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Published Date: 7/9/2014
Lee Hazlewood, born July 9, 1929, wrote and sang some of the coolest hits of the 1950s and '60s, working with Duane Eddy, Nancy Sinatra and more. As we remember the maverick songwriter on what would have been his 85th birthday, we're playing some of his songs. Which...
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Published Date: 7/4/2014
Though advice columnists Abigail van Buren (aka Dear Abby) and Ann Landers were twins – born July 4, 1918 – their styles were very different: one gave thoughtful, researched answers while the other has been called the "queen of salty advice." We'll give you an actual...
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Published Date: 7/4/2014
The United States of America wasn't the only thing born July 4 … so were these notable Americans! Take a look through our slideshow as we celebrate these July Fourth babies...
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Published Date: 6/28/2014
Rod Serling's seminal TV anthology series "The Twilight Zone" gave Americans nightmares, as well as something to think about. Using science fiction and horror, Serling held up a mirror to the most unflattering parts of American culture, taking on issues like racism,...
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Published Date: 6/27/2014
Celebrities grab the headlines, but obituary writers around the world tell stories each day of ordinary people who led extraordinary lives. Here’s a sampling of some of the best obituaries we've read recently. (Image via Flickr Creative Commons/Phil Roeder)
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Published Date: 4/23/2014
Poet and playwright William Shakespeare knew how to turn a phrase. Wethinks Shakespeare would have had a lot of fun had he been writing in the age of Twitter...
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