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Tom Mix

Thomas Edwin Mix was an American film actor and the star of many early Western movies between 1909 and 1935. Mix appeared in 291 films, he was Hollywood's first Western star and helped define the genre as it emerged in the early days of the cinema. Thomas Hezikiah Mix was born January 6, 1880 in Mix Run, about 62 miles north of State College, Pennsylvania, to Edwin Elias Mix and Elizabeth Heistand, he grew up in nearby DuBois, where his father, a stable master for a wealthy lumber merchant, taught him to ride and love horses. He spent time working on a local farm owned by a lumber businessman, he had dreams of being in the circus and was rumored to have been caught by his parents practicing knife-throwing tricks against a wall, using his sister as an assistant. In April 1898, during the Spanish–American War, he enlisted in the Army under the name Thomas E. Mix, his unit never went overseas, Mix failed to return for duty after an extended furlough when he married Grace I. Allin on July 18, 1902.

Mix was listed as AWOL on November 4, 1902, but was never court-martialed nor even discharged. His marriage to Allin was annulled after one year. In 1905, Mix married Kitty Jewel Perinne, but this marriage ended within a year, he next married Olive Stokes on January 10, 1909, in North Dakota. On July 13, 1912, Olive gave birth to their daughter Ruth. In 1905, Mix rode in President Theodore Roosevelt's inaugural parade with a group of 50 horsemen led by Seth Bullock, which included several former Rough Riders. Years Hollywood publicists muddled this event to imply that Mix had been a Rough Rider himself. Mix lived in Guthrie, working as a bartender and other odd jobs, he was night marshal of Dewey, Oklahoma, in 1911. He found employment at the Miller Brothers 101 Ranch, one of the largest ranching businesses in the United States, covering 101,000 acres, hence its name; the ranch had its own touring Wild West show. He stood out as a skilled horseman and expert shot, winning national riding and roping contests at Prescott, Arizona, in 1909, Canon City, Colorado, in 1910.

Mix began his film career as a supporting cast member with the Selig Polyscope Company. His first appearance was in a short film, The Cowboy Millionaire, released on October 21, 1909. In 1910, he appeared as himself in a short documentary film, Ranch Life in the Great Southwest, in which he displayed his skills as a cattle wrangler. Shot at the Selig studio in the Edendale district of Los Angeles, the film was a success, Mix became an early motion picture star. Mix performed in more than 100 films for Selig, many of which were filmed in New Mexico. While with Selig he co-starred in several films with Victoria Forde, they fell in love, he divorced Olive Stokes in 1917. By Selig Polyscope had encountered severe financial difficulties, Mix and Forde both subsequently signed with Fox Film Corporation, which had leased the Edendale studio, they married in 1918 and had a daughter, Thomasina Mix, in February 1922. Mix made more than 160 cowboy films throughout the 1920s; these featured action-oriented scripts contrasted with the documentary style of his work with Selig.

Heroes and villains were defined and a clean-cut cowboy always saved the day. Millions of American children grew up watching his films on Saturday afternoons, his intelligent and handsome horse Tony became a celebrity. Mix did his own stunts and was injured. In 1913, Mix moved his family to a ranch, he spent a lot of time at the ranch. A number of the movies were filmed in the Prescott home. During this time, Mix had success in the local Prescott Frontier Days rodeo, which lays claim to being the "world's oldest rodeo." In 1920, he took first prize in a bull-riding contest. Today, his Bar Circle A Ranch developed into a planned community called Yavapai Hills where there is still a street named Bar Circle Ranch Road. Mix's salary at Fox reached $7,500 a week. Gossip columnist Louella Parsons wrote that he had his initials in electric lights on the top of his house, his performances were noted for their realism and for screen-friendly action stunts and horseback riding, attention-grabbing cowboy costumes, showmanship.

At the Edendale lot, Mix built. Loaded with western props and furnishings, it has been described as a "complete frontier town, with a dusty street, hitching rails, a saloon, bank, doctor's office, surveyor's office, the simple frame houses typical of the early Western era." Near the back of the lot an Indian village of lodges was ringed by miniature plaster mountains which were said to be, on screen, "ferociously convincing". The set included a simulated desert, a large corral, a ranch house with no roof. Mix played hard-to-get, threatening to move to Argentina to make films or to join the circus, but he signed with FBO, although he left the studio for Universal after salary disputes with FBO studio head Joseph P. Kennedy, he said of Kennedy that he was a "tight-assed, money-crazed son-of-a-bitch". In 1929, Mix was a pallbearer at the funeral of Wyatt Earp. Mix appeared with the Sells-Floto Circus in 1929, 1930, 1931 at a reported weekly salary of $20,000, he and Forde divorced in 1931. Meanwhile, the Great Depression reportedly


Rusya is a Belarusian vocalist of the band Indiga, a Rock-Princess according to the results of the tenth “Rock Coronation.” She is the vocalist of the band Šuma and takes part in the band Akana-NHS. She was born in the urban village of Cierachoŭka in the Gomel Region. Since 2002 she sang in the rock band Indiga. On November 1, 2008, at the Bronx club, Rusya, as a member of the folk band Akana-NHS, performed at the presentation of the EP “In Tune” by Hair Peace Salon, which attached her as a vocalist in the new band of Irena Kotvitskaya, the leader of the scattered NHS, the transition itself took place during the “Golden Acoustics” contest project a month before due to the long creative leave of Indiga owing to pertubations in the line-up. On July 18, 2003, as a member of the band Indiga, she won at the festival Basovišča. On February 28, 2006, she received the Rock Crown and became a Rock-Princess at the tenth “Rock Coronation.” In 2005, she was in de facto relationships with the guitarist of Indiga Dmitry Demidov.

After taking pictures in the nude style for the capital magazine “RiO” in 2007, she received several offers to get married, but she did not accept a single one. At the end of 2007, “the close spiritual connection” between Rusya and bard Atmoravi became known, but the relationship ended up with performances as a duet only, she married Yuri Matsyuin in 2009. Dni Жніво Сонца КУЛЬТурныя людзі: слухай Русю

Mémoires d'Outre-Tombe

Mémoires d'Outre-Tombe is the memoir of François-René de Chateaubriand and published posthumously in two volumes in 1849 and 1850, respectively. Chateaubriand was a writer, politician and historian, regarded as the founder of French Romanticism. Although the work shares characteristics with earlier French "memoirs", the Mémoires d'Outre-Tombe are inspired by the Confessions of Jean-Jacques Rousseau: in addition to providing a record of political and historical events, Chateaubriand includes details of his private life and his personal aspirations; the work abounds in instances of the poetic prose. On the other hand, the melancholy of the autobiography helped establish Chateaubriand as the idol of the young French Romantics, it was while in Rome at the close of 1803. In 1817 he returned to the memoirs; the first manuscript written while he was serving as ambassador to London, did not reach completion until 1826. At this point, he intended to entitle the book Memories of My Life. In 1830, Chateaubriand decided to change the scope of the work, revising the title to Mémoires d'Outre-Tombe, making a thorough revision of the original text, writing several new volumes.

He divided his life before 1830 into three periods: soldier and traveler and statesman. The project had by now become more ambitious. After fragmented public readings of his work in salons, in 1836 Chateaubriand yielded the rights to his work to a society that published it until his death, paying him accordingly. Having obtained this economic stability, he completed the work with a fourth set of volumes. In 1841 he wrote an ample conclusion. Chateaubriand intended for the work to be published at least fifty years after his death, but his financial troubles forced him, in his words, "to mortgage tomb". There have been a number of English translations. British author Anthony Kline published a complete translation in 2005, available for non-commercial use. An abridged translation by Robert Baldick was first published by Alfred A. Knopf in 1961, in paperback, by Penguin books in 1972. A New York Review of Books edition translated by Alex Andriesse was published in 2018, covering the years 1768-1800.

Mémoires d'Outre-Tombe at Project Gutenberg Mémoires d'Outre-Tombe at the Internet Archive Mémoires d'Outre-Tombe at Le Bac de Français. Retrieved 24 December 2014. Mémoires d'Outre-Tombe at Poetry in Translation. A Complete English Translation of the Memoirs by A. S. Kline, with a hyper-linked in-depth index and over 600 illustrations of the people and events of Chateaubriand's life. Retrieved 27 August 2015

Today with Des and Mel

Today with Des and Mel was a British television series hosted by Des O'Connor and Melanie Sykes. The show featured phone-in competitions and chat between the hosts, it was produced at The London Studios. The show was produced at Teddington Studios for the first series. Today with Des and Mel was loosely based on the format of the popular American television show, Live with Regis and Kelly. Although the filming pattern varied, for much of the show's run, Monday and Wednesday's programmes were recorded'as live' shortly before start of transmission, whereas Thursday and Friday's episodes were pre-recorded in a separate block on Wednesdays; the series pulled in high ratings for its daytime slot, as a result at one stage, the show was given the green light for an evening version to be made. For a short time in January 2005, the show appeared in a 5 p.m. slot, but this was soon dropped, a full prime-time version never came about. ITV announced on 12 May 2006. Paul O'Grady was a regular guest presenter, with ITV bosses being so impressed with his performance, that they gave him his own show - The Paul O'Grady Show.

Dale Winton, Bradley Walsh and Richard Whiteley covered for Des on occasion. Jenny Powell – who contributed a regular Friday feature describing various tasks for the show that she had undertaken that week, dropped a while into the show's run – covered for Mel. On 3 November 2008 and Wednesday 8 April 2009, both Des and Mel filled in as guest hosts on The Paul O'Grady Show whilst Paul had time off. O'Grady had requested their use in this capacity as he felt indebted to the pair for playing a role in him being awarded his own show

Aar Ya Paar

Aar Ya Paar is a 1997 Bollywood thriller film produced and directed by Ketan Mehta. The film stars Deepa Sahi, Ritu Shivpuri, Paresh Rawal and Kamal Sidhu; the music is by Viju Shah. The movie is adapted from James Hadley Chase's novel The Sucker Punch and was shot in Italy. Shekhar Khosla is an alcoholic and a penniless playboy, he has an on-and-off romance with cabaret dancer Julie. One day his boss tells him to improve himself and hands him a multi-million rupee client, Veena Sanghvi and asks him to maintain and strengthen the relationship with this client. Shekhar meets with Veena, seduces her and marries her, while having an affair with her personal secretary, Anu Chauhan; when Veena finds out about this affair, she threatens to separate from him. Shekhar and Anu plan to kill her, they carry out their plan with the police concluding that her death was accidental. Shekhar finds out. To make matters worse, the police have evidence linking him to the death of his wife. Jackie Shroff as Shekhar Khosla Paresh Rawal as Inspector Khan Deepa Sahi as Anu Chauhan Kamal Sidhu as Veena Sanghvi Ritu Shivpuri as Julie Satish Shah as Jagdish Mamik Singh as Anu's Boyfriend Harish Patel as Gupta Ajit Vachani as Salim Ravi Khanvilkar as Hargovind Triple H as Gigilo Doink the Clown as Joker Yokozuna as himself Bret Hart as himself Savio Vega as himself Chris Candido as himself Owen Hart as himself Kevin Nash as himself The movie features in Avijit Ghosh's book, 40 Retakes: Bollywood Classics You May Have Missed The music was composed by Viju Shah.

The lyrics were penned by Maya Govind, Nitin Raikwar and Rani Malik. The soundtrack was released on Venus Tapes Pvt. Ltd.. Aar Ya Paar on IMDb

1 Boötis

1 Boötis is a binary star system in the northern constellation of Boötes, located 318 light years away from the Sun. It is visible to the naked eye as a dim, white-hued star with a combined apparent visual magnitude of 5.71. The pair had an angular separation of 4.660″ as of 2008. It is moving closer to the Earth with a heliocentric radial velocity of −26 km/s; the magnitude 5.78 primary component is an A-type main-sequence star with a stellar classification of A1 V. This star has 2.5 times the mass of the Sun and is radiating 56 times the Sun's luminosity from its photosphere at an effective temperature of 9,863 K. It is spinning with a projected rotational velocity of 60 km/s; the system is a source for X-ray emission, most coming from the companion star. This magnitude 9.60 component is a possible pre-main sequence star with a mass similar to the Sun. It is radiating 76% of the Sun's luminosity at an effective temperature of 6,370 K. HR 5144 CCDM J13407+1958 Image 1 Boötis