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World Wide Entertainment (Firm)

Overview
Works: 512 works in 618 publications in 1 language and 32,232 library holdings
Genres: Nonfiction films  Documentary films  History  Drama  Documentary television programs  Nonfiction television programs  Historical television programs  Coming-of-age films  Trials, litigation, etc  Melodramas (Motion pictures) 
Roles: prn, Producer, Assignee
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by World Wide Entertainment (Firm)
2002( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a year of momentous happenings, 2002 was a year disaster, war, and hostage taking. In March Operation Anaconda, the US-led battle to overthrow Taliban and Al-Qaeda forces in Afghanistan was declared officially over
1970( Visual )

in English and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It was November 1970 and Concorde had just flown supersonically at 2140 kilometers per hour to become the fastest passenger aircraft in history. The plane was still in its testing phase but this Super jet could now travel twice as fast as a normal aircraft. It was the year's main event
1976( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a year of momentous happenings, 1976 was the year of theatrical events, Olympics and landmarks for the international traveler. In London, the Theatres Act was celebrating a record of 10,000 performances of Agatha Christie's famous play, The Mousetrap. Back Buckingham Palace and the Tower, The Mousetrap had become a London landmark. With a record 4 million tickets sold over 25 years, it was often referred to as that homely little thriller
1989( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a year of momentous happenings, 1989 was a year of disasters, protest, and the breaking down of wars. It seemed that 1989 was off to a good start. That was until the supertanker Exxon Valdez ran a ground of Alaska in March, proving that environmental disaster could strike the United States in what was their worst ever oil spill. Later in the year, catastrophe continued for the US when a powerful earthquake hit Northern California
1994( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1994, a year that saw a tentative ceasefire in Northern Ireland and the end of apartheid in South Africa, was yet another year of momentous happenings. In May, outgoing South African President F.W De Clerk conceded victory to Nelson Mandela and the African National Congress, after the country's first all-race elections. Mandela led the dancing right across South Africa
1988( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a year of momentous happenings, 1988 would see an historical changing of the guard in Pakistan. Unlike her opposition, Benazir Bhutto's Pakistan People's Party had a charismatic and seemingly competent leader
1984( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1984 was a year of famine, industrial accidents and another change of leadership behind the Iron Curtain, beyond doubt, a year of momentous happenings. The February death of Soviet leader Yuri Andropov from kidney failure, came less than two years after he took over from his predecessor Leonid Brezhnev. The former KGB head Andropov left to his successor Konstantin Chernenko, one or two outstanding matters that needed to be dealt with
1987( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a year of momentous happenings, 1987 was a year of justice, daring and drama on the high seas. It had taken more than 40 years, but the wounds were so deep that when two former Nazis came into the news in 1987, few had any sympathy. When the Butcher of Lyon, former Gestapo officer, Klaus Barbie, was finally sentenced to life imprisonment for crimes against humanity, he found it hard to get anyone to support his side of the story
1964( Visual )

in English and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Racial segregation dominated life in South Africa in the early 1960s. The system of apartheid categorized people into groups including black, white and colored with white people being the most privileged. When the man leading the struggle against apartheid was sentenced to life imprisonment, it became the main event of 1964
1967( Visual )

in English and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The six-day war was a heavily armed conflict between Israel and the Arab States of Syria, Egypt, and Jordan. In just six days Israel took control of the Gaza Strip, the Sinai Peninsula, the Golan Heights, and the West Bank of the Jordan all known to this day as the occupied territories. From beginning to end, the war lasted 132 hours and 30 minutes. But the ramifications in the Middle East are still felt today. The 1967 war was a turning point in the region's history and it was the year's main event
1993( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a year of momentous happenings, 1993 was a year that saw terrorism strike the Big Apple, and a new era for European unity. Despite its strong international ties, New York had largely avoided the terrorism that had become common elsewhere. When a car bomb was detonated below Tower one of the World Trade Centre in New York City in February, 1993 that was the change forever
1960( Visual )

in English and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On May 1st, 1960, an American U-2 spy plane was shot down over the Soviet Union and the pilot Francis Gary Powers was captured. It was the year's main event. Powers was extensively interrogated and convicted of espionage against the Soviet Union. Sentenced to 10 years, he was exchanged for a Soviet spy just two years later on Berlin's famous Bridge of Spies
1948( Visual )

in English and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the words of its designer, US Secretary of State George C. Marshall, the Marshall plan was directed against hunger, poverty, desperation and chaos. The plan to rebuild Europe after the Second World War offered billions of dollars of economic and technical assistance. On April 3rd, 1948, American President Harry S. Truman signed the Marshall Plan into law, initiating the years of main event
1983( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a year of momentous happenings, 1983 was a year of new technologies, assassinations, and awards for peace activism. After years of searching for a replacement for the turntable, which was basically 19th century technology, the compact disc or CD, was released to the public early in 1983. Revolutionizing the music recording industry, the CD soon became the standard and derivatives of the technology now form the basis for many digital storage systems
1946( Visual )

in English and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Court room 600 of the Nuremberg Palace Of Justice, 24 high ranking Nazi officials stood accused of atrocities committed during the Second World War. Representatives from the United States, the Soviet Union, France, and Great Britain would hear their cases some of which would shock the world. The trial of the major war criminals would become the most famous of the Nuremberg trials and the main event of 1946
1949( Visual )

in English and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two new superpowers emerged at the end of the Second World War, the United States and the Soviet Union . The world knew that the United States already had atomic weapons. On August 29th, 1949, the Soviets revealed theirs. The main event of 1949 would shake the western world and threaten civilization. The Soviets had tested an atomic bomb and the nuclear arms race had begun
Mille neuf cent quatre vingt un = 1981 by Ricardo Trogi( Visual )

in English and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first launch of NASA's space shuttle Columbia was on April 12th, 1981, exactly 20 years after the first manned space flight. It was the main event of 1981. The Space Shuttle Columbia launched into orbit with astronauts John Young and Robert Crippen at the helm orbiting the earth 36 times and landing back at the Kennedy Space Centre on April 14th
1986( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a year of momentous happenings, 1986 began with promise and quickly turned into a year of disaster and tragedy. When the American Space Shuttle Challenger lifted off on a cold January morning on its 10th mission, families and friends were watching anxiously below. Among the crowd were the parents of school teacher, Christa Mcauliffe, the first civilian chosen for a space mission. They heard the last words to come from the craft
1992( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a year of momentous happenings, 1992 was a time for apologies, new friendships, and fears of a new arms trade. When United States President George Bush and Russian President Boris Yeltsin held their first talks since the demise of the Soviet Union, not only had their countries embarked on a new course of friendship and partnership, but fears of a new arms trade were growing. There was a threat that with the end of the Cold War, the Republics and their efficient armaments industry could become major arms dealers in the fragile political world of 1992
1982( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a year that saw a war in the South Atlantic, 1982 was a year of momentous happenings. While it was the story of a hero from an earlier war that saw Britain's top award for fiction go to Australian author Thomas Keneally. The Booker Prize was awarded to Keneally for a Schindler's Ark, which was about a German industrialist who saved thousands of Jews from the Nazis during World War II
 
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