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Never mind two games in two days, Liverpool – Manchester United legend Mark Hughes once played twice in ONE day

Never mind two games in two days, Liverpool – Manchester United legend Mark Hughes once played twice in ONE day

Sports
Liverpool have to play two games in two days on two different continents. But so what, Mark Hughes may wonder. He once played for Wales and Bayern Munich on the SAME day. This was certainly one way to resolve the club vs country debate and all it involved was a private plane, a changing room at 35,000 feet, a souped-up Lada and the out the box thinking of Uli Hoeness, who had just signed Hughes for Bayern from Barcelona on a season-long loan. Hulton Archive - Getty Hughes joined Bayern Munich on loan from Barcelona in 1987 In an era before international breaks, Hughes had already played and scored for his new club and expectations were high. And on 11 November, 1987, Wales were due to play a Euro 88 qualifier against Czechoslovakia in Prague on the s...
Air Force X-37B lands successfully after completing record 780 days in orbit

Air Force X-37B lands successfully after completing record 780 days in orbit

Science
Oct. 27 (UPI) -- The U.S. Air Force's X-37B Orbital Test Vehicle Mission 5 spaceplane set a new record as it landed Sunday at Florida's Kennedy Space Center after spending more than two years in orbit. The reusable unmanned spacecraft touched down at 3:51 a.m. after completing 780 days in orbit, breaking its own previous record of 718 days, and extending the total number of days spent on-orbit for the test vehicle program to 2,685. "This program continues to push the envelope as the world's only reusable space vehicle. With a successful landing today, the X-37B completed its longest flight to date and successfully completed all mission objectives," Air Force Rapid Capabilities Office director Randy Walden said. "This mission successfully hosted Air Force Research Laboratory Experiments, ...
Loose Women’s Nadia brands EasyJet a ‘disgrace’ as she’s left stranded for two days

Loose Women’s Nadia brands EasyJet a ‘disgrace’ as she’s left stranded for two days

Entertainment
The TV star, who is thought to be worth around £2 million, took to Twitter to share a furious video from the check-in desk.Stood in a long queue, the make-up free ITV host appeared at her wit's end as she vented to camera.Nadia said: "I am never, ever going to fly EasyJet again."Do you remember the documentary about EasyJet and we used to wonder why are they so irate?"Why don't they calm down? Well we properly found out tonight."Not stopping there, Nadia continued: "EasyJet shame on you – people with children here for two days."[We've] been left with no information, not even any water brought to them... never again."Captioning the post, she fumed: "It’s so unbelievable what’s going on here!"A man with two children is having to sleep in the airport because your ground staff have said it’s t
Chris Kraft: Key Apollo 11 director dies days after anniversary

Chris Kraft: Key Apollo 11 director dies days after anniversary

Science
The first flight director of US space agency Nasa has died at the age of 95 - days after 50th anniversary celebrations of the first Moon landing.Chris Kraft, who joined Nasa in 1958, developed the planning and control processes for crewed space missions.He set up Nasa's Mission Control operations to manage America's first manned space flight and the subsequent Apollo missions to the Moon."His legacy is immeasurable," Nasa chief Jim Bridenstine said. "America has truly lost a national treasure today with the passing of one of Nasa's earliest pioneers," he said in a statement announcing Kraft's passing. "Chris was one of the core team members that helped our nation put humans in space and on the Moon." The 1969 Moon landing was mar...