Happy Birthday and Other News


Happy Birthday and Other News

Trawlers numbered fifty-eight at the end of 2011 and their combined size amounted to 73,137 GT.

fishingboats-hofn_psPhoto by Páll Stefánsson.

Ragnheiður Hildigerður Hannesdóttir is among 208 Icelanders who have their birthdays today. Today Ragnheiður’s 22nd birthday; she was born in 1924 and will turn 88 today, visir.is reports. Happy birthday Ragnheiður Hildigerður!

Icelandic software company Mobilitus, which works with companies such as Ticketmaster and Live Nation Entertainment, where people can buy tickets to concerts, theatre performances and other events with their smart phones, have a 30 percent market share in e-commerce in Canada and US, mbl.is reports. Later today, Iceland is playing a soccer friendly with Montenegro in their capital Podgorica. Iceland lost to Japan last week, but in today’s game Iceland manager Lars Lagerbäck, in his second game in charge, goes into the game with the best on the team ready to play. Stefan Savic playing for Manchester City is Montenegro’s best known player.


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