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William Wilde Irish surgeon and writer

Sir William Robert Wills Wilde FRCSI was an Irish otolaryngologist and ophthalmologist, as well as an author of significant works on medicine, archaeology and folklore, particularly concerning his native Ireland. He was the father of Oscar Wilde.

P. L. Travers Australian-British novelist, actress and journalist

Pamela Lyndon Travers,, was an Australian-English writer who spent most of her career in England. She is best known for the Mary Poppins series of children's books, which feature the magical nanny Mary Poppins.

Walter Travers was an English Puritan theologian. He was at one time chaplain to William Cecil, 1st Baron Burghley, and tutor to his son Robert Cecil, 1st Earl of Salisbury.

Moorfields Eye Hospital Hospital in England

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William Travers (politician) New Zealand lawyer, politician, explorer, naturalist and photographer.(1819–1903)

William Thomas Locke Travers was a New Zealand lawyer, politician, explorer, and naturalist.

Henry Travers English actor

Travers John Heagerty, known by the stage name Henry Travers, was an English film and stage character actor. His most famous role was the guardian angel Clarence Odbody in the 1946 film classic It's a Wonderful Life. He also received an Academy Award nomination for his supporting role in Mrs. Miniver (1942). Travers specialized in portraying slightly bumbling but friendly and lovable old men.

Peter Travers American film critic

Peter Travers is an American film critic, journalist and television presenter, who has written for People and Rolling Stone. Travers also hosts the film interview show Popcorn with Peter Travers for ABC News.

Neuro-ophthalmology is an academically-oriented subspecialty that merges the fields of neurology and ophthalmology, often dealing with complex systemic diseases that have manifestations in the visual system. Neuro-ophthalmologists initially complete a residency in either neurology, neurosurgery, or ophthalmology, then do a fellowship in the complementary field. Since diagnostic studies can be normal in patients with significant neuro-ophthalmic disease, a detailed medical history and physical exam is essential, and neuro-ophthalmologists often spend a significant amount of time with their patients.

Alexander Pearce Irish convict transported and imprisoned in Tasmania and escapee cannibal

Alexander Pearce was an Irish convict who was transported to Van Diemen's Land for seven years for theft. He escaped from prison several times. During one of these escapes he allegedly became a cannibal, murdering his companions one by one. In another escape, with one companion, he allegedly killed him and ate him in pieces. He was eventually captured and was hanged and dissected in Hobart for murder.

<i>In Enemy Hands</i> (film) 2004 film by Tony Giglio

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An eye care professional (ECP) is an individual who provides a service related to the eyes or vision. It is any healthcare worker involved in eye care, from one with a small amount of post-secondary training to practitioners with a doctoral level of education.

Travers Park is a 2-acre (8,100 m2) community park and playground in Jackson Heights, Queens, New York City. It is located between 77th and 78th Streets, on the north side of 34th Avenue. More than half of the park is occupied by an asphalt play area, with basketball and tennis courts. A children's playground with leaf-and-vine shaped spray shower occupies about one third of the park. There are also restroom facilities, handball courts, a small picnic area and a bicycle rack. In 2012, a segment of adjacent 78th Street was transformed in a permanent Street Plaza and the sports area of a nearby school was bought by New York City and added to the park. Although Travers Park is surrounded by trees, it does not have a lawn or any significant green space.

Events from the year 1864 in Ireland.

Daniel Gimeno Traver Spanish tennis player

Daniel Gimeno Traver is a professional Spanish tennis player who turned pro in 2004, when he was eighteen years old. He reached the final of Casablanca in 2015 and has won 12 Challenger Tour events, achieving a career-high singles ranking of World No. 48 in March 2013.

The 2010 Carisap Tennis Cup was a professional tennis tournament played on outdoor red clay courts. This was the sixth edition of the tournament which is part of the 2010 ATP Challenger Tour. It took place in San Benedetto, Italy between 5 July and 11 July 2010.

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<i>Saving Mr. Banks</i> 2013 period drama film produced by Walt Disney Pictures

Saving Mr. Banks is a 2013 period drama film directed by John Lee Hancock from a screenplay written by Kelly Marcel and Sue Smith. Centered on the development of the 1964 film Mary Poppins, the film stars Emma Thompson as author P. L. Travers and Tom Hanks as film producer Walt Disney, with supporting performances by Paul Giamatti, Jason Schwartzman, Bradley Whitford, and Colin Farrell. Deriving its title from the father in Travers' story, Saving Mr. Banks depicts the author's two weeks of meetings during 1961 in Los Angeles, during which Disney attempts to obtain the screen rights to her novels.

Novak Djokovic was the defending champion, but lost in the second round to Jiří Veselý.