Notable people

Mickey Rooney as Young Tom Edison (1940)

Mickey Rooney as Young Tom Edison METRO-GOLDWYN-MAYER has just completed the first of two most important pictures. Together they encompass the life story of a man whose influence on modern civilization canno... Read more...

Lose weight with Zsa Zsa Gabor! (1953)

How you can lose weight - and eat what you want! "It happened to me," says Zsa Zsa Gabor No Drugs... No Diet... Results Guaranteed! Excess weight may ruin your health and your looks, too. Lovely movie... Read more...

Celebs sign it with Sheaffer pens (1976)

Hank Ketcham (Dennis The Menace) signs it with a Sheaffer When your pen looks like it was designed for a space flight, it's hard to come up with a tired, old idea. And how can you be dull when you're using the... Read more...

Artificial daylight made by Tesla (1899)

The promise made by Nikola Tesla to the world some two years ago that he would soon give it a means of lighting its homes, its offices and its streets at night time by “artificial daylight” has been fulfilled.

Meet Clyde Tombaugh, discoverer of Pluto (1930)

Because of the discovery made by this young farmer of Kansas, every dictionary in the world will have to be revised. For all time to come, students of astronomy will read that the ninth planet, Pluto, was discovered in 1930 by Clyde Tombaugh.

John Stamos’ teen idol transformation (1989)

The kids may still scream -- they make up the bulk of the “Full House” audience -- but Stamos, 25, believes his teen idol days are behind him as he works on carving out an acting career with longevity.

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