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This Week In History: The Song That Trumped "Billie Jean," "Come On Eileen"

The music history books are vast and full of interesting bits of knowledge. “Big” Jay Sorensen gives you a recap of the biggest and most interesting music news from the week; something from the 1960s, ’70s and ’80s… 1,210 more words

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The Titanic - 102 years after the sinking.

One of my favorite ships. If you know me, you know that the Titanic is my first wife!

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Christchurch – this week in history (14 – 20 April)

16 April 1851
First sale of Christchurch town sections.

16 April 1974
Flooding throughout city after record rainfall – 124mm (4.89 inches) in 24 hours. 108 more words

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This Week In History: Aretha Franklin's Husband Slows Her Roll

The music history books are vast and full of interesting bits of knowledge. “Big” Jay Sorensen gives you a recap of the biggest and most interesting music news from the week; something from the 1960s, ’70s and ’80s… 1,235 more words

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April 10, 1915 - Fort George trading post closes doors after over a century of service

It was the end of an era.

This week in 1915, the Hudson’s Bay Company closed, for good, its old “Fort George” trading post near the junction of the Fraser and Nechako Rivers. 471 more words

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Christchurch – this week in history (7 – 13 April)

7 April 1859
Canterbury Rifles organised – the first military force in the Province. It was formed as a result of the Taranaki land wars. 223 more words

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This Week In History: Marvin Gaye's Depression Led To A Big Hit

The music history books are vast and full of interesting bits of knowledge. “Big” Jay Sorensen gives you a recap of the biggest and most interesting music news from the week; something from the 1960s, ’70s and ’80s. 1,367 more words

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