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15 Jun

Obituary: Franco Zeffirelli
By: BRAMS | Published On: 15/06/19 5:53 pm

Legendary Italian filmmaker, best known to many as the director of the 1968 adaptation of Romeo and Juliet, has died aged 96.

“He had suffered for a while but he left in a peaceful way,” his son Luciano told the Italian media. Great Maestro has died at home on Saturday morning in Rome, Italy. His adopted sons Pippo (Giuseppe) and Luciano Zeffirelli, as well as his doctor and priest, were beside him till the last moment. Zeffirelli's favourite little white dog Dolly never left Maestro's side either.

 

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10 Jun

Prince Philip's birthday
By: BRAMS | Published On: 10/06/19 3:02 am

Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh becomes 98 this Monday.

On the Duke of Edinburgh's birthday, some public celebrations are planned: a 41-gun salute by the KTRHA in Hyde Park at noon and by the HAC (62 guns) at Gun Wharf, Tower of London at 13:00.

 

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8 Jun

Trooping the Colour
By: BRAMS | Published On: 8/06/19 2:30 am

Today HM Queen Elizabeth II celebrates her official birthday.

Household Guards begin to form at around 9:15. The monarch leaves Buckingham Palace around 10:45 and rides in a carriage down The Mall to Horse Guards Parade by St James’ Park. After taking a Royal salute from officers, Elizabeth II inspects pageantry.

 

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20 May

AmStud Conference
By: BRAMS | Published On: 20/05/19 4:48 pm

On 20th July 1969, Neil Armstrong became the first man to walk on the moon.

Institute of American Studies at Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University and Georgian Association for American Studies announce the 20th International Annual Conference on American Studies, dedicated to the 50th anniversary of the first Moon landing by American astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin.

The registration process of presenters will be held from 10:00 to 11:00. The opening ceremony of the Conference will start at 11:00. The 3-day Conference will be concluded with the certificate handover ceremony at 15:00 on 25th May.

 

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19 May

85th anniversary
By: BRAMS | Published On: 19/05/19 2:53 am

When Pelé, the famous Brazilian footballer cost 800 thousand USD as a sportsman, the Georgian ski jumper Koba Tsakadze was officially called 1 million USD. Anyway, the ‘Flying Torpedo’ would not think about leaving his homeland and migrate in a far prosperous western country. This was a man of solid principles whom money could never buy. However, he frequently travelled all over the world, first as a sportsman, and later as an international referee or a guest of honour.

 

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