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1927: 10 Year-Old Flapper, Mildred Unger, Dances On Top Of Airplane 2,000 FT In The Air.

In 1927, this 10 year-old, Mildred Unger, danced the Charleston on the wing of this airplane while it was flying 2,000 feet in the air! No matter how many times I see this clip, it freaks me out. 72 more words

July 27 in San Antonio history...

World War I – 1914
Skirmishes are reported along the Danube between Serbian and Austro-Hungarian forces.  It is reported in the San Antonio Light that full amnesty for all military offenses committed in their own countries will be granted to Austrian and Hungarian residents in foreign countries if they will return to their native land and report to military authorities.   72 more words


1927 - Stop The World

Taken from the album “Generation I” (2013)


Australian Music


I just finished reading the book One Summer: America, 1927 by my favorite author, Bill Bryson. I found this book particularly interesting because my mother was born in February, 1927, so it helped me put the scope of her life in context. 265 more words


'One Summer: America 1927' by Bill Bryson ****

One Summer: America 1927 is historian Bill Bryson’s newest number one bestseller.  In this fascinating book, he writes of the summer in which ‘America came of age and changed the world for ever’.  347 more words

Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port: The Basques (Die Basken)

A Count de Montmorency once boasted to a Basque about how old his name was, and the history of his nobility and his family. He boasted about the great men from whom he was descended. 6,970 more words

Kurt Tucholsky


Shot by Karl Freund, Günther Rittau, and Walter Ruttmann

Director: Fritz Lang

Perfect Shots