles was purchased by the Hanshin Tigers from the Colorado Rockies. June 3, 1997: Aaron Cook was drafted by the Colorado Rockies in the 2nd round of the 1997 amateur draft. Player signed July 13, 1997. June 3, 1997: Chone Figgins was drafted by the Colorado Rockies in the 4th round of the 1997 amateur draft.

Player signed June 9, 1997. July 27, 1997: Craig Counsell was traded by the Colorado Rockies to the Florida Marlins for Mark Hutton. August 19, 1997: Eric Young was traded by the Colorado Rockies to the Los Angeles Dodgers for Pedro Astacio. August 20, 1997: Bill Swift was released by the Colorado Rockies. Batters: Todd Helton Pitchers: Mike DeJean John Thomson Bobby Jones Marshall Z. Richards Note: G = Games pitched. References: Assists at third base: Vinny Castilla Double plays turned: at first base: Andrés


Kindenheim is an Ortsgemeinde – a municipality belonging to a Verbandsgemeinde, a kind of collective municipality – in the Bad Dürkheim district in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany. The municipality lies in the northwest of the Rhine-Neckar urban agglomeration and is a winegrowing centre in the Palatinate near the north end of the German Wine Route, it belongs to the Verbandsgemeinde of Leiningerland, whose seat is in Grünstadt, although that town is itself not in the Verbandsgemeinde. In 817, Kindenheim had its first documentary mention as Cunerono, it was called Cunnenheim or Kinnenheim. Until 1969 it belonged to the now abolished Frankenthal district, in 1972 it was assigned to the newly formed Verbandsgemeinde of Grünstadt-Land In 2007, 59.8% of the inhabitants were Evangelical and 12.5% Catholic. The rest adhered to none; the council is made up of 16 council members, who were elected at the municipal election held on 7 June 2009, the honorary mayor as chairman. The municipal election held on 7 June 2009 yielded the following results: The German blazon reads: In Silber auf grünem Grund zwei unbekleidete naturfarbene Kinder, von denen das rechte in der Rechten geschultert eine goldene Hacke, das linke in der Linken ein goldenes Rebmesser hält, während beide mit der anderen Hand zwischen sich eine aufrecht stehende grüne Traube halten.

The municipality’s arms might in English heraldic language be described thus: Argent on a mount vert two naked children proper crined Or, the one in dexter holding in his dexter hand a two-pronged hoe resting on his shoulder of the third, the one in sinister holding in his sinister hand a billhook of the third, both supporting with their free hands a bunch of grapes palewise reversed with leaves of the second. The arms were approved by the Mainz Ministry of the Interior in 1967 and go back to a court seal from 1544, albeit in modified form; the two children are canting for the municipality’s name, Kind being the German word for “child” and Kinder the word for “children”. The Kreutzenberger winery can be considered a monument in building form; the Bauhaus architect Otto Prott built the house in the economically hardship-stricken 1920s in the style of Modernity. In 2005, the house was expanded in the style of those times with the addition of a winepress house with a wine tasting parlour on the rooftop terrace.

The architect Heribert Hamann earned the Architekturpreis Wein for this. There are a number of families, they include: Keller - The Keller Family trace their descent from Martin and Anne Keller, their children - Hanns Keller and his sister Appolonnia Keller. Today Kellergasse commemorates the family. Seyb - Deobaldt Seyb arrived in Kindenheim during the time of the Thirty Years War, it is said that he originated from the Palatine, served as an officer in the army. Deobaldt Seyb married Appolonnia Keller, of Kindenheim, in 1630, he died before 1652, was buried in Kindenheim. The Seyb family traces their descent from their three surviving children - Hans Caspar Seyb, Johannes Seyb and Anna Katherina Seyb Gudex - The Gudex Family are said to have arrived in Kindenheim, via Morstadt, from France, following the Edict of Fontainebleau, in 1685. Kippenberger Voght Kissell Neiss New Zealand Johann Georg Seyb. Arrived in New Zealand in 1865 on the "Tudor". Left Kindenheim to avoid being drafted into the army and travelled to New Zealand via Hamburg and London.

Married Christina Gudex, of Kindenheim, in 1872 at Timaru, New Zealand. Their daughter Caroline Philobena Seyb was an amateur painter. Descendants include clothes designer Marilyn Seyb. Arrived in New Zealand in 1870 on the "Zealandia". Married Sylvia Louise Morgan, of Timaru, in 1883. Katharina Seyb. Arrived in New Zealand in 1863 on the "Sebastapol". Married Henry Aker, of Wurttenburg, in 1864 at Christchurch. Johann Georg/Peter Gudex and Anna Elizabetha Gudex. Arrived in New Zealand in 1874 on the "Crusader" with their children Christian Gudex, Christina Gudex and Georg Gudex. Michael George Gudex. Arrived in New Zealand in 1866 on the "Mermaid". Married Jane McCully, of Ireland, in 1884 at Geraldine. Maria Magdalena Gudex. Arrived in New Zealand in 1870 on the "Zelandia". Married James Lewis, of Wales, in 1872 at Christchurch. Kippenburger. Descendants include Major-General Sir Howard Karl Kippenberger, KBE, CB, DSO, ED,; the shooting club holds its local championships each year in the leisure hall.

The TV Kindenheim yearly stages its sport week on the sporting grounds. Municipality’s official webpage Kindenheim in the collective municipality’s Web pages

Vasyl Fedoryshyn

Vasyl Petrovych Fedoryshyn is a male wrestler from Ukraine, who competes in the men's -60 kg freestyle division. He was born in Kalush, Ukrainian SSR, he finished fourth in the Men's Lightweight Freestyle event at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, won a silver medal in the same event at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, was eliminated in the first round of the 2012 Olympic tournament by Malkhaz Zarkua of Georgia. He won a bronze medal in the 60 kg event at the 2009 FILA Wrestling World Championships. and a silver medal in the same discipline at the 2010 edition, losing to Besik Kudukhov of Russia in the final. On 5 April 2017, it was announced that, as a result of retesting samples, he had been disqualified from the 2008 Olympics for a drug violation, his silver medal withdrawn. List of select Jewish wrestlers