Unforgiven is a 1992 American revisionist Western film produced and directed by Clint Eastwood and written by David Webb Peoples. The film portrays William Munny, an aging outlaw and killer who takes on one more job years after he had turned to farming; the film stars Eastwood in the lead role, with Morgan Freeman and Richard Harris. Eastwood stated that the film would be his last Western for fear of repeating himself or imitating someone else's work; the film won four Academy Awards: Best Picture and Best Director for Clint Eastwood, Best Supporting Actor for Gene Hackman, Best Film Editing for editor Joel Cox. Eastwood was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actor for his performance, but he lost to Al Pacino for Scent of a Woman; the film was the third Western to win the Oscar for Best Picture, following Cimarron and Dances with Wolves. Eastwood dedicated the film to mentors Sergio Leone and Don Siegel. In 2004, Unforgiven was added to the United States National Film Registry of the Library of Congress as being deemed "culturally or aesthetically significant".
In 1880 in Big Whiskey, two cowboys—Quick Mike and "Davey-Boy" Bunting—attack and disfigure prostitute Delilah Fitzgerald with a knife after she laughs at Quick Mike's small penis. As punishment, local sheriff "Little Bill" Daggett orders the cowboys to bring several horses as compensation for the brothel owner, Skinny Dubois; the rest of the prostitutes are outraged by the sheriff's decision, offer a $1,000 reward to anyone who kills the cowboys. In Hodgeman County, Kansas, a boastful young man calling himself the "Schofield Kid" visits the pig farm of William Munny, seeking to recruit him to help kill the cowboys and claim the reward. In his youth, Munny was a notorious outlaw and murderer, but he is now a repentant widower raising two children. After refusing to help, Munny recognizes that his farm is failing and jeopardizing his children's future, so he reconsiders. Munny recruits his friend Ned Logan, another retired outlaw, they catch up with the Kid. Back in Wyoming, British-born gunfighter "English Bob", an old acquaintance and rival of Little Bill, is seeking the reward.
He arrives in Big Whiskey with biographer W. W. Beauchamp, who naively believes Bob's exaggerated tales of his exploits. Enforcing the town's anti-gun law, Little Bill and his deputies disarm Bob and Bill beats him savagely, hoping to discourage other would-be assassins from attempting to claim the bounty. Bill ejects Bob from town the next morning, but Beauchamp decides to stay and write about Bill, who debunks many of the romantic notions Beauchamp has about the wild west. Munny and the Kid arrive in town during a rainstorm, head into the saloon. While Logan and the Kid meet with the prostitutes upstairs, a feverish Munny is sitting alone in the saloon when Little Bill and his deputies confront him. Not realizing Munny's identity, Bill beats him up and kicks him out of the saloon for carrying a pistol. Logan and the Kid escape through a back window, the three regroup at a barn outside town, where they nurse Munny back to health. A few days the trio ambush and kill Bunting in front of his friends.
Logan, who wounded Bunting but lost his nerve while attempting to finish him off, resolves to return home. Munny and the Kid head towards the cowboys' ranch, where the Kid ambushes Quick Mike in an outhouse and kills him. After they escape, a distraught Kid confesses he had never killed anyone before and renounces life as a gunfighter; when one of the prostitutes arrives to give them the reward, they learn that Logan had been captured and tortured to death by Bill, but not before revealing Munny's identity. The Kid heads back to Kansas with the reward; that night, Munny arrives and sees Logan's corpse displayed in a coffin outside the saloon with a sign warning this is what happens to assassins in the town of Big Whiskey. Inside, Little Bill has assembled a posse to pursue the Kid. Munny kills Dubois. In the ensuing shootout, Munny shoots Bill and kills several of his deputies before ordering the bystanders to leave the saloon. Critically wounded, Bill promises to see Munny in hell. Munny leaves Big Whiskey, warning the townsfolk that he will return for more vengeance if Logan is not buried properly or if any of the prostitutes are harmed.
During the epilogue, a title card states that Munny and his children leave the pig farm and are rumored to have moved to San Francisco, prospering in dry goods. The film was written by David Webb Peoples, who had written the Oscar nominated film The Day After Trinity and co-written Blade Runner with Hampton Fancher; the concept for the film dated to 1976, when it was developed under the titles The Cut-Whore Killings and The William Munny Killings. By Eastwood's own recollection he was given the script in the "early 80s" although he did not pursue it, because according to him "I thought I should do some other things first". Much of the cinematography for the film was shot in Alberta in August 1991 by director of photography Jack Green. Filming took place between August 26, 1991 and November 12, 1991. Production designer Henry Bumstead, who had worked with Eastwood on High Plains Drifter, was hired to create the "drained, wintry look" of the western; the film debuted at the top position in its opening weekend.
Its earnings of $15,018,007 on its opening weekend was the best opening for an Eastwood film at that time. It spent a total of 3 weeks as the No. 1 film in North America. In its 35th weekend, capitalizing on its Os
"Planet Rock" is a song by the American hip hop artists Afrika Bambaataa and the Soul Sonic Force. The song was produced by Arthur Baker and released by Tommy Boy Records in 1982; the recording came together after DJ and producer Baker met with Bambaataa and the two bonded over the idea of creating a song about their mutual appreciation for the band Kraftwerk. Baker and Bambaataa had worked together on the song "Jazzy Sensation," and decided to compose a more electronic based version of the hip hop song, as opposed to the more disco-oriented work popular at the time. Along with musician John Robie, the group recorded the single at Intergalactic Studios in New York. Robie duplicated the sound on the record and had Bambaataa's rappers in the Soul Sonic Force rap over it. To create the raps, the lyricist of the group, Emcee G. L. O. B. E. Had to develop a style he called "mc popping", which involved rapping off time, an unusual style at the time; the song was released in 1982 and became popular earning a Gold record certification in the United States, the first for the group and label.
The new musical style on the song became known as electro. The song features simple lyrics having a fun time. After its release, the song began to get airtime on the radio; the use of Kraftwerk's music on the song was done without permission. The band approached the label and Tommy Boy's manager, Tom Silverman agreed to give Kraftwerk one dollar for every record sold, he increased the price of the single to make a return on the record. Attempts to get a full-length album for Bambaataa were not possible with Tommy Boy as Silverman's contract with him was for singles and re-negotiating it proved difficult. "Planet Rock" was released on the album titled Planet Rock: The Album in 1986. The song was listed as one of the best singles of 1982 by the NME and was described by Robert Palmer of The New York Times as "perhaps the most influential black pop record of 1982", noting its influence on "both the black pop mainstream and several leading white new-wave rockers". Several musicians and groups noted how the track influenced them including Run-DMC, 2 Live Crew, A Guy Called Gerald, Fatboy Slim and Newcleus.
The song has been remixed and re-released several times, has been described as one of the definitive electro songs by AllMusic, has been voted the third greatest hip hop song by Rolling Stone. Arthur Baker had moved from Boston to New York in 1981 where he had been DJing and mixing records and working as a music journalist as early as 1976. By his own admission, Baker described himself as a "shit dj" and was more interested in making music despite not being a musician, his musical work included co-producing a few records under the name Northend with singer Tony Carbone and drummer Russell Presto for West End Records. Baker followed these up with in the late 1970s with an album he made, released by Tom Moulton as TJM, followed by "Happy Days" a single on North End Records. Along with working in the studio, Baker was writing reviews for the magazine Dance Music Report, owned by Tom Silverman, starting up the label Tommy Boy Records. Afrika Bambaataa had worked as a disc jockey in the mid-1970s working block parties in the south east Bronx.
Bambaataa would play a variety of eclectic music and searched throughout New York to find new records. This led to him discovering music by Yellow Magic Orchestra and Gary Numan. Bambaataa met Silverman at one of his DJ sets, which led to working on releases for Tommy Boy including "Let's Vote" by Nuri and other tracks for a girl group called Cotton Candy. Silverman was concerned, he talked about producing a record. He had Baker produce "Jazzy Sensation" for Afrika Bambaataa and the Jazzy 5, released by Tommy Boy in 1982; the record was successful. Silverman suggested a two-record a follow-up which led to Bambaataa and Baker creating a record based on their love of the band Kraftwerk. Baker recalled that when he heard Kraftwerk's song "Numbers" being played at the Music Factory in Brooklyn, he saw "black guys in their twenties and thirties asking,'What's that beat?' So I knew that if we used that added an element of the street, it was going to work. John Robie was a synthesizer player who lived in New York.
Robie detested disco music, believing musicians did not have to have talent to make it, declaring "you had people playing to metronomes, everyone sounding the same, lyrics that were nonsensical and infantile." Although Robie described himself as starting out as a die-hard rock musician, he was a fan of early hip hop music, discussing in 1991 that the genre was "a great form of expression What was great about those early rap records was that there was a melodic content to them, they were music at the same time." Robie began meeting with Bambaataa, who showed off his abilities on keyboards after Bambaataa had asked him if he could play music similar to Kraftwerk. Bambaataa contacted Silverman about Robie's talents, which led to him meeting with Baker to work on "Planet Rock". Robie recalled on their work together as an "unlikely mix of talents was as much of a phenomenon as their record itself. People from different backgrounds with dissimilar tastes and styles At the time I remember it feeling pretty bizarre."
Baker is not sure when "Planet Rock" was recorded, stating it was either 1980 or 1981. Prior to going into the studio, Bambaataa recalled working at Silverman's father's house in White Plains, New York, working on a bassline taken from BT Express, not used. Robie and Baker recorded "Planet Rock
The 2011–12 Luxembourg Cup is the 87th season of Luxembourg's annual cup competition. It began on 28 August 2011 with Round 1 and ended on 26 May 2012 with the Final held at Stade Josy Barthel in Luxembourg City; the winners of the competition qualified for the first qualifying round of the 2012–13 UEFA Europa League. FC Differdange 03 are the defending champions. Fifty teams from Division 2 and Division 3 entered in this round. Thirty-six of them competed in matches, while the other fourteen teams were awarded a bye to the next round; the games were played on 28 August 2011. Bye: Alisontia Steinsel, US Berdorf/Consdorf, Blo-Weiss Medernach, FC Brouch, AS Colmar-Berg, Jeunesse Gilsdorf, Jeunesse Sportive Koerich, Les Ardoisiers Perlé, Minière Lasauvage, Racing Troisvierges, Red Star Merl/Belair, US Reisdorf, Rupensia Lusitanos Larochette, Union Remich/Bous The eighteen winners of Round 1 and the fourteen teams that received a bye competed in this round; the games were played on 4 September 2011.
The sixteen winners of Round 2 competed in this round, as well as twenty-eight teams from Division 1, which enter the competition in this round. The games were played on 7, 8 and 9 October 2011; the twenty-two winners of Round 3 competed in this round, as well as fourteen teams from the Division of Honour, which enter the competition in this round. The games were played on 28, 29 and 30 October and 9 November 2011; the eighteen winners of Round 4 competed in this round, as well as the fourteen teams from the National Division, which enter the competition in this round. The games were played on the 26th and 27 November 2011; the sixteen winners of Round 5 competed in this round. The games were played on 11 April 2012; the eight winners from Round 6 competed in the quarterfinals. They were held on 1 and 2 May 2012; the four quarterfinal winners competed in the semifinals. They were held on 18 and 20 May 2012. Official page Private homepage about everything regarding Luxembourg soccer
D is the first live album released by brazilian rock band Os Paralamas do Sucesso at the Montreux Jazz Festival in Switzerland. All songs written by Herbert Vianna, except where noted: "Será Que Vai Chover" – 5:28 "Alagados" – 7:15 "Ska" – 2:55 "Óculos" – 7:05 "O Homem" – 4:32 "Selvagem" – 4:51 "Charles, Anjo 45" – 4:47 "A Novidade" – 4:08 "Meu Erro" – 4:18 "Será Que Vai Chover?" – 5:08 Herbert Vianna - vocals, guitar Bi Ribeiro - bass guitar João Barone - drums, percussion João Fera - keyboards George Israel - saxophone in "Ska"
Taylor Hayes is an American retired pornographic actress. In 1995, Taylor began working for adult studio VCA Pictures. After a couple of adult film productions with VCA, she left to become one of the feature girls of gonzo pornographer Adam Glasser, she took a brief hiatus to have her first child, but returned to the industry, signing an exclusive contract with Vivid Entertainment in 1997 during which time she made more than a dozen feature films. In 2007, she was inducted into the AVN Hall of Fame, she took her pseudonym from Taylor Hayes, the fictional character played by Hunter Tylo on The Bold and the Beautiful, an American soap opera of which she was a fan as a teenager. 1999 AVN Award - Best Group Sex Scene, Film 2000 XRCO Award - Best Actress, Single Performance 2001 AVN Award - Best Actress, Film 2001 XRCO Award - Best Actress, Single Performance 2002 AVN Award - Best Couples Sex Scene, Film 2002 AVN Award - Best Group Sex Scene, Film Taylor Hayes on IMDb Taylor Hayes at the Internet Adult Film Database Taylor Hayes at the Adult Film Database
The Department of Health is the executive department of the Government of the Philippines responsible for ensuring access to basic public health services by all Filipinos through the provision of quality health care and the regulation of all health services and products. It is the government's over-all technical authority on health, it has its headquarters along Rizal Avenue in Manila. The head of the department is led by the Secretary of Health Francisco Duque, nominated by the President of the Philippines and confirmed by the Commission on Appointments; the Health Secretary is a member of the Cabinet. Americans assembled a military Board of Health on September 10, 1898, with its formal organization on September 29. Upon its creation, Dr. Frank S. Bourns is assigned as president while Dr. C. L. Mullins is assigned as assistant surgeon; the purpose of this Board of Health was to care for injured American troops but as the hostilities between Filipinos and Americans waned in 1901, a civilian Board of Health was now deemed appropriate with Dr. L. M. Maus as the first health commissioner.
In the early 1900s, 200,222 lives including 66,000 children were lost. In view of this, the Americans organized and erected several institutions, including the Bureau of Governmental Laboratories, built in 1901 for medical research and vaccine production; the Americans, led by Dean Worcester built the UP College of Medicine and Surgery in 1905, with Johns Hopkins University serving as a blueprint, at the time, one of the best medical schools in the world. By 1909, nursing instruction was begun at the Philippine Normal School. In terms of public health, the Americans improved on the sewer system and provided a safer water supply. In 1915, the Bureau of Health was renamed into the Philippine Health Service. During the succeeding years leadership and a number of health institutions were being given to Filipinos, in accordance with the Organic Act of 1916. On January 1, 1919, Dr. Vicente De Jesus became the first Filipino to head the Health portfolio. In 1933, after a reorganization, the Philippine Health Service reverted to being known as the Bureau of Health.
It was during this time that it pursued its official journal, The Health Messenger and established Community Health and Social Centers, precursors to today's Barangay Health Centers. By 1936, as Governor-General Frank Murphy was assuming the post of United States High Commissioner, he would remark that the Philippines led all oriental countries in terms of health status; when the Commonwealth of the Philippines was inaugurated, Dr. Jose Fabella was named chief of the Bureau of Health. In 1936, Dr. Fabella reviewed the Bureau of Health’s organization and made an inventory of its existing facilities, which consisted of 11 community and social health centers, 38 hospitals, 215 puericulture centers, 374 sanitary divisions, 1,535 dispensaries and 72 laboratories. In the 1940s, the Bureau of Health was reorganized into the Department of Health and Public Welfare, still under Fabella. During this time, the major priorities of the agency were tuberculosis, malaria, gastrointestinal disease, the high infant mortality rate.
When the Japanese occupied the Philippines, they dissolved the National Government and replaced it with the Central Administrative Organization of the Japanese Army. Health was relegated to the Department of Education and Public Welfare under Commissioner Claro M. Recto. In 1944, President Manuel Roxas signed Executive Order No. 94 into law, calling for the creation of the Department of Health. Dr. Antonio C. Villarama as appointed Secretary. A new Bureau of Hospitals and a Bureau of Quarantine was created under DOH. Under E. O. 94, the Institute of Nutrition was created in 1948 to coordinate various nutrition activities of the different agencies. On February 20, 1958, Executive Order 288 provided for the reorganization of the Department of Health; this created eight Regional Health Offices. Under this setup, the Secretary of Health passed on some of responsibilities to the regional offices and directors. One of the priorities of the Marcos administration was health maintenance. From 1975 to the mid-eighties, four specialty hospitals were built in succession.
The first three institutions were spearheaded by First Lady Imelda Marcos. The Philippine Heart Center was established on February 14, 1975 with Dr. Avelino Aventura as director. Second, the Philippine Children’s Medical Center was built in 1979. In 1983, the National Kidney and Transplant Institute was set up; this was soon followed by the Lung Center of the Philippines, constructed under the guidance of Health Minister Dr. Enrique Garcia. With a shift to a parliamentary form of government, the Department of Health was transformed into the Ministry of Health on June 2, 1978 with Dr. Clemente S. Gatmaitan as the first health minister. On April 13, 1987, the Department of Health was created from the previous Ministry of Health with Dr. Alfredo R. A. Bengzon as secretary of health. On 17th December 2016 Health Secretary Paulyn Jean Rossel-Ubial announced that in 2017 the government will start paying the hospital bills and medicines of poor Filipinos, she said that the Department of Health is capable of taking care of the hospital bills and medicines of poor Filipinos owing to its bigger budget starting in 2017.
A total of ₽96.336 billion was allocated to the DOH in the 2017 national budget, which includes funds for the construction of additional health facilities and drug rehabilitation centers. Ubial said poor patients in government hospitals do not eve