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This Week In History: Beatlemania, 'Bohemian Rhapsody', Sonny Bono, Jimmy Buffett & Laura Branigan

Hey guys, Joe Causi here with another week in music history…

From Beatlemania to “Bohemian Rhapsody” to Sonny Bono’s foray into politics and Jimmy Buffett’s foray into the sea — plus much more! 311 more words

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This Week in History: 8/21/16

Dave Plier and Dave Schwan talk ‘This Week in History’ including the invention of the potato chip, the Chicago Cubs win their earliest pennant ever in 1918, Martin Luther King delivers his ‘I Have a Dream’ speech, ‘Mary Poppins’ debutes, and the Beatles spend an evening with Elvis. 18 more words

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This Week In History: The Beatles, Woodstock, Diana & Lionel, Elvis, Paul Simon, Will Smith & Madonna

Hey Guys, Joe Causi with another week in Music History — and talk about some amazing moments!

From the ‘Fab Four’ who would set a new world record; we head upstate and re-live WOODSTOCK; We lose the King of Rock & Roll; Diana Ross and Lionel Richie take their duet to the top of the charts; Paul Simon played a free concert in Central Park; Will Smith got “jiggy with it” for… 426 more words

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A Simple Act That Saves Lives

Why were so many women dying at this one hospital?

In 1846, Vienna had one hospital, but the hospital had two maternity clinics. The procedures in both clinics were the same, yet one in ten of the women admitted into one of the clinics didn’t come out. 625 more words

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This Week In History: Ray Peterson & Ricky Valance, The Beatles, Elton John, Ray Parker Jr., Woodstock '94 + Madonna

Welcome back for another wonderful week in classic hits music history with your pal, ‘Brooklyn’s Own’ Joe Causi! This week we’ve got stories on Ray Peterson & Ricky Valance, The Beatles, Elton John, Ray Parker Jr., Woodstock ’94 and Madonna! 368 more words

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What's in Your Attic?

On August 10, 1846, Congress chartered the Smithsonian Institute. With its incredible collection, both on display and in storage, the Smithsonian has earned the nickname “the nation’s attic.” 26 more words

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This Week In History: The Beatles, Stevie Wonder, Prince, Los Del Rio, & Elvis

Welcome back to another wild and wonderful week in classic hits music history with your pal, ‘Brooklyn’s Own’ Joe Causi! This week we’ve got stories on The Beatles, Stevie Wonder, the ‘Purple One’, Los Del Rio and the KING, Elvis Presley! 266 more words

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