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Khruschev, Communism and the End of the Eastern Bloc

On this day in 1959, Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev is banned from Disneyland and explodes in characteristic anger. The pugnacious and portly leader had been…

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99 years of the Hollywood Bowl

On this day in 1922, the Hollywood Bowl, one of the world’s largest natural amphitheaters, opens its first official full season with a performance by…

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Frank Sinatra Cool

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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