Sands


Sands

Sands has may refer to:

Buildings

*Sands Hotel, a closed hotel/casino in Las Vegas, Nevada
**Sands Atlantic City, a closed hotel/casino in Atlantic City, New Jersey
*Las Vegas Sands, a casino development company
*Sands Macau, a casino in Macau
*Sands Regency Casino Hotel, in Reno, Nevada
*Sands Expo and Convention Center, in Las Vegas, Nevada

People

* Benjamin F. Sands (1811–1883), officer in the United States Navy during the Mexican-American War and the American Civil War
* Billy Sands (1911-1984), American character actor
* Bobby Sands (1954-1981), Irish republican who died in the 1981 Irish Hunger Strike
* Bradley Sands (born 1978), American author and editor
* Charlie Sands (baseball) (born 1947), former Major League Baseball catcher/designated hitter
* Charlie Sands (ice hockey) (1911-1953), NHL ice hockey right winger
* Charles Sands (1865–1945), American golfer and tennis player
* Dave Sands (1926–1952), Australian Aborigine boxer
* Diana Sands (1934-1973), African-American dramatic actress
* Diane Sands (born 1947), American politician from Montana
* Duncan Sandys (1908-1987), British politician whose name is pronounced "Sands"
* Edward F. Sands (1894-????), suspect in the murder of Hollywood director William Desmond Taylor
* Evie Sands, American singer, songwriter and guitarist
* James H. Sands (1845–1911), officer in the United States Navy during the American Civil War
* Jodie Sands, American popular singer
* John Sands (1826–1900), Scottish freelance journalist and artist
* John Sands (footballer) (1859–1924), English footballer
* Joshua Sands (1757–1835) was an American politician and a member of the United States House of Representatives from New York.
* Julian Sands (born 1958), British actor
* Lynsay Sands, award winning Canadian author of over 30 books
* Percy Sands (1881–1965), English footballer
* Philippe Sands (born 1960), British professor of international lawyer and author of "Lawless World"
* Renee Sands (born 1974), American singer and actress
* Robert Sands (artist) (born 1943), American artist
* Robert Sands (conductor) (born 1828), conductor of the Mormon Tabernacle Choir
* Robert Charles Sands (1799–1832), American writer
* Roland Sands (born 1974), American motorcycle racer
* Sarah Sands (born 1961), British journalist and author
* Stafford Sands (1913–1972), finance minister of the Bahamas who helped create the Bahamas' tourism industry
* Tara Sands, American voice actress
* Terdell Sands (born 1979), American football defensive tackle
* Tom Sands (born 1954), American politician from Iowa
* Tommy Sands (born 1937), American pop music singer and actor

Characters

*Sheldon Sands, a fictional character from the 2003 movie "Once Upon a Time in Mexico", portrayed by Johnny Depp
*Max Sands, a racist biker in the HBO drama Oz

Other uses

* Sands School an alternative, democratic school in the UK
* Sands Township, Michigan, USA
* "Sands" (DD-243/APD-13), destroyer in the U.S. Navy
* "Sands" (AGOR-6), U.S. Navy vessel
* David Sands, a convenience store chain, based in Fife and Perthshire, Scotland

ee also

*Sand
*Golden Sands
*Sand (disambiguation)


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  • Sands — ist ein Familienname: Bobby Sands (1954–1981), nordirischer Widerstandskämpfer Charles Sands (1865–1945), US amerikanischer Sportler Diane Sands (* 1947), US amerikanische Politikerin Julian Sands (* 1958), britischer Schauspieler Matthew Sands… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Sands — Sands, Robert, geb. 1799 in New York, wurde 1820 Advocat u. st. 1832. Er schr.: The bridal of Vaumond (Romanze), 1817; mit Eastburn (st. 1819) das Epos Yamoyden (über den Kampf der Indianer gegen die Fremden in Neuengland 1665 u. 1676), 1820;… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Sands — Sands, Robert, geb. 1799 zu Newyork, gest. 1832, Advokat und epischer Dichter (»Yamoyden« Newyork 1820) …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • Sands —   [sændz], Diana, amerikanische Schauspielerin, * New York 22. 8. 1934, ✝ ebenda 21. 9. 1973; trat am Broadway als erste farbige Schauspielerin in bisher weißen Darstellerinnen vorbehaltenen klassischen Rollen auf (u. a. 1967 als heilige Johanna… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Sands — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Patronymie Bethanie Mattek Sands (1985 ) est une joueuse de tennis américaine. Billy Sands (1911 1984) est un acteur et producteur américain. Bobby Sands… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • sands — noun a) sand grains, especially in reference to the contents of an hourglass, from which The sands of a lifetime are rapidly running out. b) a unit of time. We were lost in the sands of Arabia …   Wiktionary

  • Sands — There are two possible origins for this Anglo Saxon surname, the first being that it is a topographic name for a dweller at or by a patch of sandy soil. The derivation is from the Old English pre 7th Century sand , sand, with the Old High German… …   Surnames reference

  • Sands — /sændz/ (say sandz) noun 1. Bobby (Robert Gerard Sands), 1954–81, Irish political activist, born in Northern Ireland; a member of the Provisional IRA, elected to the British Parliament; imprisoned for the possession of firearms; died while on a… …   Australian English dictionary

  • sands — Смотри Пески …   Энциклопедический словарь по металлургии

  • sands — n. area of land covered with sand sænd n. fine grains of rock; beach, area covered primarily with sand v. scatter sand; cover with sand; rub or polish with sand; smooth with sandpaper …   English contemporary dictionary


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