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75 headlines found matching 'Years Ago'
Sun September 14, 2014
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(YouTube)
 
 
 
Tim Conway turned 78. In his day, they had live TV skits, and occasionally, it was hard to ignore the Siamese elephant in the room. CORRECTION: Conway turned 78 a couple years ago, but the video is still worth watching
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Sat September 13, 2014
(Grantland)
 
 
 
Statheads have yet to solve problem of quantifying soccer. "Soccer's data-collection companies have actually just brought soccer to where baseball was a hundred years ago"
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(Discovery)
 
 
 
It was 20 years ago today the earth lost its only natural satellite. Let us reflect upon what this loss has meant for us all
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(Fark)
 
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Totalfark: Stuff so secret, we can't talk about it. Also we forgot what it was
 
 
(Pocket Lint)
 
 
 
Seven automotive technologies that we take for granted but that didn't exist on cars 20 years ago, back when they had manual transmissions, crank-down windows and fuel gauges that were just a best guess by the car makers
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(Major League Baseball)
 
 
 
30 years ago, Dwight Gooden broke the rookie record for strikeouts in a season. Not bad for a 19-year-old
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Thu September 11, 2014
(Orlando Sentinel)
 
 
 
Fifty years ago, Hurricane Dora smashed into Florida's east coast, leaving five dead and thousands without power. And then the Beatles showed up
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Wed September 10, 2014
(Major League Baseball)
 
 
 
Forty-nine years ago, Sandy Koufax threw a perfect game ... in one hour and 43 minutes
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Tue September 09, 2014
(BBC)
 
 
 
Canada announces they have found ship that went missing in the Arctic 160 years ago. Immediately put in charge of hunt for flight MH370
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Fri September 05, 2014
(AP)
 
 
 
The IRS has lost more emails of employees under investigation for some non scandal. But they still have your tax returns from 20 years ago and you owe them money, which is nice
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Wed September 03, 2014
(Daily Mail)
 
 
 
Scientists say human population explosion on earth began 2,000 years ago, when earth was just a third of its current age
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Mon September 01, 2014
(Fun While It Lasted)
 
 
 
46 years ago this month, William Clay Ford pulled the plug on a Detroit sports team even more inept than the Lions. Ironically, their initial club roster was 100% imported and rebadged with Detroit label
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(Life.com)
 
 
 
75 years ago today, WWII erupted when Germany and the USSR invaded Poland. These color photos by Hitler's personal photographer make it feel like only yesterday
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(Wikipedia)
 
 
 
100 years ago today, the last Passenger Pigeon died at the St. Louis zoo
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Sun August 31, 2014
(Daily Mail)
 
 
 
Petite 32-year-old mother-of-one hadn't touched a weight until two years ago, but now she can do 70 kg squats, lift a 35 kg log, and is set to compete in final for England's Strongwoman Championships (w/pics)
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Sat August 30, 2014
(KMBZ Kansas City)
 
 
 
On this day, 30 years ago, America had a manned space program
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Fri August 29, 2014
(LA Times)
 
 
 
Porn shoots in L.A. dropped from 5,000 just three years ago to 40 thanks to a stupid mandatory condom law, impacting 10-12,000 jobs in the process
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Tue August 26, 2014
(Major League Baseball)
 
 
 
First Major League Baseball game was televised 75 years ago today. 3000 people get to watch the action from two different camera views
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(The New York Times)
 
 
 
350 years ago today, the Guinea anchored in New Amsterdam harbor and took over from the Dutch, beginning a centuries-long transition for the NYC metro area from Orange to orange
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(8 News Now)
 
 
 
It was 50 years ago when the British invaded Las Vegas
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Mon August 25, 2014
(San Luis Obispo Tribune)
 
 
 
Lawyer: "You know that $625k the defendant donated to you 5 years ago? Yeah... I'm going to need that back plus some interest"
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(Do You Remember)
 
 
 
Not to make you feel old, but the Chappelle Show went off the air nearly ten years ago. Here are its funniest moments. Come for the Rick James, stay for the Clayton Bigsby
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Fri August 22, 2014
(NPR)
 
 
 
NPR explores what its coverage of the British burning Washington 200 years ago might have sounded like. Subby's guessing it starts with an exploration of how American aggression caused the carnage and finished with six hours of British recipes
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Wed August 20, 2014
(Wikipedia)
 
 
 
41 years ago today in a once obscure Texas ghost town, ten plus musicians gathered together and recorded arguably one of the finest live shows ever. ¡VIVA TERLINGUA
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Tue August 19, 2014
(LA Times)
 
 
 
New reality series starring Nick and Drew Lachey gets a series order at A&E, which stopped being about arts and/or entertainment several years ago
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Mon August 11, 2014
(Slate)
 
 
 
20 years ago, Jacob's Law created national sex offender registries. Today, Jacob's mother would like you to know that these registry laws may be doing more harm than good
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(Haaretz)
 
 
 
Think Penguins are small, cute, cuddly creatures? Well thousands of years ago, 7-foot tall 250 pounders roamed the Antarctic. Try Happy Feet on THAT one
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Sun August 10, 2014
(Communities Digital News)
 
 
 
"I am not a crook" ~ Richard Nixon resigned 40 years ago today for abuses of power that are as shocking as extramarital sex and issuing executive orders that some people don't like
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Fri August 08, 2014
(Maryland Community News)
 
 
 
Water Utilities 10 years ago: "We need to save water. Install high-efficiency toilets and washing machines." Water Utilities now: "You're not buying enough water. Enjoy your new maintenance and infrastructure fees. And a 9 percent increase in rates"
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Mon August 04, 2014
(Independent)
 
 
 
Anne Frank was arrested by the Nazis 70 years ago today, but not before she made her final poignant diary entry: "Man, those Samoans are a surly bunch"
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Sat August 02, 2014
(YouTube)
 
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50 years ago, Mickey Mouse Club alumna and ska aficionado Annette Funicello introduced "Jamaica Ska" to Bob Hope and rest of America. Now you know who to blame for all those indescribably awful ska bands
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Fri August 01, 2014
(Yahoo)
 
 
 
"Who would take Edmonton Oilers MDMA, and be perpetually waiting for it to kick in? Or Ottawa Senators meth, which costs half what it did three years ago and is one-fourth as effective? Or Maple Leafs mushrooms, an Ontario fungus growing since 1967?"
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Wed July 30, 2014
(The New Yorker)
 
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Fifty years ago, as headliners, the Rolling Stones had to follow "arguably the most electrifying performance in the history of postwar American music"
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(Guardian)
 
 
 
To mark the start of World War I 100 years ago, here are the top 10 war poems ever written. Interestingly, none are in the form of a limerick
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Sun July 27, 2014
(NASCAR)
 
 
 
Will the #3 take both races this weekend? Does Gordon stand a chance to win the race he won 20 years ago? It's the Brickyard 400 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway (1:00PM ET, ESPN)
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(NYPost)
 
 
 
Thirty years ago, Prince's "Purple Rain" opens in theaters. Here's the story of the first "Parental Advisory" sticker which adorned the soundtrack and 9 other things you probably didn't know
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Sat July 26, 2014
(BBC-US)
 
 
 
55 years ago America launched NS Savannah, Earth's first nuclear-powered ocean liner / merchant ship, with mission of persuading the world that atoms could be used for peace. It didn't work
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(The Big Lead)
 
 
 
Freddy Adu, anointed savior of American soccer 10 years ago when he entered MLS at age 14, signs deal with first-division club in Europe. Oh sure, a Serbian SuperLiga club, but still, he looks pumped to be in Jagodina
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Fri July 25, 2014
(American Rhetoric)
 
 
 
40 years ago today, Representative Barbara Jordan delivered her famous "We The People" speech. Take a moment out of your life to listen to one of the most eloquent Congressional monologues of the 20th century
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Tue July 22, 2014
(The Meta Picture)
 
 
 
Sick of the abysmally slow service in restaurants now? Comparisons of surveillance footage taken ten years ago, and now, shows the real reason. (Look in a mirror, you foodie twats)
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Mon July 21, 2014
(BBC-US)
 
 
 
17 years ago, a cargo ship spilled millions of Legos into the sea, and Cornish residents are still collecting it. "The holy grail is an octopus or a dragon. If your neighbour had found a green dragon, you'd want to go out and find one yourself"
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Sat July 19, 2014
(KTVU Bay Area News)
 
 
 
More than 30 years ago a World War II veteran began building and maintaining hillside cross made up of thousands of stones, all hand-placed to honor his fellow veterans who never made it home. Now a 15-year-old boy is fighting to keep the area intact
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Wed July 16, 2014
(Life.com)
 
 
 
45 years ago, at 9:32 AM EDT, Apollo 11 lifted off carrying Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin, and Michael Collins to the moon. And that wasn't just a euphemism for spousal abuse, as it had been in the past
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Mon July 14, 2014
(Bay News 9)
 
 
 
Fifty years ago, a Florida town was founded to be a tax- and regulation-free "model community." Let's see how it's doing today
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Fri July 11, 2014
(Major League Baseball)
 
 
 
The most famous Baseball player ever started his MLB career pitching for the Boston Red Sox 100 years ago today. Then, he went and got some beers, hot dogs and hookers
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Mon July 07, 2014
(BBC-US)
 
 
 
If you hid your jar full of change a couple thousand years ago and can't remember where, we've got some good news for you
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Sat July 05, 2014
(Mental Floss)
 
 
 
Twenty-five years ago this week, Seinfeld made its debut on NBC. Can you name the 25 future stars who appeared on the show? Yes, they're spectacular
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Fri July 04, 2014
(YouTube)
 
 
 
75 years ago today, Lou Gehrig was the luckiest man alive
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(Escapist Magazine)
 
 
 
That web browser you stopped using 10 years ago is the most popular browser in the world by far
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Tue July 01, 2014
(US Naval Institute)
 
 
 
100 years ago today, the US Navy finally figured out what to do with a drunken sailor. They took away his alcohol
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Sat June 28, 2014
(Daily Mail)
 
 
 
Chinese man has spent £24,000 on hundreds of tickets for the new Transformers film - just to prove to his ex-girlfriend how rich he has become. They broke up seven years ago when he was poor
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Sun June 22, 2014
(BroBible)
 
 
 
Six years ago today, the world lost a legend. In remembrance, here are five great George Carlin bits that everybody should know
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Fri June 20, 2014
(The Scientist)
 
 
 
Scientists use 17 skulls from 430,000 years ago to demonstrate the early evolution of what would eventually become the Neanderthals. In other news, this headline lacks any jokes but don't worry there will be plenty of jokes to the right
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Thu June 19, 2014
(Toronto Sun)
 
 
 
Star Trek V: The Final Frontier is 25 years-old .... and it still sucks just as much as it did 25 years ago
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(Billboard)
 
 
 
The best sales week for a vinyl LP since they started keeping track was __ years ago, breaking the former record set __ years ago. A) 20, 40 B) 10, 30 C) 0, 20
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Wed June 18, 2014
(BBC-US)
 
 
 
Frenchman found guilty of ordering kidnapping of the guy who murdered his daughter. Thirty years ago. Liam Neeson nods in approval
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Tue June 17, 2014
(NYPost)
 
 
 
20 years ago today in NYC: Following the Rangers Stanley Cup victory parade up Broadway,thousands of Knicks fans in bars around the city lose their shiat as TVs show a slow moving white Bronco in LA in lieu of Game 5 of the Finals
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(Time)
 
 
 
If you didn't get the message when they bombed two Ugandan nightclubs four years ago, al-Shabaab reminds us that they really hate people who watch the World Cup
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Sun June 15, 2014
(Detroit Free Press)
 
 
 
50 years ago today, the Chicago Cubs traded a light hitting outfielder named Lou Brock to the St. Louis Cardinals
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Sat June 14, 2014
(CrushPlate)
 
 
 
44 years ago Dock Ellis no-hit the Padres high on LSD. "I chewed my gum until it turned to powder. I started having a crazy idea in the fourth inning that Richard Nixon was the home plate umpire"
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(Major League Baseball)
 
 
 
First Interleague MLB game played 17 years ago this week. Here's a handful of Interleague trivia for your next bar bet
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Sun June 08, 2014
(Daily Mail)
 
 
 
Russian government target Snowden six years ago as a target to convince to defect. This continues the saga of the man who to complain about government abuse went to Russia
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Thu June 05, 2014
(Opposing Views)
 
 
 
Researchers discover species that they thought went extinct 124 years ago, do exactly what you'd expect them to
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Wed June 04, 2014
(The Atlantic)
 
 
 
50 years ago the world was given a vision of the Future at the New York World's Fair. Then the corporations found out they could make more money destroying the future than building it
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(Mental Floss)
 
 
 
40 years ago today, Cleveland Indians "Ten Cent Beer Night" goes horribly wrong. "Fans threw rocks on the field, stormed the field, attacked the opposing team. Texas was awarded a forfeit." Ah, the good times
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(The Daily Beast)
 
 
 
How songwriters are screwed in the digital age: "Forty years ago, co-writing a song with Ringo Starr would have bought me a house and a pool. Now, estimating 100,000 plays on Spotify, we guessed we'd split about $80. I was way too optimistic"
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Tue June 03, 2014
(The Week UK)
 
 
 
Hey, sorry your little girl disappeared without a trace in our resort town seven years ago. But would mind awfully not looking for her body for a few more months? It really bums out the tourists. Kthnxby
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(CBS News)
 
 
 
Cool: 93- year old man planning on Sky Diving. Interesting: into Normandy France Badass: just like he did 70 years ago when he had a screaming eagle sewed onto his shoulder
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Mon June 02, 2014
(The New York Times)
 
 
 
College radio station skips the usual format of hipster dreck and instead resurrects a legendary Memphis radio station that went off the air 54 years ago
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Sun June 01, 2014
(Wikipedia)
 
 
 
67 years ago today, Sgt Pepper taught the band to play
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Thu May 29, 2014
(Independent)
 
 
 
British Airways used to simply prop up dead passengers in their seats and pretend they were asleep. "It's what we used to do many years ago - give them a vodka and tonic, a Daily Mail and eye-shades and they were like, they're fine"
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Sat May 24, 2014
(Yahoo)
 
 
 
Brannon Braga and Ronald D. Moore discuss the series finale of Star Trek: The Next Generation, which aired twenty years ago. Holy shiat, subby feels old
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Thu May 22, 2014
(RealClear)
 
 
 
15-year girl who went missing 10 years ago is found alive after escaping from her captor who apparently held her as a sex slave for the last 10 years. Awkward Thanksgiving Alert: Her captor was her mom's former boyfriend
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(YouTube)
 
Video
 
Sun Ra arrived from Saturn 100 years ago today
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Tue May 20, 2014
(Yahoo)
 
 
 
World's oldest known pussy turns 114. In other news, "Vogue" topped the charts 24 years ago today
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Sun May 18, 2014
(Wikipedia)
 
 
 
Mount St. Helens blew its top 34 years ago today. Do any Old Farkers have stories from that day?
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