Youngers is a British comedy drama series created by Benjamin Kuffuor and Levi David Addai. It began airing on E4 on 20 March 2013, it is produced by Big Talk Productions. The series has been picked up for international distribution by BBC Worldwide; the series follows a group of south-east London teenagers aiming to become the next big thing on the urban music scene. It opens with Jay on their way to school to collect their GCSE results. After collecting the results, Yemi finds out he has had straight A's, whilst Jay receives poor grades. Jay receives a leaflet about a local music competition, pays to go and perform at the competition. At the reception, a grumpy receptionist soon enlists them on the performers sheet, they deliver an excellent performance, rise to the top of the music charts. Yemi adds his secret-crush Davina to their group. Getting managed by their good friend Ash, the Youngers make their way to the top of the music charts in London, the higher they get, more problems emerge; the group starts to fade away, as Jay and Davina get into a secret relationship to hide things from Yemi.
The series was greenlit for an eight episode order in August 2012. Producer Luke Alkin said in an interview that the series is inspired by the mainstream success of British urban music, citing artists such as Dizzee Rascal and Tinie Tempah as models for the lead characters of Jay and Yemi. Well respected UK composer Aiden Hogarth aka S. K. I. T. Z Beatz was brought in to create the original soundtrack. There was an open casting call in early 2012 for the lead roles of Jay and Yemi, where over 350 actors were seen. To audition, it was required that the actors have musical background. After Ade Oyefeso and Calvin Demba were starred, the series was filmed between September and November in Peckham; the final cast was made up of predominantly new talent including YouTube act and Brit School graduates Mandem on the Wall. The series was declared a'hit' after a 450,000 viewer turn out for the first episode. E4 have said, "Youngers has been a huge success, but we have to let time tell the tale from here, as the following episodes will have to be better for it to continue."
On 27 June 2013 it was announced by Morgan Jeffery on the Digital Spy Website that E4 have ordered a second series for Youngers. It was broadcast some in June 2014 with 8 new episodes with Calvin Demba, Ade Oyefeso and Shavani Seth returning YouTube sensation Mandem on the Wall. Season 1 Season 2 Youngers on IMDb What's Good? Online | Interview with Shavani Seth
The Bosnia and Herzegovina Football Cup is a knock-out football competition contested annually by clubs from Bosnia and Herzegovina. The winner qualifies for the second qualifying round of UEFA Europe League; until 1999–00 season, three separated cups were organized. In 1998, for the first time, Bosnia-Herzegovina got its official cup winner after the "Super final" between FK Sarajevo and HNK Orašje. In 1999–00 season, normal cup format was organized for the first time in Federation of Bosnia-Herzegovina. Since, 2000–01 season, clubs from entire country are competing in the Cup. Prior to 1992, clubs from the Bosnia and Herzegovina territory contested the Yugoslav Cup. In 2000, Željezničar won the final tournament with Sloboda being 1st runner-up and Bosna being 2nd runner-up; as mentioned above, before 1998, in 1999, three different cups were played. They were organized on ethnic principles, so every region had its own cup winner. Official website Bosnian Cup history at Rec. Sport. Soccer Statistics Foundation
Joseph Bernard Bloomingdale was an American businessman who in April 1872, with his brother Lyman, founded Bloomingdales Department Store on 56th Street in New York City. The son of the Bavarian-born, German Jewish immigrant Benjamin Bloomingdale and Hannah Weil and his brother Lyman were trained in the retailing of ladies' clothing at their father's store. Going into business for themselves, the Bloomingdale brothers' new store sold a wide variety of European fashions, anchored by their own buying office in Paris, their success resulted in the business outgrowing its premises and in 1886 they relocated operations to its famous present-day location at 59th Street and Third Avenue where Bloomingdale's became one of the most recognized brand names in the world. Bloomingdale retired from the business on New Year's Day 1896, he was married to Clara Coffman. They had two children: Lewis Morgan Bloomingdale, he was buried in the Linden Hill Jewish Cemetery in Ridgewood, New York. Joseph B. Bloomingdale at Find a Grave Official history of Bloomingdales Descendants of Benjamin Bloomingdale and Hannah Weil
Las PoZas is a surrealistic group of structures created by Edward James, more than 2,000 feet above sea level, in a subtropical rainforest in the mountains of Mexico. It includes more than 80 acres of natural waterfalls and pools interlaced with towering surrealist sculptures in concrete. Las Pozas is near the village of San Luis Potosí, a seven-hour drive north of Mexico City. In the early 1940s, James went to Los Angeles and decided that he "wanted a Garden of Eden set up... and I saw that Mexico was far more romantic" and had "far more room than there is in crowded Southern California". In Hollywood in 1941, his lifetime friend and cousin, Magic Realist painter Bridget Bate Tichenor, encouraged him to search for a surreal location in Mexico to express his diverse esoteric interests. In Cuernavaca, he hired Plutarco Gastelum as a guide, they came to know Xilitla in November 1945. Plutarco got married and had four children. James was "Uncle Edward" to the children and stayed with them in a house Plutarco had built, a mock-Gothic cement castle, now a hotel – La Posada El Castillo.
Between 1949 and 1984, James built scores of surreal concrete structures which carry the names The House on Three Floors Which Will in Fact Have Five or Four or Six, The House with a Roof like a Whale, The Staircase to Heaven. There were plantings and beds full of tropical plants, including orchids — there were 29,000 at Las Pozas at one time — and a variety of small homes and pens that held exotic birds and wild animals from the world over—James owned many exotic animals and once took his pet boa constrictors to the Hotel Francis in Mexico City. Massive sculptures up to four stories tall punctuate the site; the many trails throughout the garden site are composed of steps, ramps and narrow, winding walkways that traverse the valley walls. Construction of Las Pozas cost more than $5 million. To pay for it, James sold his collection of surrealistic art at an auction. In the summer of 2007, the Fundación Pedro y Elena Hernández, the company Cemex, the government of San Luis Potosí paid about $2.2 million for Las Pozas and created Fondo Xilitla, a foundation that oversees the preservation and restoration of the site.
Official Las Pozas website — info + images + media + resources. Archdaily.com: "Inside Las Pozas, Edward James' Surrealist Garden in the Mexican Jungle" — with photos. YouTube.com: "The Secret Life of Edward James" — 1975 biographic video by George Melly Fundación Pedro y Elena Hernández website
Jovanka Radičević is a Montenegrin female handball player for ŽRK Budućnost Podgorica and the Montenegrin national team. EHF Champions League: Winner: 2013 Silver Medalist: 2012, 2017, 2018 EHF Cup Winners' Cup: Winner: 2006, 2010 European Championship: Winner: 2012 Olympic Games: Silver Medalist: 2012 All-Star Right Wing of the European Championship: 2012 All-Star Team of the EHF Champions League: 2014, 2016, 2019 All-Star Right Wing of the World Championship: 2015, 2019 Handball-Planet.com All-Star Right Wing: 2015, 2019 Balkan-Handball.com Ex-Yugoslavian Handballer of the Year: 2018, 2019 Gala Premiilor Handbalului Românesc Liga Națională Right Wing of the Season: 2019 Jovanka Radičević at Olympics at Sports-Reference.com Jovanka Radičević profil at European Handball Federation
Thomas Forman, was an early English reformer who served as the rector of All Hallows, Honey Lane and as President of Queens' College, Cambridge. He is chiefly remembered for distributing heretical books before the English Reformation with his curate Thomas Gerrard. Forman received his B. A. degree in 1511 and in 1514 he was elected as a Fellow of Cambridge. He took his Doctorate in Divinity in 1524 and in 1525 he was elected as President of the college and became the rector of one of the wealthiest parishes in London, All Hallows Honey Lane. Forman was staunch adherent of the Reformation and distributed the books of Luther and Tyndale from London booksellers to the universities of Oxford and Cambridge and elsewhere when they were proscribed in England. In February 1526 he is thought to have tipped of the White Horse Group prior to a raid by Sir Thomas More. In 1528, Forman was arrested in London and his curate, Thomas Gerrard, was picked up in Oxford as part of a two-pronged investigation to the illicit book trade.
He was interrogated by Cuthbert Tunstall, the bishop of London, denied sending the books to Oxford but admitted having them in his possession. Tunstall was not advised Cardinal Wolsey to take sureties for good behavior. An intervention by Anne Boleyn, who wrote to Wolsey, allowed Garred to be released. Forman died in October 1528