On that day, she and her family are taken into custody by the Germans and transported to concentration camps. Shortly after Anne gets her diary as a gift on her thirteenth birthday, her sister Margot gets call up orders by the German army.
November 18, Elsa, Getty Images Every year sincethe Detroit Lions have taken the field for a Thanksgiving game, no matter how bad their record has been. It all goes back to when the Lions were still a fairly young franchise.
The team was founded in in Portsmouth, Ohio, as the Spartans.
Portsmouth, while surely a lovely town, wasn't quite big enough to support a pro team in the young NFL. Detroit radio station owner George A.
Richards bought the Spartans and moved the team to Detroit in Although Richards's new squad was a solid team, they were playing second fiddle in Detroit to the Hank Greenberg-led Tigers, who had gone to win the American League Pennant.
In the early weeks of the season, the biggest crowd the Lions could draw for a game was a relatively paltry 15, Desperate for a marketing trick to get Detroit excited about its fledgling football franchise, Richards hit on the idea of playing a game on Thanksgiving.
Since Richards's WJR was one of the bigger radio stations in the country, he had considerable clout with his network and convinced NBC to broadcast a Thanksgiving game on 94 stations nationwide.
The move worked brilliantly. The Lions not only sold out their 26,seat stadium, they also had to turn fans away at the gate.
Even though the juggernaut Bears won that game, the tradition took hold, and the Lions have been playing on Thanksgiving ever since.
This year, the Lions will host the Chicago Bears. The Cowboys, too, jumped on the opportunity to play on Thanksgiving as an extra little bump for their popularity. When the chance to take the field on Thanksgiving arose init might not have been a huge benefit for the Cowboys. Sure, the Lions had filled their stadium for their Thanksgiving games, but that was no assurance that Texans would warm to holiday football so quickly.
Cowboys general manager Tex Schramm, though, was something of a marketing genius; among his other achievements was the creation of the Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders. Schramm saw the Thanksgiving Day game as a great way to get the team some national publicity even as it struggled under young head coach Tom Landry.
Schramm signed the Cowboys up for the game even though the NFL was worried that the fans might just not show up—the league guaranteed the team a certain gate revenue in case nobody bought tickets.
But the fans showed up in droves, and the team broke its attendance record as 80, crammed into the Cotton Bowl.
The Cowboys beat the Cleveland Browns that day, and a second Thanksgiving pigskin tradition caught hold. Sincethe Cowboys have missed having Thanksgiving games only twice. Dallas will take on the Washington Redskins on Thursday.“A definitive, deeply moving inquiry into the life of the young, imperiled artist, and a masterful exegesis of Diary of a Young Girl Extraordinary testimony to the power of literature and compassion” –Booklist (starred review) In Anne Frank: The Book, the Life, the Afterlife, Francine Prose, author of Reading Like a Writer, deftly parses the artistry, ambition, and enduring influence.
Anne Frank: The Whole Story is a film based on the life of Anne Frank, a Jewish girl growing up in Nazi occupied Holland.
When war breaks out Anne & her family, Otto her father, Edith her mother & Margot her sister move from Germany to Holland where they are sure they will be safe. Get the latest news and analysis in the stock market today, including national and world stock market news, business news, financial news and more.
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Print Reference this. Published: 23rd March, Last Edited: 27th April, The story takes place during the holocaust, so Anne and her family are hiding in a "Secret Annex." Anne was a very popular girl in school with both boys and girls.
Wanting to be a writer when she grows up, Anne loves to read. Dear Twitpic Community - thank you for all the wonderful photos you have taken over the years.
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