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A Woman Named Girly
Reptilian aliens. A con-man. An innocent girl. What sounds like would be an amazing science-fiction story turns out to be a true case of murder. Girly Chew Hossencoft, 36, disappeared on September 10, 1999. Her body was never found.
Agatha Christie - Most Successful Novelist Ever
September 15, 1890: Agatha Christie is born. Her mystery novels are said to be outsold only by the Bible and the works of Shakespeare. In 2015, fans around the world are celebrating her 125th birthday anniversary.
August 17 - Phelps Wins 8th Olympic Gold
Michael Phelps swam to win his eighth Olympic gold on August 17, 2008, in Beijing. He broke many national, world and personal best records, and will go down in history for his outstanding performance.
August 31 in History
What happened in the past on August 31? Too many things to list, but among them a queen was born and a princess died …
August Heat Wave of 2003
August 2003 saw a heat wave that killed thousands of people in southern Europe, as well as a power outage on the eastern seaboard that affected states from New Jersey to Michigan and parts of Canada.
Babe Ruth - Baseball Legend
The face of American baseball changed when 19-year-old George Herman Ruth, Jr., was signed to play for the Baltimore Orioles. Within five months, he was a major player with the Boston Red Sox and would eventually make history with the New York Yankees. Babe Ruth died on August 16, 1948.
Freddie Mercury of Queen
On September 5, 1946, the world received an incredible gift of music in the form of Freddie Mercury, lead singer of Queen.
Für Elise - A Classical Music Mystery
Composed by Ludwig van Beethoven on April 27, 1810, “Für Elise” is one of the world’s most recognizable pieces of classical music. The question is, who is Elise?
Gloria Gaynor - Still Surviving
September 7 is the birthday of Gloria Gaynor, whose talent was masked by a musical family. It was not until she sang her first solo that her confidence grew and she seriously began to think about a career in music.
Remembering Gene Kelly's Interpretive Dance
Gene Kelly was born on August 23, 1912. His quick career to success was followed by many ups and downs. And while his career as a singer, actor, director and film producer may go unnoticed, his interpretation of dance entertainment will be remembered forever.
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