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How George Harrison Brought Bob Dylan Back With The Concert For Bangladesh

Music | August 1, 2020

Bob Dylan at the Concert for Bangladesh, August 1, 1971. Photo by Thomas Monaster/NY Daily News via Getty Images. On August 1, 1971, Bob Dylan...

Gilbert O'Sullivan's 'Alone Again (Naturally),' The Song That Changed Hip Hop

Music | July 31, 2020

Left: single sleeve art for Gilbert O'Sullivan's 'Alone Again (Naturally).' Right: Biz Markie. Sources: discogs.org; Michael Ochs Archives/Ge...

What Happened To Jimmy Hoffa? Facts And Theories About His Disappearance

Culture | July 30, 2020

James R. Hoffa, heir-apparent to the Presidency of the giant Teamsters Union, as he appeared before Senate Rackets probers on August 22, 1957. Sou...

When Charles Married Diana: Facts And Trivia About The 'Wedding Of The Century'

Icons | July 29, 2020

Newlyweds Prince Charles and Lady Diana Spencer share the famous kiss on the balcony of Buckingham Palace, after ceremony. Source: Bettmann...

The Boomtown Rats' 'I Don't Like Mondays:' The Strange Story Of Its Lyrics And Meaning

Music | July 28, 2020

The Boomtown Rats' "I Don't Like Mondays," a fun-sounding little song that went to #1 in the UK, isn't about mere start-of-week g...

Bruce Springsteen, 'Born To Run,' And The Lawsuit That Almost Ruined His Career

Music | July 27, 2020

Bruce Springsteen backstage at Hammersmith Odeon, London before his first UK show, 18th November 1975. (Photo by Mark and Colleen Hayward/G...

Pink Panther Movies: Facts And Trivia About Inspector Clouseau

Entertainment | July 26, 2020

Inspector Jacques Clouseau (Peter Sellers) hides in a trash can in 'The Pink Panther Strikes Again.' Source: Gerry Images / Bettmann / Contributor Cool an...

Young Faye Dunaway: 'Bonnie And Clyde's Bonnie, Then And Now

Entertainment | July 25, 2020

Left: Faye Dunaway on the set of 'Bonnie and Clyde,' directed by Arthur Penn. Right: Dunaway in 'The Happening.' Sources: Sunset Boulevard/Corbis via Getty Im...

Cherokee People, Cherokee Tribe: Lyrics And Meaning of The Raiders' 'Indian Reservation'

Music | July 24, 2020

The Raiders, formerly known as Paul Revere and the Raiders, had a single number one hit, with "Indian Reservation (The Lament o...

Katharine Ross: The Young 'Graduate' Star Who Was 'Too Pretty,' Then And Now

Entertainment | July 23, 2020

With appearances in The Graduate (1967) and Butch Cassidy And The Sundance Kid (1969), Katharine Ross emerged as a versatile girl-next-door...

S.E. Hinton: The Teenaged 'Outsiders' Author Who Invented Young Adult Fiction

Culture | July 22, 2020

Writing novels for and about teenagers -- The Outsiders, Rumble Fish, Tex and others -- S.E. Hinton invented the Young Adult (YA) fiction ...

'My Aim Is True:' Facts And Trivia About Elvis Costello's Debut

Music | July 21, 2020

Elvis Costello with a Fender Jazzmaster guitar, March 1977. A photoshoot for the cover of his debut album 'My Aim Is True'. (Photo by Estate Of Keith Morri...

What Happened The Night Natalie Wood Died? Facts And Theories

Icons | July 20, 2020

Natalie Wood, star of Rebel Without A Cause, West Side Story, and Splendor In The Grass, died in the water off Catalina Island on November 29, 1981. But h...

J Fred Muggs: The Chimp Who Boosted 'The Today Show's Ratings

Entertainment | July 19, 2020

NBC News' Dave Garroway, J. Fred Muggs the chimpanzee celebrate the 5th Anniversary of "TODAY" on January 14, 1957 -- Photo by: NBC/NBC NewsWire The Today ...

Hunter S. Thompson: Stories And Quotes From The '70s Gonzo Journalist

Culture | July 18, 2020

Known for his seminal works like Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas and Hell’s Angels, Hunter S. Thompson was a journalist (or "gonzo journalist") who...

'Attica! Attica!' Pacino's 'Dog Day Afternoon' Line, Explained

Entertainment | July 17, 2020

Even if you haven’t watched Dog Day Afternoon, one of the most intense and tragicomic films of the 1970s, you’ve heard the phrase “Attica! Attica!” Al Pa...

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