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Lists suggested here must be featured lists that have not previously appeared on the main page.

Today's featured list launched in June 2011, initially on each Monday. In January 2014 it was agreed to expand to appear twice a week. The lists will be selected by the FL director, based on the consensus of the community.

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The community will review submissions, and suggest improvements where appropriate. If a blurb receives broad support, and there are no actionable objections, one of the directors will confirm that it has been accepted for main page submission. Please note there should be no more than fifteen nominations listed here at any one time.

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  4. Write a 1-paragraph blurb of approximately 1000 characters alongside |blurb=. Don't worry about getting the character count exact: there is considerable flexibility, and we can always adapt it if necessary.
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List of five-wicket hauls in women's Twenty20 International cricket

Eleven cricketers have taken twelve five-wicket hauls in women's Twenty20 International cricket (T20I). A notable achievement, it refers to a bowler taking five or more wickets in a single innings. The first to reach the milestone was New Zealand's Amy Satterthwaite against England in 2007. Taking six wickets for 17 runs, this is the best bowling figures by a player in the international women's format and the sole six-wicket haul. The most recent five-wicket haul was taken by Molly Strano of Australia against New Zealand in February 2017. The youngest player to take five wickets in a innings is Shaquana Quintyne of the West Indies aged 17 while the oldest at 29 years of age is India's Jhulan Goswami. West Indian cricketer Anisa Mohammed is the only bowler to have achieved the feat twice. (Full list...)

Ianblair23 (talk) 04:32, 31 January 2017 (UTC)

  • Support looks like a good list to me and would give the front page some variety. Aoba47 (talk) 17:56, 15 March 2017 (UTC)

Audie Murphy honors and awards

Audie Murphy in full dress U. S. Army uniform
Audie Murphy in full dress U. S. Army uniform

Audie Murphy was one of the most decorated American combat soldiers of World War II, receiving every U. S. Army combat award for valor available at that time, as well as French and Belgian awards for heroism. He served in nine World War II campaigns, receiving the Medal of Honor after single-handedly holding off an entire company of German soldiers for an hour at the Colmar Pocket in France. After his 1945 discharge at the end of the war, he advocated for combat stress disorder treatment for veterans. He later became a successful film actor, and joined the Texas National Guard during the Korean War, serving as a reserve officer until 1969. Murphy died May 28, 1971 in a plane crash in Virginia, and was interred with full military honors at Arlington National Cemetery. The Audie L. Murphy Memorial VA Hospital in San Antonio was dedicated in 1973 in his honor. The Texas government recognized Murphy's National Guard service by awarding him the Texas Legislative Medal of Honor in 2013. (Full list...)

Part of the Audie Murphy series, one of Wikipedia's featured topics.
  • Comment - If possible, this would be good for Monday, May 29, 2017, which is the official Memorial Day holiday in the United States. — Maile (talk) 23:35, 14 March 2017 (UTC)
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