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Bevan Spencer von Einem print that page


The name Bevan Spencer von Einem first came to attention on the night of 10 May 1972 when two homosexual men were thrown into the River Torrens by a group of men believed to be police officers. The river banks, or "Number 1 beat " as it was then known, was a place for homosexuals to meet

Robert Zemeckis print that pageTimeline of Robert Zemeckis


His films are characterized by an interest in state-of-the-art special effects , including the early use of match moving in Back to the Future Part II (1989) and the pioneering performance capture techniques seen in The Polar Express (2004), Beowulf (2007) and A Christmas Carol (2009

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third of the lead platoon falling wounded in the initial volleys. A Company subsequently broke contact and withdrew under heavy fire from what appeared to be a Viet Cong base area. Initially believing they were opposed by only a company, 6RAR subsequently launched a quick attack by two companies

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several centuries. Denmark-Norway nonetheless claimed the territory, and, after centuries of no contact between the Norse Greenlanders and their Scandinavian brethren, it was feared that the Greenlanders had lapsed back into paganism ; so a missionary expedition was sent out to reinstate

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Jousting emerged in the High Middle Ages based on the military use of the lance by heavy cavalry . The first recorded tournament was staged in 1066, but jousting itself did not gain in widespread popularity until the 12th century. [ citation needed ] It transformed into a specialized sport

Geordi La Forge print that page


La Forge is naturally blind so one of his trademarks in the series is wearing a VISOR , which is later replaced by ocular prosthetic implants in the last three films. Contents 1 Casting 2 Character back story 2.1 Alternate time lines 3 VISOR 3.1 Reality 4 Critical

Sadhu Sundar Singh print that page


Sundar Singh was born into an important landowning Sikh family in village rampur(punjab state) in northern India . Sikhism is a religion, founded about 1699 AD, that teaches belief in one God and rejects the caste system. Sikhs , rejecting Hinduism and Islam since the sixteenth century,

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The IRB has been the governing body for rugby union since its formation in 1886. The spread of rugby union grew from the Home Nations of Great Britain and Ireland, and was absorbed by many of the countries associated with the British Empire. Early exponents of the sport included Australia

Benny Urquidez print that pageTimeline of Benny Urquidez


Also, he claims to have been undefeated in the "Adult Black Belt Division" prior to entering full contact karate. Black Belt Magazine voted Urquidez "Competitor of the Year" in 1978. [ 7 ] Contents 1 Biography 2 Controversial fights 3 Movie roles 4 Titles 5 Kickboxing Record

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activist, named "Valerie" by Newkirk, flew to London in the early 1980s to seek Lee's help. She made contact with him by making an appointment to interview Kim Stallwood, then the executive director of the British Union for the Abolition of Vivisection (BUAV), and later executive director