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  1. Kean, Edmund Keannoun

    English actor noted for his portrayals of Shakespeare's great tragic characters (1789-1833)


  1. kean

    KEAN-FM (105.1 FM) is a radio station that serves the Abilene, Texas, area with Country music. Formerly owned by Clear Channel Communications, it was purchased in 2007 by Gap Broadcasting. What eventually became Gap Central Broadcasting (following the formation of GapWest Broadcasting) was folded into Townsquare Media on August 13, 2010.The 105.1 frequency was built in 1964 by Citizens Broadcasting Company, owner of KWKC (1340 AM), and began as KWKC-FM on January 1, 1965. The station's antenna was at the studios of co-owned KWKC AM at 2500 Butternut. The KWKC stations went bankrupt in 1968 and were sold separately; an AM across town (KNIT 1280) acquired the facility and converted it to KNIT-FM. In 1978, KNIT AM/FM became KEAN (KEAN had been used by current station KXYL in Brownwood). KWKC's next owner eventually filed for a new FM on 100.7 that became KORQ.


  1. Kean

    Kean is a musical with a book by Peter Stone and music and lyrics by Robert Wright and George Forrest. Using material by Jean-Paul Sartre and Alexandre Dumas, père as its source, it centers on the adventures of Edmund Kean, considered the greatest Shakespearean actor of the early 19th century, focusing primarily mainly on his wild behavior offstage. Trouble ensues as Kean desperately tries to juggle the two women in his life - the Danish Ambassador's wife, Elena, and a young aspiring actress, Anna. After one preview, the Broadway production, directed and choreographed by Jack Cole, opened on November 2, 1961 at the Broadway Theatre, where it ran for 92 performances. The cast included Roderick Cook, Alfred Drake, Larry Fuller, Christopher Hewett, Joan Weldon, and Lee Venora. Drake was nominated for the Tony Award for Best Actor in a Musical, and the show was nominated for Best Conductor and Musical Director. An original cast recording was released by Columbia Records. This album is one of the most valuable original cast albums because of its scarcity.

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  1. KEAN

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Kean is ranked #7543 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Kean surname appeared 4,408 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 1 would have the surname Kean.

    88.2% or 3,891 total occurrences were White.
    5% or 223 total occurrences were Asian.
    2.5% or 113 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    1.9% or 87 total occurrences were Black.
    1.7% or 76 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    0.4% or 18 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of kean in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of kean in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

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  1. Tom Kean:

    Tom Kean didn't care about political consequences. He said what was in Tom Kean heart, in Tom Kean soul, in Tom Kean mind and that was it, tom Kean was real... Tom Kean was totally honest. Tom Kean word was good.

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    (of a glutinous liquid such as paint) not completely dried and slightly sticky to the touch
    • A. ravening
    • B. equivalent
    • C. omnifarious
    • D. tacky

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