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Richard Hadlee

Sir Richard John Hadlee is a New Zealand former cricketer, regarded as one of the greatest fast bowlers and all-rounders in cricketing history. Hadlee was knighted in 1990 for services to cricket, he is a former chairman of the New Zealand board of selectors. In December 2002, he was chosen by Wisden as the second greatest Test bowler of all time. In March 2009, Hadlee was commemorated as one of the Twelve Local Heroes, a bronze bust of him was unveiled outside the Christchurch Arts Centre. On 3 April 2009, Sir Richard Hadlee was inducted into the ICC Cricket Hall of Fame. Sir Richard is the most prominent member of the Hadlee cricket playing family. Richard is the son of Walter Hadlee, the brother of Dayle and Barry Hadlee, his former wife Karen played international cricket for New Zealand. He was born on 3 July 1951 at Christchurch. In June 2018, Hadlee underwent tumor removal surgery. A bowling all-rounder, in an 86-Test career he took 431 wickets, was the first bowler to pass 400 wickets, with an average of 22.29, made 3124 Test runs at 27.16, including two centuries and 15 fifties.

Hadlee is rated by many experts as the greatest exponent of bowling with the new ball. He was the original Sultan of Swing. Hadlee was seen as one of the finest fast bowlers of his time, despite the contemporaneous presence of Dennis Lillee, Imran Khan, Andy Roberts, Michael Holding, Joel Garner, Kapil Dev, Wasim Akram, Waqar Younis and Malcolm Marshall among others; as one of the four top all rounders of his time, the others being Imran Khan, Kapil Dev and Ian Botham, Hadlee had the best bowling average of the four, but the lowest batting average. Born in Christchurch, Hadlee made his first class debut for Canterbury in 1971/72 and his test match debut in 1973 – on both occasions, his first delivery was dispatched to the boundary. Hadlee was an inconsistent performer at test level for several years. In 1978, Hadlee helped New Zealand to a historic first win over England by taking 6 for 26 in England's second innings, bowling the visitors out for 64 chasing a target of 137. In 1979/80, New Zealand faced the West Indies in a home test series at a time when the West Indies were a formidable world cricket power.

In the first test in Dunedin New Zealand achieved a shock 1-wicket win, helped by Hadlee's 11 wickets in the game. In the second test, Hadlee scored his maiden test century, helping New Zealand draw the test and win the series 1–0; the result was the start of a 12-year unbeaten home record for New Zealand in test match series. Hadlee was appointed a Member of the Order of the British Empire in the 1980 Queen's Birthday Honours. A tour to England in 1983 saw New Zealand register their first test win on English soil, at Headingley; the match was remarkable for Hadlee's match return of 0 for 89, a unusual occurrence in a New Zealand victory during his career. England won the 4 test series 3–1. In the return test series in New Zealand in 1984, New Zealand completed a remarkable three-day innings victory over England at Christchurch, in which England were dismissed for less than 100 in both of their innings; the match was notable for Hadlee's superb all-round performance – he took 8 wickets in the match, scored a rapid-fire 99 in New Zealand's only innings.

These efforts led him to achieve the number 1 ranking in ICC Test Bowling Rankings for the year 1984. 1985/86 was the beginning of a period in which Hadlee developed from a good fast bowler to a great one. In New Zealand's tour to Australia, an outstanding all-round performance helped destroy the home team in the first test at Brisbane, beginning with a personal test best 9 for 52 in Australia's first innings. A batting effort of 54 combined with 6 more wickets in Australia's second innings, helped New Zealand to a crushing innings victory. Hadlee followed this up with 7 wickets in a loss in the second test, 11 wickets in a New Zealand victory in the third test, giving his country their first series win on Australian soil and a personal haul of 33 wickets in 3 tests. In the first test of the return series in New Zealand, Hadlee took his 300th test wicket by trapping Australian captain Allan Border LBW; the series was won 1–0 by New Zealand by way of a victory in the third test at Eden Park. In 1986 Hadlee helped New Zealand to a 1–0 series win in England, their first over that country in England.

Hadlee's outstanding personal performance in the second test at Nottingham where he took 10 wickets and scored 68 in New Zealand's first innings powered his team to victory. In this test Hadlee a controversial character, added to this side of his reputation when he felled England wicketkeeper and Nottinghampshire teammate Bruce French with a nasty bouncer. During the New Zealand v West Indies test at Christchurch in March 1987, Hadlee and captain Jeremy Coney had a disagreement in the dressing room prior to the game, it progressed to not talking to each other on the field, communicating through John Wright at mid-on. In April 1987, New Zealand traveled to Sri Lanka, his 151 not out in the first test helped New Zealand to save the game.

T-bucket

A T-bucket is a hot rod, based on a Ford Model T of the 1915 to 1927 era, but extensively modified. T-buckets were favorites for greasers. Model Ts were hot-rodded and customized from the 1920s on, but the T-bucket was created and named by Norm Grabowski in the 1950s; this car was named Lightning Bug, better known as the Kookie Kar, after being redesigned by Grabowski and appearing in the TV show 77 Sunset Strip, driven by character Gerald "Kookie" Kookson. The exposure it gained led to numerous copies being built. A genuine T-bucket has the two-seater body of a Model T roadster, this "bucket"-shaped body shell giving the cars their name. A Model T-style radiator is fitted, these can sometimes be up to the task of cooling the large engines fitted. Windshields, when fitted, are vertical glass like the original Model T. Today, T-buckets remain common, they feature an enormous engine for the size and weight of the car a V8, along with tough drivetrains to handle the power and large rear tires to apply that power to the road.

The front wheels are much narrower than the rear wheels, are motorcycle wheels. Since the last Model Ts were built in 1927, most modern T-buckets use replica fiberglass bodies. By the 1950s, original steel Model T bodies that had not been worn out were becoming hard to find and in 1957 the first fiberglass T-Bucket body was introduced by the short-lived Diablo Speed Shop in Northern California. Of the only two or three bodies built by Diablo, one was purchased by Southern California hot rod builder Buzz Pitzen and became the world's first fiberglass T-bucket. Most are built purely for street or show use, the big engines are more for show than for need — many are more powerful than the vehicles can make use of. Although the body shell is original in appearance, engines of a wide variety of makes are used; the small-block Chevrolet is a common choice, since it is small, easy to obtain and to improve, performs well. Four-cylinder engines are common especially if the car is used regularly. Many install blowers on their engines, people use modern fuel-injected engines

Sea Me Now

"Sea Me Now" is the second episode of the seventh season of the animated comedy series Bob's Burgers and the overall 109th episode, is written by Dan Fybel and directed by Chris Song. It aired on Fox in the United States on October 9, 2016. In the episode, Teddy tries to impress his ex-wife, when the Belchers accompany him for a ride on his newly restored boat. Meanwhile, Tina takes care of Bob's restaurant eraser, in an attempt to get her own cell phone. Teddy tries to impress his ex-wife by organizing a day trip on his newly refurbished boat. Alasdair Wilkins of The A. V. Club gave the episode an A-, saying, "I’m not sure that the show has previously established Tina as someone who loses things but it feels so true to her character that I’m prepared to believe that’s featured in every episode up to this point; as with Teddy, this is a story that unfolds more or less in Tina’s own head, with the rest of the family only taking a moment to mourn the inevitable demise of a much-loved eraser. There’s a lovely payoff though, as Tina tells her dad that a cellphone would just distract her from all that’s around her.

Of course, as soon as that legitimately lovely moment passes, the family turns on Bob, summarily stripping him of all screen privileges. It’s that lovely mix of the sweet and the silly, the ridiculous and the mundane, that makes “Sea Me Now” such a terrific episode."The episode received a 1.2 rating and was watched by a total of 2.79 million people. "Sea Me Now" on IMDb "Sea Me Now" at TV.com

2019 Chicago Sky season

The 2019 Chicago Sky season was the franchise's 14th season in the Women's National Basketball Association. The regular season tipped off on May 25 and concluded on September 8. On August 22, the team clinched a playoff berth for the first time in three seasons. During the offseason, Amber Stocks was dismissed by the team as general head coach. In November, James Wade was announced as the team's new head coach. Wade was an assistant with UMMC Ekaterinburg and the Minnesota Lynx. Three Sky players, all guards, were named as reserves to the 2019 WNBA All-Star Game: veterans Allie Quigley and Courtney Vandersloot, second-year player Diamond DeShields. At the end of the season, The Sky finished second in points per game, but second-to-last in points allowed. DeShields was team's leading scorer with 16.2 points per game, Vandersloot broke her own all-time record with 9.1 assists per game. Vandersloot and DeShields were named to the second All-WNBA Teams respectively. In the first round of the 2019 WNBA Playoffs, fifth-seeded team Sky hosted the eighth-seeded Phoenix Mercury, whom they defeated 105–76 in a single-elimination game.

They lost their second-round single-elimination game on the road to the Las Vegas Aces by a score of 93–92 in the final seconds. The Sky made the following selections in the 2019 WNBA draft: Prior to the start of the season, new head coach James Wade prioritized improving defense as a key goal for the Sky this season. In the previous season, the Sky had recorded the league's worst defensive rating; the Sky lost their opening game against the Lynx on May 25, 2019, but won their home opener a week against the Storm. After a road loss to the Mystics, the Sky proceeded to win four straight games. After a home loss to the Fever, the Sky faced the league-leading Sun, surprised their opponents with a blowout 93–75 win. With a loss at home to the Mystics on June 26, Chicago held a 6–4 record ten games into the season. On a three-game road trip from June 28 to July 2, the Sky lost three games against the Storm and Aces, dropping to a 6–7 record; the Sky won 5 out of their next 6 games and improved to an 11–8 record before the All-Star break.

The only game they lost during this period was a July 10 home game against the Lynx, which they lost by one point. The stretch included a one-point win against the Dream on July 17. Three Sky players—Diamond DeShields, Allie Quigley, Courtney Vandersloot—were named as reserves in the 2019 WNBA All-Star Game on July 27. Most of the team made the trip to Las Vegas for All-Star Weekend to support their teammates. DeShields won the Skills Challenge during All-Star Weekend, but Quigley failed to repeat as Three-Point Contest champion. On July 30, on a road trip to face the league-leading Sun, the Sky faced problems with canceled and delayed flights and did not arrive in their hotel until 4:45am on the day of the game, they improved to a 12 -- 9 record. During a 101–92 comeback victory against the New York Liberty on August 7, the Chicago Sky scored 42 points in the fourth quarter, the highest of any WNBA team since the league moved to a four-quarter format in 2006. Allie Quigley scored 22 points in the game, Jantel Lavender double-doubled with 20 points and 10 rebounds.

With this win, the Sky matched their previous season's win total of 13. Over their next four games, the Sky faced the two teams directly above them in the standings—the Las Vegas Aces and the Los Angeles Sparks—twice each, they split the series evently with both teams. Their home game against the Aces was marked by officiating controversies and a conflict between Liz Cambage and Cheyenne Parker, which resulted in technical fouls for both players. In their remaining five games in August, the Sky went 3–2, for an overall record of 18–13; this stretch included both a convincing home 85–78 win over the top-seeded Washington Mystics and a surprise home loss to the low-seeded Dallas Wings. In September, the Sky scored 100 points in two straight games with wins over the playoff-bound Phoenix Mercury and Connecticut Sun, before losing their last regular season game on the road to the Mystics. Finishing the season with a 20–14 record, they finished the season as the fifth-seeded team. Notes – Conference Standing, Playoff Seeds shown to the right of team name e – Eliminated from playoffs Note: Teams re-seeded after each round.

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List of UK Rock & Metal Albums Chart number ones of 2007

The UK Rock & Metal Albums Chart is a record chart which ranks the best-selling rock and heavy metal albums in the United Kingdom. Compiled and published by the Official Charts Company, the data is based on each album's weekly physical sales, digital downloads and streams. In 2007, there were 21 albums; the first number-one album of the year was Muse's fourth studio album Black Holes and Revelations, released the previous year, which spent the first three weeks of the year at number one. The first new number-one of the year was Chimaira's fourth studio album Resurrection, in March; the final number-one album of the year was the self-titled debut album by Led Zeppelin, which spent the last six weeks of 2007 and the first week of 2008 at the top of the chart. The most successful album on the UK Rock & Metal Albums Chart in 2007 was My Chemical Romance's third studio album The Black Parade, which spent a total of seven weeks at number one over three separate spells. Echoes, Patience & Grace, the sixth studio album by Foo Fighters, spent six weeks at number one and was the best-selling rock and metal album of the year, ranking 15th in the UK End of Year Albums Chart.

Led Zeppelin spent six weeks at number one during the year, while Linkin Park's Minutes to Midnight spent five and Muse's Black Holes and Revelations spent four. Paramore's Riot! was number one for three weeks in 2007, while six more albums – Stadium Arcadium, Take to the Skies, Year Zero, Snakes & Arrows, Lost Highway and Libertad – each spent two weeks at number one. 2007 in British music List of UK Rock & Metal Singles Chart number ones of 2007 Official UK Rock & Metal Albums Chart Top 40 at the Official Charts Company The Official UK Top 40 Rock Albums at BBC Radio 1

Jeanne Campbell

For the fashion designer, see Jeanne Campbell. Lady Jeanne Louise Campbell was a British socialite and foreign correspondent who wrote for the Evening Standard in the 1950s and 1960s. Lady Jeanne was the daughter of Ian Douglas Campbell, 11th Duke of Argyll and his first wife, the Hon. Janet Gladys Aitken, whose own father was Max Aitken, 1st Baron Beaverbrook. After their divorce in 1934, her father remarried three times, including to Margaret, Duchess of Argyll, her father inherited the dukedom from his first cousin once removed, Niall Diarmid Campbell, 10th Duke of Argyll upon his death in 1949. Her mother remarried to the Hon. Drogo Montagu, the second son of George Montagu, 9th Earl of Sandwich, who died during World War II. Through her mother, she was a granddaughter of the Canadian born press baron Lord Beaverbrook, the owner of the Evening Standard. Through her father, she was the great-niece of Queen Victoria's daughter Louise, who married John Campbell, 9th Duke of Argyll, the fourth Governor General of Canada.

In the 1950s and 1960s, Lady Jeanne went to New York City, where she became a foreign correspondent for the Evening Standard, owned by her grandfather, Lord Beaverbrook. She covered John F. Kennedy's funeral in 1963, writing that Jackie "Kennedy has given the American people the one thing they have always lacked: majesty."In January 1974, Lady Jeanne's half-brother, Ian Campbell, 12th Duke of Argyll, set up the Clan Campbell Society of the United States in New York City. She was appointed by him to serve as the Society's High Commissioner, the personal representative of the head of the Campbell Clan in the United States. Lady Jeanne, a friend of Tennessee Williams, was interested in acting, joined The Old Vic, starred in La Mama, a play, held at a downtown avant-garde theater. Lady Jeanne Campbell was twice known for her many lovers, she had affairs with Nikita Khrushchev, Fidel Castro, U. S. President John F. Kennedy, Randolph Churchill, the son of Prime Minister Winston Churchill, Oswald Mosley, Ian Fleming, Henry Luce II, the founder of Time magazine.

She was first married to the American writer Norman Mailer in 1962. He described her as “a remarkable girl as interesting and Machiavellian” as himself. Reputedly, Gore Vidal asked her why she became involved with Mailer and she replied "Because I never slept with a Jew before." Before their 1963 divorce, they were the parents of: Kate Mailer, a writer and an actress. In 1967, she married her second husband, John Sergeant Cram III, a grandson of John Sergeant Cram and Anthony Joseph Drexel Jr. and great-grandson of railroad tycoon Jay Gould. They divorced in 1968 after becoming the parents of: Cusi Cram, an actress, a Herrick-prize-winning playwright, an Emmy-nominated writer for the children's animated television program, Arthur. However, it was revealed that Cusi was not Cram's daughter, but, in fact, the daughter of a Bolivian ambassador to the United Nations. Lady Jeanne died on 4 June 2007, her funeral was held at St. Joseph's Church on 6th Avenue in New York City. Lady Jeanne was the basis for "the bitch" in Norman Mailer's 1965 novel, An American Dream.

The novel was controversial at the time for its portrayal and treatment of women, including the protagonist's murder of his estranged wife, a high society woman. Notes Sources Jeanne Campbell at Find a Grave