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FIFTY YEARS AGO TODAY- MAY 27, 1968 NATIONAL LEAGUE BASEBALL AWARDS FRANCHISES TO MONTREAL AND SAN DIEGO

Fifty years ago today on May 27, 1968 meeting in Chicago the National League voted to expand from ten teams to twelve teams when they awarded teams to Montreal and San Diego. 271 more words

Sports

IT WAS FIFTY YEARS AGO TODAY- MAY 26, 1968- LITTLE WILLIE JOHN DEAD OF A HEART ATTACK AT AGE 30

On this date in 1968 rock n’ roll and R&B great Little Willie John died at the Washington State Penitentiary in Walla Walla the cause of death was listed as a heart attack. 235 more words

Entertainment

IT WAS FIFTY YEARS AGO TODAY- H-DAGURINN DAY IN ICELAND [THE RIGHT DAY} MAY 26, 1968

1968 was a revolutionary year around the world and on May 26, 1968 in Iceland a new law went into effect. In Iceland they had changed the law back in 1793 from driving on the left side to the right side but it was ignored. 212 more words

Politics

Van Morrison - Astral Weeks (1968)

I realize all my previous writing on Van Morrison and Them has had a teleological focus – aiming for that moment when Morrison would change from an R&B/pop singer with occasional pretensions to an orchestral celtic folk genius.  490 more words

Album Review

Richard Harris "The Yard Went On Forever"

First of all I’ve got about five Richard Harris albums, which is four or five more than normal people. It’s hard for me to explain his appeal to me—I guess it starts with him not being afraid to be way over the top, even ridiculous, and without irony, or if there is irony, a very convoluted version of it. 1,271 more words

2001: A Space Odyssey Still Looks as Good as It Did 50 Years Ago - A Review

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I have never been sure how I should approach Stanley Kubrick’s 2001: A Space Odyssey, because even though it has never been my favourite of his films (that would be the underappreciated Barry Lyndon), it has come so close for me because every time I come out from watching it, I already see it as being inside of a league of its very own. 1,444 more words

Jaime's Reviews

#103 : Horus: Prince of the Sun

I often wonder, was Horus: Prince of the Sun ‘born under a bad sign’? Many circumstances attempted to derail this early gem of the modern era of Japanese animation. 791 more words

Anime