With all the superheroes who have been created, can you name one who:a) Has no super powers,b) Is 80 years old,c) And is the first inductee into the San Diego Comic-Con Museum’s Hall of Fame? If you answered the Batman, you get a black star to match the black carpet at the July 17 induction ceremony at the Comic-Con Museum in Balboa Park. Museum staff chose the DC Comics caped crusader as its first Hall of Famer.“There are certainly other characters out there that are also ‘no-brainers’ for the Comic-Con Museum Hall of Fame,” says Adam Smith, the museum’s executive director. “We needed to start somewhere, and the 80th anniversary of Batman made it a good 2019 choice.”Celebrating along with the DC Comics publishers, Warner Bros., artists and writers was Batman franchisee Michael Uslan. He was executive producer of the 1989 “Batman” movie staring Michael Keaton and Jack Nicholson that transformed Batman from a comic book … [Read more...] about Batman swoops into Comic-Con on its 50th birthday
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Dan Sewell, Associated Press Updated 10:16 am CDT, Saturday, July 6, 2019 Visitors stand before the spacesuit worm by astronaut Neil Armstrong that was used on his Gemini VIII mission at the Armstrong Air & Space Museum, Wednesday, June 26, 2019, in Wapakoneta, Ohio. Neil Armstrong helped put Wapakoneta on the map July 20, 1969, when he became the first human to walk on the moon. The late astronaut remains larger than life in the city 60 miles (96.56 kilometers) north of Dayton, where visitors are greeted by the space base-shaped top of the space museum named for him as they exit Interstate 75. less Visitors stand before the spacesuit worm by astronaut Neil Armstrong that was used on his Gemini VIII mission at the Armstrong Air & Space Museum, Wednesday, June 26, 2019, in Wapakoneta, Ohio. Neil Armstrong ... more Photo: John Minchillo, AP … [Read more...] about Hometown of first on moon ready to launch 50th celebration
PUBLISHED: 22:30 07 June 2019 Amy Gibbons and Mariam Ghaemi Access Community Trust chief executive Emma Ratzer was made an MBE for services to the Suffolk community Picture: JULIAN CLAXTON PHOTOGRAPHY Copyright (c) Julian Claxton Photography 2017. Community heroes have been celebrated for their invaluable contribution to life in Suffolk and Essex. Tonia Dawson, Macmillan clinical lead at the East of England Cancer Alliance, has been honoured with an Order of the British Empire Picture: TONIA DAWSONThese inspirational individuals, ranging from nurses, to charity workers, to magistrates, to CEOs, have been recognised in the Queen's Birthday Honours 2019.Jan Wright, who worked as a nurse specialising in orthopaedics at Ipswich Hospital NHS Trust, has been made an MBE for services to nursing.She said it was "such a surprise" to be receive the honour."Obviously we get notified some weeks in advance," she said.Jan Wright, who worked as a specialist nurse … [Read more...] about Community heroes celebrated in Queen’s Birthday Honours
President Donald Trump this summer may be able to fire up his Twitter account and claim credit for overseeing the longest economic expansion in American history. He just needs to avoid escalating his trade war with China, stoking a fight over the nation’s debt limit or sparking some other economic crisis that casts a pall over his celebration.Story Continued Below Signs are already piling up that the economy wobbled badly in December during the last government shutdown fight. And economists warn it could slow considerably this year, especially if consumers, investors and businesses continue to worry that the economic expansion — heading toward its 10th birthday — is coming to an end, perhaps with a shove from an unpredictable president. “We no longer have the luxury of saying that the economy is just fine, so we can wait and see how all of these Trump policies work out,” said Torsten Slok, chief international economist at Deutsche Bank, who noted he is … [Read more...] about Trump gets to celebrate a major economic milestone soon. But threats lurk nearby.
Kristin M. Hall, Associated Press Updated 11:08 am PST, Monday, January 14, 2019 Country music legend Loretta Lynn appears on stage at the Grand Ole Opry House, Monday, Jan. 14, 2019, in Nashville, Tenn., where she announced she will celebrate her 87th birthday with an all-star tribute concert featuring Garth Brooks, Jack White, George Strait and others on April 1. less Country music legend Loretta Lynn appears on stage at the Grand Ole Opry House, Monday, Jan. 14, 2019, in Nashville, Tenn., where she announced she will celebrate her 87th birthday with an all-star tribute ... more Photo: Mark Humphrey, AP Photo: Mark Humphrey, AP Image 1 of / 3 Caption Close Image 1 of 3 Country music legend Loretta Lynn appears on stage at the Grand Ole Opry House, Monday, Jan. 14, 2019, in … [Read more...] about Loretta Lynn plans 87th birthday all-star tribute concert