The Mexico City Olympics in 1968 were the first games to introduce anti-doping laws which resulted in Hans-Gunnar Liljenwall becoming the first-ever Olympian to be disqualified from a Games for drug abuse . A steady hand and nerves of steel are required for competitive pistol shooting. Swedish Modern Pentathlete, Hans-Gunnar Liljenwall, achieved this by steadying his nerves with a strong drink.… More The first-ever Olympian to be disqualified from a Games for drug abuse.
THE PEACE ONE DAY CONCERT CELEBRATED GLOBAL TRUCE 2012 Started 10 years ago, Peace One Day led the initiative to establish the first ever annual day of global ceasefire and non-violence, unanimously adopted by United Nations member states as 21 September – Peace Day. Peace Day actions have been introduced in areas of conflict, most… More Elton John headlines the PEACE ONE DAY Concert
Killing Them Softly is a black comedy rated 18. George V Higgins’ 1974 novel Cogan’s Trade has been adapted and updated from 1970’s Boston to New Orleans in 2008. Brad Pitt plays professional enforcer Jackie Cogan, the assassin who likes to kill people softly, from a distance. He hates his hits begging for mercy so… More The assassin who likes to kill people softly
Halloween takes place on the evening of October 31 October 31 is the day before All Hallows or All Saints’ Day. Indeed, the name “Halloween” is derived from All Hallows’ Eve. The festival incorporates traditions from pagan harvest festivals. Typical activities include carving pumpkins or jack-o’-lanterns, apple bobbing, and telling scary stories. More recently, the idea of trick-or-treating has been… More It’s almost time for apple bobbing and telling scary stories…..