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Are You Smarter Than An Eighth-Grader From 1912?

Last night, while surfing the internet, I came across the Bullitt County, Kentucky, eighth-grade examination, dated 1912.  I would fail.  Miserably.

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Flag Day – Born In The Heartland Of America

Read who is credited with starting the annual holiday, who is believed to have designed the flag (contrary to popular opinion) and when it became an official holiday.

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Vicksburg, Mississippi’s National Military Park [GALLERY]

A recent trip afforded us the opportunity to visit Vicksburg, Mississippi's National Military Park, which memorializes the battles and soldiers of the Civil War.

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Today is Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

In his most famous speech, at the Lincoln Memorial in 1963 during the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, Dr. King delivered an address he called 'The American Dream.'

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From The ‘I Never Knew That’ File: WWII

Did you know that 5 different attacks on United States soil occurred during World War II (other than Pearl Harbor, of course)?  I didn't, either...

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Was It 1967, 1968 or 1969? [VIDEOS]

WHAT YEAR WAS IT

These songs were on the radio:

  • 'Good Morning Starshine' (Oliver)
  • 'Everyday People' (Sly & The Family Stone)
  • 'Come Together' (The Beatles)

These events were shaping the world:

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Was It 1985, 1986 or 1987? [VIDEOS]

WHAT YEAR WAS IT?

These songs were on the radio:

  • 'St. Elmo’s Fire' (John Parr)
  • 'Saving All My Love For You' (Whitney Houston)
  • 'Part-Time Lover' (Stevie Wonder)

These events were shaping the world:

  • Three months after a new version of Coke is launched, the Coca-Cola Co. announces it was going to continue producing the original, 99-year-old formula soft drink.

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Was It 1972, 1973 or 1974

WHAT YEAR WAS IT

These songs were popular:

  • 'Loves Me Like A Rock' (Paul Simon)
  • 'Bad, Bad Leroy Brown' (Jim Croce)
  • 'Midnight Train To Georgia' (Gladys Knight & The Pips)

These events were current:

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Was It 1977, 1979 or 1981? [VIDEO]

WHAT YEAR WAS IT

These songs were popular:

  • 'Heart Of Glass' (Blondie)
  • 'Sad Eyes' (Robert John)
  • 'Babe' (Styx)

These events were making headlines:

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Why Did The Chicken Cross The Road – Not The Oldest Joke [VIDEO]

Why did the chicken cross the road? -  is not the oldest joke known to man. 

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What Year Was It? [VIDEOS]

What Year Was It

Radio stations were playing these song:

  • 'Blinded By The Light' (Manfred Mann’s Earth Band)
  • 'Hotel California' (Eagles)
  • 'I Wish' (Stevie Wonder)

These events were making headlines:

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What Year Was It? [VIDEOS]

What Year Was It?

These songs were topping the charts:

  • 'Jack & Diane' (John Cougar)
  • 'Who Can it Be Now?' (Men At Work)
  • 'Up Where We Belong' (Joe Cocker & Jennifer Warnes)

These events were shaping the world:

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