Archive for February 25th, 2012

AWARDED BEST PICTURE OF 1988

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Rain Man has been listed one of the best movies on the subject
of autism.

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FIRST AIRCRAFT CARRIER LAUNCHED ON THIS DAY IN 1933

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USS Ranger (CV-4) was launched at the Newport News Shipbuilding & Dry dock Co., Newport News, Va.(top photo). It was the first ship of the United States Navy to be designed and built from the keel up as an aircraft carrier. She served mainly in the 
Atlantic during WWll, and carried out the only fleet carrier attack in the Atlantic
during the war. Ranger received two battle stars for her service. The ship was
decommissioned on October 18, 1946. she was sold for scrap to a Shipbuilding
and Dry dock Company in Chester, Pennsylvania on January 31, 1947.

 

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WINNER, BEST PICTURE FOR 1962

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Lawrence of Arabia is a British film based on the life of T. E. Lawrence and
his experiences in Arabia during World War l. It is considered to be one of
the greatest and most influential films in the history of cinema with a highly
acclaimed score by Maurice Jarre and cinematography by Freddie Young. 

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T. E. Lawrence

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HE WAS CALLED ‘’THE QUIET BEATLE’’

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   George Harrison  (February 25, 1943-November 29, 2001)

George Harrison was the lead guitarist of The Beatles and is listed at
number 11 in Rolling Stone magazine’s list of “100 Greatest Guitarists
of All Time”.
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BEST PICTURE OSCAR WINNER FOR 1970

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