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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 – 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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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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Quote of the day – Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Always do what you are afraid to do.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson from BrilliantQuotes.co.uk Source: Ralph Waldo Emerson Quotes

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18 Rare Photos Taken In Indiana During The Great Depression

18 Rare Photos Taken In Indiana During The Great Depression The Hoosier state has definitely endured our fair share of rough times. One of the many rough times being the Great Depression which took place from 1929 to 1939. The … Continue reading

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Michael Jackson’s ‘Thriller’ sets new sales record

Michael Jackson’s ‘Thriller’ sets new sales record By ANTHONY McCARTNEY, AP Entertainment Writer LOS ANGELES — Michael Jackson’s “Thriller” is still scaring up sales and giving the King of Pop’s legacy a new milestone. The album has sold 30 million … Continue reading

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On this day in history – December 4th

On this day in History: December 4th, 1872 Mary Celeste was an American merchant brigantine. On December 4, 1872, en route to Genoa from New York, the ship was discovered abandoned and deserted off the Azores Islands in a disheveled … Continue reading

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From Lewis and Clark to a cemetery in Indiana

Old Pioneer Cemetery in Waynetown is the final resting place of William Bratton, a member of the historic expedition to explore the Louisiana Purchase territory in 1804-06.   WAYNETOWN — Old cemeteries are filled with surprises. One stone in this … Continue reading

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Song of the day – Sheryl Crow – All I wanna do…

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