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You know you love it. But, how did it come to be? It’s a novelty item from the 1960s that became
Music Meets the MP3
The m-peg one audio layer three, got its official name of .mp3 on July 14, 1995. It became the
Apple 1 Prototype
The prototype for the Apple l computer came to life on June 29, 1975. Built by Steve Wozniak,
A standout among outlaws in the Wild West met her death on February 3, 1889. Belle Starr earned
The Iditarod was born out of determination to transport life-saving medicine to Nome, Alaska.
The 13th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution was signed by President Abraham Lincoln on February
General Electric Theater
General Electric Theater premiered on Sunday, February 1, 1953. The television show was an anthology
Packers Hire Vince Lombari
The Green Bay Packers’ losing season in 1958 prompted the hiring of Vince Lombardi as head
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
First Winter Olympics
International Winter Sports week began on January 25, 1924, in Chamonix, France, with 16 countries
Murray Woroner's "Super Fight"
In 1970, radio producer Murray Woroner used computer technology and the magic of film to create
Howard Hughes was an eccentric innovator, film producer and record-breaking pilot, setting flight
Railroad Deal of 1944
In 1942, railroad workers’ unions demanded a raise. Concerned about a strike, President Roosevelt
Civil Rights Movement Begins
Montgomery, Alabama, became the birthplace of the Civil Rights Movement in 1955 when Rosa Parks
DeLorean Motor Company
Etched into pop culture history by Hollywood as a "time machine," the DeLorean was a sports car
Martha Stewart Talks the Power of Television
Television extends far beyond its entertainment value—it promotes, educates and influences.
Monroe & DiMaggio Tie the Knot
It was a match combining the best of the sports world with all the glamour of Hollywood. Baseball’s
1949's "Step-Saving" Kitchen
In 1949 the U.S. Department of Agriculture designed the “ideal kitchen.” The premise was