1934-2012; Central Command head during Middle East Desert Shield and Desert Storm campaigns
6,300 km. The longest river in Asia and China, and the third-longest in the world. Like many rivers, the river is known by different names over its course. At its source it is called in Chinese the Dangqu. Downstream it is called the Tuotuo River and then the Tongtian River. Where it runs through deep gorges parallel to the Mekong and the Salween before emerging onto the plains of Sichuan, it is known as the Jinsha River.
1953--written by Paul Margulies
1,320 km. Germany / France / Switzerland / Netherlands / Austria / Belgium / Luxembourg/ Liechtenstein / Italy
Considered the founder of Taoism
Won 2 Oscars for Best Costume Design and Best Music. Starred Robert Redford and Mia Farrow
1960 - Best Jazz Instrumental Solo
Also: Sachertorte,Tafelspitz & Apfelstrudel
A chronical of the "Jazz Age". Time magazine's #7 in its list of the Ten Greatest Books of All Time.
Schweizerpsalm, cantique suisse, salmo svizzero
"The Great One"; highest scorer in history
155 m high. 540 m long. Göschenerreuss River
Only NHL player to total over 200 points in one season—a feat he accomplished four times.
Canadian. Set 40 regular-season records, 15 playoff records, 6 All-Star records, won four Stanley Cups with the Edmonton Oilers, and won 9 MVP awards and 10 scoring titles amongst his achievements.
Known for winning seven gold medals at the 1972 Munich Olympic Games, an achievement surpassed only when Michael Phelps won his eighth gold medal of the 2008 Olympics.