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  Tito Jackson - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Toriano Adaryll "Tito" Jackson born (on October 15, 1953 in Gary, Indiana) is an American singer and guitarist, formerly a member of The Jackson 5.
Tito was finally recorded playing on a Jacksons album after the group left Motown for CBS Records in 1976.
Tito was the only member of the Jackson 5 to eschew the Jheri curl look of the 1980s; he kept his afro throughout this tumultuous decade.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Tito_Jackson   (477 words)

 Josip Broz Tito - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Tito was the most prominent leader of the Anti-Fascist Council of National Liberation of Yugoslavia - AVNOJ, which convened in Bihać on November 26, 1942 and in Jajce on November 29, 1943.
Tito was just shy of his 59th birthday while she was 27 when they finally married in April 1952, with state security chief Aleksandar Rankovic as the groom's best man. Their eventual marriage came about somewhat unexpectedly since Tito actually rejected her some years earlier when his confidante Ivan Krajacic brought her in originally.
Though Tito was most likely born on May 7, he celebrated his birthday on May 25, after he became president of Yugoslavia, to mark the occasion of an unsuccessful attempt at his life by the Nazis in 1944.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Josip_Broz_Tito   (2610 words)

 Tito, Josip Broz. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
Tito was supported from the first by the USSR, but in 1944 he also received the full support of Britain and the United States.
Although Yugoslavia was closely associated with the USSR and was a leading member of the Cominform, Tito often pursued independent policies and did not hesitate to curtail the activities of Soviet agents.
Tito denied the charges and refused to submit to the Cominform, from which Yugoslavia was then expelled.
www.bartleby.com /65/ti/Tito-Jos.html   (844 words)

 Tito, Josip Broz on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The son of a flsmith in a Croatian village, Tito fought in Russia with the Austro-Hungarian army in World War I and was captured by the Russians.
Tito was repeatedly reelected president from his first term in 1953, and in 1963 his term was made unlimited.
Tito's Nuclear Legacy.(former Yugoslavian dictator Josip Broz Tito)
www.encyclopedia.com /html/T/Tito-J1os.asp   (1015 words)

 CNN Cold War - Profile: Josip Broz Tito
Tito's Partisans faced competition from the largely Serbian Chetniks who were long supported by the British and the royal government in exile.
Tito then proceeded to centralize the economy and society in Stalinist fashion although agriculture was not successfully collectivized.
Tito also began to conceive more broadly of a foreign policy in which countries could be actively neutral between the two blocs.
www.cnn.com /SPECIALS/cold.war/kbank/profiles/tito   (1185 words)

 Tito, Dennis (1941-)
Tito started his career in the 1960s as a space scientist with JPL (Jet Propulsion Laboratory), helping plan flight trajectories for several early Mars probes, before leaving to set up a finance company, through which he made his fortune.
Tito’s former employer, NASA, objected to the trip, citing safety concerns, but begrudgingly agreed to his visit, subject to him signing contracts relieving all national space agencies of responsibility in the event of a tragedy and saying that he will pay for any breakages he causes.
Tito also follows confectionery scientist Helen Sharman, who in 1991 beat thousands to become Britain’s first astronaut, and a Japanese journalist, Tokohiro Akiyama, and a member of the Saudi royal family who both went to Mir.
www.daviddarling.info /encyclopedia/T/Tito.html   (361 words)

 Death of the Father: Tito & Yugoslavia
Tito was a considered a benevolent Father about whom rousing songs were composed and whose portrait still occupies a prominent place some homes and public buildings.
Tito's death from cancer in May 1980 was a profound shock and provoked mourning throughout Yugoslavia.
Tito's burial was accompanied by a gun salute and the wailing of air-raid sirens.
cidc.library.cornell.edu /dof/yugoslavia/yugo.htm   (278 words)

 Josip Broz Tito: My Women
Tito says he would buy 1.000 sheep and presents Zalid with an advance payment; they celebrate the deal in the evening and Badahur wants to offer him a girl, but Tito is much more in favor of Zuhra, who sings the song of two shepherds in love...
Tito is more and more persistent to Bishop's neighbor; he tells her he plays piano and promises to bolshewize her; she invites him to tea and she plays piano for him; at the end he kisses her fingers; then he plays, but terribly.
Tito is at that time organizing the national uprising in Yugoslavia and wants her to join the Partisans.
www.titoville.com /women.html   (4571 words)

 CNN.com - Dennis Tito: A passion for space - April 27, 2001
In the years since, Tito has seen his cosmic quest survive the collapse of the Soviet Union; the fiery demise of his initial would-be guesthouse in orbit, the Mir space station; and a transatlantic tussle between Russian and American space chiefs over the advisability of letting a space tourist tag along.
Tito has ponied up some $20 million for the privilege of hitching a no-frills ride in a cramped Soyuz spacecraft to Mir's successor, the $95 billion International Space Station, Alpha, a 16-nation project led by Russia and the United States.
Tito acknowledges the perils inherent in his voyage, but says they are outweighed by the pluses.
archives.cnn.com /2001/WORLD/europe/04/27/tito.profile   (1026 words)

 BBC News | SCI/TECH | Profile: Tito the spaceman
Tito also signed a contract saying he will pay for any breakages he causes and he is banned from US segments of the ISS unescorted.
Tito may be the first to pay for a trip into in space, but he is not the first civilian to make the journey.
Tito also follows confectionery scientist Helen Sharman, who in 1991 beat thousands to become Britain's first astronaut, a Japanese journalist and a member of the Saudi royal family, who both went to Mir.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/hi/sci/tech/1297924.stm   (496 words)

 BBC - History - Yugoslavia: 1918 - 2003   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
By 1945 Tito's forces were victorious, and crucially, although the Soviet Red Army had helped in the struggle, it had now moved on to central Europe.
At home the federation appeared to have solved the bitter national questions of the past, living standards were high and, unlike in other communist countries, citizens were free to travel to the west, either to work or to take holidays.
Tito's Yugoslavia also gained enormous prestige as a founder of the non-aligned movement, which aimed to find a place in world politics for countries that did not want to stand foursquare behind either of the two superpowers.
www.bbc.co.uk /history/state/nations/yugoslavia_03.shtml   (415 words)

 Josip Tito   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Tito and his partisans continued their fight against the German Army and in October 1944 helped to liberate Belgrade.
Tito remarked that there seemed to be no movement organized around me, as indeed there was not.
As Tito was speaking, the respect and fondness I had once felt for him turned to alienation and repulsion.
www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk /2WWtito.htm   (2356 words)

 Breaking The Silence - CBS News
Tito Mukhopadhyay is challenging every assumption about autism, turning the world of Portia and Jon, and thousands of other parents like them, upside down.
But unlike Dov, and thousands of other autistic children, Tito is doing what doctors and researchers once thought impossible: He has learned to write eloquently and independently about what it’s like to be trapped in an autistic body.
If Tito is a miracle of autism, the miracle worker is his mother Soma, who gave up a career in chemistry to devote her life to teaching her son - even though doctors in India said he would never be able to learn.
www.cbsnews.com /stories/2003/01/14/60II/main536416.shtml   (1544 words)

 Opera Shop: Tito Schipa   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Tito Schipa was the outstanding tenore di grazia of his generation.
[Tito Schipa’s] attractive voice, so well produced as to carry with ease in large theatres, was employed with exquisite skill and taste.
Tito Schipa was born at Lecce and made his début at the Constanze Theatre in Rome in La Traviata.
bassocantante.com /opera/schipa.html   (370 words)

 Tito Software - Leader in javascript debugger and profiler
Tito Software Corporation is a customer-oriented software development company that intends to fill in the market need for a professional, customer-focused, specialized and experienced website quality assurance company.
Tito is committed to excellence in software reliability and providing companies the tools they need to succeed.
Tito Web Studio is a feature rich and extremely effective quality assurance tool for web developers and QA analyst.
titosoftware.com   (323 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Tito's idol was Gene Krupa, and at an early age he won $10 playing Krupa's "Sing, Sing, Sing" solo note-for-note in a music contest.
Tito was a showman, as evidenced by the wild paint jobs on his many sets of timbales, his sequin jackets, his grimaces and tongue-biting during solos, and his over-the-head stick moves.
Tito never failed to give credit to those who helped popularize "our Latin music." When the shoot ended, Tito was proud of the efficiency of his performance.
www.pas.org /About/HOF/puente.cfm   (1560 words)

 SPACE.com -- Dennis Tito: No Stranger to Space
Tito helped devise a 12-hour-long orbit for the craft that would allow controllers at Goldstone to receive new data twice each day, enabling Mariner 9 to carry out its mission in half the time originally anticipated.
Tito even came by once to ask whether he could obtain copies of the plans for Mariner 4, and other spacecraft he had worked on, so that he could have full-scale replicas made for his office.
Tito has pledged that upon his return to Earth, he will work to open the way for other non-astronauts to visit space and, Bourke said, you can believe him.
www.space.com /missionlaunches/missions/tito_jpl_010430.html   (1166 words)

 Music of Puerto Rico - Artists: Tito Rodríguez   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Pablo "Tito" Rodriguez was born on 4 January 1923, in Santurce, Puerto Rico.
Tito made no records during 1950 because of turmoil in the record company which suspended all recording at Tico.
He followed this with a series of soft romantic bolero albums, interspersed with uptempo collections like Tito Tito Tito, on which accompanist Israel "Cachao" Lopez's championing of Latin jam sessions was spotlighted on the opening track "Descarga Cachao".
www.musicofpuertorico.com /en/tito_rodriguez.html   (1281 words)

 Beyond the Brain   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The contrast between Tito's overt, typically autistic behavior—at one point he grabbed my hand to use it as a mechanical tool to turn a stiff door handle—and the sophistication of the language expressed through his alphabet board was truly amazing.
The fact that Tito began to write for himself at the age of six is corroboration of the fact that the ideas he expresses are his own.
Tito's writings are characteristic of someone with an autistic disorder in that they basically revolve around himself and his personal experiences.
magma.nationalgeographic.com /ngm/0503/feature1/online_extra.html   (1191 words)

 Tito Puente - MSN Encarta
Tito Puente (1923-2000), American percussionist, composer, and bandleader, known for his energetic performances on the timbales (drums).
As one of the most popular bandleaders of the 1950s mambo era, Puente helped widen the audience for Latin American music in the United States.
His 1977 album The Legend was nominated for a Grammy Award, and he won Grammy Awards for his albums Homage a Beny (1978), Tito Puente and His Latin Ensemble on Broadway (1983), Mambo Diablo (1985), and Goza Mi Timbal (1989).
encarta.msn.com /encyclopedia_761580485/Tito_Puente.html   (427 words)

 Olduvai George » Blog Archive » Tito June 1989 - March 2006
Tito was just a dog and I tried very hard to always look at him that way, but in spite of my intentions he seemed determined to prove me wrong every day.
When I saw your picture of Tito at the top of the page, it was a bit of a shock; he was the spitting image of my old dog, Sisu (except for the ears, which I saw in photos further down).
You and Tito were a lot alike, no matter how bad things got you never ‘barked’, just took it in stride and looked for a brighter day.
olduvaigeorge.com /2006/03/05/tito-june-1989-march-2006   (4714 words)

 Tito Web Studio - The most advanced JavaScript Debugger and JavaScript Profiler today
Tito Web Studio JavaScript Debug tool is a feature rich and powerful JavaScript debug tool that companies will find instrumental in developing their web applications.
Tito Profiler within the Web Studio is a new generation of web application performance gauge.
Tito Profiler records the timer for each individual function call, and sums them for each function.
www.titosoftware.com /product.php   (697 words)

The Maestro’s artistic trajectory has been so long and wide that just a select group could be considered Tito’s “peers” in the strict sense of the word.
With such an impressive background, there is little new information that could be conveyed on this day, the first in the permanent void left by him upon his departure from this world.
Tito always wanted to be a Spanish dancer, but because of the injury to his leg he took up music.
www.wallice.com /cultural/tito/tito.htm   (807 words)

 Tito, Josip Broz articles on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Tito, Josip Broz TITO, JOSIP BROZ [Tito, Josip Broz], 1892-1980, Yugoslav Communist leader, marshal of Yugoslavia.
Rise to Power The son of a flsmith in a Croatian village, Tito fought in Russia with the Austro-Hungarian army in World War I and was captured by the Russians.
He was a member of the partisans of Josip Broz Tito in World War II.
www.encyclopedia.com /articles/12914.html   (416 words)

 Tito Encyclopedia @ HillCountryArts.com (Hill Country Arts)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
In the spring of 1918, he applied for membership in the Russian Communist Party.
In 1920, he became a member of the soon to be banned Communist Party of Yugoslavia.
At the time of his death, speculation began about whether his successors could continue to hold Yugoslavia together.
www.hillcountryarts.com /encyclopedia/Tito   (1858 words)

 Creek Running North
Tito got to like it so much, he’d stand waiting, practically smiling as the towels were applied.
At the end of 16-and-then-some years, Tito lay on his favorite home hill, overlooking the domain of foxes and raccoons and myriad birds, all of which he loved to watch.
Tito wasn’t in any pain, and he went to sleep peacefully, at home, and dearly loved.
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 Music of Puerto Rico - Artists: Tito Puente
Born Ernest Anthony Puente, Jr., Tito Puente is internationally recognized for his enormous and significant contributions to Latin music as a bandleader, composer, arranger, percussionist, and mentor.
On four occasions, Tito was honored for his exceptional dance ability.
In the 1950s during the Palladium era, Tito Puente's band was one of the top three orchestras in New York City, along with the orchestras of Machito and Tito Rodriguez.
www.musicofpuertorico.com /en/tito_puente.html   (871 words)

 I'm Tito Jackson!
In a very real sense, the Tito unit was not only the guitarist extraordinare, but also the functioning "bullet-taker" for the Jacksons, devised in a brainstorming session at Motown records.
In theory, Tito's hair (or "fro") would be able to withstand a severe barrage of small arms fire, over 3 tons of pressure per square inch, and other such detriments including, but not limited to, certain forms of biological warfare.
And, as mentioned, the Tito line was not only built to endure all manner of offensive assault, but play one funky mother-f*ckin' bad guitar.
www.lanceandeskimo.com /brothers/tito.shtml   (346 words)

 Is Yugoslavia a Socialist Country?   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The policy the Tito clique has adopted since its open betrayal is not one of transforming and eliminating private capital and private enterprise but of fostering and expanding them.
Although the Tito clique can ride roughshod over the people for a time, we are confident that whatever high-handed measures and whatever tricks of deception it may resort to, no ruling group will come to a good end once it is against the people.
Tito, Speech at the Seventh Congress of the League of Commumsts of Yugoslavia, April 1958.
www.marx2mao.com /Other/IYS63.html   (11501 words)

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