Daily Archives: June 3, 2019

Horoscope ♉ 06/03/2019


Horoscope ♉
06/03/2019

If you were in charge of a company’s human resources department, Taurus, today you would begin to completely overhaul the recruitment procedure. You would focus more on the human element rather than any diplomas and awards people wave around as evidence of their abilities. Confidence in people combined with trust in your instincts could prove profitable in more ways than you imagine.: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

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Today’s Holiday: Tiananmen Square Anniversary


Today’s Holiday:
Tiananmen Square Anniversary

Each year thousands of people in Hong Kong, China, gather on June 4 to commemorate the anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre with a candlelight vigil. On that day in 1989, Chinese government tanks rolled into Beijing’s Tiananman Square, killing hundreds of demonstrators calling for democratic reforms in China, and injuring 10,000 more. Since 1997, the Chinese government has discouraged the Hong Kong commemorations and pressured foreign news correspondents not to cover the yearly event. In the year 2002 about 45,000 people attended the vigil. More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Today’s Birthday: Baron Carl Gustaf Emil Mannerheim (1867)


Today’s Birthday:
Baron Carl Gustaf Emil Mannerheim (1867)

Mannerheim was a Finnish-born soldier and statesman. A career officer in the Russian imperial army from 1889 to 1917, he went on to command the anti-Bolshevik forces in the Finnish Civil War and expelled the Soviet forces, serving as regent of Finland until the new republic was declared. He served as commander-in-chief of Finnish forces in the Russo-Finnish War and was named president of Finland in 1944, after which he negotiated a peace agreement with the Soviets. Why did he resign in 1946? More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

This Day in History: Riot at Ten-Cent Beer Night (1974)


This Day in History:
Riot at Ten-Cent Beer Night (1974)

In a disastrous effort to increase ticket sales, the Cleveland Indians decided to hold a “Ten-Cent Beer Night,” allowing attendees to purchase unlimited cups of beer for just 10 cents each, during a home game against the Texas Rangers. The promotion did boost attendance, however, it also created a stadium full of drunken spectators who disrupted early innings of the game with streaking and flashing. Eventually, a violent mob flooded the field and clashed with players. How did the game end? More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Quote of the Day: Henry Fielding


Quote of the Day:
Henry Fielding

Great joy, especially after a sudden change and revolution of circumstances, is apt to be silent, and dwells rather in the heart than on the tongue. More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Article of the Day Hanna-Barbera


Article of the Day
Hanna-Barbera

American animators William Hanna and Joseph Barbera both began working at Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM) in 1937. The two soon created the cartoon characters Tom, a cat, and Jerry, a mouse, and from 1940 to 1957, they produced more than 200 cartoons, seven of which won Academy Awards. In 1957, they left MGM and set up their own production company, Hanna-Barbera, concentrating on cartoon series produced specifically for television, including The Flintstones, Yogi Bear, and what others? More…

American animators William Hanna and Joseph Barbera both began working at Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM) in 1937. The two soon created the cartoon characters Tom, a cat, and Jerry, a mouse, and from 1940 to 1957, they produced more than 200 cartoons, seven of which won Academy Awards. In 1957, they left MGM and set up their own production company, Hanna-Barbera, concentrating on cartoon series produced specifically for television, including The Flintstones, Yogi Bear, and what others? More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Idiom of the Day: have a heart of glass


Idiom of the Day:
have a heart of glass

To have or be in a state of extreme emotional fragility or susceptibility, one that is easily influenced or affected by others. Watch the video…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Word of the Day: immerse


Word of the Day:
immerse

Definition: (verb) Devote (oneself) fully to.

Synonyms: engross, engulf, steep, soak up, absorb, plunge

Usage: I swear I will immerse myself in my studies and improve these poor grades.: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

ESL: 180 ANTONYM WORDS


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ESL: 180 ANTONYM WORDS

ESL: 180 ANTONYM WORDS

Watch “Vladimir Horowitz – Chopin Polonaise in A-flat major, Op. 53” on YouTube


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Vladimir Samoylovich Horowitz was an American classical pianist and composer born in the Russian Empire. He was acclaimed for his virtuoso technique, his tone color, and the excitement engendered by his playing. He is recognized as one of the greatest pianists of all time. Wikipedia

Born: October 1, 1903, Kyiv, Ukraine

Died: November 5, 1989, New York, NY

Full name: Vladimir Samoylovich Horowitz

Spouse: Wanda Toscanini Horowitz (m. 1933–1989)