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14 straight games (1947)

1947 was quite a season for the Boston Braves. They had barely seen first in 30 years. They ended in third place. For the second straight season, they set an attendance record. 74 more words

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Dishonored Lady ( 1947 ) Full Movie

Dishonored Lady was made in 1947. old classic black and white movie. Hedy Lamarr is not a household name but it should be. We have bluetooth , wifi and cell … 7 more words

Lost Honeymoon (1947) Free Old Romance Movies Full Length

When an Englishwoman dies, leaving behind two children, her devoted friend decides to take the children to find the woman’s husband, an American serviceman w…
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Review of Rickey and Robinson

In his book, Rickey and Robinson: The True Untold Story of the Integration of Baseball, renown sports columnist, Roger Kahn, documents the roles of the two men, Branch Rickey and Jackie Robinson, who were instrumental in breaking the color barrier in “America’s Favorite Pastime.” Kahn first gives a biography of each man before delving into the social and cultural environment of the time of Robinson’s entrance into the Major Leagues. 252 more words

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Inventing the Future, One Sublime, Ridiculous Contraption at a Time

Every so often, someone invents a new thingamajig that is actually, undeniably useful—something that fills a universal need (or, at the very least, a universal want): the light bulb; the car; the telephone—and the smartphone. 284 more words

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P.C Derek G Haslam, the early years.

It gets odder. No sooner do we find out about Haslam (a neo nazi) than we discover his Mammy was West Indian. This is not normal, even for Norfolk. 32 more words

Shehnai (1947)

“Shehnai” (शहनाई) was released in 1947. It was directed by P. L. Santoshi, and starring Kishore Kumar, Indumati, Radhakrishan, V. H. Desai and Rehana. It was the fifth highest grossing Indian film of 1947. 34 more words

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