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Alley Oop Hits Number One
Alley Oop, a song based on a comic strip about a time traveling caveman, hits number one on the Billboard music charts in 1960. It was the first novelty song to do so that year.
Andy Griffith died from a heart attack at the age of 86 but left a movie and television legacy that will live on for generations to come.
Angel of the Battlefield
It was this day in history, May 21, 1881 that Clara Barton founded the American National Red Cross a few years after she helped Union and Confederate soldiers receive needed medical attention during the Civil War.
August Heatwave of 2003
August 2003 saw a heatwave that killed thousands of people in Southern Europe and a power outage on the eastern seaboard that affected states from New Jersey to Michigan and parts of Canada.
Death of Gary Coleman
Gary Coleman left this world four years ago today due to an intercranial hemorrhage he received when he fell in his home and hit his head on the floor.
Death of Mary Jo Kopechne
It was this day in history, July 18, 1969 that Mary Jo Kopechne was killed in a car accident that was driven by Edward Kennedy. The death became a national scandal and ruined Kennedy's chances to run for pesident.
Farrah Fawcett Remembered
Two iconic superstars died on this day n history in 2009. Michael Jackson and Farrah Fawcett both lost their lives. Fawcett' death was overshadowed by Jackson's death as his was a bigger surprise and he was a bigger star a the time.
This article is about the first Father's Day celebration and how the holiday was made possible by women.
First Test Tube Baby Born
The very first test tube baby was born on this day in history, July 25, 1978. Louise Joy Brown had been the first successful birth conceived by in vitro fertilization.
Big Band Era crooner Frank Sinatra, died today in History on May 14th, 1998. Read my mini bio about him.
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