Notable people

Weird doings at the Tesla plant (1903)

Weird doings at the Tesla plant Natives around Wardenclyffe, Long Island, having the time of their lives guessing what the electrician is trying to do Whatever Nikola Tesla is trying to do at Wardenclyffe... Read more...

Battlestar Galactica intro (1978)

Considering it spawned two revival series, a movie, books and comic books, it’s hard to believe that Battlestar Galactica had such a humble beginning -- it ran for only one season of 24 episodes on ABC, fro... Read more...

Albert Einstein dies (1955)

Einstein dies Dr Albert Einstein, whose thinking changed the history of man, died today at Princeton, NJ. The white-haired, world famous physicist of the "fourth dimension" had celebrated his 76th birthda... Read more...

Rube Goldberg in his own words (1922)

"I was as nervous as a poker player down to his last pants’ button, and every one of the hard-boiled old-timers in the art department knew it. "

The reinvention of Fleetwood Mac (1976)

Fleetwood Mac gets it together By Kathie Staska and George Mangrum One of the hottest bands in the country, and one of the tightest bands in the world, is Fleetwood Mac. This band has been making great ... Read more...

My Fair Lady’s dream comes true (1964)

“My Fair Lady’s” dream comes true Wouldn’t it be lovely if ‘Enry ‘Iggins and Eliza Doolittle were as warm and ‘owling a hit on the screen as on the stage?  We will know in October when Warner Bros unveils it... Read more...

DB Cooper remains elusive (1976)

DB Cooper remains elusive: Jumped with $200,000 5 years ago The discovery of a tattered pair of pants has failed to generate any more dues to D.B Cooper who disappeared with $200,000 after the hijacking of... Read more...

Dr Seuss and his Nerkle Corral (1956)

Dr Seuss (Theodore "Ted" Geisel) in 1957 at work. Photo by World Telegram & Sun photo by Al Ravenna, courtesy of the Library of Congress. Horton lives at Soledad with Nerkles and Nerds By Norman Bell ... Read more...

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