Angus Stanley King Jr. King won Maine's Senate election to replace the retiring Republican Olympia Snowe and took office on January 3, He was reelected to a second term infollowing the state's inaugural instant-runoff voting elections.
Collins collected 2 rebounds, 1 steal, and, of course, 5 personal fouls in his return to the NBA and first game as an openly gay player hours after signing with the Brooklyn Nets, who beat the Los Angeles Lakers, The former Celtic was showered with attention and adulation before the game, and addressed the media in a packed room afterward, all to discuss something he has done before, play in the NBA as a gay man. The only difference this time is Collins went public with his sexuality last May in a magazine article.
Peter Paul Wyngarde born Cyril Goldbert 23 August [ disputed — discuss ] — 15 January  was a British actor best known for playing the character Jason King, a bestselling novelist turned sleuth, in two television series: Department S —70 and Jason King — His flamboyant dress sense and stylish performances led to popular success, and he was considered a style icon in Britain and elsewhere in the early s; Mike Myers credited Wyngarde with inspiring the character Austin Powers. Peter Wyngarde's birth name Cyril Goldbert was confirmed when details of his estate were published in the London Gazette on 2 May
For 10 and a half minutes last night in an otherwise forgettable NBA game between two teams with losing records, center Jason Collins played basketball - and made history. Collins became the first openly gay player in this country's major professional sports. Collins came out as gay last April. Good morning.
A state-by-state survey of the popularity of vanity license plates has found that car and truck owners in Virginia are the vainest of them all. Out of the 9. That's 16 percent of the plates issued by Virginia.
After he came out in AprilJason Collins became the first openly gay athlete active in any of the four recognized major North American professional team sports leagues. In a pair of first-person essays published Wednesday by Sports Illustrated and The Players' Tribune announcing his retirement, Collins reflected on his own experiences as an LGBT pioneer and also addressed the concerns of other gay athletes who have yet to come out. For Sports IllustratedCollins wrote:.
Writers, celebrities and cult TV enthusiasts are among those paying tribute to the actor Peter Wyngarde, who has died aged From wartime internment alongside JG Ballard to Klytus. With No.
Peter Wyngarde was one of the biggest names in TV in the mid s but he hid his homosexuality and when it was exposed it signaled the end of his career. Jason King with his '70s sideburns, bouffant hair and bushy moustache was the only TV detective who sipped vintage booze while catching villains. Often dressed in a head- turning silk suit and cravat he would down large portions of alcohol at the wheel of a posh Bentley as he chased the bad guys.
Table of Contents. After attending Christ's Hospital school, he worked in an advertising agency until the war, when as a conscientious objector he joined the St John's Ambulance. In he was conscripted into the Pioneer Corps.