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  • Steve McQueen

    Despite his rugged good looks, cool guy reputation and Hollywood success later in life, Steve McQueen’s youth and early years were punctuated with struggle. Steven McQueen was born in 1930 at the dawn of the Depression. Read more...
  • Facts On Martin Luther King Jr

    In his final years, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. had death on his mind. While watching news coverage of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, he turned to his wife, Coretta, and told her, “This is what is going to happen to me.” Read More...
  • Nirvana Lead Singer

    Nirvana were one of the biggest and most influential bands in music history. Formed in Seattle in 1987, they pretty much single-handedly catapulted alternative music into the mainstream when their second album Nevermind, took the music industry by surprise and turned popular culture on its head on its release in 1991.
  • Escaping Alcatraz

    Escaping Alcatraz? Just one look at this bleak, foreboding island makes one thing crystal clear: this is not a place for a glamorous vacation. It’s isolated, barren, cold and damp. In short, it was the perfect place to teach some of the country’s most hardened criminals a lesson. Read more...
  • Jim Morrison: What Happened?

    The Doors Lead Singer Jim Morrison was an American singer, songwriter, musician and poet, who was the lead singer of the rock band the Doors. Known...
  • The Making Of Hotel California

    Hotel California, The Eagles fifth album recorded in 1976. The song Hotel California was released as a single on February 22, 1977. The album would go onto sell 16 million copies in the US and double that figure worldwide. While they had been successful before - a greatest hits album collection released earlier the same year had become their first number one - Hotel California would find the band at "the peak of their powers."
  • Jaws The Movie

    The shoot ran too long and over budget, the script was still being written as scenes were filmed, the young director woke up every day fearing he would get fired, and the mechanical shark built for the movie sank to the bottom of the ocean. Read More...
  • Never Call Me "Your Drummer" Again (Charlie Watts Punches Mick Jagger)

    The Rolling Stones drummer Charlie Watts was a great drummer. By Keith Richards’ account, the man also had a great right hook. That’s a lesson lead singer Mick Jagger learned the hard way during “a rare moment” in 1984, according to guitarist Keith Richards. Read more...
  • Roswell NM (Aliens in Roswell?)

    It's been an American obsession for more than 60 years. It's provided a shadowy backdrop for shows like "The X-Files" and movies like "Independence Day." The place: Area 51, a remote patch of desert some 83 miles north-northwest of Las Vegas, next to a salt flat at the foot of a mountain.

    This military outpost — and what's happened inside it — is so top-secret that its very existence was disputed until 2013. In short, Area 51 was created during the Cold War to help America peek in on the Soviet Union. But, because of its clandestine beginnings and cutting-edge tech, many Americans came to associate the base with extraterrestrial ships and little green men. 
  • Did Beatlemania Explode In The USA Due To JFK's Assassination?

    The Beatles invasion of America occurring that February was successful in part due to the Kennedy assassination three months earlier. It is hard to predict if the band would have taken the country by storm as easily without the events of Nov. 22, 1963. But no doubt coming when it did, the arrival of The Beatles provided a remedy to a hurting nation waiting for relief... 
  • Jimi Hendrix - Was He The Best Guitarist Ever?

    Jimi Hendrix’s 1966 touchdown in London started a four-year revolution that tore up the rules of electric guitar playing and terrified the old guard.  half-a-century after his sonic boom, those ripples can still be felt today...
  • 10 Iconic Men In History Who Knew How To Rock A T-Shirt

    Guide To Men's Style. Let's take a look at 10 of the coolest men in history who rocked the t shirt from men's style in the 50s, through to modern men's fashion. 10 Famously-Stylish Men In History That Made The T-Shirt Indispensable including at look at men's fashion in the Sixties. Read More...