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According to Bill Libby's Book, Charlie O and the Angry A's, owner Charlie O. Finley banned the word " Athletics " from the club's name because he felt that name was too closely associated with former Philadelphia Athletics owner Connie Mack, and he wanted the name " Oakland A's " to become just as closely associated with him.
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According to Martha, by this time she and Bill fought all the time and she told him to stop drinking or move out so he moved out into a room in their pool house.
According to a 2010 interview on Blog Talk Radios, Lessons Learned, Rick Tocquigny, when asked if Mumy was a Jonathan Harris fan, before Mumy's first meeting with Harris on Lost in Space, he said at age 5, he was too young to watch his mentor's show The Third Man which was probably late at night, but was old enough to watch The Bill Dana Show ( which also starred Harris's real-life best friend Don Adams ).
According to data provided by TFI to researcher Bill Bainbridge, from 1974 until 1987, members had sexual contact with 223, 989 people while practicing Flirty Fishing.
According to demographers Bill Strauss and Neil Howe, there are approximately 88. 5 million Gen Xers in the U. S. today.
According to Bill Bryson, there are many suggestions for the derivation of the word, but none is universally accepted.
According to musician and author Albin Zak, the combination of the studio — engineered by Bill Porter, who experimented with close miking the doo-wop backup singers — production by Foster, and accompanying musicians, gave Orbison's music a " polished, professional sound ... finally allow ( ing ) Orbison's stylistic inclinations free rein ".
" According to Bill Nichols, it " achieves the force of authentic art, profoundly disturbing, intensely personal, yet at the same time far more than personal ".
According to Akhil Reed Amar, the framers and early supporters of the Fourteenth Amendment believed that it would ensure that the states would be required to recognize the individual rights the federal government was already required to respect in the Bill of Rights and in other constitutional provisions ; all of these rights were likely understood as falling within the " privileges or immunities " safeguarded by the amendment.
* According to Simon Cowell's biography and Bill Carter's book Desperate Networks, UPN was offered American Idol before FOX and turned it down.
According to the win shares formula developed by sabermetrician Bill James, Berra is the greatest catcher of all time and the 52nd greatest non-pitching player in major-league history.
According to the Haley biographies Bill Haley by John Swenson and Rock Around the Clock by Dawson, the song was offered to Haley in the wake of his first national success " Crazy Man, Crazy " in 1953, after being copyrighted with the U. S. Library of Congress on March 31.
According to historian Bill Speidel, when peninsular prohibitionists threatened to shut down Seattle's saloons, Doc Maynard engineered a peninsular independence movement ; King County lost what is now Kitsap County, but preserved its entertainment industry.
According to Bill Mankin, “ It seems fitting … that one of the most enduring labels for the entire generation of that era was derived from a rock festival: the ‘ Woodstock Generation ’.”
According to the records of the Thirty-Ninth Legislature, Bill 27 received Royal Assent on June 17, 2010, by Proclamation of the Lieutenant-Governor Philip S. Lee.
According to fellow cartoonist Bill Mauldin, the name was suggested by that of Wellington J. Reynolds, one of Segar's instructors at the Chicago Art Institute.
According to some reports she was married three times, each time to an accomplished blues guitarist: Kansas Joe McCoy later of the Harlem Hamfats, possibly Casey Bill Weldon ( though there is little if any evidence for this ), and Ernest " Little Son Joe " Lawlers.
According to his autobiography, then-United Nations Ambassador Bill Richardson was asked by the White House in 1997 to interview Lewinsky for a job on his staff at the UN.
According to the Bill Sterns Sports Newsreel broadcast on 9 / 12 / 42, on which James appeared, he was saved from being trampled, at the age of 6, by his mother's horse after performing with the horse.
According to one source, " The enabling legislation for the NACA slipped through almost unnoticed as a rider attached to the Naval Appropriation Bill, on 3 March 1915.
According to the conservative magazine Weekly Standard, CSE's greatest political success came in 1993 when it opposed Bill Clinton's proposal for a BTU energy tax.
According to constitutional obligation he shall without delay signify that he assents and hence promulgate the said Bill into a Parliamentary Act.
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According to multiple news accounts of the trial, Russert's testimony was key to Libby's conviction or acquittal, and on the day that the defense rested, February 14, 2007, the judge refused to allow the defense to call Russert back to the stand.
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According to some traditional interpretations of the Book of Exodus, Book of Numbers, and the Letter to the Hebrews the Ark also contained Aaron's rod, a jar of manna and the first Torah scroll as written by Moses ; however, the first of the Books of Kings says that at the time of king Solomon, the Ark contained only the two Tablets of the Law.
According to the Book of Exodus, the Ark was built at the command of God, in accordance with the instructions given to Moses on Mount Sinai.
According to the Book of Exodus, God instructed Moses on Mount Sinai during his 40-day stay upon the mountain within the thick cloud and darkness where God was ( Ex.
According to Smith's account, and also according to the book's narrative, the Book of Mormon was originally written in otherwise unknown characters referred to as " reformed Egyptian " engraved on golden plates.
According to the Book of Ruth, the valley to the east is where Ruth of Moab gleaned the fields and returned to town with Naomi.
According to the Jewish Encyclopedia, " a comparison of the Masoretic text with the Septuagint throws some light on the last phase in the history of the origin of the Book of Jeremiah, inasmuch as the translation into Greek was already under way before the work on the Hebrew book had come to an end ...
According to his record, Joseph Smith, Jr. translated the Book of Mormon by gift and power of God through the Urim and Thummim.
According to the Book of Jubilees, Ur Kasdim ( and Chaldea ) took their name from Ura and Kesed, descendants of Arpachshad.
According to William Loeffler, from The American Book of the Dog ( 1891 ), in the chapter on Dachshunds: " The origin of the Dachshund is in doubt, our best authorities disagreeing as to the beginning of the breed.
According to Arnaz himself, in his autobiography A Book ( 1976 ), the family owned three ranches, a palatial home, and a vacation mansion on a private island in Santiago Bay, Cuba.
According to Western scholars the older sections of the Book of Enoch ( mainly in the Book of the Watchers ) date from about 300 BC and the latest part ( Book of Parables ) probably was composed at the end of 1st century BC.
According to First Esdras, a non-canonical Greek translation of the Book of Ezra, he was also a high priest.
According to the Jewish Encyclopedia, the large number of people claimed to have been killed by the Jews is an improbability ; " Perhaps the most striking point against the historical value of the Book of Esther is the remarkable decree permitting the Jews to massacre their enemies and fellow subjects during a period of two days.
According to Ehrman, the Book of Acts tells a different story of Paul's career, but in this case it reports that, while there were " some " Jews converted during Paul's initial preaching in Thessalonica, the gentiles who were converted were " a large number " and the Jews as a body fiercely opposed Paul's work there.
According to the CIA World Fact Book, Mestizo ( mixed Amerindian-Spanish-in local Spanish called Ladino ) and European made 59. 4 % of the population, and K ' iche 9. 1 %, Kaqchikel 8. 4 %, Mam 7. 9 %, Q ' eqchi 6. 3 %, other Mayan 8. 6 %, indigenous non-Mayan 0. 2 %, other 0. 1 %.
According to Book of Zhou and History of Northern Dynasties, Ashina was a branch of Xiongnus and according to Book of Sui and Tongdian, they were " mixed Barbarians " ( 雜胡 / 杂胡, Pinyin: zá hú, Wade-Giles: tsa hu ) from Pingliang.
According to John Gower in Book 7 of the Confessio Amantis, this plant was the herb of the fourth star of Nectanabus ' astrology, Capella.
According to the Book of the Dead, departed souls would undergo a literal journey to reach Heaven, along the way to which there could exist hazards and other entities attempting to deny the reaching of Heaven.
According to the Book of Hosea, he married the prostitute Gomer, the daughter of Diblaim, at God's command.
According to the Biblical Book of Genesis, the Patriarch Abraham and his wife Sarah were half-siblings, both being children of Terah ( Ge 20: 12 ).