Wendell Willkie(nominated by Wehwalt) (1892–1944) was an American lawyer, corporate executive, and the 1940 Republican candidate for president. Willkie appealed to many convention delegates as the Republican field's only interventionist. His Democratic opponent, incumbent President Franklin D. Roosevelt, won the 1940 election with 55% of the popular vote.
Telopea truncata(nominated by Casliber) is a plant in the family Proteaceae. The plant, commonly known as the Tasmanian waratah, is endemic to Tasmania, where it is found on moist acidic soils at altitudes of 600 to 1200 m. It grows as a shrub to a height of 3 m, or occasionally as a small tree to 10 m high, with red flower heads appearing from November to February and bearing 10 to 35 individual flowers.
Murder of Dwayne Jones(nominated by Midnightblueowl) Dwayne Jones was a Jamaican 16 year old who was killed by a violent mob in Montego Bay in July 2013, after he attended a dance party dressed in women's clothing. The incident attracted national and international media attention and brought increased scrutiny to the status of LGBT rights in Jamaica.
Bristol(nominated by Rodw) is a city, unitary authority and county in South West England with an estimated population of 442,500 in 2015. Bristol is one of the eight largest regional English cities that make up the Core Cities Group, and is ranked as a gamma world city by the Globalization and World Cities Research Network, the fourth highest ranked English city. Bristol's modern economy is built on the creative media, electronics and aerospace industries.
Todd Manning(nominated by Flyer22 Reborn and Figureskatingfan) is a fictional character originated on the American daytime drama One Life to Live. Created by writer Michael Malone, the role was originated in 1992 by actor Roger Howarth. Todd was a college student and fellow fraternity brother to Kevin Buchanan, Zach Rosen, and Powell Lord, and became part of a storyline in which Marty Saybrooke is gang raped. The storyline was considered groundbreaking by television critics, and its main players. Howarth left the role in 2003; and it was recast with Trevor St. John, physically altered by plastic surgery. In 2011, Howarth returned; and it was disclosed that Todd had been taken hostage and that St. John's version of the character was really Todd's identical twin brother.
List of accolades received by Whiplash (2014 film)(nominated by Cowlibob)Whiplash is a 2014 American drama film directed by Damien Chazelle. The screenplay, also written by Chazelle, was partly based on his experiences in the Princeton High School Studio Band. The film stars Miles Teller as an ambitious jazz drummer selected to join a school studio band taught by a cruel music instructor played by J. K. Simmons. The film garnered awards and nominations in a variety of categories with particular praise for Chazelle's direction and screenplay, Simmons' supporting acting performance, and Tom Cross' editing. It received 52 awards from 117 nominations.
Amitabh Bachchan filmography(nominated by Yashthepunisher) Amitabh Bachchan is an Indian film actor, playback singer, producer and television personality. Bachchan made his debut as a narrator for Bhuvan Shome and acted in Saat Hindustani, both in 1969. He has appeared in numerous films since then, with his latest film, Wazir, being released on 8 January.
List of international goals scored by Robbie Keane(nominated by The Rambling Man) Robbie Keane, an Irish association footballer, is the Republic of Ireland national football team's top scorer, with 67 goals in 142 appearances. Keane made his international debut in a defeat against the Czech Republic in March 1998, and scored his first international goals on his fifth appearance, a UEFA Euro 2000 qualifying victory over Malta.
The Final Fantasy series(nominated by PresN) is a science fiction media franchise created by Hironobu Sakaguchi, and developed and owned by Square Enix. This featured topic contains the main video games of the series.