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This Week in History: John & Yoko Sleep-In, Hall & Oates, Billy Joel Marries a Model, Milli Vanilli Pay You Back, Michael Jackson's Dolls

The latest edition of This Week in History with Joe Causi takes us back to John and Yoko’s invitation to the world for entry into their Honeymoon suite, Hall & Oates become a household name, Billy Joel ties the knot in New York harbor, Milli Vanilli fool us all, and Michael Jackson’s nosey interior decorator spills the beans. 257 more words


This Week in History: An Abbey Road First, Bee Gees Greatness, Cat Stevens, Cher, and Shakira

The latest edition of This Week in History with Joe Causi takes us back to an historic first at Abbey Road Studios, a big week for the Bee Gees, Cat Stevens being crushed, Cher’s return to the top of the charts, and Shakira’s honest hips. 338 more words


This is History: Feast of Saint Patrick, The First Stanley Cup, Dallas’ J.R. is Shot, Michael Jordan Retires

Dave Plier and Dave Schwan talk ‘This Week in History’ including the first official,St. Patrick’s Day and when Mayor Richard J Daley over the parade, Illinois became the 1st state to require sexuality equality in 1872, the very first Stanley Cup in 1892, the Poppin’ Fresh Pillsbury Doughboy debuts, Michael Jordan ends his NBA retirement in 1995 and returns to the Bulls. 19 more words

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This Week in History: Beatles, Banjos, Bee Gees, Biggie and... Tom Jones!

Hi guys, Joe Causi back at you again with another Week in Music History!

Get ready some really big highs and some really huge lows this week as we head back with Sir Paul finally settling down; One of the biggest movie theme songs of the ’70s; We lose one amazing pop star and one incredible Hip Hop artist; and finally, it’s time for Tom Jones to grow up! 348 more words


This is History: Desi Arnaz’s Centennial, Carl Sandburg’s ‘Chicago’, ‘Who’s on First’, Walter Cronkite’s Final Newscast

Dave Plier and Dave Schwan discuss Desi Arnaz’s 100th birthday, Carl Sandburg’s 1914 ‘Chicago’ poem, the debut of Abbot and Costello’s ‘Who’s on First’ routine, Dorothy Comiskey sell the White Sox to Bill Veeck in 1959, Walter Cronkite steps down from CBS News in 1981 and more. 19 more words

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This Week In History: The Beatles, Compact Discs, Whitney Houston, and Michael Jackson

Ready, set, let’s go back with another ‘Week in History’ where we find out what The Beatles were really thinking about themselves; what Paul & Linda were smoking; a new way to listen to music; Whitney goes larger than life; and the ‘King of Pop’ goes incognito! 367 more words


When Procrastination Bites

Let’s give a rousing birthday shout out to everyone’s favorite Scottish chemist: James Swinburne.


Exactly my point. Swinburne might have been everyone’s favorite Scottish chemist had he not been so overly cautious. 330 more words

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