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Best Song Comments. - NoEnzLefttoSplit - Jul 28, 2015 - 1:22am
 
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Candidate Hillary Clinton - kurtster - Jul 26, 2015 - 8:23am
 
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Online Civility? - Red_Dragon - Jul 26, 2015 - 6:14am
 
Lyrics In My Head - Coaxial - Jul 26, 2015 - 5:56am
 
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Regarding dogs - RichardPrins - Jul 25, 2015 - 5:23pm
 
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Posted: Jul 27, 2015 - 5:33am


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Posted: Jul 20, 2015 - 9:51am

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I was surfing in Ocean City, NJ that Sunday day.  It was a cool and windy day for July there and we retreated to my friends parents beach place and went upstairs and watched it on a good old standard issue B & W 19" portable on a cart.  About 10 years ago I met a guy out in the water at Hatteras in the OBX while waiting for waves and in the course of talking about things we talked about the moon landing somehow and discovered that we were both in OC that day surfing way back when.  Small world got smaller that day. 

Strange how stuff like that happens - I guess the world looked pretty small to Neil and Buzz that day too.  That day I was out playing with my friends and we went into a neighborhood deli to get a soda or something.  The owner had a little TV which was showing the preliminary "circling" from the window of the module.  We ran home to watch it - it was on all 7 channels.
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Posted: Jul 20, 2015 - 9:24am

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moon

 
I was surfing in Ocean City, NJ that Sunday day.  It was a cool and windy day for July there and we retreated to my friends parents beach place and went upstairs and watched it on a good old standard issue B & W 19" portable on a cart.  About 10 years ago I met a guy out in the water at Hatteras in the OBX while waiting for waves and in the course of talking about things we talked about the moon landing somehow and discovered that we were both in OC that day surfing way back when.  Small world got smaller that day.


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Posted: Jul 20, 2015 - 7:58am

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Posted: Jul 16, 2015 - 9:00am

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1969
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Posted: Jul 13, 2015 - 11:05am

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30 years ago today.......   

 
Did you see this bit in RS about U2's set, thinking they'd blown their big chance? Bono went away from the setlist and they wound up doing a 12-minute version of Bad, and they didn't have enough time to play their hit. The minute-by-minute breakdown starts out kind of stupid but got pretty interesting toward the middle.
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Posted: Jul 13, 2015 - 9:05am


30 years ago today.......   
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Posted: Jun 29, 2015 - 12:30pm

June 26, 1905: Moonlight Graham appears in one inning of one MLB game.
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Posted: Jun 25, 2015 - 10:48am

Jackie Wilson
Living up to his nickname “Mr Excitement”, Jackie Wilson whipped a Port Arthur, Texas nightclub crowd into a frenzy on this day, June 25th in 1966. He was arrested for inciting a riot for refusing to finish the show after cops ordered him to stop.
The charges were later dropped to public drunkenness and he was fined $30.
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Posted: Jun 24, 2015 - 9:09am

Greatly outnumbered Scottish forces, led by King Robert I (Robert the Bruce), rout the English army, led by King Edward II, in the Battle of Bannockburn, 1314.
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Posted: Jun 19, 2015 - 6:30am

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1964 – The Civil Rights Act of 1964 is approved after surviving an 83-day filibuster in the United States Senate.

 
Ironically, a filibuster led by Democrats opposed to the legislation...
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Posted: Jun 19, 2015 - 6:20am

1964 – The Civil Rights Act of 1964 is approved after surviving an 83-day filibuster in the United States Senate.
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Posted: Jun 19, 2015 - 6:20am

1865 – Over two years after the Emancipation Proclamation, slaves in Galveston, Texas, United States, are finally informed of their freedom. The anniversary is still officially celebrated in Texas and 41 other contiguous states as Juneteenth.
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Posted: Jun 19, 2015 - 6:19am

1846 – The first officially recorded, organized baseball game is played under Alexander Cartwright's rules on Hoboken, New Jersey's Elysian Fields with the New York Base Ball Club defeating the Knickerbockers 23-1. Cartwright umpired.
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Posted: Jun 18, 2015 - 6:03am

1858 – Charles Darwin receives a paper from Alfred Russel Wallace that includes nearly identical conclusions about evolution as Darwin's own, prompting Darwin to publish his theory.
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Posted: Jun 14, 2015 - 6:00am

1822 – Charles Babbage proposes a difference engine in a paper to the Royal Astronomical Society entitled "Note on the application of machinery to the computation of astronomical and mathematical tables".
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Posted: Jun 14, 2015 - 5:57am

1789 – Whiskey distilled from maize is first produced by American clergyman the Rev Elijah Craig. It is named Bourbon because Rev Craig lived in Bourbon County, Kentucky.
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Posted: Jun 13, 2015 - 5:45am

1983 – Pioneer 10 becomes the first man-made object to leave the central Solar System when it passes beyond the orbit of Neptune (the farthest planet from the Sun at the time).
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Posted: Jun 13, 2015 - 5:44am

1970 – "The Long and Winding Road" becomes The Beatles' last U.S. number one song.
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Posted: Jun 12, 2015 - 8:02pm

June 12, 1970 • 45th Anniversary
 



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