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The Agnes Moorehead Blogathon: Agnes' Early Life and Role in Citizen Kane (1941)

Today I’m paying tribute to the talented Agnes Moorehead! I’d like to start off by thanking In the Good Old Days of Classic Hollywood for hosting yet another fantastic blogathon. 897 more words

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December 4 in history: 

Pan American World Airways used to fly to 86 countries, but on December 4th, 1991, Pan Am stopped flying completely.  The shutdown ended 64 years of service by the airline.  129 more words

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Today in History: Dec. 4

In the photo at top, the smiling child has just met her father, who is waving to reporters. He is Terry Anderson, and in the photo he is in the middle of his first day free after 2454 days as a hostage held in Beirut, Lebanon, by Hezbollah. 925 more words

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Geek Trivia: The First Woman To Appear On A U.S. Postage Stamp Was?

Answer: Queen Isabella

One would assume that the first U.S. postage stamp that bore a woman’s face would bear the face of an American woman. Over the years, there have been many such stamps, like those commemorating Susan B. 114 more words

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Geek Trivia: Oscar The Grouch Wasn’t Originally Green, But?

Answer: Orange

The iconic children’s show Sesame Street has been on the air for over forty years, and for every one of those years, the grumpy lives-in-a-trash-can Oscar the Grouch has been as green as the leaves of the city street he lives on—all those years except for the first one, that is. 159 more words

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December 3, 2016

The oldest secular Christmas song is Jingle Bells.  It was written in 1857 by James Pierpont, originally titled One Horse Open Sleigh and was written for Thanksgiving. 98 more words

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