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New Coke Blunder: The Pepsi Clone People Liked But Didn't Want

Culture | April 28, 2021

In April 1985, Coca-Cola took a huge risk with the introduction of New Coke. It had a refreshing taste that was closer to that of cola juggernaut Pepsi -...

Shirley MacLaine, Then And Now: From 'The Apartment' To 'Terms Of Endearment'

Entertainment | April 26, 2021

Actress Shirley MacLaine in London, 21st August 1960. (Photo by Don Smith/Mirrorpix/Getty Images) Shirley MacLaine, most famous for her com...

Valerie Bertinelli, 'One Day At A Time's Barbara Cooper, Then And Now

Entertainment | April 24, 2021

Valerie Bertinelli is best known for her role as the teenager Barbara Cooper on the 1970s hit series One Day At A Time -- and for her marriage to ...

1964 World's Fair Pavilions: Where Are They Now?

Culture | April 22, 2021

New York State pavilion during the World's Fair, Queens, New York, April 1964 (Photo by George Silk/The LIFE Picture Collection via Getty Images) The 1964 World's Fair,...

'Forget It, Jake, It's Chinatown:' What The Movie Line Means

Entertainment | April 21, 2021

American actor Jack Nicholson on the set of Chinatown, written and directed by Polish-French filmmaker Roman Polanski. (Photo by Paramount pictures/Sunset Bou...

Why 420? Origin Of The Pot-Smoker's Holiday

Culture | April 20, 2021

Jerry Garcia, guitarist and singer for the rock group the Grateful Dead, smokes a marijuana cigarette circa 1978. (Photo by © Roger Ressmeyer/CORBIS/VCG via Getty Images) Ev...

The Zombies: The British Invasion Group That Almost Wasn't There

Music | April 19, 2021

Portrait of British group The Zombies taken in the 1960's.; (Photo by King Collection/Photoshot/Getty Images) The Zombies gave us three hit singles that...

Summer of '42: Nostalgia-Driven Coming Of Age Movie From 1971 That Made Millions

Entertainment | April 18, 2021

Actress Jennifer O'Neill and actor Gary Grimes in a scene from the Warner Bros. movie 'Summer of '42.' (Photo by Michael Ochs Archives/Get...

Velvet Underground's Nico, A Chelsea Girl From Germany

Icons | April 17, 2021

CIRCA 1967: Singer and entertainer Nico poses for a portrait session in circa 1967. (Photo by Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images) The model, singer and actress Ni...

Who Was Eden Ahbez? The First Hippie's Strange Biography

Entertainment | April 16, 2021

In the 1940s, eden ahbez's look of long hair, beard, sandals, and flowing garments wasn't common. Nor was his back-to-earth lifestyle -- he was a hippie before...

Marsha Hunt: Mick Jagger's 'Brown Sugar' Inspiration, Then And Now

Icons | April 15, 2021

Singer, actress and model Marsha Hunt, 21st August 1969. (Photo by McCarthy/Daily Express/Hulton Archive/Getty Images) Marsha Hunt didn't write "Brown...

The Thorn Birds Cast: A Mini-Series About Australia Filmed In The U.S.

Entertainment | April 14, 2021

Richard Chamberlain and Rachel Ward in 'The Thorn Birds.' Photo by Walt Disney Television via Getty Images Photo Archives/Walt Disney Television via...

'Come And Get Your Love' By Redbone: American Indians In The Top 40

Music | April 13, 2021

Redbone circa 1972. Photo by Charlie Gillett/Redferns “Come and Get Your Love” by Redbone made waves in 1974, reaching #5 on Billboard's Hot 100. The...

Beverly Cleary And Ramona Quimby Changed How Kids Read

Culture | April 12, 2021

Ramona Quimby, a creation of author Beverly Cleary, was a part of many young readers' childhoods in the 1970s and '80s. Though Ramona made an first appearance in...

Klaatu: The Fake Beatles, History And Facts Of The Canadian Un-Fab Three

Music | April 11, 2021

A sticker depicting Ringo Starr as the alien Klaatu that was released to promote his 1974 album 'Goodnight Vienna.' (Photo by Paul Chesne/Michael ...

Excalibur: King Arthur's Sword And Story Of The 1981 Film

Entertainment | April 10, 2021

John Boorman's 1981 medieval fantasy epic Excalibur provides a bleak and gruesome telling of England's most beloved folk tale. Based on the 15th-century Arthu...

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