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Shaun Cassidy: From Teen Heartthrob To Writer And Producer

February 9, 2022

As the son of Oscar winner Shirley Jones, the son of Tony winner Jack Cassidy, and the half-brother of David Cassidy, Shaun Cassidy seemed to be destined for...

Truman Capote’s Party To Remember

January 20, 2022

Truman Capote at his Black-and-White Ball at the Plaza Hotel New York, with Katherine Graham, the publisher of the Washington Post. (Harry Benson/Express/Getty Images) Truman Capote...

Peggy Fleming: Skating Her Way Into History

January 16, 2022

American figure skater Peggy Fleming performs a routine at the Olympics in Grenoble, France, February 11, 1968. (Photo by Express Newspapers/Getty Images) During the 1968 Wi...

Charles Kuralt Shared Stories of Backroads America

January 12, 2022

Television broadcaster Charles Kuralt poses for a photograph with his film crew while traveling in the Pacific Northwest. (© Doug Wilson/CORBIS/Corbis via Getty Images)...

Marianne Faithfull: Singer, Actress, Writer, And Survivor

January 2, 2022

Marianne Faithfull seems to have escaped calamity many times throughout her life. She struggled with addiction and anorexia, fought breast cancer, hepatitis C...

The Greatest Race Horse Who Ever Lived: Secretariat

October 26, 2021

Outside of Pegasus and Mister Ed, Secretariat ranks as the most famous horse in history. Winner of 1973’s prestigious Triple Crown, Secretariat became the first horse in...

President Nixon's Ill-Fated White House Palace Uniforms

October 8, 2021

When Richard Nixon took the Oval Office in 1969, he decided the White House uniformed Guard desperately needed a makeover. The 37th President came to this concl...

The Unforgettable '86 Masters: Jack Nicklaus' Victory Lap

September 30, 2021

The Masters Tournament held in Augusta, Georgia owns some of the most memorable moments in the history of golf. Of course, probably the most indelible of all ...

Mother Teresa Wins The 1979 Nobel Prize

September 18, 2021

Mother Teresa accompanied by children at her mission in Calcutta, India (Photo by Tim Graham/Corbis via Getty Images) For an individual to be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize, the ...

Barbara Walters: Changing The Face Of Television News

September 10, 2021

American broadcast journalist Barbara Walters looks at film negatives with an unidentified man behind the scenes at NBC Studios, New York, New York, 1966. (Photo by ...

President Lyndon Johnson's War On Poverty

September 8, 2021

On January 8, 1964, President Lyndon Johnson declared his war on poverty. As he proclaimed during his Union address, "Our aim is not only to relieve the symptoms of poverty, ...

The Accomplished Life of Thurgood Marshall

August 21, 2021

The slow disassembling of America’s racism owes a great deal of gratitude to one man, not Martin Luther King Jr., but Thurgood Marshall. The lawyer, activist, and eventual S...

1984 Summer Olympics: Mary Lou Retton Was The First American Woman To Win The A...

August 11, 2021

In 1980, the United States and 64 other countries boycotted the Moscow Olympics. In reaction, the Soviet Union and some of its allies...

August 5, 1962: The Tragic Overdose And Death Of Marilyn Monroe

August 5, 2021

At 3 a.m., on August 5, 1962, Eunice Murray noticed that the light was still on in Marilyn Monroe’s bedroom. Murray, the housekeeper, called Monroe’s ps...

Morganna "The Kissing Bandit"

July 9, 2021

Morganna Roberts love of baseball started when her grandfather took her to see a game in Louisville, her birthplace, and she was so connected to the sport that she even met her future hu...

The Sting: Facts And Trivia About The 1974 Best Picture Winner

June 15, 2021

When someone says Paul Newman and Robert Redford, most people immediately think of “Butch Cassiday and the Sundance Kid.” However, their 1973’s “The Stin...

Bikini Of The '60s: Raquel Welch's Fur Two-piece From 'One Million Years BC'

June 13, 2021

Perhaps the most enjoyable way to view history is through the tiny sheer lens of the bikini. From Brigitte Bardot in “Girl in the Bikini” t...

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