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Yes, Virginia, There is a…

In the late 1800s eight-year-old Virginia O’Hanlan wrote a letter to a New York City newspaper ... more

Steve Dahl’s Notorious 1979 Disco Demolition

Disco Demolition was a promotional event held at Comiskey Park on July 12, 1979. The Chicago ... more

Aaron Neville Reflects on His Music Career

"We ran that up and down the highway for 40 years, playing good music. We played with The Stones, ... more

Marilyn’s Famous Skirt Scene

This blustery scene has been recreated countless times, and it is arguably Marilyn Monroe’s ... more

Howard Hughes’ H-1 Racer

Never satisfied, Howard Hughes’ insatiable need to outperform everyone, including himself, ... more

Robert Cray's Musical Influences

"Well, when I started playing the guitar, it was because of The Beatles. I wanted to be a Beatle ... more

Kathy Garver & ‘Family Affair’

"Our show in particular was really about love. There was a real connection and a true affection ... more

Author Kevin Boyle Talks About the Sweet Trial

“To understand what it meant to be a black man in the American south, what it meant to face ... more

Cross Country Air Mail Service

The concept of transporting mail via airplane was revolutionary enough in the early 1900s, but ... more

First Commercially Produced Computers

Picture your laptop that is sitting in your backpack, handbag or on the corner of your desk. ... more

Edison’s Phonograph

"I produce a minor invention every month and a major one every six months." With over 1,000 patents ... more

Ford’s First Model T

The nineteenth time’s the charm in this case. It was Ford Motor Company’s Model T that truly ... more

First Pocket Calculator

Nowadays we can find calculators on our wristwatches, computers and smartphones. But in 1972 ... more

Birth of the Internet

It’s hard to imagine life without the ease of communication that we have today. You can order ... more

The ATM Starts Dispensing

The Chemical Bank in Rockville Center, NY, introduced the very first ATM on September 2, 1969. ... more

Lincoln Logs’ Wright Connection

Talent and vision undoubtedly run through the Wright family. Frank Lloyd Wright, famous architect ... more

Fondue’s 1970s Breakthrough

It’s an ooey gooey meal that’s meant to be shared. Fondue may have been around for centuries ... more

Rich Koz (aka Svengoolie) & Monsters in Media

From Frankenstein to Dracula and every creepy creature in between, where does our fascination ... more
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