Monthly Archives: January 2016

Burt’s back as classic Smokey and The Bandit car goes up for auction

January 30th, 2016. Later today a piece of movie automobile history is up for grabs today as fans of Smokey and the Bandit get a chance to own the film’s instantly recognizable car. The Pontiac Firebird Trans Am from the … Continue reading

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Land Rover Defender ends production after seven decades

The death of a British icon: Land Rover Defender ends production after seven decades January 29th, 2016 The last Land Rover Defender will roll off the production line later today, ending 67 years of the popular 4×4 being made. It … Continue reading

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On this day in History – Shelby GT 350 launched

1965: On this day in History, January 27th. On this day in 1965, the Shelby GT 350, a version of a Ford Mustang sports car developed by the American auto racer and car designer Carroll Shelby, is launched. The Shelby … Continue reading

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On this day in History: 1972 “American Pie” hits #1 on the pop charts

On this day in History: 1972 “American Pie” hits #1 on the pop charts On January 15, 1972, “American Pie,”, an epic poem in musical form that has long been etched in the American popular consciousness, hits #1 on the … Continue reading

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On this day in History, 1976, “Convoy,” by C.W. McCall, is the #1 song on the U.S. pop charts

On this day in History: 1976, 40 years ago, today! “Convoy,” by C.W. McCall, is the #1 song on the U.S. pop charts It was a song that celebrated the exploits of a rebellious trucker with a reckless disregard for … Continue reading

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On This Day In History – 2007 – Steve Jobs Unveils the iPhone

On This Day in History – January 9th, 2007 Apple CEO Steve Jobs unveils the iPhone in 2007 NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Friday, January 8, 2016, 12:00 PM PAUL SAKUMA/AP Apple CEO Steve Jobs holds up the new iPhone during … Continue reading

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British Word Of The day – Subbuteo

A random thought becomes my British Word Of The Day. Subbuteo Subbuteo is a group of table top games simulating team sports such as association football, cricket, both codes of rugby and hockey. The name is most closely associated with … Continue reading

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