More than 90% of the functional carpet produced in the world today is made within a radius of the city. The agglomeration of the carpet industry in Dalton can be traced back to a wedding gift given in 1895 by a teenage girl, Catherine Evans Whitener, to her brother, Henry Alexander Evans, and his bride, Elizabeth Cramer.
It was said that Singapore even copied Penang’s Chingay processions in order to spice up its own Chinese New Year festivities. Bangsawan is a Malay theatre art form (often referred to as the Malay opera ) which originated from India, developed in Penang with Indian, Western, Islamic, Chinese and Indonesian influences.
The sleeping platform is a raised area. Because warmer air rises and cooler air settles, the entrance area acts as a cold trap whereas the sleeping area will hold whatever heat is generated by a stove, lamp, body heat, or other device.
In 1997, London-based electronic pop group Komputer released a song entitled Valentina which gives a more-or-less direct account of her career as a cosmonaut. It was released as a single and appears on their album The World of Tomorrow.
Joanna and Andrew’s son, Charles Martel (betrothed to Charles of Durazzo’s eldest daughter), who was left behind by his mother, was sent by his uncle to Visegrád in the Kingdom of Hungary, where he died after 10 May 1348, aged 2.
For spring and summer 2009, the British designer Matthew Williamson created two exclusive ranges for the company – the first being a collection of women’s clothes released in selected stores. The second collection saw Williamson branch into menswear for the first time, only in selected stores.
However, in late July 2013, it was announced that Academy Award nominated director Paul Greengrass was in final talks to direct Sorkin’s script and that Steven Spielberg had previously been attached. In August 2008, Des McAnuff announced that Sorkin had been commissioned by the Stratford Shakespeare Festival to write an adaptation of Chekhov’s The Cherry Orchard.