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 (ko͞o-stō′), Jacques Yves 1910-1997.
French underwater explorer, film producer, and author who helped invent the Aqua-Lung (1943) and later developed underwater laboratories.
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(French kusto)
(Biography) Jacques Yves (ʒɑk iv). 1910–97, French underwater explorer
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Jacques Yves, 1910–97, French author and underseas explorer.
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"Magellan is still an inspiration 500 years on," said Fabien Cousteau, a French filmmaker and underwater explorer like his grandfather Jacques-Yves Cousteau.
According to Etap, the theory was explored in a documentary by Fabien and Celine Cousteau, grandchildren of the famous naval officer and explorer Jacques-Yves Cousteau.
There are 203 days left in the year 1572 - Ben Jonson England, playwright/poet (Volpone, Alchemist) 1776 - John Constable England, landscape painter (Hay Wain) 1823 - James L Kemper Maj Gen, hero at Battle of Williamsberg 1847 - Dame Millicent Garrett Fawcett leader of English women's movement 1864 - Richard Strauss Mnchen Germany, composer (Till Eulenspiegel) 1900 - Lawrence E Spivak Bkln NY, news panelist (Meet the Press) 1903 - Ernie Nevers NFL fullback (Duluth Eskimos, Chicago Cardinals) 1910 - Jacques-Yves Cousteau France, oceanic explorer aboard Calypso 1911 - Russ Hodges Dayton Tn, sportscaster (Wednesday Night Fights) .
If one were to look at the 1956 prize list, Pather Panchali, figures at the number three position after Louis Malle's and Jacques-Yves Cousteau's Le Monde Du Silence (which won the Palme dOr) and Ingmar Bergman's Sommarnattens Leende (Prix De L'Humour Poetique).
But she was fascinated with television shows, such as Sea Hunt, and stars like Lloyd Bridges and Jacques-Yves Cousteau going on underwater adventures.
Because of that, Jacques-Yves Cousteau called the California Gulf (that is located at the Pacific Coast) "The Worldwide Acuarium" .
On Thursday at 11am, Cousteau, the grandson of legendary scuba-diving pioneer Jacques-Yves Cousteau, will present his work.
The oceanographic museum, whose director was Jacques-Yves Cousteau, is another place worth visiting.