Mir holds the record for longest continuous human presence in space at eight days short of 10 years, and, through a number of collaborations, was made internationally accessible to cosmonauts and astronauts of many countries. The most notable of these, the Shuttle-Mir Program, saw American Space Shuttles visiting the station 11 times. Mir was assembled in orbit by successively connecting several modules, each launched separately from 1986 to 1996. Mir is a Russian word, meaning peace and world.
"We want to remain what we are"
English version: Plenty is no plague
English version: A bad compromise is better than a good lawsuit.
President of Costa Rica 2010 - 2014
1st Earl Mountbatten of Burma (1900-1979)
1947. Comedy drama. An old man hired as a dept store Santa claims to be the real Santa Claus which leads to a court case to determine his sanity and bona fides. Stars Edmund Gwen, Maureen O’Hara, John Payne and Natalie Wood in her first starring role.
From the first letters of the last names of founders
Based on the 1962 book 'The Mirror Crack'd From Side to Side'
The United Arab Emirates, UAE, had settlements as far back as the Late Stone Age (5500 BC). The first oil concessions were granted in 1939 but it was not until 14 years later that oil was discovered. Abu Dhabi began exporting crude oil in 1962 and with revenues growing steadily as oil production increased, became the richest emirate from being the poorest.
Samuel Eliot Morison, 1942
Directed by Arthur Penn and starring Anne Bancroft who won an Oscar
French director and journalist 1928-2000
Chairman of the Council of People's Commissars of the Soviet Union, 1922-1924
Haymaking; 1930; Russian - Ukranian - Polish; Suprematism; Tretyakow State Gallery, Moscow, Russia; watercolor and gouache on paper; 86 x 66 cm
1965; peaked at #16 on the Billboard Hot 100; included in the Rolling Stone magazine's "500 Greatest Songs of All Time"; inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 2007
Bellini opera; sung by Norma, a soprano and Adalgisa, a mezzo-soprano
Best Actress - Drama, 2006