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A Farewell to Arms (1932)

It was almost like I was getting withdrawal symptoms. There was a nagging sensation in the back of my head and my hands had taken to shaking uncontrollably. 910 more words

Classic Hollywood Birthdays

Helen Hayes, actress (1900-1993)
Norman Lee, screenwriter & director (1898-1964)
William Forrest, actor (1902-1989)
Jean Howard, actress & photographer (1910-2000)
Lee Wilde, singer & actress (1922- ) 6 more words

Classic Hollywood Birthdays

October 10 in history

680  Battle of Karbala: Hussain bin Ali, the grandson of the Prophet Muhammad, was decapitated by forces under Caliph Yazid I.

732  Battle of Tours… 650 more words


Oh, That's Today!

There were times when I’d be blathering along on some historical subject, and in a sudden epiphany realize, “and it happened today!” One time, displaying a before-and-after photo of the USS Maine in a lecture on the Spanish-American War, it dawned on me that the date was February 15, 1898–that very day. 355 more words

River Of January