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The Flapper dictionary (1922)

If you don't know your Dingledangler from your Kluck from your Zoozer, you'll appreciate knowing this terminology from the 1920s the next time you're at a flapper or Roaring Twenties or Great Gatsby-themed part... Read more...

NYC during the Great Blizzard of 1888

Image courtesy of the Brooklyn Museum   The Great Blizzard of 1888 lasted from March 11 through March 14, 1888, and is considered to be one of the most severe recorded blizzards in American history.... Read more...

The shocking murder of Beatle John Lennon (1980)

John Lennon, the former Beatle whose music set the beat for a revolutionary youth generation in the 1960s, was shot to death outside his Manhattan home by a man who earlier obtained his autograph on the rock star’s new record album, police said today.

The Misfits: A finale for both Gable & Monroe (1961)

While the "finale" in the original article title refers to the fact that this was Clark Gable's last movie -- he died just 12 days after filming of The Misfits ended -- looking back, we can see that the phrasing was oddly (and sadly) prescient: Time would eventually reveal that this was Marilyn Monroe's final film role, too.

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