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HISTORIC MOVIE IDEAS FOR MAY

May’s history based or bygone era TV and/or movie suggestions:

Dunkirk (1958)

The Hindenburg (1975)

Sinking Of The Lusitania: Terror At Sea (2007)

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HISTORY SHARE: THE SINKING OF THE LUSITANIA

May obviously wasn’t a good month for twentieth-century trans-Atlantic travellers to set out in. Over twenty years before the Hindenburg met its fiery end, a German U-Boat sunk the passenger ship… 10 more words

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HISTORY SHARE & HINDENBURG REFERENCE APOLOGY

The now famous German airship, the Hindenburg, burst into flames and crashed in New Jersey on May 6th, 1937. I know that date. I’ve known it for years. 160 more words

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HISTORY LURE: TALKING ABOUT THE PAST

Time passes. Things change. People who have lived on this planet for eighty, ninety, or a hundred years or more have witnessed a lot of change. 72 more words

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HISTORY SHARE: HISTORIC REVELATIONS

With all the Angle, Saxon, and Viking bloodlines prevalent in Great Britain, people from that part of the world are often thought of as being mostly fair haired, fair skinned, and blue-eyed – a notion helped along by Pope Gregory I, who, according to legend, was so intrigued by the physical appearance of some “Anglii” children on offer at a local slave market, he said, “ 61 more words

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HISTORY TIDBIT: HORSEBACK LIBRARIANS

Speaking of horses…the importance of books was recognized long before the World Book Day celebrated a couple of days ago. During the Great Depression, libraries were a welcome source of books for people couldn’t afford their own. 102 more words

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