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Word: heyday

Definition: time of greatest success or power; prime


Sentences Containing 'heyday'

"The Centre", as it became affectionately known, quickly developed into a major Scottish tourist destination, and in its heyday royalty were regular visitors, including Prince Charles and Princess Anne who attended Royal Hunt Balls hosted in the Aviemore Centre's Osprey Rooms.
1995: The locomotive was the special guest of the annual haymarket heyday and did several excursions between Omaha and Lincoln, Nebraska.
A few years removed from its late 1980s and early 1990s heyday, the Genoa side was still a very ambitious outfit, if not as financially stable, looking to challenge for trophies.
A frequent collaborator with fellow arrangers Sid Ramin and Don Walker, he was also billed as Seymour Robert Ginzler'" until his heyday in the late 1950s.
Adjoining onto the station concourse, it was one of Glasgow's most prestigious hotels in its heyday.
Although the Veldt is left out of references on the Chapel Hill music scene,they were a key band during the heyday of North Carolina Music along with other bands of the time like metal Flake Mother,Superchunk and Dillon Fence.
As a result the community today consists of two areas: South Pass City, in which a handful of residents live, and South Pass City State Historic Site, which preserves more than 30 historic structures dating from the city's heyday in the 1860s and 1870s.
Between Metro-land’s heyday before the Second World War and the end of the 20th century, the proportion of owner-occupied dwellings in England, already rising fast from the mid-1920s, doubled from a third to two-thirds.
Described by sources quoted in the Serbian media as Otpor's "alpha and omega" during the movement's heyday in the spring and summer of 2000, Homen (then widely known within the movement by his nickname Cole), along with his first cousin Nenad Konstantinović (nicknamed Neca), handled everything from money to transportation.
During its heyday, its leaders held key positions in the government and were actively promoting Filipino industries.
During its heyday, Last Day Parade was "known for their extremely energetic live show."
During its heyday, the Sands was the center of entertainment and "cool" on the Strip, and hosted many famous entertainers of the day.
During its heyday, WOWO was one of North America's most listened-to Top 40 music stations.
During its New York heyday a few episodes were also recorded at NBC's headquarters studios in Rockefeller Center.
During the early and mid-80s heyday of hardcore and punk, bands like Hüsker Dü, Black Flag, Dead Kennedys and Minor Threat were headline acts.
During the heyday of coal-mining, Ashington was considered to be the "world's largest coal-mining village".
During the heyday of passenger rail in the 1920s, a variety of companies provided passenger rail services to Portland.
Growing up in the Bay Area during the heyday of Giants and the 49ers, she became a huge Sports fan and set her sights on becoming a television sports journalist. College.
Hamden, in its commercial heyday, boasted a cotton gin, store, school and churches, in addition to numerous homes.
Her poems are widely anthologized, including the literary anthology, "Under the Fifth Sun: Latino Writers from California" (Heyday Books), and three anthologies of peace poems edited by Mary Rudge from Estuary Press.
However it took the opening of the line to Gravesend in 1849 to spell the end of the heyday of Thames passenger craft. "From 1851 onwards, it was no longer quicker cheaper and safer to go by water, and though the steamers were still packed to capacity on summer holidays and at weekends, the money earned was not enough to maintain the large number of vessels."
Hunayn ibn Ishaq (also Hunain or Hunein) (, ; , known in Latin as Johannitius) (809–873) was a famous and influential Assyrian Nestorian Christian scholar, physician, and scientist, known for his work in translating Greek scientific and medical works into Arabic and Syriac during the heyday of the Islamic Abbasid Caliphate.
In his heyday he made a fortune on both sides of the Atlantic and was known as “Britain’s Painter Laureate”.
In its heyday Delta Farms had a school, general merchandise store, post office, blacksmith shop, cotton gin and a hotel.
In its heyday in the 1980s, WPOR had an announcer lineup that included Bud Sawyer, Tom Hennessey, Glen Slater, Deborah Delaney, Hal Knight, Brad Hughes, Chuck Brady, Ray Terry, Mike Audette, Gary Nelson, and others.
In its heyday, Commoriom was a grand city, built of marble and granite and marked by a skyline of altitudinous spires.
In recent years, the success of bands such as Franz Ferdinand, Belle Sebastian, Camera Obsucra and Mogwai has significantly boosted the profile of the Glasgow music scene, prompting Time Magazine to liken Glasgow to Detroit during its 1960s Motown heyday.
In the early 16th century, in its heyday, the monastery was home to over 100 nuns.
In the heyday of the steamboating prosperity, the river from end to end was flaked with coal fleets and timber rafts, all managed by hand, and employing hosts of the rough characters whom I have been trying to describe.
MFP made the movie about the legendary Melaka warrior Hang Tuah who lived during the heyday of the Melaka Sultanate.
Mostly used in relatively obscure articles and papers, it was not until the heyday of cyberpunk, however, that the term found broad adoption.
Music reviewer George Graham argues that the "so-called 'smooth jazz' sound of people like Kenny G has none of the fire and creativity that marked the best of the fusion scene during its heyday in the 1970s".
Present day, many within the community have no clue that the Shulamith School buildings and property were once a film studio in its heyday.
Rex which commenced business in 1976, was in its heyday a front-runner amongst Malaysian cinemas.
Several kings and heads of state sojourned in the Kurhaus during its heyday.
Silda, the island in Sildagapet bay, is an old fishing community, which in its heyday had a population of 150 who made a living from fishing and farming.
Sounding like a combination of Return to Forever and the Mahavishnu Orchestra in their '70s heyday, Garaj's jazz-rock fusion requires chops and innovation to stay interesting and avoid aimless noodling.
The album featured most of the band's big hits from their early and mid 1970s heyday in the UK as well as less successful tracks from the band's "down period" in the late 1970s.
The Calico Print was a newspaper, established in 1882 and published during the heyday of the silver mining camp of Calico, California prior to 1902.
The company's heyday was in the 1960s, when the factory employed more than 7,000 people at its 100 acre split site.
The following scheme for distribution of prize money was used for much of the Napoleonic wars, the heyday of prize warfare.
The Frames still occasionally perform Mic's songs—chiefly "Heyday"—as a tribute.
The heyday of Tosa breeding was between 1924 and 1933, when it was said that there were more than 5,000 Tosa breeders in Japan.
The late Miocene was the heyday of the giant deinotheres.
The Mahotella Queens are prolific recording artists, dating back to the hundreds of recordings produced at Gallo-Mavuthela during their heyday in the 1960s and 1970s.
The Malek theatre opened in 1946 on land previously occupied by The Grand theatre, which was located in the south part of the Hotel Gedney block built during the town's horse-racing heyday.
The soundtrack features a variety of songs by such artists as Burt Bacharach, Elvis Costello, Joni Mitchell, and Jill Sobule, which replicate the musical style that emerged from the Brill Building, New York's music factory during the heyday of girl groups and "pre-fab" acts like The Monkees.
The tight urban streetscape along State Street between approximately 4800 South Street (formerly Murray Boulevard) and Vine Street is a distinctive reminder of the heyday of Murray's commercial importance in the south-central part of the valley.
They're the ones who stumble across the truth, via the experience, that there is no Slade revival. The word revival always implies that the band were redundant for a period between their 'hey-day' and their current 'resurgence' but Slade have remained constant throughout."
Through the first half of the 20th century, during the heyday of the Utah-Idaho Sugar Company, sugar beets were a major cash crop.

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