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Retro News Wednesday Just For You

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

1) McMartin Preschool: Anatomy of a Panic

2) When a Bridge Falls: Disaster in Minneapolis -The New York Times

3) American Blackout 2013 – National Geographic

4) The Day After (1983) American Nuclear Holocaust

5) Surviving in the Siberian Wilderness for 70 Years

6) Woman Burned by McDonald’s Hot Coffee

7) 50 most influential, powerful and brilliant songs ever made in the music’s modern history

8) Top 50 Greatest Songs of All Time

9) Top 10 Inventions of All Time

10) 12 Worst Inventions of All Time



Check Out This Listing of Massachusetts Landmarks and Historic Sites and See All There Is To Be Seen!


New owner wants to open it to public


10 Worst Outbreaks in U.S. History

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From the original Milf Anne Bancroft in ‘The Graduate’ to Emilia Clarke’s Sarah Connor, we look at the sexiest moms to ever grace the silver screen.

17 Hottest Moms in Movie History


Retro News Wednesday Just For You

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

1. Demolished 1920s Carlton Tavern ‘should be rebuilt’

Carlton Tavern - Google Maps image

2. 1920s Silent Film, Native American Cast Get Due Decades Late

3. Secret service officials discussed smearing Labour party in 1920s

Papers show top UK intelligence committee, whose members included

Winston Churchill, discussed ‘anti-red activities’ following Zinoviev letter incident

Russian Communist leader Grigory Zinoviev.

4. World War I, the 1920s and Modern Cool

World War I tore down old traditions and gave counterculture a chance to begin again.

Prussian guard infantry leave Berlin on their way to the front line in August 1914 during World War I.

5. Madonna’s caterpillars, Marlene Dietrich’s shocked shape, Pamela Anderson’s pencil lines and Cara Delevingne’s bushy brow: How eyebrows evolved since the 1920s

For more than a century, women have loved fiddling with their eyebrows. Pictured: Marlene DietrichIn the 1950s, caterpillars  were in mode thanks to stars like Audrey HepburnMany women are still trying to recover from the  Scouse brow of recent years. Pictured: Katie PriceBritish supermodel Cara Delevingne is being credited with spearheading the new obsession

6. 1920s V: Al Jolson & Two Landmark Hits

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7. Duke students’ blood donations paid off in the 1920s

In the 1950s, Duke students were lining up to donate blood.

8. HIV’s origins traced to Kinshasa in 1920s

 The rise in the use of trains caused HIV to spread more easily, researchers believe.

9. Wildwood Sanatorium in the News.

10. Korakia a taste of 1920s Tangier in Palm Springs