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Sergio Tofano

Sergio Tòfano was an Italian actor, playwright, scene designer and illustrator. Tofano was born in Rome. In 1909, he made his first appearance on stage with Ermete Novelli joined Virgilio Talli's company, he soon specialized as a comic actor, giving his role complexity. He worked with other famous directors: Dario Niccodemi. During those years, he made his famous performances as Doctor Knock in Jules Romains' play, as Professor Toti in Luigi Pirandello's Pensaci, Giacomino!. He led important theatrical firms. After the Second World War, he worked with the most important directors, like Luchino Visconti and Giorgio Strehler. In 1917 Tofano invented, for a children's magazine, Il Corriere dei Piccoli, a famous character, Signor Bonaventura, whose adventures lasted for more than forty years, he used to sign as Sto. Sergio Tofano on IMDb

Aymon, Count of Savoy

Aymon, nicknamed the Peaceful, was Count of Savoy from 1329 to 1343. Aymon was born in Chambéry, his father was Amadeus V, Count of Savoy, he was the younger brother of Edward, Count of Savoy. In 1321, Aymon oversaw the siege engines at the siege of Corbières. On the death of Amadeus V in 1323, Aymon was lord of Bresse under Edward; as a younger son of a noble family, Aymon had planned on a life in the church. When Edward died in 1329, Aymon was in Avignon at the court of Pope John XXII. In 1329, shortly after becoming count, Aymon established a committee to settle the territorial disputes with his cousin, Amadeus III of Geneva; these disputes had been an ongoing feud between the families for generations, but they were able to resolve them through years of negotiations without resorting back to war. This was how Aymon earned his nickname of'The Peaceful', he contested the title Count of Savoy with his niece, Joan of Savoy since Savoy operated under Salic law and had never had a female ruler. Joan with the support of her husband, John III, Duke of Brittany defended Joan's claim.

John and Joan had no issue. A settlement was reached whereby Aymon obtained the Countship in return for providing a monetary payment to Joan, he spent much of his first few years as count at war with the Dauphin, Guigues VIII of Viennois, continuing a feud which went back for generations in their families. After Guigues was killed besieging La Perrière in 1333, Philip VI of France was able to broker a truce between Aymon and the new Dauphin, Humbert II of Viennois, brother of Guigues. In August 1334, in the buildup to the Hundred Years' War, Edward III of England sent an embassy to Aymon to convince him to join the impending conflict on the side of the English. Aymon declined to commit, as he held lands both in England and in Normandy, so was technically a subject of both kings. In April 1337, Philip sent similar messages on the other side. Aymon replied that he could not go abroad to fight as he still had territorial disputes with the Dauphiné. Philip settled a more lasting peace, as Humbert was trying to sell the Dauphiné.

Aymon led his forces as part of the French war effort from 1339 to 1342. He fought alongside Amadeus III of Geneva. In 1330, Aymon established a chancellor's office to manage official documents, he financed the expansion of a burial chapel at the Hautecombe Abbey, constructed from 1331 to 1342. In 1340, he set up judges to handle appeals at a level between the castellans and himself, to ease his workload in such cases. Prior to his marriage, Aymon fathered several illegitimate children, who were raised in his household after his marriage; these included: Humbert, who worked for his father, his brother the count. Ogier, who worked for his father Amadeus Benoît Jean la Mitre, lord of Cuine and castellan of Tarentaise and Entremont Jean, canon at Lausanne Marie Donata, a nun Huguette, a nunIn 1330, Aymon married Yolande Palaeologina of Montferrato granddaughter of Byzantine Emperor Andronikos II Palaiologos and had 5 children, only 2 lived to adulthood: Amadeus VI the Green Count Bianca, married in 1350 to Galeazzo II Visconti, Lord of Milan.

John, died of Black Death Catherine, died young Louis, died youngYolande died 24 December 1342, in childbirth. Aymon became ill in the following months, died 22 June 1343, he was buried alongside his wife in a chapel of Hautecombe Abbey. Cox, Eugene L.. The Green Count of Savoy. Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press. LCCN 67-11030. Hourihane, Colum; the Grove Encyclopedia of Medieval Art and Architecture. Vol. 1. Oxford University Press

John Souza

John Souza-Benavides, known as John "Clarkie" Souza, was an American soccer player who earned 13 caps and scored 4 goals for the United States men's national soccer team, played in the U. S. team's historic 1–0 victory over England in the 1950 FIFA World Cup. He was selected for a World Cup All-Star team by the Brazilian sports newspaper Mundo Esportivo, remained the only American player selected to a World Cup All-Star team until Claudio Reyna in 2002, he is a member of the National Soccer Hall of Fame. He was born in Fall River and died in Dover, Pennsylvania. Souza is sometimes credited as having scored two goals in the tournament but modern sources indicate he scored neither. Souza was a member of the Fall River Ponta Delgada team that won the National Challenge Cup in 1947, as well as the National Amateur Cup for three consecutive years, from 1946 to 1948. In 1951, he transferred to the New York German-Hungarians and proceeded to again win both the National Challenge Cup and the National Amateur Cup that year.

Souza was a member of the U. S. team for both the 1948 and 1952 Summer Olympics, played for the U. S. against Scotland at Hampden Park in 1952. He was a World War Two veteran, he is buried with his wife Anita at Massachusetts National Cemetery, Massachusetts. He was not related to his teammate Ed Souza

International (The Three Degrees album)

International is a 1975 studio album released by the female girl group The Three Degrees. The album includes the 1974 hit single, "TSOP". In the United Kingdom, the album was released under the title Take Good Care of Yourself, where it charted at #6, in Europe the album was issued with the alternative title of With Love; the album was issued in Japan with an alternative running order and several different tracks. The album was re-issued in October 2010, for the first time in its entirety on CD by Big Break Records; this re-issue includes only foreign language songs available in the Far East and a 1977 remix of "TSOP" by Tom Moulton. The Three DegreesSheila Ferguson - vocals Valerie Holiday - vocals Fayette Pinkney - vocalsMusiciansBobby Eli, Norman Harris, Reginald Lucas, Roland Chambers, T. J. Tindall - guitar Lenny Pakula, Leon Huff, Eddie Green, Harold Williams - keyboards Anthony Jackson, Ronnie Baker - bass Earl Young, Karl Chambers, Norman Farrington - drums Larry Washington - congas, bongos Vince Montana - vibraphone Bobby Martin, John Davis, Jack Faith, Lenny Pakula - arrangementsTechnologyJay Mark, Joe Tarsia - engineer Ed Lee - design Peter Lavery - photography The Three Degrees-International at Discogs

Veľký Šariš

Veľký Šariš is a small town near Prešov in eastern Slovakia. The town is known as the site of the largest brewery in Slovakia - Šariš Brewery; the etymology of the name is uncertain. Hungarian historians and linguists prefer the theory that it is derived from the Hungarian word sár or sáros. Slovak historians and linguists assume that the name comes from pre-Hungarian period and is of Slavic or older origin. Veľký Šariš lies at an altitude of 269 metres above sea level and covers an area of 25.73 square kilometres. It is located on the Torysa River, 6 kilometres north-north-west from Prešov. There are ruins of Saris castle above the city, which were reconstructed in recent years and serve as place for various cultural events, such as music festivals or film festivals; the area has been inhabited since prehistoric times. A Slavic settlement on the castle foot hill is dated to the 9th-10th century, other settlements were unearthed in the area of the town and at the location Dzikov potok; the first written mention of Veľký Šariš dates back to 1217 The town was a royal town a landlord town.

According to the 2001 census, the town had 4,018 inhabitants. 91.69 % of inhabitants were 6.07 % Roma, 0.60 % Ukrainians and 0.55 % Czechs. The religious makeup was 84.59% Roman Catholics, 4.55% people with no religious affiliation, 4.31% Greek Catholics and 2.56% Lutherans. There is brewery Šariš located in town. Brewery was built in 1964 and is part of group SABMiller, which acquired brewery in 1997. Brewery has around 550 employees. Veľký Šariš is twinned with: Nyírtelek, Hungary Grybów, Poland Rakoshino, Ukraine Official website Number of inhabitants 2011

Rob Janoff

Rob Janoff is an American graphic designer of corporate logos and identities, printed advertisements and television commercials. He is known for his creation of the Apple logo. In 1977, Janoff worked for Regis McKenna as an art director and was tasked to design the logo for Steve Jobs of Apple Computer, creating an apple with a bite out of it, included so that people did not mistake the apple for a cherry or another fruit; the colored stripes in the logo were to indicate. Each stripe was printed in its own specially mixed color—at considerable extra expense which Jobs approved because he felt the more vivid colors improved people's emotional response. Rob created ads and printed materials for Apple; the basic design of his Apple logo is still in use by the company today, but it has had many elements changed along the way. He did design work for both IBM and Intel. Janoff was raised in Culver City, California, he obtained his degree from San Jose State University where he majored in industrial design.

After realizing that this was not the area of study he was interested in, Janoff focused on graphic design. In 1970, upon graduating from San Jose State University, Janoff began working for a number of small Silicon Valley agencies that did work for many prestigious clients. In 1977, he landed a job at Regis McKenna located in California. Upon his new position working for the company, he was chosen by his creative director, to design the corporate identity package for Apple Computer. Janoff was chosen out of everyone in the company because of his extensive hard work for tech clients. Nobody knew how successful Apple Computers was to become. Janoff's logo helped make the complex idea of a home computer seem approachable; the vibrant, rainbow hues of the logo highlighted Apple's ability to display a wide variety of colors, something which had not been a feature of mass-produced computers. Janoff worked for the top agencies established in New York City and Chicago such as Chiat/Day where he designed print, TV advertising and branding for numerous national and international clients.

Over the past six years he has devoted himself to a digital agency with his Australian business partner, Joel Bohm. The company has produced work for a diverse range of clients including Crooz, a gaming company in Japan. More Janoff's agency has collaborated with strategic partners like Fiverr in New York to create branding outcomes for companies such as Australian Real Estate entrepreneur and philanthropist Norman Sarraf of Sarraf Strata and the acclaimed academic publisher R. H. Finnegan from Belastier Press, among others. While residing in Chicago, Rob Janoff travels extensively as part of his work creating branding outcomes for companies across a broad range of industries, he is a prolific speaker who has delivered keynote addresses and masterclasses in design for universities and academic facilities, including the Eastern Mediterranean University in Cyprus. Https://www.forbes.com/sites/willburns/2018/03/26/rob-janoff-and-the-fascinating-true-story-behind-his-original-apple-logo-design/ Official website