Tore Helge Larsen (22 December 1945 – 1 January 2015) was a Norwegian harness racer.
Harness racing is a form of horse racing in which the horses race at a specific gait. They usually pull a two-wheeled cart called a sulky, occupied by a driver, although in Europe, jockeys riding directly on saddled trotters is also conducted.
He won 2072 races during his career, which lasted from the 1960s to 2001. He grew up in Ekeberg, Oslo. He died from cancer on New Year's Day in 2015.
Norway was represented at the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich by the Norwegian Olympic Committee and Confederation of Sports. 112 competitors, 101 men and 11 women, took part in 70 events in 15 sports.
Marit Elisabeth Larsen is a Norwegian singer and songwriter. She began playing violin at age of 5 and played it until the age of 8. She gained international fame during her teenage years as a member of the pop duo M2M with childhood friend Marion Raven. She then pursued her own music career, releasing her debut solo album Under the Surface in 2006. Her second album, The Chase, was released in Norway in October 2008. Her third album, titled Spark was released in Norway, Denmark, Sweden and Finland on 18 November 2011, and in Germany, Austria and Switzerland on 16 December 2011. Her fourth studio album When the Morning Comes was released on 20 October 2014. Larsen toured in its support within Norway with her own concerts, played songs from the album in Germany and Switzerland at public festivals and was the opening act at two of Johannes Oerding's concerts in November 2015.
LarsenDanish pronunciation: [ˈlɑːsn̩], is a Danish-Norwegian patronymic surname, literally meaning "son of Lars". It is the seventh most common surname in Denmark, shared by about 2.4% of the population.
Gunnar Otterbech Larsen was a Norwegian journalist, writer, and translator.
Helge Solum Larsen was a Norwegian businessman and politician for the Liberal Party. He served as deputy leader of the party from 2010 to 2012.
The Man Who Loved Yngve is a Norwegian film released on 15 February 2008. It is based on a book of the same name by Stavanger author Tore Renberg. It received critical acclaim as one of the best Norwegian movies of the year. A sequel - I Travel Alone - was released in 2011 and a prequel - The Orheim Company - followed in 2012.
Events in the year 1945 in Norway.
Gyldendal's Endowment was a literature prize which was awarded in the period 1934–1995 by the Norwegian publisher Gyldendal Norsk Forlag. The prize was awarded to significant authors, regardless of which publisher the author was associated with. The basic capital of the legacies came from the release of Bjørnson's collective works in 1932.
Rune Larsen is a Norwegian journalist, singer, musician, record producer and television presenter.
Brann won the Norwegian Cup by beating Rosenborg 1–0 on 22 October. The goal scorer for Brann was Jan Erik Osland who scored in the 13th minute.
17 700 spectators watched the game at Ullevål stadion in Oslo. The referee was Kjell Wahlen. This was the third time Brann won the Norwegian Cup.
Strømsgodset won the Norwegian Cup by beating Rosenborg 1–0 on 21 October. The goal scorer for Strømsgodset was Steinar Pettersen who scored a penalty in the 78th minute. Rosenborg's Odd Iversen was sent off in the 90th minute.
23 209 spectators watched the game at Ullevål stadion in Oslo. The referee was Svein-Inge Thime. This was the third time Strømsgodset won the Norwegian Cup.
Brann won the Norwegian Cup by beating Sogndal 2–1 on 24 October. The goal scorers for Brann were Steinar Aase, who scored in the 66th minute, and Bjørn Tronstad, who scored in the 87th minute. For Sogndal, Knut Christiansen scored in the 80th minute.
17 700 spectators attended the game at Ullevål stadion in Oslo. The referee was Odd Johannessen. This was the fourth time Brann won the Norwegian Cup.
Lillestrøm won the Norwegian cup by beating Brann 2–1 on 22 October. The goal scorer for Lillestrøm was Vidar Hansen, who scored in the 74th and 76th minute. For Brann, Steinar Aase scored in the 20th minute
23 534 spectators attended the match at Ullevål stadion in Oslo. The referee was Reidar Bjørnestad. This was the second time Lillestrøm won the Norwegian cup.
Lillestrøm won the Norwegian Cup after beating Moss 3-1 on 25 October. The goal scorers for Lillestrøm were André Krogsæter in the 16th minute, Tom Lund in the 32nd minute (penalty), and Gunnar Lønstad in the 49th minute. For Moss, Stein Kollshaugen scored in the 89th minute. This was the third time Lillestrøm won a Norwegian Cup. 22 895 spectators attended the game at Ullevål Stadion. The referee was Jan Erik Olsen.
Odd Lindbäck-Larsen was a Norwegian military officer and war historian. He participated in the Norwegian Campaign in Northern Norway during the Second World War as the chief-of-staff, under general Fleischer. He spent most of the war in Norwegian and German consentration camps. He continued his military career after the war, eventually with the rank of major general and military attaché in Stockholm. He wrote several books on Norwegian military history.
Ole Amund Gjersvik is a Norwegian Jazz musician and composer, central on the Bergen jazz scene and known from a number of record releases.
Curling Legs Productions A/S is a Norwegian record label with a catalogue encompassing all styles of jazz and improvised music. It was started by Knut Værnes and Morten Halle to release their own music. In 1994 Odin Records was licensed to Curling Legs from the Norwegian Jazz Forum, to continue the production of Norwegian jazz. In addition to Værnes and Halle, the third co-owner of Curling Legs is Helge Westbye, the director of the record label Grappa Music, and the label is part of FONO. The music is distributed through the company Musikkoperatørene.
Terje Breivik is a Norwegian politician and entrepreneur. He is since 2012 the deputy leader of the centrist Liberal Party. He is the former Mayor of the municipality of Ulvik. Prior to becoming deputy leader in 2012, he served in the capacity as secretary-general of the Liberal Party since 2004.
Norway competed at the 2015 European Games, in Baku, Azerbaijan from 12 to 28 June 2015.
Events in the year 2015 in Norway.
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