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Lava Lamp

You know you love it. But, how did it come to be? It’s a novelty item from the 1960s that became ... more

Music Meets the MP3

The m-peg one audio layer three, got its official name of .mp3 on July 14, 1995. It became the ... more

Apple 1 Prototype

The prototype for the Apple l computer came to life on June 29, 1975. Built by Steve Wozniak, ... more

Belle Starr

A standout among outlaws in the Wild West met her death on February 3, 1889. Belle Starr earned ... more

Iditarod

The Iditarod was born out of determination to transport life-saving medicine to Nome, Alaska. ... more

13th Amendment

The 13th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution was signed by President Abraham Lincoln on February ... more

General Electric Theater

General Electric Theater premiered on Sunday, February 1, 1953. The television show was an anthology ... more

Packers Hire Vince Lombari

The Green Bay Packers’ losing season in 1958 prompted the hiring of Vince Lombardi as head ... more

Nellie Bly: Around the World in 72 Days

In 1889, 25-year-old journalist Nellie Bly, inspired by Jules Verne novel 'Around the World in ... more

First Winter Olympics

International Winter Sports week began on January 25, 1924, in Chamonix, France, with 16 countries ... more

Murray Woroner's "Super Fight"

In 1970, radio producer Murray Woroner used computer technology and the magic of film to create ... more

Howard Hughes

Howard Hughes was an eccentric innovator, film producer and record-breaking pilot, setting flight ... more

Railroad Deal of 1944

In 1942, railroad workers’ unions demanded a raise. Concerned about a strike, President Roosevelt ... more

Civil Rights Movement Begins

Montgomery, Alabama, became the birthplace of the Civil Rights Movement in 1955 when Rosa Parks ... more

DeLorean Motor Company

Etched into pop culture history by Hollywood as a "time machine," the DeLorean was a sports car ... more

Martha Stewart Talks the Power of Television

Television extends far beyond its entertainment value—it promotes, educates and influences. ... more

Monroe & DiMaggio Tie the Knot

It was a match combining the best of the sports world with all the glamour of Hollywood. Baseball’s ... more

1949's "Step-Saving" Kitchen

In 1949 the U.S. Department of Agriculture designed the “ideal kitchen.” The premise was ... more
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