Category Archives: Re-blog

On This Day in History, 1979: Sid Vicious died

On This Day in History, February 2nd, 1979: Sid Vicious dies of a drug overdose in New York City Sid Vicious singing My Way from ‘The Great Rock ‘n’ Roll Swindle’ movie, directed by Julien Temple. To the New York … Continue reading

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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, 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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Song of the Day – Rappers Delight

  On this Day in History:  1980 The Sugarhill Gang’s “Rapper’s Delight” becomes hip-hop’s first Top 40 hit Hip hop’s roots as a musical phenomenon are subject to debate, but its roots as a commercial phenomenon are much clearer. They … Continue reading

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Meat Labeling Law Repeal Leaves Buyers in Dark About Product Origins

Do you want to know where the meat you are buying was born, raised and processed? I sure do. I am fed up with having to check food labels, so that we can avoid fish and canned produce from China. … Continue reading

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Song of the Day – Boney M – Rasputin

Sometime over the course of the night and the early morning of December 29-30, 1916, Grigory Efimovich Rasputin, a self-proclaimed holy man, is murdered by Russian nobles eager to end his influence over the royal family. Rasputin, a Siberian-born muzhik, … Continue reading

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RIP Lemmie

Lemmie, the lead singer with Motorhead, died yesterday, December 28th, after a short illness. He was 70 years old a few days before. Here I am sharing their biggest hit, Ace of Spades…

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