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Old 20-11-2014, 11:27 PM   #227
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Esther Blodgett is a talented aspiring singer with a band, and Norman Maine is a former matinee idol with a career in the early stages of decline..The film ranked #43 on the American Film Institute's 100 Years... 100 Passions list in 2002 and #7 on its list of best musicals in 2006. The song "The Man That Got Away" was ranked #11 on AFI's list of the 100 top tunes in films..Star Judy Garland had not made a movie since she had negotiated release from her MGM contract soon after filming began on Royal Wedding in 1950, and the film was promoted heavily as her comeback..Released 16 October 1954 (USA)...

October 11 -The Viet Minh takes control of North Vietnam-Hurricane Hazel crosses over Haiti, killing 1,000- "On Your Toes" opens at 46th St Theater NYC for 64 perfs- Pope Pius XII publishes encyclical Ad caeli Reginam..

13 – Chris Chataway breaks the world record for the 5000 metres by 5 seconds- RP Smith/M Shulman's "Tender Trap" premieres in NYC..

14 – The Ethiopian EMPeror Haile Selassie visits the United Kingdom- Israeli act of revenge in Qibiya Jordan, kills 53..

15 – Hurricane Hazel makes U.S. landfall; it is the only recorded Category 4 hurricane to strike as far north as North Carolina..

18 -Texas Instruments announces the development of the first commercial transistor radio. The Regency TR-1 goes on sale the following month-The comic strip Hi and Lois, by Mort Walker and Dik Browne, is launched - WBTW TV channel 13 in Florence, SC (CBS/ABC) begins broadcasting - WNBC radio changes call letters to WRCA (NYC)..

Stellar evolution is the process by which a star undergoes a sequence of radical changes during its lifetime.. Depending on the mass of the star, this lifetime ranges from only a few million years for the most massive to trillions of years for the least massive, which is considerably longer than the age of the universe..Nuclear fusion powers a star for most of its life.. Initially the energy is generated by the fusion of hydrogen atoms at the core of the main-sequence star.. Later, as the preponderance of atoms at the core becomes helium, stars like the Sun begin to fuse hydrogen along a spherical shell surrounding the core. This process causes the star to gradually grow in size, passing through the subgiant stage until it reaches the red giant phase... began life as master of the ancient art of opening skulls..If my device can serve a good purpose, I would announce it to everyone in the world!..Please understand, Ogata!.This is the way the world ends, not with a bang, with a whimper..humans are weak animals..We do our hunting and farming here...

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