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The K-25 building of the Oak Ridge Gaseous Diffusion Plant aerial view, looking southeast. The mile-long building, in the shape of a "U" was the world's largest building when completed in 1944.
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- Anne Hathaway (nominated by FrB.TG ) is an American actress and singer. One of the world's highest-paid actresses in 2015, she has received multiple awards, including an Academy Award, a Golden Globe, a British Academy Film Award and a Primetime Emmy. Her films have earned $6.4 billion worldwide, and she appeared in the Forbes Celebrity 100 in 2009.
- K-25 (nominated by Hawkeye7) was the codename given by the Manhattan Project to the program to produce enriched uranium for atomic bombs using the gaseous diffusion method. Originally the codename for the product, over time it came to refer to the project, the production facility located at the Clinton Engineer Works in Oak Ridge, Tennessee, the main gaseous diffusion building, and ultimately the site. When it was built in 1944, the four-story K-25 gaseous diffusion plant was the world's largest building, comprising over 1,640,000 square feet (152,000 m2) of floor space and a volume of 97,500,000 cubic feet (2,760,000 m3).
- 3 of Hearts (album) (nominated by Aoba47) is the self-titled debut studio album by American group 3 of Hearts. It was released on March 6, 2001, through the record label RCA Nashville. 3 of Hearts is a teen pop and country music album, though according to some music critics, it leans more towards pop music. The album was managed by American producer Byron Gallimore; its marketing focused on the group's crossover appeal to target a teenaged and young-adult audience. 3 of Hearts performed on two national tours sponsored by Seventeen magazine and Walmart respectively, and the singers were featured in several marketing campaigns.
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- The Billboard Latin Music Lifetime Achievement Award (nominated by Erick) is an honor presented by Billboard magazine to an artist or a group "for an exceptional career that has taken Latin music to another level globally"
- There are 210 Grade II* listed buildings in Mendip (nominated by Rod). The list includes a large number of churches, some of which are Norman. Several buildings are associated with the church, particularly the Anglican Glastonbury Abbey and Wells Cathedral along with the Benedictine Downside Abbey. Many of the rest of the buildings are urban or rural houses ranging in date from the 12th to 19th centuries. Trade in the area is represented by market crosses and the Anglo-Bavarian Brewery. Shepton Mallet Prison and a village lock-up are also included in the list. The oldest is the Church of St Mary, Laverton, while the most recent is Mells War Memorial by Sir Edwin Lutyens.
- England cricket team Test results (1946–1959) (nominated by Harrias) Careful, detailed and chronological events in English 'cricket-dom' are described in this well-written engaging list and narrative. Undoubtedly, this will be the 'go-to' article and list that will be consulted by aficionados for a good while.
- A women's One Day International (WODI) is an international cricket match between two teams, each having WODI status, as determined by the International Cricket Council (ICC). In a WODI match, the two teams play a single innings, each of which is restricted to a maximum of fifty overs.The first WODI matches were played as part of the Women's Cricket World Cup in 1973 held in England, two years after the first men's One Day International was contested between Australia and England in January 1971. A century is a score of one hundred or more runs by a batsman in a single innings. This is regarded as a notable achievement. As of January 2018, 182 centuries have been scored (nominated by Ianblair23) by 79 different players from 1,094 WODI matches.
- Leicestershire is a county in the East Midlands of England with an area of 833 square miles (2,160 km2), and a population according to the 2011 census of 980,000. In England, Sites of Special Scientific Interest (SSSIs) are designated by Natural England, a non-departmental public body which is responsible for protecting England's natural environment. Designation as an SSSI gives legal protection to the most important wildlife and geological sites. As of January 2018, there are seventy-six SSSIs in the county (nominated by Dudley Miles), fifty-seven of which are designated for their biology, twelve for their geology and seven for both criteria.
- George Harrison (1943–2001) was an English musician who recorded many songs during his career (nominated by BeatlesLedTV). During his lifetime, he released eleven studio albums, two compilation albums, two live albums, and many singles as a solo artist. After his death in 2001, a final studio album, two singles, two compilation albums, and four box sets have been released as of 2017.
- Aguascalientes is a state located in Central Mexico. According to the 2015 Mexican Intercensal Survey, Aguascalientes is the sixth least populous state with 1,312,544 inhabitants and the fourth smallest by land area spanning 5,630.27 square kilometres (2,173.86 sq mi). Aguascalientes is divided into eleven municipalities. (nominated by Mattximus)
- The Wright Brothers Memorial Trophy (nominated by The Rambling Man) was established by the National Aeronautic Association (NAA) in 1948 after a trust fund was created in 1936 by Godfrey Lowell Cabot of Boston, a former president of the NAA. It is awarded to a living American for "significant public service of enduring value to aviation in the United States."
- Tom Mix (1880–1940) was an American motion picture actor, director, and writer whose career spanned from 1910 to 1935. During this time he appeared in 270 films (nominated by Jimknut) and established himself as the screen's most popular cowboy star. Mix's flair for showmanship set the standard for later cowboy heroes such as Gene Autry and Roy Rogers. His horse Tony also became a celebrity who received his own fan mail.
- Cardinals are senior ecclesiastical leaders of the Catholic Church, usually ordained bishops and generally holding important roles within the Church, such as governing prominent archdioceses or managing dicasteries within the Roman Curia. As of 3 February 2018, there are 216 cardinals (nominated by Ravenpuff), 119 of whom are cardinal electors. The most recent consistory for the creation of cardinals was held on 28 June 2017, when Pope Francis created five cardinals, all cardinal electors. Antonio Maria Vegliò was the most recent cardinal elector to turn 80, on 3 February 2018, whereas Paolo Romeo will be the next to do so, on 20 February 2018. Bernard Francis Law was the most recent cardinal to die, on 20 December 2017, at the age of 86.
- Hot Country Songs is a chart that ranks the top-performing country music songs in the United States, published by Billboard magazine. In 2003, nineteen different songs topped the chart (nominated by ChrisTheDude), then published under the title Hot Country Singles & Tracks, in 52 issues of the magazine, based on weekly airplay data from country music radio stations compiled by Nielsen Broadcast Data Systems.
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