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A Special Day (or Una Giornata particolare) is a 1977 Italian language film which tells the story of a housewife and her neighbor who stay at home in Rome on the day that Il Duce comes to visit the city. It stars Sophia Loren, Marcello Mastroianni and John Vernon. 1977 was a common year starting on Saturday (the link is to a full 1977 calendar). ... Italian (Italian:   italiano?) is a Romance language spoken by about 70 million people primarily in Italy. ... City motto: Senatus Populusque Romanus – SPQR (The Senate and the People of Rome) Founded 21 April 753 BC mythical, 1st millennium BC Region Latium Mayor Walter Veltroni (Democratici di Sinistra) Area  - City Proper  1290 km² Population  - City (2004)  - Metropolitan  - Density (city proper) 2,546,807 almost 4,000,000 1... Duce is an Italian word meaning leader (derived from Latin dux of the same meaning). ... Sophia Loren in 1955 Sophia Loren (born September 20, 1934) is considered to be the most famous Italian actress of all time. ... Marcello Mastroianni in 1958 Marcello Vincenzo Domenico Mastroianni (September 28, 1924 – December 19, 1996) was an Italian film actor. ... John Vernon (February 24, 1932–February 1, 2005) was a Canadian actor. ...

The movie was written by Maurizio Costanzo, Ruggero Maccari and Ettore Scola. It was directed by Scola. Maurizio Costanzo is an Italian television anchorman born in Rome, August 28, 1938. ...

It was nominated for Academy Awards for Best Actor in a Leading Role (Marcello Mastroianni) and Best Foreign Language Film. Although he never won an Oscar for any of his movie performances, the comedian Bob Hope received two honorary Oscars for his contributions to cinema. ... The Academy Award for Best Actor is one of the awards given to people working in the motion picture industry by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences; nominations are made by Academy members who are actors and actresses. ... // As a Special Award 1947 Shoeshine (Sciuscià) (Italy) - Societa Co-operativa Alfa Cinematografica - Paolo William Tamburella producer - Vittorio De Sica director 1948 Monsieur Vincent (France) - E. D. I. C., Union Général Cinématographique - George de la Grandiere producer - Maurice Cloche director 1949 The Bicycle Thief (Ladri di biciclette...

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Students are assigned for a majority of the school day in special day classes and are grouped according to similar instructional needs.
Special Day Class teachers work cooperatively with general classroom teachers and IEP personnel, helping identify, assess, and plan programs for students with exceptional needs, as well as providing classroom instruction.
Our special day classes are designed to meet the needs of students with mild to moderate disabilities, as well as others to meet severe needs.
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