September 2021

September marks the official end of the summer and welcomes the change in season to Autumn. If children are playing at the seaside anymore, they are bundled up. School is back and kids are ready to attend a new year. This is a far cry from the last 2 years spent studying at home due to the pandemic situation. Offices, businesses, shops with all the activities that involved, are finally coming back to the old days and our business too, especially on-site interpreting services, which are increasing more and more, go along with video remote interpreting, and we couldn’t be happier.

September, especially for the U.S. is a significant month. Twenty years ago, on the 11th of September 2001 the most violent terrorist attack of the modern history took place, when four different planes crashed into the twin towers, the pentagon and the last one in a field thanks to the brave passengers that prevent it from crashing into the white house. The 2996 victims were remembered in a special ceremony this year, during the 20th anniversary of this tragedy, at ground zero. The ceremony gathered thousands of people there and millions of people around the world were glued on the screen, all together remembering the victims in a very respectful and profound way. We, as American Language Service remembered and honored them and those who have lost a loved one in this tragedy.

September has also a lot of relevant historical facts, some in a negative way and other in a positive one. On the negative side we have the invasion of the Poland by Hitler’s Germany that started World War 11, the death of two important Hollywood actors, James dean who died at the age of 24, becoming a legend forever, and the Princess Grace of Monaco, a gorgeous movie star previously, a very loved Royal, and talented actress.

On the positive side the United States of America signed its first constitution, New Zealand became the first state to guarantee women the right to vote, Chile independence from Spain, the Spanish governor of California founded Los Angeles, the WWF was born, General Motors was founded, and the first Tiffany store was opened.

September saw many inventions born, such as the drink alcoholic Scotch, the first television, the invention of the microchip, the first worldwide highway, and the discovering of the Penicillin, destinated to change the modern medicine forever. In regard to our modern day in September Google was founded by Page and Brin, a few years later google launched Android and the emoticons were introduced.

Birthdays of Well-known Individuals in September:

SEPTEMBER 10, 1960: Colin Firth: The man that stole the heart of the forever single girl Bridget Jones, but not only her, he was destinated to conquer women around the world. After playing the role of Mr. Darcy in the Bridget Jones movies, he became a Hollywood sex symbol and played in roles that became more and more challenging, making people slowly forget about Mr. Darcy, that gave him fame, His is one of the most known and loved Hollywood actors.

SEPTEMBER 14, 1983: Amy Wine House: Amy was a famous Jewish, British singer, and songwriter. She was known for her deep, expressive contralto vocals and her eclectic mix of musical genres, including soul, rhythm and blues and jazz, and thanks to these characteristics, and unique stylings, Amy became world famous, and this fame brought her alcohol and drug problems and despite the numerous times that she entered into rehab, she died from alcohol and drug poisoning at the age of 27. This death created mysterious ideas around her, one of them the fact that she belongs to the member of 27, young and cursed artist who died all at the age of 27.

SEPTEMBER 25, 1968: Will Smith: During his life he was able to do several things from singing, acting and being a full-time parent. He started as a rapper, with his famous Miami song that is still nowadays played in the hottest clubs, and moving forward he acted in numerous movies, changing clothes and identity very often, from a secret anti alien agent in Man in Black, to a lovely father in the Pursuit of Happiness, he was able to make us laugh and cry, fitting every role perfectly. For many years he is one of the most loved actors of his era in Hollywood.

SEPTEMBER 26, 1948: Olivia Newton John: When we hear this name, we cannot help but think about Grease, the musical that launched her as a noted actress and singer. Most people are not aware that the song singed in the musical were performed by Olivia, who had an incredible success in the musical field, reaching the top of the charts for weeks. She proved to be a talented woman and during his life he continued to produce music and became an activist for environmental and animals rights.

SEPTEMBER 28, 1934: Brigitte Bardot: Brigitte Bardot is one of the most famous sex symbols of the latest 50’ and 60’. Ballerina, actress and singer, with her blond hair she conquered all the fields, from cinema to music and the arts in general she excelled. She is still nowadays considered as one of the most beautiful women, representing the independent women around the word, not only with her beauty but also her actions, being an animal right activist.

September was another busy month for our company as we continue to provide language services to various industries and businesses. Our interpreting department provided 2 days of on-site Vietnamese simultaneous interpreting in Arlington Virginia for meetings involving one of the world’s leading clean energy producers. We also supplied video-remote simultaneous Mandarin interpreting to the Los Angeles County Museum of Art for three meetings. In addition, we provided 3 Turkish Video-Remote Simultaneous interpreters for four days of an international law enforcement training put on by a US government agency.

We also continue to provide language services to educational institutions. American Language Services provided over 50 school districts and Universities daily interpreting services in over 25 languages including American Sign Language (ASL) for classes, parent-teacher meetings, conferences, study and tutoring sessions, disciplinary hearings, staff meeting and many more types of settings.

For ASL, we provided two days of Sign Language interpreting for meetings for the Michigan Disability Rights Coalition. We are also supplying the Department of Justice with ongoing Russian and Turkish, on-site interpreting services, for various criminal cases regarding environmental and other issues. For the Los Angeles and San Francisco’s City Attorney’s office, we supplied numerous Certified Spanish interpreters for a multitude of cases across their jurisdictions.

AML-Global stands the test of time in providing translation, interpretation, transcription and media services to private industry, government at all levels, educational and non-profit organizations. Our thousands of linguists around the world and teams of dedicated professionals are ready to serve.

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