Bob's Death In 1998, a prepared obituary by The Associated Press was inadvertently released on the Internet, prompting Hope's death to be announced in the U.S. House of Representatives. Hope remained in good health until old age, though he became a bit frail. In June 2000 he spent nearly a week in a California hospital after being hospitalized for gastrointestinal bleeding. In August 2001, he spent close to two weeks in the hospital recovering from pneumonia. Books Bob Hope (May 29, 1903 – July 27, 2003) was a comedian and actor who appeared on Broadway, in vaudeville, movies, television, and on the radio.
In 1930, Charles, helped make a medical breakthrough by helping surgeons develop a new heart pump to make open heart surgery more possible. Charles also had many other inventions throughout the rest of his life. Tragedy struck his family in the late hours of March 1st, 1932. 20 month old Charles Augustus Lindbergh Jr. was abducted from his crib while the rest of the family was asleep. A 10 week nationwide search was started for the baby with a reward for his safe return.
Although loosely organized and relatively short-lived, Group f/64 brought the new West Coast vision of straight photography to national attention and influence. San Francisco's DeYoung Museum promptly gave f/64 an exhibition and, in that same year, gave Adams his first one-man museum show. Adams was an activist for the cause of wilderness and the environment. Over the years he attended innumerable meetings and wrote thousands of letters in support of his conservation philosophy to newspaper editors, Sierra Club and Wilderness Society colleagues, government bureaucrats, and politicians. However, his great influence came from his photography.
Russell Werner Lee, son of Burton and Adeline Lee, was born in Ottawa, Illinois, on July 21, 1903. At age five his parents divorced and at age ten he watched as his mother dies from being hit by an automobile. His life wasn’t easy growing up. He attended Culver Military Academy in Culver, Indiana for four years and disliked the ways of military treatment. Lee graduated from Lehigh University, Pennsylvania with a degree in chemical engineering.
Nearly thirty years later, former CEO of Manico, Inc., Jack Kahl “officially” changed the name to Duck Tape® by commercializing it and giving it personality. Today, duct tape is offered in over twenty different colors and patterns. Besides its World War II association, duct tape was used to help one of the most “successful failures” in history. When Apollo 13 was crippled by an explosion only two days after the launch, astronauts were left with a limited oxygen supply that was slowly running out. Of course, they fixed it with duct tape.
September 11, 2001, this day affected many peoples' lives, and would have an everlasting effect on Gerard Way, singer of My Chemical Romance, who was in New York on that day and watched from across the river as the twin towers fell. Gerard was in New York that day to work as an intern at Cartoon Network and had just gotten off the train he took to get to New York when he saw the destruction.After getting back on the train and leaving New York, Gerard returned to his home in New Jersey, where he stayed in his basement for months and wrote the song "Skylines and Turnstiles" on an old guitar. Before the events of 9/11, Gerard had been pursuing a career in art, but afterwards he felt as though he wanted to do something more. He wanted to do something
The design, which took a full decade to select and build, features two huge pools in the shape of the Trade Center towers, lined by waterfalls and descending into the site. Victims' names are etched in bronze around the edge of the pools. The Flight 93 Memorial, still incomplete, features a memorial wall along the edge of the crash site engraved with the names of the flight's 40 crewmembers and passengers. A gate allows family members to visit the "sacred ground" of the crash site. The memorials' opening brought a symbolic end to a decade-long debate over how to physically commemorate 9/11, and brought obvious comfort to many of the bereaved.
He has several surgeries on his back but eventually had to take a disability retirement. My grandparents moved to North Carolina to escape big city life to finish raising their family. Papaw thrived on excitement, and being "in" on the lastest rescue missions in the community really made his day. He joined the Center Pigeon Fire Department and became a first responder. Because of his back injuries he mostly did traffic control.
Eastman dropped out of school at the age of 14 to help support his family after the death of his father. As a young man he was frustrated with the bulky cameras and messy wet plate method that was used. This inspired him to change the way photography was done. Eastman and his company were considered pioneers in the camera and film industry which was the core of their business. Eastman made numerous advancements in improving access and ease of photography.
Andy Warhol (1928-1987), was an American leading artist in the pop movement. One of his noted pieces is the advertisement for Campbell’s soup (1968). He was well noted for is pop art of Marilyn Monroe and the Eight Elvis’s. He used silk screening and bright colors most often, even when he painted images of suicide, car crashes and disasters. He actually did a painting in which he prepared the canvas with copper paint and oxidized it with urine.