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Peter Gordon Williams

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Peter Gordon Williams, OBE, JP (23 January 1920 – 14 October 1982) was a British businessman and an unofficial member of the Legislative Council of Hong Kong.
Williams was a fencer and a cricket player. He was an artillery officer in the British Indian Army during the Second World War. After the war, he met and married Anne Newmarch of Guy Newmarch, a railway engineer in North China, and Catherine Muir, in London. The couple had two sons, Adam and Piers. Through Anne's connections, Peter Williams got a job with the Dodwell & Co, a Far East trading company in Hong Kong.He became the director and later the chairman of the company. He was also the chairman of the Inchcape after it purchased the Dodwell for £13 million in 1973. He was also chairman of the Hongkong Electric Company and non-executive director of the Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation, The Hongkong & Kowloon Wharf & Godown Company Limited and The Hong Kong Telephone Company. He succeeded Sir Douglas Clague in 1975 as the deputy chairman of the bank. In 1972, he became chairman of the Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce, As a chamber representative, he was an unofficial member of the Legislative Council of Hong Kong from 1972 to 1978. He was also a provisional member of the Executive Council of Hong Kong during the absence of Sir Douglas Clague.
He was also a steward and later chairman of the Royal Hong Kong Jockey Club. Under his spell, the Sha Tin Racecourse was opened in 1978. He also greeted Queen Elizabeth II during her visit in Hong Kong in 1975. Williams and his family lived at 35 Magazine Gap Road of The Peak.
He resigned as chairman of the Royal Hong Kong Jockey Club in 1981 and retired as the director on 31 May 1982. Shortly after he returned to England, Williams died in London at 9:30 am on 14 October 1982, aged 62.
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Peter Gordon Williams

British businessman

  • Desc: Peter Gordon Williams, OBE, JP was a British businessman and an unofficial member of the Legislative Council of Hong Kong. Williams was a fencer and a cricket player. He was an artillery officer in the British Indian Army during the Second World War.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peter_Gordon_Williams
  • Type: Person, Thing
  • Result Score: 43.00

Gordon Williams

Lawyer

  • Desc: Gordon Williams is an English lawyer. A partner in the top legal firm Lee & Thompson, Williams has specialised in entertainment law since 1989, and became employed in the company in 1997.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gordon_Williams_(lawyer)
  • Type: Person, Thing
  • Result Score: 0.08
Hamlet

Hamlet

Play by William Shakespeare

  • Desc: The Tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, often shortened to Hamlet, is a tragedy written by William Shakespeare sometime between 1599 and 1601. It is Shakespeare's longest play with 30,557 words.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hamlet
  • Type: Book, Thing, CreativeWork
  • Result Score: 0.08

Chicken Run

2000 film

Awakenings

1990 film

  • Desc: Awakenings is a 1990 American drama film based on Oliver Sacks' 1973 memoir of the same title. It tells the story of a fictional character, Dr.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Awakenings
  • Type: Movie, Thing
  • Result Score: 0.04

Straw Dogs

1971 film

  • Desc: Straw Dogs is a 1971 psychological thriller film directed by Sam Peckinpah and starring Dustin Hoffman and Susan George. The screenplay, by Peckinpah and David Zelag Goodman, is based upon Gordon M. Williams's 1969 novel, The Siege of Trencher's Farm.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Straw_Dogs_(1971_film)
  • Type: Movie, Thing
  • Result Score: 0.03
Mansfield Park

Mansfield Park

Novel by Jane Austen

  • Desc: Mansfield Park is the third published novel by Jane Austen, first published in 1814 by Thomas Egerton. A second edition was published in 1816 by John Murray, still within Austen's lifetime. The novel did not receive any public reviews until 1821.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mansfield_Park
  • Type: Book, Thing
  • Result Score: 0.02
Erromango

Erromango

Island in Vanuatu

  • Desc: Erromango is the fourth largest island in the Vanuatu archipelago. With a land area of 891.9 square kilometres it is the largest island in Tafea Province, the southernmost of Vanuatu's six administrative regions.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Erromango
  • Type: Thing, Place
  • Result Score: 0.02
Warner Records

Warner Records

Record label

  • Desc: Warner Records Inc. is an American record label owned by Warner Music Group and headquartered in Los Angeles, California. It was founded in 1958 as the recorded music division of the American film studio Warner Bros., and was one of a group of labels owned and operated by larger parent corporations for much of its existence.
  • URL: http://www.warnerrecords.com/
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Warner_Records
  • Type: Corporation, Thing, Organization
  • Result Score: 0.01

Jakob the Liar

1999 film

  • Desc: Jakob the Liar is a 1999 American war comedy-drama film directed by Peter Kassovitz, produced by Marsha Garces Williams and written by Kassovitz and Didier Decoin. The film is based on the book of the same name by Jurek Becker.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jakob_the_Liar
  • Type: Movie, Thing
  • Result Score: 0.01

The Case-Book of Sherlock Holmes

Book by Arthur Conan Doyle

Didier Lockwood

Didier Lockwood

French Violinist

Nick Littlemore

Nick Littlemore

Australian musician

  • Desc: Nicholas George Littlemore is an Australian musician and record producer. As a musician, he is the frontman of the electronic duo Pnau, an ex-member of the art-rock band Teenager and one part of the electro pop-project Empire of the Sun.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nick_Littlemore
  • Type: Person, Thing
  • Result Score: 0.01

Going Live!

TV show

  • Desc: Going Live! was a Saturday-morning magazine show, broadcast on BBC1 between 1987 and 1993. It was presented by Phillip Schofield and Sarah Greene.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Going_Live!
  • Type: TVSeries, Thing
  • Result Score: 0.01

Freight Train

Folk by Elizabeth Cotten

  • Desc: "Freight Train" is an American folk song written by Elizabeth Cotten in the early 20th century, and popularized during the American folk revival and British skiffle period of the 1950s and 1960s.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Freight_Train_(folk_song)
  • Type: Thing, MusicComposition
  • Result Score: 0.00

Alan Dawson

Drummer

Great Catherine

1968 film

  • Desc: Great Catherine is a 1968 British comedy film directed by Gordon Flemyng, based on a one act play by George Bernard Shaw, and starring Peter O'Toole, Zero Mostel, Jeanne Moreau and Jack Hawkins.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Great_Catherine_(film)
  • Type: Movie, Thing
  • Result Score: 0.00

Gordon Lightfoot Tickets

Event

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  • Result Score: 0.00

Bruce Williams Quintet

Event

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  • Result Score: 0.00

The Rock

Album by Hans Zimmer and Nick Glennie-Smith

  • Type: MusicAlbum, Thing
  • Result Score: 0.00

Moby Dick—Rehearsed

Film

Fan Modine

Pop band

  • Desc: Fan Modine is an American indie pop band, whose core member is singer and songwriter Gordon Zacharias. Originally based in Boston and New York City, Zacharias has lived in Carrboro, North Carolina since 2001.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fan_Modine
  • Type: Thing, MusicGroup
  • Result Score: 0.00

1971 Isle of Man TT

Event

  • Desc: The 1971 Isle of Man TT was a motorcycle event held on 12 June 1971, on the 37-mile Snaefell Mountain course on the Isle of Man between Great Britain and Ireland. It was the third round of the F.I.M. 1971 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season. The unbelievable happened in 1971 - Agostini's MV broke down on the first lap of the Junior.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1971_Isle_of_Man_TT
  • Type: Thing, Event
  • Result Score: 0.00

3

Album by Joseph Williams

  • Type: MusicAlbum, Thing
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