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Showing entries tagged: 'History'


Don't Go Looking for a New Ride in This Blue Book

By Tim R on Dec 17, 2014 9:55 AM

Today is marked by many anniversaries: 25 years since the first broadcast of The Simpsons, 27 years since the first Final Fantasy video game was released (and exactly how final is that fantasy if there are now more than 14 of them?),  57 years since the death of author Dorothy Sayers, amongst other events.

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It's Human Rights Day

By Tim on Dec 10, 2014 9:49 AM

Today, December 10th, marks Human Rights Day as proclaimed by the United Nations. The purpose of the day is to highlight the UN’s own Universal Declaration of Human Rights, created on this date in 1948.

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The End of Beatlemania

By Brett R on Dec 8, 2014 11:30 AM

December 8, 1980 is a tragic day in rock music history. 34 years after John Lennon's death, his influence is as strong as ever.

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