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Old 05-02-2017, 07:04 PM   #245
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Edith Madeleine Carroll (26 February 1906) was born at 32 Herbert Street (now number 44) in West Bromwich, Staffordshire, daughter of John Carroll, an Irish professor of languages from Co. Lime-rick, and Helene, his French wife..She graduated from the University of Birmingham, with a B.A. degree..She once taught in a girls' public school,was an English actress, popular both in Britain and America in the 1930s and 1940s.. At the peak of her success she was the highest paid actress in the world..She is also noted for abandoning her acting career after the death of her sister Marguerite in the London Blitz, to devote herself to helping wounded servicemen and children displaced and maimed by the war..Carroll died on 2 October 1987 from pancreatic cancer in Marbella, Spain age 81.. Initially interred in Fuengirola, Málaga, she was reburied in 1998 in the cemetery of Sant Antoni de Calonge in Catalonia..The Marbella municipality occupies a strip of land that extends along 44 kilometres (27 miles) of coastline of the Penibético region, sheltered by the slopes of the coastal mountain range, which includes the Bermeja, Palmitera, Royal, White and Alpujata sub-ranges..During the period of Islamic rule, after the Normans lay waste to the coast of Málaga in the 10th century, the Caliphate of Córdoba fortified the coastline and built a string ofseveral lighthouse towers along it..In 1283 the sultan Marinid Abu Yusuf launched a campaign against the Kingdom of Granada..On 11 June 1485, the town passed into the hands of the Crown of Castile without bloodshed..The Catholic Monarchs gave Marbella the title of city and capital of the region and made it a realengo (royal protectorate)..Sugar cane was introduced to Marbella in 1644, the cultivation of which spread on the Málaga province coast, resulting in the construction of numerous sugar mills, such as Trapiche del Prado de Marbella..As the Spanish Civil War began, Marbella & Casare suffered more anticlerical violence than the rest of western Málaga province..

STRANGER THINGS Official Trailer (2016) ..

Ricardo Soriano, Marquis of Ivanrey, moved to Marbella and popularised it among his rich and famous friends..In 1954 he opened it as the Marbella Club, an international resort aimed at movie stars, business executives and the nobility..Both these resorts would be frequented by members of European aristocratic families with famous names: Bismarck, Rothschild, Thurn und Taxis, Metternich, de Mora y Aragon, de Salamanca or Thyssen-Bornemisza, thereby transforming Marbella into a destination for the international jet set..Trading onPrince Alfonso's kinship to the royal courts of Europe, the hotel quickly proved to be popular with vacationing members of Europe's social elites for its casual but discreet luxury - Rick Parfitt OBE, British rock musician from lived in the mountains just outside Marbella..Death - Nothing happens - it all goes black..At this point all that appears is a vacuity filled by blackness, during which the person eventually becomes unconscious..In time this is cleared away, leaving a totally clear emptiness (the mind of clear light) free from the white, red & black appearances..This is the final vision of death..

Puerto Banús is a marina to the southwest of Marbella..

In 1966, Prince Alfonso brought in a Beverly Hills architect and, with the assistance of the Banus family, who were personal friends of dictator Francisco Franco and had already developed the later-controversial Valle de los Caídos, developed the high-end tourist resort Puerto Banus..The resort opened to much fanfare in 1970.. Celebrities in attendance included Franco's designated successor, Juan Carlos (then Prince of Asturias), Prince Rainier of Monaco and his wife Grace Kelly, and Aga Khan IV; entertainers included Julio Iglesias.. In 1973, exiled dictator Fulgencio Batista y Zaldívar, who had left Cuba with a fortune estimated at between $100 and $300 million and lived extravagantly in various Iberian resorts, died of a attack there..In 1974, Prince Fahd arrived in Marbella from Montecarlo..Until his death in 2005, Prince Fahd was a frequent and profligate guest..The then-anonymous Osama bin Laden visited on a number of occasions with his family between 1977 and 1988..In the 80s, Marbella continued as a popular jet set destination..However, the 1987 kidnapping of Melodie Nakachian, the daughter of local billionaire philanthropist Raymond Nakachian and the Korean singer Kimera, focused less-favourable international media scrutiny on Marbella, even though a police raid ultimately freed her..What is known as Marbella's Golden Mile is actually a stretch of 4 miles (6.4 km) which begins at the western edge of Marbella city and stretches to Puerto Banus..The area is exclusive and home to some of Marbella's most luxurious villas & estates with spectacular views of mountain and sea..Nueva Andalucía is an area just west of Marbella and inland from the marina of Puerto Banus..Home to many Gulf Courses it is also known as Golf Valley..The Golden Mile is divided into two parts by a motorway that runs through it..Prince Fahd was a frequent and profligate guest; Marbella welcomed his retinue of over a thousand people spending petro-$$$$$$$..Marbella is the most populous municipality in the Iberian Peninsula without a railway station in its territory, and is the only Spanish city of ova 100,000 inhabitants not served by rail...
I wonder if the Marbella local council will cover the Golden mile sand with huge stones.?..Does anyone here know where the Britsh taxpayers money is Going..They cannot even keep the streets clean in the UK..Perhaps they are sending all the taxpayers hard earned cash to Brussels in Belgium ?..
Mark Langford, the former, multi-millionaire boss of The Accident Group who notoriously sacked most of his 2,700 staff by text message, died after being involved in a car Incident in Marbella on April 11, 2007 - Mystery of Brit millionaire’s ‘Black Widow’ death deepens as it’s revealed his body was returned with ORGANS missing..Family of businessman believe missing organs prove theory the 47-year-old was poisoned before hit-and-run crash that killed him - Barry’s body returned to the UK with his liver & kidneys missing..The second half of series 2 of Auf Wiedersehen,Pet is set in Marbella...
O Dear me..Perhaps Pathologist carey & Coroner baxter were on the case..O My, send for Quincy.. absolutely..We're going to be talking to the Deputy Defense Minister while his boss gets a belly dance from a friend of Charlie's..Were you standing at the goddamn door listening to me?..

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