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Coneheads
THE CONEHEADS was a recurring sketch on Saturday Night Live
Saturday Night Live
(SNL) about a family of aliens with bald conical heads. It originated on the Saturday Night Live
Saturday Night Live
season 2 , episode, and starred Dan Aykroyd
Dan Aykroyd
as father Beldar, Jane Curtin as mother Prymaat, and Laraine Newman
Laraine Newman
as daughter Connie. It was later made into Coneheads (film)
Coneheads (film)
. CONTENTS * 1 Summary * 2 Strange behaviors * 3 Conceptual origins * 4 Music * 5 Other formats * 6 SNL appearances * 7 In popular culture * 8 See also * 9 References * 10 External links SUMMARYThe Coneheads are an alien family, natives of the planet Remulak, who find themselves stranded on Earth
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Girls Just Wanna Have Fun
"GIRLS JUST WANT TO HAVE FUN" is a song written by and first recorded in 1979 by American musician Robert Hazard . It is better known as a single by American singer Cyndi Lauper
Cyndi Lauper
, whose version was released in 1983. It was the first major single released by Lauper as a solo artist and the lead single from her debut studio album She\'s So Unusual (1983). Lauper’s version gained recognition as a feminist anthem and was promoted by a Grammy-winning music video . It has been covered , either as a studio recording or in a live performance, by over 30 other artists. The single was Lauper's breakthrough hit, reaching number two on the US Billboard Hot 100
Billboard Hot 100
chart and becoming a worldwide hit throughout late 1983 and early 1984. It remains one of Lauper's signature songs and was a widely popular song during the era of its release, the 1980s
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Marvel Comics
MARVEL COMICS is the common name and primary imprint of MARVEL WORLDWIDE INC., formerly MARVEL PUBLISHING, INC. and MARVEL COMICS GROUP, an American publisher of comic books and related media. In 2009, The Walt Disney Company
The Walt Disney Company
acquired Marvel Entertainment
Marvel Entertainment
, Marvel Worldwide's parent company. Marvel started in 1939 as Timely Publications , and by the early 1950s, had generally become known as Atlas Comics . The Marvel branding began 1961, the year that the company launched The Fantastic Four and other superhero titles created by Stan Lee
Stan Lee
, Jack Kirby , Steve Ditko , and many others
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Robin Williams
ROBIN MCLAURIN WILLIAMS (July 21, 1951 – August 11, 2014) was an American stand-up comedian and actor. Starting as a stand-up comedian in San Francisco and Los Angeles in the mid-1970s, he is credited with leading San Francisco's comedy renaissance. After rising to fame as Mork in Mork he dropped out to pursue acting. Williams studied theatre for three years at the College of Marin , a community college in Kentfield, California . According to Marin drama professor James Dunn, the depth of the young actor's talent first became evident when he was cast in the musical Oliver! as Fagin . Williams was known to improvise during his time in Marin's drama program, leaving cast members in hysterics. Dunn called his wife after one late rehearsal to tell her that Williams "was going to be something special." In 1973, Williams attained a full scholarship to the Juilliard School (Group 6 , 1973–1976) in New York City
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United States Men's National Ice Hockey Team
The UNITED STATES MEN\'S NATIONAL ICE HOCKEY TEAM is based in Colorado Springs , Colorado, with its U18 and U17 development program in Plymouth, Michigan
Plymouth, Michigan
. The team is controlled by USA Hockey
USA Hockey
, the governing body for amateur and Olympic ice hockey in the United States. The US team is ranked 4th in the IIHF World Rankings . The current head coach is Jeff Blashill . The United States
United States
won gold medals at the 1960 and 1980 Winter Olympics and more recently, silver medals at the 2002 and 2010 Winter Olympics . The United States
United States
won the 1996 World Cup of Hockey
World Cup of Hockey
but was unable to defend its title at the 2004 World Cup of Hockey
World Cup of Hockey
, losing to Finland in the semifinals, and was ousted before group play finished in the 2016 Cup
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Cyndi Lauper
CYNTHIA ANN STEPHANIE "CYNDI" LAUPER (born June 22, 1953) is an American singer, songwriter, actress and LGBT rights activist. Her career has spanned over 30 years. Her debut solo album She\'s So Unusual (1983) was the first debut female album to chart four top-five hits on the Billboard Hot 100
Billboard Hot 100
—" Girls Just Want to Have Fun ", "Time After Time ", " She Bop ", and "All Through the Night "—and earned Lauper the Best New Artist award at the 27th Grammy Awards in 1985. Her success continued with the soundtrack for the motion picture The Goonies and her second record True Colors (1986). This album included the number one single " True Colors " and "Change of Heart ", which peaked at number 3. Since 1989, Lauper has released nine studio albums and participated in many other projects
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You Are What You Is
YOU ARE WHAT YOU IS is a double album by Frank Zappa
Frank Zappa
. It was originally released as a double album in 1981 and later by Rykodisc
Rykodisc
as a 20-song CD . CONTENTS * 1 Production * 2 Music and lyrics * 3 Release history * 3.1 Digital errors * 4 Track listing * 5 Personnel * 5.1 Musicians * 5.2 Production staff * 6 Charts * 7 References PRODUCTIONAfter the release of Joe\'s Garage , Frank Zappa
Frank Zappa
set up his home studio, the Utility Muffin Research Kitchen , and planned to release a triple LP live album called Warts and All. As Warts and All reached completion, Zappa found the project to be "unwieldy" due to its length, and scrapped it, later conceiving Crush All Boxes
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Harry Nilsson
HARRY EDWARD NILSSON III (June 15, 1941 – January 15, 1994 ), usually credited as NILSSON, was an American singer-songwriter who achieved the peak of his commercial success in the early 1970s. His work is characterized by pioneering overdub experiments, returns to the Great American Songbook , and fusions of Caribbean sounds . A tenor with a three-and-a-half octave range, Nilsson was one of the few major pop-rock recording artists of his era to achieve significant commercial success without ever performing major public concerts or undertaking regular tours. Born in Brooklyn
Brooklyn
, Nilsson fled to Los Angeles
Los Angeles
as a teenager and landed a job as a computer programmer at a bank
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The Point!
THE POINT! is the sixth studio album by American songwriter and musician Harry Nilsson
Harry Nilsson
, released in 1971. It was accompanied by an animated film adaptation directed by Fred Wolf , which aired a few weeks after the album's release. Its lead single , " Me and My Arrow ", peaked at number 34 on the Billboard Hot 100
Hot 100
. The Point!
The Point!
is a fable that tells the story of a boy named Oblio, the only round-headed person in the Pointed Village, where by law everyone and everything must have a point . Nilsson explained his inspiration for The Point!: "I was on acid and I looked at the trees and I realized that they all came to points, and the little branches came to points, and the houses came to point
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This Island Earth
THIS ISLAND EARTH is a 1955 American science fiction film from Universal International
Universal International
, produced by William Alland
William Alland
, directed by Joseph M. Newman and Jack Arnold , that stars Jeff Morrow , Faith Domergue and Rex Reason . It is based on the eponymous 1952 novel by Raymond F. Jones
Raymond F. Jones
, which was originally published in the magazine Thrilling Wonder Stories
Thrilling Wonder Stories
as three related novelettes: "The Alien Machine" in the June 1949 issue, "The Shroud of Secrecy" in December 1949, and "The Greater Conflict" in February 1950. The film was released in 1955 on a double bill with Abbott and Costello Meet the Mummy . Upon initial release, the film was praised by critics, who cited the special effects, well-written script and eye-popping Technicolor prints as being its major assets
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John Harrington (ice Hockey)
JOHN "BAH" HARRINGTON (born May 24, 1957 in Virginia , Minnesota
Minnesota
) is an American former ice hockey forward and is currently a head coach for HC Asiago
HC Asiago
of the Italian Serie A and former head coach for the Slovenian national team . CONTENTS * 1 Playing career * 2 Coaching career * 3 In the movies * 4 Personal * 5 "Bah" * 6 References * 7 External links PLAYING CAREER MEDAL RECORD MEN\'S ICE HOCKEY 1980 Lake Placid TeamJohn Harrington was a stand-out high school hockey athlete for Virginia High School in Minnesota's hockey-rich Iron Range under head coach Dave Hendrickson . After Harrington's senior season at Virginia, University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD) assistant head coach Mike Sertich urged Harrington to try out for the hockey team. With Sertich's backing, Harrington won a walk-on spot on UMD's roster. He lettered for four seasons at UMD from 1975 to 1979
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Mark Pavelich
MARK THOMAS PAVELICH (born February 28, 1958 in Eveleth, Minnesota ) is a retired US professional ice hockey forward who played 355 regular season games in the NHL for the New York Rangers
New York Rangers
, Minnesota
Minnesota
North Stars and San Jose Sharks
San Jose Sharks
between 1981 and 1992 and was a member of the 1980 U.S. Olympic hockey team that won the gold medal in what has been called the Miracle on Ice
Miracle on Ice
. CONTENTS * 1 Amateur career * 2 Professional career * 3 Legacy * 4 Personal life * 5 In popular culture * 6 Awards and achievements * 7 Career statistics * 8 References * 9 External links AMATEUR CAREERThe son of Croatian immigrants, Pavelich grew up in rural Eveleth, Minnesota. A star performer on his high school hockey team, Eveleth High School
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Eiffel Tower
The EIFFEL TOWER (/ˈaɪfəl ˈtaʊ.ər/ EYE-fəl TOW-ər ; French : tour Eiffel, pronounced listen ) is a wrought iron lattice tower on the Champ de Mars in Paris
Paris
, France
France
. It is named after the engineer Gustave Eiffel
Gustave Eiffel
, whose company designed and built the tower. Constructed from 1887–89 as the entrance to the 1889 World\'s Fair , it was initially criticized by some of France's leading artists and intellectuals for its design, but it has become a global cultural icon of France
France
and one of the most recognisable structures in the world. The Eiffel Tower
Eiffel Tower
is the most-visited paid monument in the world; 6.91 million people ascended it in 2015. The tower is 324 metres (1,063 ft) tall, about the same height as an 81-storey building, and the tallest structure in Paris
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Rob Schneider
ROBERT MICHAEL SCHNEIDER (born October 31, 1963) is an American actor, comedian, screenwriter, and director. A stand-up comic and veteran of the NBC
NBC
sketch comedy series Saturday Night Live
Saturday Night Live
, he went on to a successful career in feature films, including starring roles in the comedy films Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo , The Hot Chick , The Benchwarmers , and Grown Ups
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Decepticon
The DECEPTICONS are the main antagonists in the fictional universes of the Transformers
Transformers
franchise and related comics and cartoons, and the enemies of the Autobots . The villains take many forms, and have many different origins and stories across the numerous different Transformers
Transformers
media, but in almost all incarnations, they are led by Megatron . They are typically represented by the purple facial insignia they all wear. Primarily, Decepticons have red eyes, while Autobots have blue eyes. They are usually known for their air power, especially since many of them turn into aircraft. They often turn into military vehicles, construction vehicles, expensive luxury or sports cars, and even smaller-than-human-sized objects. In the Japanese version of the franchise, the Decepticons are called DESTRON or DEATHTRON (Japanese : デストロン Desutoron)
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Transformers
War for Cybertron
Cybertron
Fall of Cybertron
Cybertron
Transformers
Transformers
Universe Complete list AUDIO SOUNDTRACK(S) Transformers
Transformers
audio releases MISCELLANEOUS RELATED FRANCHISES Battle Beasts G.I. Joe TRANSFORMERS (Japanese : トランスフォーマー, Hepburn : Toransufōmā) is a media franchise produced by American toy company Hasbro and Japanese toy company Takara Tomy . Initially a line of transforming toys rebranded from Takara's Diaclone and Microman toylines, the franchise began in 1984 with the Transformers
Transformers
toy line , and centers on factions of self-configuring modular extraterrestrial robotic lifeforms (often the Autobots and the Decepticons ) in an endless civil war for dominance or eventual peace
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