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Spielberg and Jaws Make Motion Picture History

On this day in 1975, Universal releases Jaws, its tale of torn flesh and teeth directed by wunderkind Steven Spielberg. The infamous story of a…

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The Star Wars Phenomenon

On this day in 1977, cinema changes forever as Star Wars is released to rave reviews and packed theaters; initially opening in only 42 theatres,…

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The Sinatra Man-code

On this day in 1998, Francis Albert Sinatra, the first bona fide superstar in American popular music, succumbs to a heart attack in Los Angeles,…

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A Salute to Bob Marley

On this day in 1981, Bob Marley passes away from terminal cancer in Miami, FLA. Born February 6, 1945, in St. Ann Parish, Jamaica. Marley…

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Breaking up the Beatles

On this day in 1970, an amalgam of Paul McCartney’s remarks on his solo project acts as the official death notice of the greatest rock…

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Mary Shelley and Frankenstein

On this day in 1818, novelist, short story writer, dramatist, essayist, biographer, and travel writer Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley’s Gothic masterpiece “Frankenstein: or, the Modern Prometheus”…

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