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Keen young Raymond Avila joins the Internal Affairs Department of the Los Angeles police. He and partner Amy Wallace are soon looking closely at the activities of cop Dennis Peck whose financial holdings start to suggest something shady. Indeed Peck is involved in any number of dubious or downright criminal activities. He is also devious, a womaniser, and a clever manipulator, and he starts to turn his attention on Avila. Film was made in 1990.
Set in unoccupied Africa during the early days of World War II: An American expatriate meets a former lover, with unforeseen complications. Film was made in 1942.
When soldiers in World War I refuse to continue with an impossible attack, their superior officers decide to make an example of them. Film was made in 1957.

Girolamo Cardano

Died 21 Sep 1576 at age 74 (born 24 Sep 1501). Italian physician, mathematician and astrologer who was the first to give a clinical description of typhus fever. His book, Ars magna ("Great Art," 1545) was one of the great achievements in the history of algebra, in which he published the solutions to the cubic and quartic equations. His mechanical inventions included the combination lock, the compass gimbal consisting of three concentric rings, and the universal joint to transmit rotary motion at various angles (as used in present-day vehicles). He contributed to hydrodynamics and held that perpetual motion is impossible, except in celestial bodies. Cardano published two encyclopedias of natural science, introduced the Cardan grille, a cryptographic tool (1550), and was a life-long believer as an astrologer. He died by suicide.«

Grandmother started walking

'My grandmother started walking five miles a day when she was 60. She's 97 now and we don't know where the hell she is.'

Ellen DeGeneres (January 26 1958-)

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