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Hamilton, New Zealand

honoured O'Brien's contribution to the arts with a statue of Riff Raff, the character Richard played in ''The Rocky Horror Show'', on the site of the former Embassy Cinema. riffraffstatue.org: His love of horror and similar genres can be traced back to the countless afternoons he spent watching double feature horror science fiction films at the Embassy before he moved back to England. This was made ironic when, in June 2010, O'Brien was refused New Zealand citizenship and so could himself not settle in the country. He commented "They build a statue of me and celebrate me as a New Zealander, but I have to go on my knees and do all sorts of things, and I'm probably too old." On 11 July 2006, Te Atairangi Kaahu suffered a possible heart attack and was admitted to intensive care in Waikato Hospital, Hamilton (w:Hamilton, New Zealand). She was discharged from hospital later in the month, in time to celebrate her 75th birthday. She died at her home in Ngaruawahia (w:Ngaruawahia). Earlier last week New Zealand Post announced that it would temporarily stop delivering mail to three streets in Hamilton (w:Hamilton, New Zealand) due to gang violence. The three streets includes 120 houses on Tennyson Road, Dryden Road, and Emerson Place, all the streets are located in Fairfield (w:Fairfield, Hamilton). Fiona Mayo, spokeswoman for New Zealand Post, said that if they had allowed posties to continue with services then they wouldn't be acting responsibly as an employer. The two-day postal delivery suspension placed on three streets in Hamilton (w:Hamilton, New Zealand), New Zealand (w:New Zealand) has been lifted by New Zealand Post (w:New Zealand Post) and the posties are back to work delivering mail.


Sarajevo

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Beirut

1951 10 10 birth_place Beirut, Lebanon occupation Film producer Kassar was born in Beirut, Lebanon. Working for Columbia Pictures and TriStar Pictures, he was executive producer of several movies starting with ''Victory (Escape to Victory)'' in 1981. In 1976, together with Vajna, he founded Carolco Pictures where he was executive producer of many films, beginning with the ''Rambo (Rambo (film series))'' series, and including many science fiction

films such as ''Total Recall'', ''Terminator 2: Judgment Day'', ''Universal Soldier (Universal Soldier (1992 film))'' and ''Stargate (Stargate (film))''. He has been nominated for 12 Academy Awards. DATE OF BIRTH October 10, 1951 PLACE OF BIRTH Beirut, Lebanon DATE OF DEATH


Helsinki

The soundtrack, ''Night on Earth (Night on Earth (soundtrack))'', is by Tom Waits. ***Keskinen, Kalevi and Kari Stenman. ''Fokker D.XXI Mercury (Suomen Ilmavoimien Historia 3a)'' (in Finnish). Helsinki, Finland: Hobby Kustannus Oy, 2000. ISBN 952-5334-02-3. ***Keskinen, Kalevi and Kari Stenman. ''Fokker D.XXI Wasp (Suomen Ilmavoimien Historia 3b)'' (in Finnish). Helsinki, Finland: Hobby Kustannus Oy, 2000. ISBN 952-5334-03-1. * Ledwoch, Janusz. ''Fokker D.XXI (Wydawnictwo Militaria 5)'' (in Polish). Warsawa, Poland: Wydawnictwo Militaria, 1995. ISBN 83-86209-34-8. ;2007 Feminnem hoped to represent Croatia in Eurovision Song Contest 2007 in Helsinki, Finland with the song "Navika", but they placed only ninth with 16 points. The winner was Dragonfly, featuring Dado Topić with "Vjerujem u ljubav". * Hawaii - West Africa ('' Tears of the Sun


Hollywood

to make a film about Holiday Inn, and Jim reluctantly agrees. Politics Along with many in Hollywood, Bernstein faced censure during the McCarthy era (Joseph McCarthy) of the 1950s. He was "gray-listed" (not banned, but kept off major projects) due to sympathy with left-wing causes, and had to work on low-budget science fiction films such as ''Robot Monster'' and ''Cat-Women of the Moon''. Not all jazz standards were written by jazz composers. Many are originally Tin Pan Alley popular songs, Broadway (Broadway theatre) show tunes or songs from Hollywood musicals (musical film) – the so-called Great American Songbook. What Types of Compositions Become Jazz Standards?, ''jazzstandards.com'' - retrieved on March 20, 2009 A commonly played song can only be considered a jazz standard if it is widely played among ''jazz'' musicians. The jazz standard repertoire has some overlap with blues (blues standard) and pop standards. The airport serves the Los Angeles (Los Angeles, California) area including Glendale (Glendale, California), Pasadena (Pasadena, California), and the San Fernando Valley. It is also closer to Griffith Park and Hollywood than is Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), and is the only airport in the greater Los Angeles area with a direct rail connection to downtown Los Angeles. Non-stop flights from the airport go mostly to destinations within the western United States but service also includes New York City. The airport covers 610 acres (2.5 km²) and has two runways. The west end of Runway 8 26 and the north end of Runway 15 33 actually stretch into the City of Los Angeles. - style white-space:nowrap Hollywood at Universal City Walk January 12, 1996 - Hollywood on Hollywood Blvd (Hollywood Boulevard) July 19, 2010 thumb right Hood ornament of a 1919 roadster (File:Pierce-Arrow Hood Ornament.jpg) The Pierce-Arrow was a status symbol, owned by many Hollywood stars and corporate tycoons; royalty (Royal family) of many foreign nations had at least one Pierce-Arrow in their collections. In American luxury cars it was rivaled only by Peerless and Packard, which collectively received the accolade '''Three P's of Motordom'''. Industrial efficiency expert Frank Gilbreth (Frank Bunker Gilbreth) In ''Cheaper by the Dozen'' extolled the virtues of Pierce-Arrow, in both quality and in its ability to safely transport his large family. Its wheelbase was


Mexico City

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Kenya

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Switzerland

;'', 8 September 2006, at Blabbermouth.net; last accessed October 13, 2006. February 2010 saw Sirtis guest star as a Swiss (Switzerland) doctor in two episodes of ABC Family's ''Make It or Break It''. Sirtis is scheduled to commence filming for two more productions, ''Shadows in the Sky'' and ''P415'' (sequel to ''31 North 62 East'') with Fact Not Fiction Films, based in West Sussex, UK. commons:Confoederatio Helvetica


Lebanon

was executive producer of many films, beginning with the ''Rambo (Rambo (film series))'' series, and including many science fiction films such as ''Total Recall'', ''Terminator 2: Judgment Day'', ''Universal Soldier (Universal Soldier (1992 film))'' and ''Stargate (Stargate (film))''. He has been nominated for 12 Academy Awards. Israel-Lebanon crisis The agenda set up by Russian President Vladimir Putin was largely overshadowed by the continuing violence (2006 Israel-Lebanon crisis) in Israel and Lebanon. On 16 July, the leaders of the G8 nations agreed on a statement


Manhattan

for several dystopian science-fiction films including ''Blade Runner'' and ''Dark City (Dark City (1998 film))''. The diagonal path of Flatbush Avenue creates a unique street pattern in every neighborhood it touches. It is the central artery of the borough, carrying traffic to and from Manhattan past landmarks such as Junior's, Long Island University, the Fulton Mall, the Brooklyn Academy of Music, the Long Island Rail Road's Atlantic Terminal at Times Plaza, Grand


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