Things Daniel learned in August 2019

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Winner of the Billboard Music Award Hot 100 Single of the Year for 'Hold On'
Japanese actor who appeared in over 150 films, including Kurosawa's Rashomon, Seven Samurai, Yojimbo, The Hidden Fortress, and Throne of Blood
Director of 'Un Chien Andalou' and 'That Obscure Object of Desire', he is often associated with the 1920s surrealist movement
Director of 1939 films 'Gone with the Wind' and 'The Wizard of Oz'
Caper films are subgenres of crime films that always feature what, based on the more common name for 'caper films'
From the Swedish for 'heavy stone' it has the highest melting point of any element
Also called brown coal, this is a soft, brown, combustible, sedimentary rock formed from naturally compressed peat
Sphalerite is the chief ore of this element
Renaissance writer famous for popularizing the essay as a genre
Author of the Renaissance work 'The Book of the Courtier'
Author of 'The Haunting of Hill House' and 'The Lottery'
Magazine publisher after whom the the science-fiction award 'the Hugo' is named
Pen name by which short story writer H. H. Munro is more commonly known
Longest scene of all Shakespeare plays
First prominent Punjabi poet most remembered for her poignant poem 'Today I invoke Waris Shah'
George Gerswhin opera that tells the story of a disabled black street beggar living in Charleston who attempts to rescue a female companion from Crown and Sportin' Life
Kingdom that built Borobudur
Portuguese Jesuit Brother, missionary and explorer, mainly remembered for being the first European to travel overland from India to China
First European to see the Pacific Ocean from the new world (Crossing the Panama Isthmus in 1513)
Aristocratic maritime republic centered on Dubrovnik that carried this name from 1358-1808. Its commercial peak was in the 15th and 16th centuries
1916 secret treaty between UK and France for the mutually agreed spheres of influence over the partitioned Ottoman Empire
World capital that saw a 1995 sarin gas attack in the subway lines passing beneath the country's parliament
350-km-long corridor that connects Afghanistan to China and separates Pakistan and Tajikistan
Included within the limits of the Egyptian city Aswan is this Nile island that's name is an English synonym of 'big'
Name for the six shallow lengths, or whitewater rapids, of the Nile between Aswan and Khartoum
Island on which the 1977 airport disaster took place, the deadliest in aviation history. Largest of Spain's islands
Largest city north of the Arctic circle
Largest South Korean island
First competitor from an Asian country to win an Olympic Gold in an individual event
Italian sculptor (1598-1680), leading sculptor of his age, credited with creating the Baroque style of sculpting
Court painter to the Electors of Saxony, known also for portraits of leaders of Protestant Reformation and German Princes

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