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Ullevaal Stadion

Ullevaal Stadion is an all-seater football stadium located in Oslo, Norway. It is the home ground of the Norway national football team, the site of the Norwegian Cup Final. From its opening in 1926 to 2009 it was the home ground of FK Lyn and from 1999 to 2017 was a home ground of Vålerenga IF. With a capacity of 28,000, it is the largest football stadium in Norway; the national stadium is owned by the Football Association of Norway. The stadium opened on 26 September 1926 as the home ground for several other local teams; the first international match was played in 1927, NFF started purchasing part of the stadium company. The peak attendance dates from 1935. Since 1948, Ullevaal has hosted the finals of the Norwegian Football Cup, in 1967 the Japp Stand was completed. A new renovation started with the completion of the single-tier West Stand in 1985, continued with the two-tier North and East Stands in 1990 and the South Stand in 1998. Ullevaal hosted the finals of the UEFA Women's Euro in 1987 and 1997.

In conjunction with the stadium is the head office of many sports federations, a bandy field, commercial property including a conference center and shopping mall. The stadium is located adjacent to Ullevål Stadion Station of the Oslo Metro and the Ring 3 motorway. Plans call to replace the West Stand to increase capacity to 30,000 and add a retractable roof and artificial turf; the first suggestions for a stadium at Ullevaal were launched by members of Lyn in 1917, but not until 1924 was a committee appointed to look into the matter. Lyn had considered building their stadium at Holmenkollåsen, Hoff, Tåsen, Frogner and Marienlyst; the club made an agreement with the tram operator Akersbanerne to purchase land they had acquired as part of the construction of the Sognsvann Line. It was decided that a limited company was to be established, with a share capital of NOK 100,000. Aker Municipality agreed to purchase 30% and pay via access roads and utilities. All sports clubs in Aker were given the right to purchase up to 10% of the shares, while the rest was to be bought by Lyn.

Any costs exceeding the capital was to be paid for through donations. At the same time, Lyn acquired land to build a training field which they would own themselves and was estimated to cost NOK 20,000. Both plans were passed by the club annual meeting on 23 May 1924. A/S Ullevaal Stadion was founded on 27 January 1925; the company was owned 73.5% by Lyn, 24% Aker Municipality and 5.1% by the clubs Ullevaal, Tåsen and Heming. The stadium was built with a running track, allowing the stadium to be used for track and field, had a capacity of about 35,000 spectators; the stadium cost NOK 416,000. The grand opening was held on 26 September 1926 by Crown Prince Olav, it was followed by a friendly match between a reinforced Lyn and Örgryte IS of Sweden, where Lyn won 5–1. In the opening game, tickets cost NOK 3 for seats, NOK 2 for standing places and NOK 1 on the end stands; the stadium hosted track and field events. The first international match was held on 29 May 1927 and featured Norway losing 0–1 against Denmark.

The match against Sweden from the Nordic Football Championship 1933/36 on 22 September 1935 was held in front of a crowd of 35,495, which still stands as the spectator record. The stadium was served by the Oslo Metro with the opening of the Sognsvann Line in 1934. In 1938, a new East Stand was opened; the Football Association bought Aker's share of the stadium during the 1930s, in 1945 part of Lyn's share. From 1948, the Cup Final was held at Ullevaal, has been held there since. Other activities held during the first decades included boxing, a revival meeting hosted by Billy Graham in front of 40,000 people in 1955. In 1960, NFF bought more shares from Lyn and became the majority shareholder with 50.7%, while Lyn retained 44.2%. The reason was the planned expansion could not receive public grants with such a strong tie to a single club, but the state was willing to give grants to the stadium if it was controlled by the federation. In 1967, a new South Stand was opened, the following year NFF moved into offices at the stadium.

In the early 1980s, the owner company presented plans for an upgraded stadium, which would have capacity for 40,000 spectators, of which 25,000 would be seated and 15,000 would stand. In 1984, a new pitch was installed; the first renovation was an all-new West Stand, which would be single-tier and have capacity for 8,800 spectators, of which 3,800 could be seated under a roof. Costs were estimated at NOK 56 million; the costs were covered by Sogn Næringsbygg, who built the stands and received free ground to build 12,000 square meters of commercial real estate. Because of the height, the new stand was met with protests from locals who felt the six-story structure would wreck the idyllic neighborhood; the stand was completed in 1985. On 14 June 1987, Ullevaal was the host of the final of the 1987 European Competition for Women's Football, where Norway beat Sweden 2–0 in front of 8,408 spectators. Plans for a new two-tier stand to the north and east were presented next; the plans had called for 24,500 sitting places in the new and south stands, 5,500 standing places in the west stand.

However, in 1989, the plans were modified, as the FIFA made new rules, requiring that only seating places could be used for international qualification matches from 1992. It was thereby decided; the renovations included a new turf with under-soil heating, luxury boxes, VIP-seating, a section for the Royal Family, new change rooms and 5,000 square meters

National POW/MIA Recognition Day

In the United States, National POW/MIA Recognition Day is observed on the third Friday in September. It honors those who were those who are still missing in action, it is most associated with those. National Vietnam War Veterans Day is April 29, the date in 1973 when the last US combat troops departed the Republic of Vietnam; this day was established by an Act of Congress, by the passage of Section 1082 of the 1998 Defense Authorization Act. It is one of six days; the POW/MIA flag was first recognized by Pub. L. 101–355 and made into 36 U. S. C. § 189 in 1990. The POW/MIA Flag should fly below, not be larger than, the United States flag, it is flown below or adjacent to the United States flag as second in order of precedence. National Former Prisoner of War Recognition Day is different and separate from National POW/MIA Recognition Day. National Former Prisoner of War Recognition Day is April 9th, it was designated by Congress in 1988, Public Law 100-269. As a Presidentially-proclaimed observance. National Former POW Recognition Day commemorates the April 9, 1942 surrender of 10,000 United States military personnel and 65,000 Filipino soldiers on the Bataan Peninsula in the Philippines by Major General Edward P. King to the invading Imperial Japanese Army headed by General Masaharu Homma.

Bataan, thereafter, is distinguished as the largest mass surrender in United States military history. The surrender was followed by the infamous Bataan Death March. By law, the President of the United States must issue annually a proclamation; the Bataan Death March began on April 9, 1942 and lasted, for some two weeks. The Imperial Japanese Army forced all American and Filipino POWs on a 65-mile trek up from Mariveles at the tip of the Bataan Peninsula north to the San Fernando train station. At San Fernando, the men were packed standing in unventilated boxcars for a 24-mile journey by rail to Capas. Survivors marched an additional three miles to the makeshift POW camp at Camp O’Donnell, an unfinished Philippine Army training facility, it is estimated. Sick and starving, the surrendered American and Filipino soldiers on the Bataan Death March were robbed of their personal possessions, denied food and medical care while subject to being beaten, beheaded, crushed by trucks and tanks, executed. Although this remembrance day is for all who were POWs, it is most associated with those who were POWs of Imperial Japan during WWII.

List of observances in the United States by presidential proclamation Website of the American Defenders of Bataan and Corregidor Memorial Society Bataan Commemorative Research Project Center for Research, Allied POWs under the JapaneseBlog on the American POWs of Japan Blog by Widow who travels to Vietnam after 40 years and finds her MIA husband's jet crash site in Que Son Mtns

William Humble

William Humble was an English clergyman and cricketer who played for Derbyshire between 1873 and 1877. Humble was born in Sutton Scarsdale and was educated at Exeter College and took Holy Orders. In 1869 he was playing for Staveley against an All England XI and in 1874 for Worksop against the same team. Humble made his debut for Derbyshire in the 1873 season and scored 11 in his first innings against Lancashire in a match which Derbyshire lost. In the 1874 season he played three first-class matches, against Kent he made his top score of 19, he played a couple of miscellaneous games for Derbyshire. In the 1877 season he played two first-class matches for Derbyshire which were both against Hampshire, in one of which Derbyshire's victory was spearheaded by a century by John Platts. Humble played for Gentlemen of Derbyshire and for Free Foresters. Humble was a right-handed batsman lower-middle order batsman and played 10 innings in 6 first-class matches, he made a top score of 19 with an average of 8.55.

Humble changed his name to Humble-Crofts in 1879. He was vicar of Clayton-cum-Frickley, Yorkshire in 1881 and in 1882 became rector of Waldron, East Sussex, he remained in this living until his death there at the age of 78. Humble-Croft's nephew, Archibald White, was club captain of Yorkshire between 1912 and 1918

Christopher Parry

Christopher Jackson Parry is a former English cricketer. Parry was a right-handed batsman, he was born in Hertfordshire. Parry made his debut for Buckinghamshire in the 1968 Minor Counties Championship against Berkshire. Parry played Minor counties cricket for Buckinghamshire from 1968 to 1977, which included 72 Minor Counties Championship matches. In 1970, he made his List A debut against Bedfordshire in the Gillette Cup, he played 3 further List A matches for Buckinghamshire, the last coming against Glamorgan in the 1972 Gillette Cup. In his 4 List A matches, he scored 10 runs at a batting average of 5.00, with a high score of 10. With the ball he took 4 wickets at a bowling average of 21.75, with best figures of 3/61. Christopher Parry at ESPNcricinfo Christopher Parry at CricketArchive

Nothing But a Good Time Tour

The Nothing But a Good Time Tour was a concert tour headlined by the American glam metal band Poison. Cheap Trick and Pop Evil provided support throughout the tour; the tour began May 18, 2018 at Five Points Amphitheatre in Irvine and ended July 1, 2018 at the Hard Rock Events Center in Hollywood, Florida. The following setlists were taken from the June 30, 2018 tour date at the Daily's Place Amphitheater in Jacksonville and may not be representative of all dates on the tour: Boss's Daughter Ex Machina Deal With the Devil Be Legendary 100 in a 55 Take It All Footsteps Waking Lions Trenches Hello There You Got It Going On Big Eyes California Man Blood Red Lips Southern Girls The Summer Looks Good On You Bass solo I'm Waiting for the Man The Flame I Want You To Want Me Dream Police Never Had a Lot to Lose Surrender Goodnight Now Look What the Cat Dragged In I Want Action Ride the Wind Talk Dirty to Me Something to Believe In Your Mama Don't Dance Guitar solo Fallen Angel Unskinny Bop Drum solo Bass solo Every Rose Has Its Thorn Nothin' but a Good TimeEncore Rock and Roll All Nite

Sideways address space

The "Sideways" address space on the Acorn BBC Microcomputer and Master-series microcomputer was Acorn's bank switching implementation, providing for permanent system expansion in the days before hard disk drives or floppy disk drives were commonplace. Filing systems and utility software, drivers were made available as Sideways ROMs, extra RAM could be fitted via the Sideways address space; the Advanced User Guide to the BBC Micro only refers to the Sideways address space as "Paged ROMs" because it predated the use of this address space for RAM expansion. The BBC B+, B+ 128 and BBC Master all featured Sideways RAM as standard; the machines used the 8-bit 65C102 processors with a 16-bit address space. The address space was split into 32 KiB RAM, 16 KiB Sideways address space and 16 KiB operating system space; the Sideways address space is a bank-switched address space that allows access to one 16 KiB bank at a time. Each bank can be ROM or RAM. On both the BBC Micro and the BBC Master, there are ROM sockets on the motherboard which take "Sideways ROMs".

The BBC Micro shipped with a single ROM, containing BBC BASIC. The Electron's sideways address space was exposed only by the addition of a Plus 1 add-on or a third-party equivalent. Sideways ROMs permitted the addition of new filing systems to the OS and application and utility software. Software supplied as ROMs has two main benefits: it loads instantaneously, it requires little RAM to operate; this allowed for application software to have more working space than would be possible, for utility software such as debuggers to operate on software held in RAM. The first few bytes of Sideways ROMs contain details; these include language and service entry points, ROM type code, version number and a pointer to the copyright information. On reset the OS validates each sideways bank by checking for a copyright string. During operation the OS talks to valid ROMs by jumping to the two entry points with a specific value of the accumulator set; this provides a clean API for expanding the operating system and negotiating bank switching and RAM sharing.

ROMs have two entry points: the service entry point provides the API access to the ROM, the language entry point is the starting point for application software contained in the ROM. "Service" ROMs need not have a language entry point, only exist to extend the OS. "Language" ROMs are ROMs that provide application software, gain their name from the fact that the BBC BASIC language is supplied as the default ROM in bank 15. ROMs contain both entry points, as all user software must have a service entry point to allow the OS to call into it. Pure service ROMs only extend the features of the OS itself, without providing any application software; the BBC Micro and Electron require one language ROM be present at POST to provide the computer with a user interface, else the OS will report "Language?" and halt. The version of Acorn MOS on the BBC Master has a built-in command line and will present this if no default language ROM is configured. In addition to ROM, banks of RAM could be added to the computer via the Sideways address space.

These could either be used to load and use ROM images from disk or as extra workspace for machine code programs. The BBC Model B is hard-wired to prevent writing to the Sideways area, so a write signal needs to be collected from somewhere; the methods vary, but the two most common methods are removing chips from the board and placing them into an expansion board that occupies the chips' original sockets, fitting a RAM module in a ROM socket with a flying lead connected to a write signal elsewhere on the motherboard. The 64kB model B+ had 12kB of "special" sideways RAM; this used the sideways address but was selected by the high bit of the ROM select register and could not be used to load ROM images. The 128kB model B+ had an expansion board with 64kB of "regular" sideways RAM in addition to the 12kB of "special" sideways RAM on the main board; the BBC Master came with 64kB of regular Sideways RAM, could be configured with motherboard links as to which banks were ROM and which were RAM. In addition it had 4kB of 8kB of RAM paged over the operating system.

Unlike on the B+ where the "special" sideways RAM had been available for user applications these memory areas on the Master were used as operating system and filing system workspace. The Electron's cartridge ports were wired with the assumption that they would be used only for ROMs, much as on the BBC Micro; the Master's slots replace the READY signal with an R/W signal so that RAM can be plugged into the external cartridge ports. Acorn MOS supports up to 16 Sideways banks. Due to limited motherboard space, extra Sideways sockets were made available by third-party expansion boards. Certain boards, such as the Watford Electronics Sidewise board provided the option of permanent, battery backed-up RAM; this allows for developer testing of new Sideways ROM software without burning an EPROM for each attempt. A write-protect switch could be used to prevent the contents of Sideways RAM from being modified. Bray, Andrew C.. The advanced user guide for the BBC Microcomputer. Cambridge: The Cambridge Microcomputer Centre.

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