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  1. en.wikipedia.org › wiki › Horror_filmHorror film - Wikipedia

    21 hours ago · Horror film is defined by The Dictionary of Film Studies as representing "disturbing and dark subject matter, seeking to elicit responses of fear, terror, disgust, shock, suspense, and, of course, horror from their viewers." In the book Dark Dreams, author Charles Derry split the horror films as focusing on three separate themes: the horror of ...

  2. 21 hours ago · Sidney Poitier KBE ( / ˈpwɑːtjeɪ / PWAH-tyay; February 20, 1927 – January 6, 2022) was a Bahamian-American actor, film director, and diplomat. In 1963, he was the first Black person and first Bahamian to win the Academy Award for Best Actor. He received two competitive Golden Globe Awards, a competitive British Academy of Film and ...

    • Bahamian, American
    • 6; including Sydney
    • Actor, director, ambassador
    • Diahann Carroll, (1959–1968)
  3. en.wikipedia.org › wiki › SenegalSenegal - Wikipedia

    21 hours ago · Senegal covers a land area of almost 197,000 square kilometres (76,000 sq mi) and has a population of around 16 million. The state was formed as part of the independence of French West Africa from French colonial rule. Because of this history, the official language is French.

  4. en.wikipedia.org › wiki › BlackfaceBlackface - Wikipedia

    21 hours ago · Blackface is a form of theatrical makeup used predominantly by performers of non-African descent to portray a caricature of a dark skinned person of African descent.. In the United States, the practice gained popularity during the 19th century and contributed to the spread of racial stereotypes such as the "happy-go-lucky darky on the plantation" or the "dandified coon".

  5. en.wikipedia.org › wiki › White_HouseWhite House - Wikipedia

    21 hours ago · The Red Room was painted a dull Pomeranian red, and its ceiling was decorated with gold, silver, and copper stars and stripes of red, white, and blue. A fifty-foot jeweled Tiffany glass screen, supported by imitation marble columns, replaced the glass doors that separated the main corridor from the north vestibule.

    • October 13, 1792; 229 years ago
    • James Hoban
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