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What Year Was It? [VIDEOS]

What Year Was It?

These songs were on the charts:

  • 'Human' (Human League)
  • 'Amanda' (Boston)
  • 'True Colors' (Cyndi Lauper)

These events were in the news:

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What Diana Ross Song Peaked At Number One Today [VIDEO]

What Diana Ross song peaked at number one on this date in 1980?

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What Year Was It? [VIDEOS]

What year was it?

These songs were popular:

  • 'I Can’t Go For That' (Hall & Oates)
  • 'Centerfold' (J. Geils Band)
  • 'Ebony And Ivory' (Paul McCartney with Stevie Wonder)

These events were taking place:

  • St. Louis Cardinals defeat Milwaukee Brewers 4-3 to win the World Series.
  • John W. Hinckley, Jr. is found not guilty because of insanity in the shooting of President Reagan.
  • M.R.I. diagnostic machines are introduced in Britain.

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What Year Was It? [VIDEOS]

What year was it?

These songs were hot:

  • 'Private Eyes' (Hall & Oates)
  • 'Arthur’s Theme (Best That You Can Do)' (Christopher Cross)
  • 'Endless Love' (Diana Ross & Lionel Richie)

These events were being talked about:

  • A first-class stamp cost 20 cents.
  • MRI machines are first used in Britain.
  • John Belushi, 33, dies of a drug overdose.

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What Year Was It? [VIDEOS]

What year did all of this take place?

These songs were popular on the radio:

  • 'Love Is Here And Now You’re Gone' (The Supremes)
  • 'Ruby Tuesday' (The Rolling Stones)
  • 'All You Need Is Love' (The Beatles)

These events took place:

  • PBS begins as a 70 station network.
  • The Beatles release the 'Sgt. Pepper' album.
  • Aretha Franklin Day is declared in Detroit.

What year was it?

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Can You Guess What Year All Of This Took Place? [VIDEOS]

Can You Guess What Year All Of This Took Place?

These songs were popular on the radio this particular year:

  • 'Crystal Blue Persuasion' (Tommy James & The Shondells),
  • 'Proud Mary' (Creedence Clearwater Revival)
  • 'Take A Letter Maria' (R.B. Greaves)

Highlights from this particular year:

  • Beatles' "Abbey Road," album goes #1 & stays #1 for 11 weeks.
  • Apollo 10 transmits the first color pictures of Earth from space.
  • Wal-Mart incorporates as Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.

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Vintage Postcards from Lafayette Louisiana

Talk about a blast from the past! Do you remember these places? Take a walk down Memory Lane, then let us know if you have any old postcards from New Iberia, Abbeville, Opelousas...

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10 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Black History Month

Every February, America recognizes the struggles, achievements and contributions that the African-American community has made to honor its ancestry and recognize the advancements and innovations that have shaped our lives and society

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Soldier’s WWII Helmet Returned to Family After Being Lost for 66 Years [VIDEO]

66 years after it was lost during D-Day, a WWII helmet will finally be returned to the soldier’s family thanks to the efforts of a collector in Minnesota.

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What if Monsters and Aliens Were Around for Big Moments in US History?

Our country would look pretty different if it weren’t for the defeat of General Frankenstein at Bunker Hill or Metallo the mechanical man’s passages in the Declaration of Independence. At least thats the way these events occur in artist Matthew Buchholz’s ‘Alternate Histories’ poster series.

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This Day in History for July 15 – Boeing Incorporates and More

Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1799 – The Rosetta Stone is found in the Egyptian village of Rosetta by French Captain Pierre-François Bouchard (More info)

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January 7, 2011

Today In History

1789 The first U.S. presidential election is held. Americans vote for electors who, a month later, choose George Washington to be the nation’s first president.
1927 The Harlem Globetrotters play their first road game, in Hinkley, Illinois, before a crowd of 300.
1927 Commercial trans-Atlantic telephone service is inaugurated between New York and London.

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