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77 headlines found matching 'Years Ago'
Sat December 20, 2014
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(Fox News)
 
 
 
Not news: Golfer hits hole in one. News: He recorded his first hole in one 75 years ago. Fark: This one came at age 103
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Tue December 16, 2014
(Daily Mail)
 
 
 
Bill Cosby victim #25 reveals she was only 18 when he allegedly drugged her and she woke up to him licking her toes and having a Coke and a smile and a wank. Bonus: this was only 6 years ago
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Sun December 14, 2014
(Major League Baseball)
 
 
 
60 years ago, Dodgers spend the best $14,000 in their history, by signing an unknown 18-year-old pitcher named Sandy Koufax
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Wed December 10, 2014
(The Atlantic)
 
 
 
Toys are more divided by gender than they were fifty years ago, when social gender lines were much more rigid
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Tue December 09, 2014
(Van Halen News Desk)
 
 
 
Dimebag Darrell Abbot died 10 years ago tonight. Here's the story of how he went to his rest with Eddie Van Halen's original Charvel hybrid guitar featured on "Van Halen II"
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Mon December 08, 2014
(Bring Me the News)
 
 
 
General Mills bringing back French Toast Crunch cereal, discontinued 8 years ago, thanks to an online petition. Meanwhile, 30 years on, I am still waiting for the return of Buc Wheats
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Sun December 07, 2014
(Wikipedia)
 
 
 
35 years ago today, pastel pajamas and hot bald chicks became the look of the future when Star Trek: The Motion Picture opened in theaters. Coincidentally, 35 years is roughly how long the flying around the ship scene lasted
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(Wired)
 
 
 
The newest one was built 30 years ago. Keep calm and BRRRRRRRRRT on
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Fri December 05, 2014
(Fox News)
 
 
 
Snooki's husband pleads guilty to DUI two days after their wedding. Apparently someone didn't tell him that the auditions for "Jersey Shore" ended years ago
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Thu December 04, 2014
(CBC)
 
 
 
Most ancient case of cancer ever found in bones of man who died 4,500 years ago. Still no cure for cancer
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(Atlanta Journal Constitution)
 
 
 
Texas brain mystery turns into a non-story upon the revelation that most brains were purged years ago. Follow-up trumps obvious tag... barely
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Wed December 03, 2014
(Major League Baseball)
 
 
 
60 years ago this week, Yankees and Orioles complete largest baseball trade ever - 17 players over three weeks, as New York gets some young kid named Don Larsen
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(Today)
 
 
 
Parents outraged that the names they have chosen for their children are suddenly popular. "Five years ago, there were no Masons. Now, it's overtaken Mike. It's wrong." First world problems, apparently
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(Discover)
 
 
 
Human ancestors developed a taste for alcohol 10 million years ago. Apparently happy hour started way earlier than previously thought
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Mon December 01, 2014
(Guardian)
 
 
 
Idi Amin's son wishes to register a complaint with the Guardian about his dad's obituary...from 11 years ago. First of all, when the dictator engaged in cannibalism he did NOT use mornay sauce. Are we clear?
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Sun November 30, 2014
(Abc.net.au)
 
 
 
Cool before and after images of Darwin after Cyclone Tracy 40 years ago
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(Slate)
 
 
 
The best documented case of a human hit by a meteorite happened 60 years ago today. The bruise will haunt your dreams
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Fri November 28, 2014
(The Atlantic)
 
 
 
Fathers now spend an entire five more hours per week watching their children than they did fifty years ago. PROGRESS
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Wed November 26, 2014
(Metro)
 
 
 
Loyal dog waits at the hospital every day for her owner. Difficulty: Her owner died two years ago
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Sat November 22, 2014
(Newser)
 
 
 
Seventy-five years ago this week, jewelry company hires 18-year-old girl to polish silver ahead of the holiday rush. She's still there today doing the same job
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Mon November 17, 2014
(YouTube)
 
 
 
48 years ago, Beach Boys' "Good Vibrations" reached #1 on the UK charts. Here's a look at how this recording was made
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Sun November 16, 2014
(YouTube)
 
 
 
Forty years ago today, John Lennon's Whatever Gets You Thru the Night became the ex-Beatle's only solo #1. The tune featured Elton John on piano, and the two performed the song live at Madison Square Garden. Here's that performance
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Sat November 15, 2014
(SacBee)
 
 
 
Remember Jerry Brown, radical crusader against corruption? Probably not. That was 40 years ago
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(Jacksonville Journal-Courier)
 
 
 
Ever have that nagging feeling there was something you forgot to do ... 73 years ago?
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Wed November 12, 2014
(Time)
 
 
 
Ellis Island closed its doors 60 years ago today. Thankfully, someone was there to photograph the last wave of Scorsese extras to arrive in the New World
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Tue November 11, 2014
(The Local)
 
 
 
When you can't find your wallet, it's always in the last place you look. Like that shopping center in Switzerland you visited 18 years ago
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Sat November 08, 2014
(Huffington Post UK)
 
 
 
Cancer patient dies hours after her family brings the horse she raised from a foal 25 years ago to her hospital bed. This one is pretty thick from all the dust (pic)
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Thu November 06, 2014
(NPR)
 
 
 
Meet the guy who personally opened the Berlin Wall as a soldier 25 years ago: "I didn't open the Wall. The people who stood here, they did it. Their will was so great there was no other alternative but to open the border"
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Mon November 03, 2014
(YouTube)
 
Video
 
For sheer early-music-video WTFness it's hard to beat Hall & Oates' clip for "She's Gone," released 41 years ago today on the Abandoned Luncheonette album
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Sun November 02, 2014
(Nature World News)
 
 
 
Fanged "vampire" deer last seen 60 years ago spotted in northeast Afghanistan
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Thu October 30, 2014
(Washington Post)
 
 
 
New Mexico woman visits ER to get tested for Ebola because she was in Africa...two years ago
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Tue October 28, 2014
(Huffington Post)
 
 
 
Governor Scott Walker (R-etcon) is running an ad touting his support for the equal pay law he repealed two years ago
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Mon October 27, 2014
(The Raw Story)
 
 
 
Jared Diamond: "150,000 years ago, humans wouldn't figure on a list of the five most interesting species on Earth"
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Sat October 25, 2014
(YouTube)
 
 
 
Fifty years ago today, the Rolling Stones appeared for the first time on The Ed Sullivan Show singing 'Around And Around' and 'Time Is On My Side.' Watch the commanding stage presence of a confident 21-year-old Mick Jagger
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Mon October 20, 2014
(Click Orlando)
 
 
 
Gov. Rick Scott makes campaign stop to stress the importance of early voting he restricted three years ago
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Sun October 19, 2014
(AL.com)
 
 
 
Ten years ago a man at Daytona put a tire around his midsection and called himself 'Tire Man,' and NASCAR has never been the same since
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Fri October 17, 2014
(Slate)
 
 
 
"Dear Prudence: Years ago, I had an affair with a coworker. I am a liberal; he is a conservative. Now, he's running for office and is trying to dismantle women's rights. Can I expose the affair and derail his campaign for the greater good?"
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Wed October 15, 2014
(9 News)
 
 
 
Where were you five years ago when the country was hovering around their transistor radios to hear the latest news about BALLOON BOY?
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Tue October 14, 2014
(The New York Times)
 
 
 
102 years ago today - Teddy Roosevelt (Bull Moose-NY) gets shot in the chest, shrugs off the wound, gives an hour-long speech, then swims to Africa to strangle a wildebeest bare-handed. But remember, voting for a third-party candidate is a waste
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(Daily Express)
 
 
 
"A German documentary being screened on Wednesday night claims the mysterious UFO 'Roswell Incident' in the USA nearly 70 years ago was the result of Nazis, not aliens"
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Mon October 13, 2014
(Deadspin)
 
 
 
The most infamous trade in NFL history happened 25 years ago. Tag is for the Vikings
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Sun October 12, 2014
(YouTube)
 
 
 
It was 50 years ago today Robert Moog taught the electronics how to play
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(TeamRock)
 
 
 
Chad Kroger on the hatred for Nickelback: "If critics had stopped writing about us, there would be no controversy left and we probably would have died out years ago. They don't know they're still responsible for us being around today"
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Wed October 08, 2014
(Yahoo)
 
 
 
Four years ago, the GOP won the governorships of a whole bunch of states, including Wisconsin, Kansas, Maine and Pennsylvania, promising to implement Tea Party policies. The trouble is, they did just that
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Tue October 07, 2014
(Talking Points Memo)
 
 
 
Six years ago, Al Franken was elected to the Senate by a margin of a mere 312 votes. Six years later, he is up almost 20 points on his opponent in a GOP-friendly year because he's good enough, smart enough, and gosh darn it, people like him
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(Siberian Times)
 
 
 
Girl who was shipped off to Siberia by her mother three years ago has escaped to Morocco, is having trouble adjusting to a diet that doesn't consist primarily of frozen reindeer meat
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Sun October 05, 2014
(Daily Mail)
 
 
 
Doctor to patient: The x-ray shows an acupuncture needle in your stomach. When did you last have acupuncture? Patient: 40 years ago
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Thu October 02, 2014
(ABC)
 
 
 
Girl kidnapped by her mother 12 years ago found safe in Mexico. Private investigator that found her is Farker's brother
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(Onion AV Club)
 
 
 
Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves is an unwatchable mess. Just like it was twenty-three years ago
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(Collider)
 
 
 
Warner Bros. is rebooting I Am Legend, which was rebooted several years ago and was itself a reboot of a reboot
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Sun September 28, 2014
(AZCentral)
 
 
 
Arizonians: Remember when you bought those cigarettes online many years ago? Yeah, about that
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Thu September 25, 2014
(Science Alert (Australia))
 
 
 
Scientists discover fossils of some of the earliest known multicellular organisms, which lived 600 million years ago and appeared to have been some sort of fruit (pic)
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(New Musical Express)
 
 
 
Bruce Springsteen's first seven albums are getting remastered and will be released in an elegant boxed set much like The Eagles boxed set from a few years ago
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Sun September 21, 2014
(Talking Points Memo)
 
 
 
The Democratic candidate for KS governor was in a strip club 16 years ago. This means something
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(Ultimate Classic Rock)
 
 
 
Thirty years ago, the first CD printed in the United States was released and it was, fittingly, Bruce Springsteen's Born in the USA
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Fri September 19, 2014
(New York Daily News)
 
 
 
"Hey my car is right where I left it... 40 years ago"
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Sun September 14, 2014
(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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(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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