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Ike Turner was extremely physically abusive to his wife Tina. When he died, the New York Post's headline summed it up perfectly; IKE 'BEATS' TINA TO DEATH

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The biographical musical Tina, about Tina Turner, is expected to open on Broadway next fall. She gave up her U.S. citizenship in 2013 and was granted Swiss citizenship. She now lives near Zurich.
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There is no alternative (shortened as TINA) was a slogan often used by the Conservative British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher. The phrase was used to signify Thatcher's claim that the market economy is the only system that works, and that debate about this is over.

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The nearest Tina city or town to me is the town of Tina MO, which is 1,850 miles from my old address in San Francisco (gMap, https://goo.gl/CvBSjX). Tina MO's population at the 2010 census was 157. The town of Tina MO was laid out in 1892, and named after Tina Gilchrist, the daughter of a railroad official. A post office called Tina has been in operation since 1884.

According to Wikipedia the other Tina towns in the US are Tina WV and Tina KY.
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The full name of actress and comedian Tina Fey is Elizabeth Stamatina Fey. Her maternal grandparents were Greek immigrants and Stamatina is a Greek name, a female form of the name Stamatis, which is connected to a story about the angels.

Supposedly, when God created the angels he gave them full autonomy. One of them, Lucifer, decided to place his throne above God’s. As soon as he did, he fell from Heaven and became a Devil. Many angels went with him; the sky was torn apart and angels turning to demons kept falling from the skies.
Then, Archangel Michael stood in the middle of the falling Angels and said “We stop, fearing God”. The word stop in Greek is “stamato”, and the Stop of the Falling Angels is celebrated by the Greek Orthodox Church through the name Stamatis, with its nameday on November 8th.

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Whiskey Tango Foxtrot (2016) was dedicated to Tina Fey's father, Donald Fey, who was a Korean War veteran and who died in 2015.
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'Fey' is the stage name for María Fernanda Blázquez Gil, who is a Mexican singer, songwriter, dancer and actress. Born in Mexico City in 1973, she has released 8 albums and was part of the 2017 '90s Pop Tour'. She has had several #1 pop hits in her native Mexico.
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"Fey" is a Scottish term for individuals reputed to have the Sight.
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Scotland Yard recruits “super recognizers” — people with an uncanny knack of recognizing facial features and connecting that to names. These people often perform better than facial recognition software. One such specialist, a Constable Gary Collins, identified 180 people out of 4000 while examining footage of the 2011 London riots. Software was able to identify exactly one.
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