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Choi Tae-uk

Choi Tae-Uk is a retired South Korean football international player. He made his debut in the 2000 K League season. Choi is a natural winger well known for his great speed, he was identified as a promising talent in his childhood, was selected by FC Seoul known as Anyang LG Cheetahs ] in the 2000 draft following his graduation from Bupyeong High School. Despite his early promise, his professional career at FC Seoul was successful, playing as a wingback together with then-teammate Lee Young-Pyo. After short spells playing for Incheon and J1 League side Shimizu S-Pulse, he joined Pohang Steelers. Although one of the better paid players at Pohang, Choi was not given much of a chance under Brazilian coach Sergio Farias; this was because the Steelers concentrated on midfield play rather than the sidelines, with playmaker André Luiz Tavares playing a significant role. Choi was fielded as a substitute. Following the conclusion of the 2007 season, he transferred to Jeonbuk in a swap deal with Kwon Jip and Kim Jung-Kyum.

At international level, Choi was part of the South Korean 2004 Olympic football team. At the Olympics, South Korea finished second in Group A, making it through to the next round, but was defeated by eventual silver medal winners Paraguay, he was a member of the 2002 World Cup Korea squad but spent most of the tournament on the bench. He retired from football in 2015 due to an injury. Asian Youth Championship Summer Olympics 2000 2002 FIFA World Cup Korea/Japan Summer Olympics 2004 Results list South Korea's goal tally first. Jeonbuk Hyundai MotorsK League 1: 2009FC SeoulK League 1: 2010, 2012 League Cup: 2010 List of Korea-related topics List of Koreans South Korea national football team Choi Tae-uk – K League stats at kleague.com Choi Tae-uk – National Team Stats at KFA Choi Tae-uk – FIFA competition record Choi Tae-uk at National-Football-Teams.com Choi Tae-uk at J. League

2003 Hertsmere Borough Council election

The 2003 Hertsmere Borough Council election took place on 1 May 2003 to elect members of Hertsmere Borough Council in Hertfordshire, England. One third of the council was up for election and the Conservative party stayed in overall control of the council. After the election, the composition of the council was Conservative 25 Labour 8 Liberal Democrat 6 Before the Conservatives ran the council with 25 seats, compared to 9 for Labour and 5 Liberal Democrats. A total of 38 candidates contested the 13 seats. Both the Conservative and Labour parties stood in all 13 seats, while there were 10 Liberal Democrats, 1 Green Party and 1 Socialist Labour Party candidates; the Conservatives maintained an 8-seat majority with 25 councillors, Labour dropped 1 to 8 seats, while the Liberal Democrats gained 1 to 6 seats. The Conservatives gained a seat in Borehamwood Hillside by 98 votes, with Jean Heywood reclaiming a seat on the council after having lost her seat in Borehamwood Cowley Hill in 2002 standing as an independent.

However the Liberal Democrats took a seat from the Conservatives in Bushey St James. The count saw angry words from the Labour group leader Frank Ward, who had held his seat in Borehamwood Kenilworth by just 28 votes. Ward said "Conservative councillors have no place in Borehamwood" and "it was a campaign, marred by vilification and lies"

Harry Yee

Harry K. Yee is a former bartender from Honolulu, Hawaii, credited with having helped to spread tiki culture during the mid-twentieth century, both in Hawaii and in the continental United States, he invented the Blue Hawaii cocktail, is attributed with being the first bartender to use paper parasols and Vanda Orchids in tiki drinks. In 2018, Yee celebrated his 100th birthday. Born in 1918, Yee began bartending in 1952, before the advent of jet airliners and seven years before Hawaiian statehood, he soon joined Henry Kaiser's Hawaiian Village Hotel, where he served as head bartender for more than thirty years. Along with Ernest Gantt and Victor Jules Bergeron, Yee did much to popularize a faux version of the tropics consisting of rum drinks, hula girls, tourism. Yee's time at the bar spanned statehood and the rise of Hawaii as a major international travel and retirement destination; when he began, Hawaii hosted 100,000 visitors per year around Waikiki. By the time he retired, his many innovations were an attempt to create a sense of locale for his tourist customers.

When they asked for Hawaiian drinks, he had nothing to offer because there was no such thing, so he invented them and coined names on the spot. Yee is attributed with being the first bartender to use paper parasols and Vanda Orchids in tiki drinks. In an interview on the subject Yee said "We used to use a sugar cane stick, people would chew on the stick put it in the ashtray; when the ashes and cane stuck together it made a real mess, so I put orchids in the drink to make the ashtrays easier to clean. I wasn't thinking about romance."At times during his career he was a teetotaler who relied on his customers for feedback on his drinks. He does not drink rum, instead prefers cognac. After retiring he taught for several years at the Bartending Training Institute in Honolulu. During his more than thirty years of bartending in Waikiki, Yee is attributed with inventing many cocktails, including: The Banana Daiquiri The Blue Hawaii The Chimp in Orbit The Hawaiian Eye — it was featured in the television series that used the hotel he worked in as a backdrop The Hot Buttered Okolehao Tapa Punch — the first drink he put a paper parasol in The Tropical Itch As is common with Tiki drinks, not all drink invention attributions go unchallenged.

Some credit other bartenders with having invented the Banana Daiquiri and the Hawaiian Eye cocktail

Intelligence and the Japanese Civilian

Intelligence and the Japanese Civilian was a 1945 film produced by the US Marine Corps, to instruct Marines on how they should handle the civilian population of Japan during the post-war occupation. The film begins by describing the difficulties the civilian population posed during the Battle of Saipan including the famous mass suicide of Japanese who believed the US would torture them; as the Marianas campaign progressed though, the Marines learned to use the Intelligence Division to handle the Japanese civilians, by the time the Marines reached Okinawa, the ID had become a routine part of the operation. The Marianas and Okinawa, pre-war Japanese possessions, had large Japanese civilian populations at the time of their occupation, whereas other islands, like Tarawa, Guam or Iwo Jima, were either uninhabited by civilians, or only by indigenous civilians; the ID used a variety of techniques to handle the Japanese civilians: they first made loudspeaker announcements in Japanese to coax them into surrendering.

Camps are set up, made self-sufficient as much as possible. Other roles of the civilians are explored the use of captured documents and the need to find out, a collaborator with the militarist regime. List of Allied propaganda films of World War II The short film Intelligence and the Japanese Civilian is available for free download at the Internet Archive Complete film at Google Video

Joan the Lame

Joan of Burgundy known as Joan the Lame, was Queen of France as the first wife of King Philip VI. Joan served as regent. Joan was the daughter of Robert II, Duke of Burgundy, Agnes of France, her older sister, was the first wife of Louis X of France. Joan married Philip of Valois, Louis's cousin, in July 1313. From 1314 to 1328, they were Countess of Maine. King Philip IV's sons: Louis X, Philip V, Charles IV, left no surviving male heirs, leading to the accession of Joan's husband to the French throne; the Hundred Years' War ensued, with Edward III of England, a nephew of Louis X, claiming the French crown. Intelligent and strong-willed, Joan proved a capable regent while her husband fought on military campaigns during the war. However, her nature and power earned both herself and her husband a bad reputation, accentuated by her deformity, she became known as la male royne boiteuse. One chronicler described her as a danger to her enemies in court: "the lame Queen Jeanne de Bourgogne...was like a King and caused the destruction of those who opposed her will."She was considered to be a scholarly woman and a bibliophile: she sent her son, manuscripts to read, commanded the translation of several important contemporary works into vernacular French, including the Miroir historial of Vincent de Beauvais and the Jeu d'échecs moralisés of Jacques de Cessoles, a task carried out by Jean de Vignay.

Joan died of the plague 12 December 1349. She was buried in the Basilica of Saint Denis, her children with Philip VI were: John II. Marie, who married John of Brabant, the son and heir of John III, Duke of Brabant, but died shortly afterwards. Louis. Louis. A son. A son, stillborn. Philip, Duke of Orléans Joan. A son. In 1361, Joan's grandnephew, Philip I of Burgundy, died without legitimate issue, ending the male line of the Dukes of Burgundy; the rightful heir to Burgundy was unclear: King Charles II of Navarre, grandson of Joan's elder sister Margaret, was the heir according to primogeniture, but John II of France claimed to be the heir according to proximity of blood. In the end, John won. Joan is a character in a series of French historical novels by Maurice Druon, she was portrayed by Ghislaine Porret in the 1972 French miniseries adaptation of the series. Hallam, Elizabeth. Capetian France: 987-1328. Longman. Knecht, Robert; the Valois: Kings of France 1328-1589. Hambledon Continuum. Setton, Kenneth Meyer, ed..

A History of the Crusades: The fourteenth and fifteenth centuries. Vol. III. University of Wisconsin Press. Sumption, Jonathan; the Hundred Years War II:Trial by Fire. University of Pennsylvania Press

David Gistau

David Gistau Retes was a Spanish journalist and novelist. After finishing his journalism studies at the Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Gistau worked for several major Spanish publications, like La Razón, ABC and El Mundo. In his years, he wrote as a columnist, earning him an appreciable degree of public notoriety. A que no hay huevos La España de Zetapé ¿Qué nos estás haciendo, ZP? Ruido de fondo Golpes bajos Gente que se fue A father of three sons and a daughter, Gistau died on 9 February 2020 after what had seemed like a smooth recovery from a brain injury he had sustained while training at a boxing gym in November 2019. Following his passing, many public figures such as political leaders Pedro Sánchez and Pablo Casado, as well as fellow authors Arturo Pérez-Reverte and Manuel Jabois and the president of Real Madrid, Florentino Pérez, offered their condolences