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Try to Remember

"Try to Remember" is a song about nostalgia from the musical comedy The Fantasticks. It is the first song performed in the show, encouraging the audience to imagine what the sparse set suggests, its lyrics, written by Tom Jones, famously rhyme "remember" with "September", "so tender", "ember", "December", repeat the sequence -llow throughout the song: verse 1 contains "mellow", "yellow", "callow fellow". They feature an interpolated rhyme in "wept" and "kept", alliterative lines "when grass was green and grain was yellow" and "without a hurt the heart is hollow". Harvey Schmidt composed the music. "Try to Remember" was sung by Jerry Orbach in the Original Off-Broadway production of The Fantasticks. "Try to Remember" made the Billboard Hot 100 pop chart three times in 1965 in versions by Ed Ames, Roger Williams, Barry McGuire, The Kingston Trio, The Sandpipers, The Brothers Four. Eddie Fisher released a version in 1965 on his LP Eddie Fisher Today! The Kim Sisters included it on their 1959 album The Kim Sisters: Their First Album through Monument Records.

Patti Page did her take on the song in 1965 on her album Hush, Sweet Charlotte. Andy Williams recorded it in 1966 for his album The Shadow of Your Smile; the Temptations rendered their version in 1967 on their album The Temptations in a Mellow Mood. Perry Como took his turn with the song in 1968 on his album Look to Your Heart. Roy Orbison cut a track of it in 1969 on his album Roy Orbison's Many Moods. In 1969, the song was recorded by Jamaican reggae singer Pat Kelly, it sold well despite missing the U. K. pop charts. Liza Minnelli recorded it for her Liza! Liza! Album in September 1964; the song was the first Australian hit for the Brisbane-based trio New World, billed at the time as The New World Trio. Their version peaked at no. 11 in late 1968. In 1971, the Dutch singing duo Saskia & Serge had a smash hit in the Netherlands with their signature song "Zomer in Zeeland", based on the music of "Try to Remember". In 1975, Gladys Knight & the Pips had a huge international hit with their version of "Try to Remember", combining it into a medley with a cover of Barbra Streisand's "The Way We Were".

It reached no. 11 on the Hot 100 chart. In Knight's version, she recited some of the lyrics from "Try To Remember" in spoken-word fashion before beginning to sing "The Way We Were". Harry Belafonte has recorded the song multiple times; the Greek singer Nana Mouskouri recorded it in three languages: German and Italian. Romanian singer Aura Urziceanu created a Romanian language version in duet with Aurelian Andreescu in 1975, titled "Septembrie". In 1973, actress Patricia Routledge performed it on her solo album Presenting Patricia Routledge Singing the Classics. Jack Albertson, as Ed Brown, sings " Try to Remember" in the October 10th, 1975 episode, " The Disappearance", of Chico and The Man. Browning Bryant sang it on the Kraft Music Hall in December 1969. Gloria Loring sang it on the Carol Burnett show episode one in 1967 "Try to Remember" was used in the soundtrack of the film The Man Who Fell to Earth. Sandy Duncan did the song in 1976 on The Muppet Show. "Try to Remember" was performed in the opening scenes of the ABC television mini-series Amerika, broadcast in 1987.

The lyrics are to remind the audience of the happier times before the Soviet occupation of the United States. Jonathon Morris performed the song in the 1995 film version of The Fantasticks, a cover version was made by Leon Lai for the 1998 Hong Kong film City of Glass. In 1996, a parody of "Try to Remember" was used on The Rush Limbaugh Show as a recurring feature to mock Hillary Clinton's Congressional testimony in the Whitewater hearings, in which she said she was unable to remember key facts about the issues being investigated; when Jerry Orbach died, Law & Order, the TV show he had starred in for many years, ran a brief video tribute to him at the end of an episode. An instrumental version of "Try to Remember" played over the clips. Robert Vincent Smith performed the song live during the broadcast of the 1990 Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, with the Quik Bunny balloon featured prominently in the background. "Try to Remember" is used in Captain America: Civil War when Tony Stark's mother plays it on the piano in his flashback.

The song was used at the suggestion of Robert Downey Jr. because he liked the song when he was young. Barry McGuire on his album Eve Of Destruction in 1965. John Barrowman on his 2003 album Reflections from Broadway. Josh Groban for his 2015 album Stages. Slater Rhea released a single version in 2018 in both China and the U. S. Lyrics of this song at MetroLyrics

BioShock (series)

BioShock is a retrofuturistic video game series published by 2K Games, created by Ken Levine, developed by several studios, including Irrational Games and 2K Marin. The BioShock games combine first-person shooter and role-playing elements, giving the player freedom for how to approach combat and other situations, considered part of the immersive sim genre. Additionally, the series is notable for exploring philosophical and moral concepts with a strong in-game narrative influenced by concepts such as objectivism and American exceptionalism; the series consists of three main games. BioShock and BioShock 2 were released in 2007 and 2010 and take place in 1960 and 1968 in the fictional underwater city of Rapture. BioShock Infinite, released in 2013, is thematically and narratively tied to the first games, but takes place in 1912 aboard the floating city of Columbia. Combined, the three games have sold more than 34 million copies as of December 2019, making the series one of the best-selling video game franchises of all time.

A mobile version of the first game was developed by IG Fun and released in 2009. A motion picture based on the first game had been planned but was cancelled. Work on Infinite led Ken Levine to drastically downsize and rebrand Irrational Games into Ghost Story Games to work on smaller titles, while 2K Games remained interested in the property. 2K formally announced that a new BioShock game was in the works by a newly created internal studio, Cloud Chamber, in December 2019. Concerning the influences behind the game's story and setting, Levine said, "I have my useless liberal arts degree, so I've read stuff from Ayn Rand, George Orwell and all the sort of utopian and dystopian writings of the 20th century, having developed the System Shock franchise, some of my first games, I felt that the atmosphere was a good one to set for a dystopian environment, one we borrowed from System Shock." Levine has mentioned an interest in "stem cell research and the moral issues that go around." In regard to artistic influences, Levine cited the books Nineteen Eighty-Four and Logan's Run, representing societies that have "really interesting ideas screwed up by the fact that we're people."According to the developers, BioShock is a spiritual successor to the System Shock games, was produced by former developers of that series.

Levine claims his team had been thinking about making another game in the same vein since they produced System Shock 2. In his narration of a video screened for the press at E3 2006, Levine pointed out many similarities between the games. There are several comparable gameplay elements: plasmids in BioShock supplied by "EVE hypos" serve the same function as "Psionic Abilities" supplied by "PSI hypos" in System Shock 2; the "ghosts" from System Shock 2 exist in BioShock, as do modifiable weapons with multiple ammunition types and researching enemies for increased damage. Additionally, Atlas guides the player along by radio, in much the same way Janice Polito does in System Shock 2, with each having a similar twist mid-game. Both games give the player more than one method of completing tasks, allowing for emergent gameplay. In the reveal of the third game of the series, BioShock Infinite, Ken Levine stated that the name "BioShock" is not in reference to any specific setting or location, but instead a means of encapsulating common gameplay elements that reflects on their earlier games such as System Shock 2, the BioShock series.

To me, there's two things. They take place in a world, both fantastic and ridiculous. Something that you've never seen before and something that nobody else could create except Irrational, but it's strangely grounded and believable; the other thing that makes it a BioShock game, it's about having a huge toolset of power and a huge range of challenges, you being able to drive how you solve those challenges. The games in the BioShock series are first-person shooters; the series is considered the spiritual successor to System Shock 2, which many of the developers were involved with through Irrational Games. While specific mechanics differ between all three games, they share a common theme of having the player use a combination of physical weapons such as guns and melee weapons, superhuman powers—including both active and passive abilities—granted by genetic alterations, features of the game environment to strategically work their way through enemy forces and tactical situations; these weapons and powers can be used in various combinations to aid in defeating foes.

Scenarios in the game feature multiple approaches that the player can take, such as opting to avoid enemies through stealth and deception, hacking a security turret to turn against enemy forces, or directly engaging in combat. The player is able to customize their weapons and genetic enhancements for the style of play they prefer. In addition to collecting new weapons and genetic modifications, the player gains ammunition, mana-like power required to engage the genetic modifications, restorative items, scrap items used to craft new materials, in-game money to buy various improvements at vending machines throughout the game. BioShock was released o

La Algaba

La Algaba is a Spanish municipality in the province of Seville, with a population of around 16,000. It belongs to the region of La Vega, 7 km from Seville; the town dates back to the Byzantine Empire, has many historical artifacts and significant churches. The river Guadalquivir features prominently in the history of La Algaba; the river acquires a considerable width here, with large poplars leaning over the water, is surrounded by numerous orange orchards. Fishing on its banks is a common activity among locals; the town is known for its many festivals. The origins of the municipality are at the time of the Byzantine Empire when the heirs of civilization tartesia founded the Balbibilis turdetana destroyed in the time of the Visigoths, its current name comes from the Arabic Al-Gaba, which means'the forest'. Fernando III gave it to his son Don Fadrique. At death he returned to royal power. In 1304 was given to the infant Don Alfonso de la Cerda, who ceded to the Duke of Niebla, he changed it to Don Juan Guzman Medina Sidonia.

It was Felipe II who created the Marquess of La Algaba to counterbalance the economic hardship of the Treasury, being subject the town to the Lordship until the nineteenth century when it was established the Constitutional Hall. The original nucleus of the population consists of an enclosure Walled wide to the characteristics of the population and has been overtaken by recent building. Thus, next to the limits of traditional hull neighborhoods built in the decades of the 1950, 60 and 70 are located, tending the most recent buildings to occupy agricultural spaces between the three physical limits urban space, which are: the river Guadalquivir, the local road SE-431 and the road of Santiponce; the monumental face of La Algaba shows two main buildings, the Church of Santa Maria de las Nieves style Gothic-Mudejar and contains cross vaults and Tower of Guzman, with a height of 27 meters, was conceived as a defensive building beyond the 15th century. Three floors linked by stairs covered with vaults, the most interesting part from the stylistic point of view the set of windows: Reduced arc, lobed or multi-lobed.

The auction castellated crown this well-preserved monument located in the traditional center of the core. The chapel of the Immaculate, in the neighborhood of the Aral, restored in 1929 and retains interesting sculptures like the Virgen de la Concepción, eighteenth century, San Jose, which belongs to the school of Martinez Montanes. Other items of interest are the Church of Nuestro Padre Jesus Nazareno, the Ermita de San Salvador, the Bullring, the Old Bridge and Roman necropolis; the river Guadalquivir is the undisputed star in the history of La Algaba. While passing through this town the river acquires a considerable width between its two shores surrounded by numerous orchards of orange and large poplars leaning over the water. Fishing on its banks is a common activity among locals; the history of this river has marked the Algaba because of their large flood that have come to flood all the people and caused by the force of the water, the fall of Old Bridge. The river Rivera de Huelva is located in the western part of the municipality on the road towards Santiponce.

It is formed by the union of water from one hand, the Brook Galapagar and, water desembalsadas by the El Gergal. Its channel flows into the Guadalquivir once past the main town of La Algaba, it was a hangout for locals entire families during the summer time they spent weeks camped to its shores to enjoy activities such as swimming and fishing. Are typical pringás, the marinades of fish, duck with orange and cooked chickpea peleaos with morcilla, and among bakery products: cakes, fritters, piñonates home, the prieto bread or preñao bread. In the craft of this Sevillian town highlights the work of leather and the wood carving and goldsmiths. Carnival of La Algaba: has over 25 years of history and is one of the carnival is famous in the region, they take place during the month of February. La Algaba is a town where this party is lives. Villa birthplace of great carnival. During this month the Provincial Contest Chirigota s and Comparsas, the Grand Parade takes place through the main streets of the town in which more than a hundred costumed groups involved.

Easter: The Algaba is a cultural rich town cofrade. Brotherhoods that procession through the streets of the town during the Easter are: Brotherhood Captive on Wednesday Brotherhood de la Vera Cruz on holy Thursday, Brotherhood of Jesus Nazareno on the madrugá of Good Friday, Brotherhood of Solitude on Good Friday where procesiona the holy burial urn and the virgin of Solitude, dressed in mourning and low black pall, the Risen One the Easter Sunday, where a procession behind the Risen Lord and the Virgin of Solitude without pallium and dressed in white.. There are many other religious groups as Santa Marta and Habeas Christi among others. Cruces de Mayo: take place the traditional Cruces de Mayo in the neighborhood of the Cross. Brotherhoods set up their booths during the last week of May, they are vital processions of the steps taken by the young brothers to walk around the neighborhood with his steps Cruces de Mayo. Pilgrimage of the Immaculate Conception: the first Sunday of June is celebrated pilgrimage in honor of the Immaculate Conception of Mary Crowned.

La Purisima La Algaba makes its way from the Church of Santa Maria de las Nieves to his hermitage of El Aral accompanied by pilgrims, horse riders and wagons. Velá Garcia Lorca: it is held in mid-July in the neighborhood Federico Garcia Lorca; the City Council and the "Association of neighbors García

1993 Football League Trophy Final

The 1993 Football League Trophy Final was the 10th final of the domestic football cup competition for teams from Football League Second and Third Division, the Football League Trophy. The final was played at Wembley Stadium in London on 22 May 1993; the match was contested by Stockport County. Port Vale won the match Bernie Slaven the scorers; the attendance was 35,885. The final was the third time. Vale had edged out Stockport 2–1 on aggregate in the Second Division play-off semi-finals, they had drawn 1–1 at Stockport's Edgeley Park, Glover the scorer for the "Valiants", before the return leg at Vale Park with Martin Foyle the only scorer. This meant that seven days Vale would return to Wembley to take on West Bromwich Albion in the final. However, earlier in the season Stockport had won their home league game with Vale 2–0, whereas the Vale Park fixture had finished goalless in the third game of the season; the match was to be the second League Trophy final in two years to see Stockport line up against a Stoke-on-Trent team, having lost the previous year's final 1–0 to Stoke City.

At the time the tournament was split into two sections: North and South, County coming through the north section and Vale through the south. In the first round – group stage, Vale received a bye. County had to battle through group six of the northern section, they recorded a 3–0 victory at Third Division Chesterfield and a 2–0 win at home to Second Division whipping boys Chester City. In the second round Port Vale went through 4–3 winners over Fulham in a match taken to extra time at Vale Park. Stockport County recorded a 1–0 victory over Hartlepool United. In the area quarter-finals both clubs hit four goals, County beating Bradford City 4–3 at Valley Parade, whereas Vale won a 4–2 home victory over basement division strugglers Northampton Town; the area semi-finals County faced Chesterfield again, this time they won 2–1. Port Vale won 1 -- 0 at the Victoria Ground; the area finals were two legged affairs. Port Vale faced Exeter City, winning 2–1 at home, before a 1–1 draw at St James Park. Stockport had the first chance, only to have Beaumont denied by a well timed tackle from Swan.

Kerr struck the opening goal of the game in the 4th minute. Slaven started the movement as he collected a loose ball in the centre of the park and hit a through ball past Miller and Todd for Kerr to sprint on and slot home his fourteenth of the season. Van der Laan continued the Valiants spell of pressure, hitting a shot just wide of the goal not long after. In the 37th minute Vale doubled their lead when Glover put in a cross, which Foyle turned into the path of Slaven, who busrt past three defenders before he directed it to the left of the helpless Neil Edwards. Before the half-time whistle came, Jim Gannon earned the first yellow card of the game. Vale nearly had the game wrapped up. Four minutes after the restart Kerr set Porter free, Porter beat Edwards but Wallace saved the day at the expense of a corner. Substitute Andy Preece was effective right from his introduction, allowing 6 ft 7 in Francis more room up front. Francis forced him into two good saves; the mounting pressure from County paid dividends in the 66th minute.

On loan player Peter Duffield guided a ball into the box, which Francis directed it over Musselwhite's head. Sensing a chance of an equaliser, Stockport stepped up the pace. Kerr was booked for a trip on Ward and in injury time Swan and Francis went into the book for pushing, after Francis fouled Musselwhite; the following week Vale were defeated 3–0 at Wembley and so both clubs remained in the Second Division, though 1993–94 saw Vale promoted as runners-up. Stockport finished 4th in the league, up from their 6th-place finish in 1992–93, they beat York City by the odd goal in the play-off semi-finals, but tasted defeat at Wembley once again as Burnley won the final 2–1. County joined Vale in the First Division with automatic promotion in the 1996–97 season. In 2001 Vale lifted the Football League Trophy for a second time. For John Rudge it was to be his first and last major trophy in his sixteen years in charge at Vale, though he continued to bring the club success in the league, taking them to 28th in the football pyramid in 1996–97, their highest post-war position.

Rudge was dismissed in controversial fashion in 1999. Danny Bergara stepped down as County manager after one more season at the helm, he held a number of management positions before his death in 2007. Vale's Paul Kerr and Bernie Slaven were nearing the end of their careers. Kerr had brief spells with Leicester City and Wycombe Wanderers and Slaven joined Darlington before both men left the professional game in 1995. Stockport's more youthful Kevin Francis enjoyed a longer career in the game, leaving the club in 1995 he spent time with numerous clubs as well as earning two caps for his country in 1998. County's Jim Gannon would find great success as Stockport manager, before taking the reins at Port Vale in 2011 for a controversial stint as manager which ended in his sacking after just 74 days, the shortest appointment in the club's history

Don Nickles

Donald Lee Nickles is an American politician and lobbyist, a Republican United States Senator from Oklahoma from 1981 until 2005. He was considered both a social conservative. After retiring from the Senate as the longest serving senator from Oklahoma, he founded the Nickles Group, a lobbying firm. Nickles was born and raised in Ponca City, where he attended public schools. To help pay for their education at Oklahoma State University, he and his wife, the former Linda Lou Morrison, operated Don Nickles Professional Cleaning Service in Stillwater, he was a member of Beta Theta Pi fraternity at Oklahoma State University, earned a Bachelor of Arts in business administration in 1971. After college, he went to work for Nickles Machine Corporation in Ponca City, a business started in 1918 by his grandfather, Clair Nickles, he became the company's general manager. He served in the Oklahoma National Guard from 1970 until 1976. A formative experience was the distress his family suffered following his death of his father, Robert, in 1961, when Nickles was twelve years old.

The family had to sell off part of the family business to raise cash to pay the required estate tax. In 1978, aged 29, his election to the Oklahoma State Senate was the beginning of his career in public office. Two years at the age of 31, he became and remains the youngest Republican elected to the U. S. Senate, he sponsored legislation to cut taxes, reduce government spending, promote national defense, reduce what he believed to be official hostility to religion. He sponsored the Defense of Marriage Act which allowed states to refuse to recognize same-sex marriages conducted in other states; as Republican Whip, Nickles called for the resignation of fellow Republican Trent Lott as majority leader after Lott made remarks praising Strom Thurmond that seemed insensitive to the issue of racial segregation. The National Federation of Independent Business praised Nickles for including in the Senate's 2005 budget a provision that would accelerate by one year a complete repeal of the federal estate tax Nickles was one of many Republican senators who in 1981 called the White House to express his discontent over the nomination of Sandra Day O'Connor of Arizona to the United States Supreme Court.

Nickles said that he and other conservative Republican senators would not support O'Connor because of her "presumed unwillingness" to overturn the abortion decision, Roe v. Wade. During a 1986 campaign rally at the University of Oklahoma in Norman, President Reagan accidentally called him Don Rickles, the American comedian; the president was told about his mistake and found it amusing. Nickles rose in the Senate Republican leadership, serving as chairman of the National Republican Senatorial Committee in the 101st Congress. After being term-limited out of the Assistant Leader position, Nickles served in the 108th Congress as chairman of the Senate Budget Committee. Nickles was on Bob Dole's short list of vice presidential choices, before Dole decided on former Congressman Jack Kemp of New York. In December 2002, Nickles became embroiled in the controversy surrounding Republican Leader Trent Lott. At Senator Strom Thurmond's 100th birthday party, Lott had made comments that some took to be racially insensitive.

As the controversy grew, Nickles went on national television and became the first senator in the Republican leadership to say that Lott should step down. Nickles believed that the controversy over Lott's remarks would distract from the Republican legislative agenda, as he served as Lott's deputy in the Senate this statement was seen as the proverbial "straw that broke the camel's back." Despite many apologies for his remarks, Lott stepped down shortly thereafter. Declining to run for the position of Senate Majority Leader himself, Lott was succeeded by Bill Frist of Tennessee. Nickles was re-elected in 1986, 1992 and 1998 and was the senior senator from Oklahoma from 1994 to 2005. On October 7, 2003, he announced. Republican Tom Coburn was elected to succeed Nickles. Nickles went on to found the Nickles Group, a government consulting group in Washington, D. C, he serves on the board of directors of a number of public companies, such as Oklahoma City-based Chesapeake Energy. Nickles was one of the politicians featured in the film Traffic, giving his opinion on the war on drugs.

Nickles and his wife, have four children. HIV Prevention Act of 1997 "Nickles, McCaleb Try to Sabotage Oklahoma Amtrak Service, Opt for Yugo Rather Than Cadillac." Oklahoma State Senate. Communications Division, State Capitol. May 24, 1999. Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774–1996. Alexandria, Va.: CQ Staff Directories, 1997. "Donald Nickles." Research Division, Oklahoma Historical Society, Oklahoma City, Okla. Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774–1989. Washington, D. C.: U. S. Government Printing Office, 1989. Congressional Directory, 106th Congress, 1999–2000. Washington, D. C.: U. S. Government Printing Office, 1999. Congressional Quarterly's Politics in The 106th Congress. Philip D. Duncan and Brian Nutting, eds. Washington, D. C.: Congressional Quarterly, Inc. 1999. Who's Who in American Politics, 1997–1998. Marquis Who's Who, 1997. United States Congress. "Don Nickles". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. Appearances on C-SPAN Don Nickles on IMDb

Costis Gontikas

Konstantinos "Costis" Gontikas is a Greek professional basketball player for Peristeri of the Greek Basket League. He is a 2.06 m tall power forward-center. Gontikas played high school basketball at the Athens College, in Psychiko, Greece. Gontikas played college basketball in the NCAA Division III, at NYU, with the NYU Violets, from 2012 to 2016. Gontikas began his professional career with the Greek Basket League club Panathinaikos, he made his Greek Basket League debut on 13 November 2016, in an 80-65 win against Kolossos. He was released from Panathinaikos on June 20, 2017. On August 2017, he agreed terms with Apollon Patras. On June 26, 2018, he joined Ifaistos Limnou of the Greek Basket League. On July 18, 2019, Gontikas signed a three-year contract with Peristeri. Gontikas played with the junior national teams of Greece. With Greece's junior national teams, he played at the 2012 FIBA Europe Under-18 Championship and the 2013 FIBA Europe Under-20 Championship. Greek League Champion: 2017 Greek Cup Winner: His father Dimitris is a former international volleyball player.

His grandfather is the Greek politician Kostis Gontikas. FIBA Archive Profile FIBA Europe Profile Euroleague.net Profile Eurobasket.com Profile Greek Basket League Profile Greek Basket League Profile BG Basket Profile Panathinaikos Profile NYU College Bio Twitter