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80 headlines found matching 'Years Ago'
Wed June 22, 2016
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(CBS Miami)
 
 
 
It starting to look like half the population of Orlando reported the nightclub shooter to the FBI at one time or another. The latest? A fellow worshipper at his mosque who called the FBI two years ago after a conversation with Mateen disturbed him
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Tue June 21, 2016
(Science Alert)
 
 
 
Great Pyramid of Giza is actually lopsided, thanks to an error builders made during construction 4,500 years ago. Investigators now think it was an intentional pyramid scheme
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Mon June 20, 2016
(Yahoo)
 
 
 
Thirty years ago, the summer gave us some of the most craptacular big-name movies ever made: Howard the Duck, Shanghai Surprise, Under the Cherry Moon, Maximum Overdrive and Cobra. 1986 was so bad, picking Razzies winners was a challenge
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Fri June 17, 2016
(YouTube)
 
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20 years ago Quake was released for the PC. Check out this artists interpretation of what it would look like with today's graphics
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Tue June 14, 2016
(Denver Channel)
 
 
 
That chick that left creepy paintings in national parks two years ago and Instagrammed them is finally getting sentenced
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(Wikipedia)
 
 
 
43 years ago there was an attack on a gay night club. Compared to the response then, America has come a long way
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Mon June 13, 2016
(Live Science)
 
 
 
Some 1,800 years ago, Roman troops used "whistling" sling bullets as a terror weapon against their barbarian foes
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Thu June 09, 2016
(Daily Mail)
 
 
 
Chimp still loves woman who rescued her from a research lab 25 years ago. Your chimp wants bananas
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Wed June 08, 2016
(I Heart Radio)
 
 
 
Hacker is sorry he didn't know George Harrison died 15 years ago
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Tue June 07, 2016
(Japan Today)
 
 
 
Uber enters Japan, will offer service in "depopulated" Tango, where taxi service stopped eight years ago and many leftover residents are too old and frail to drive
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(Phys Org2)
 
 
 
"Fifty years ago, astronomers discovered a mystery. They called it Loop I. Today, we still have not fully resolved the mystery of how this giant celestial structure formed but we do now have the best-ever image of it thanks to the Planck satellite"
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Mon June 06, 2016
(TampaBay.com (St. Petersburg Tim)
 
 
 
30 years ago, 'SpaceCamp' the movie suffered a major malfunction
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(BBC-US)
 
 
 
Hobart and his "Funnies" - the specialized tanks that helped the Allies blast their way through Hitler's Atlantic Wall 72 years ago today
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Fri June 03, 2016
(Cartoon Brew)
 
 
 
75 years ago this week, Disney animators went on strike and the picket signs were amazing
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(MassLive)
 
 
 
An Expos 18th round draft pick 21 years ago this week went on to become one of the most famous athletes in the world
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Thu June 02, 2016
(Business Insider)
 
 
 
It was 19 years ago today when Apple's business plan could be summarized in just one word: Pray
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Sat May 28, 2016
(New York Daily News)
 
 
 
Eighteen years ago today, comedy legend Phil Hartman was shot and killed by his wife, all thanks to Andy Dick
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(IMDB)
 
 
 
Forty years ago tonight, just outside Austin, Pink, Don, and Wooderson were putting together a party at the moon tower. Alright, alright, alright
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Fri May 27, 2016
(The Atlantic)
 
 
 
40 years ago this week, the "Judgment of Paris" shattered France's image as king of high-quality wine, as wine experts in blind tasting deemed America great, or at least the California part
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(KTVU Bay Area News)
 
 
 
Cute girl visited SF house over 150 years ago and never left
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(YouTube)
 
 
 
75 years ago the Bismarck was sunk by the Royal Navy. Let us celebrate the heroic action with an American novelty song
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Thu May 26, 2016
(NHL)
 
 
 
ECF GAME 7: All the hot dogs have come down to this. One team won the cup 7 years ago, the other 12. One gets another shot at it, the other gets some "coulda been" stories for the guys at the bar they will ultimately call home. Find out at 8PM ET
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Wed May 25, 2016
(YouTube)
 
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25 years ago this month, a newly adult Bill Gates rocked the saucer-shaped glasses, touted Microsoft Windows 3.0, Visual Basic, Pen Windows, and multimedia to the masses at Windows World
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Sun May 22, 2016
(Google)
 
 
 
Name one movie you've never seen that A) everybody else seems to have seen years ago and B) people seem mildly shocked you haven't watched. Link goes to smitty's choice
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Thu May 19, 2016
(ABC7 New York)
 
 
 
Nothing to see here, just another Vietnam anti-war protester who was kicked out of college 44 years ago finally graduating from college
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(Radio.com)
 
 
 
This month's "SuperGroup" formation includes members of Rage Against the Machine, Public Enemy & Cypress Hill. Like most "SuperGroups", this would have been a lot cooler 25 years ago
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Wed May 18, 2016
(Wikipedia)
 
 
 
36 years ago today, subby was at a local skate park, watching what he thought was a severe thunderstorm rolling in around 1:00pm. Turned out Mt. St. Helens had erupted that morning. What were YOU doing on that fateful day?
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Tue May 17, 2016
(BBC-US)
 
 
 
11,000 years ago a dog (or rather its cancer) evolved into a pathogen. Now an open-source, peer-reviewed study shows that on occasion, those microbes steal mitochondrial DNA from their hosts before killing them
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Mon May 16, 2016
(The American Conservative)
 
 
 
Watch out Christianity, your 2000 years of apologetics and tradition are about to be upended in one scathing column written by that one guy who was co-host of that one show your parents remember from 35 years ago
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(Some Guy)
 
 
 
Virgin Atlantic is reposting people's tweets from years ago and if you see yours, you win a free flight
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(CNN)
 
 
 
Seven years ago, Richmond started paying its criminals to not commit crimes. So is it working, or not?
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Sat May 14, 2016
(Spaceflight Now)
 
 
 
SpaceX might be able to land their cute little firecracker on a boat, but 43 years ago today, NASA launched the 100 ton Skylab space station into orbit using their 7.6 million pound thrust Apollo rocket
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Fri May 13, 2016
(Miami Herald)
 
 
 
Twenty years ago, a company skipped installing $9.16 in plastic parts and got charged with 110 counts of manslaughter
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(Yahoo)
 
 
 
Drumpf: We shouldn't be talking about things that happened 25 years ago. Let's talk about Bill Clinton's affairs from 19 years ago instead
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Thu May 12, 2016
(Mother Nature Network)
 
 
 
You know you were a good teacher when your letter against too much testing that you wrote to your students seventeen years ago is still being read reverently in the classroom today. "The scorers don't know you. And there are many ways of being smart"
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Wed May 11, 2016
(Slate)
 
 
 
"Dear Prudence: Years ago, my husband and I hit a low point in our marriage; I had an affair. Now, he wants to use that to blackmail me into an open marriage so he can cheat with a clean conscience. It will fail worse than polyamory. What do I do?"
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Sun May 08, 2016
(NPR)
 
 
 
10 years ago Al Gore's "An Inconvenient Truth" made many dire predictions, and made Al Gore a wealthy man. While Al Gore flies on his solid gold jet and lights his cigars with burning $100 bills, let's take a look at how accurate his predictions were
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Fri May 06, 2016
(The New York Times)
 
 
 
Remember two years ago when Volkswagen welcomed the UAW into its Chattanooga plant with open arms? Yeah, about that
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(12News Phoenix)
 
 
 
The odds of winning the Powerball lottery are one in 175 million. What are the odds of finding a newspaper from exactly 50 years ago to the day under the floorboards while renovating a deceased in-law's house?
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Thu May 05, 2016
(Las Vegas Review Journal)
 
 
 
28 years ago yesterday, a Las Vegas company's gamble did not pay off. The result was the largest domestic, non-nuclear explosion recorded in history
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(The Daily Beast)
 
 
 
Sixteen years ago, Donald Trump said he would be the first celebrity president and even laid out his plan to hijack the media and...just read it. It's eerily prescient and terrifying
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Wed May 04, 2016
(CBS News)
 
 
 
The woman who underwent a face transplant five years ago after being attacked by a chimpanzee is back in a hospital because doctors discovered her body is rejecting the transplant
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(YouTube)
 
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In honor of May the Fourth, here's a stop-motion tribute to Star Wars done with Peeps done by a Farker's friend during a period of unemployment many years ago
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(Marketwatch)
 
 
 
150 million emails are sent every minute on the internet. Which is amazing when you consider everyone under 30 stopped sending emails three years ago
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Sun May 01, 2016
(Society for Science)
 
 
 
"This might be the first time in history where we can distinctly point to something and say, 'One thing happened in this galaxy 13 billion years ago.'"
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Fri April 29, 2016
(MSN)
 
 
 
Two years ago Johnny Manziel was drafted in the first round of the NFL Draft. Now he is at a bar watching this year's selection show before going to a Justin Bieber concert
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(Den of Geek (US))
 
 
 
Dexter's Laboratory debuted 20 years ago, and from its wellspring came creativity on the Cartoon Network, The Powerpuff Girls and ... Family Guy. Grrr ... DEEDEE
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(Bangor Daily News)
 
 
 
Graffiti discovered at Utah's Arches National Park may be irreparable. If only it had been done 5,000 years ago and then we'd all be celebrating the discovery of petroglyphs
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Thu April 28, 2016
(Science Daily)
 
 
 
Dinosaurs made a large scale mass exodus out of Europe 100 million years ago. Apparently it had something to do with someone threatening to keep them from moving into other countries by building a wall
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Wed April 27, 2016
(Network World)
 
 
 
A Florida man hijacked a satellite and knocked HBO (and Sean Penn) off the air 30 years ago today. He was caught, but the consequences in 1986 were nothing like they'd be now
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(Wikipedia)
 
 
 
On this day five years ago, the greatest tornado outbreak in modern history went Full Alabama
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Sun April 24, 2016
(Fortune)
 
 
 
Exactly 500 years ago, brave Bavarians got sick of crappy adjuncts added to beer, enacted the German Beer Purity Law. Today, despite resistance from American megabreweries and microbreweries, we're drinking in the benefits
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Tue April 19, 2016
(ITV)
 
 
 
Someone sent an SOS to the an SOS to the world an SOS to the world 103 years ago
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Thu April 14, 2016
(Pittsburgh Post-Gazette)
 
 
 
Trump promises to make Pittsburgh's steel industry great again, not letting details like the fact that the last steel mill there closed 20 years ago get in his way
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Sun April 10, 2016
(The Weather Channel)
 
 
 
Not news: Photographer visits spooky rotting abandoned Alabama ghost town. Fark: Town was built 13 years ago for Tim Burton and Johnny Depp's movie Big Fish
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Fri April 08, 2016
(USA Today)
 
 
 
Castaways learn a valuable lesson because they'd watched Gilligan's Island all those years ago
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Wed April 06, 2016
(Gizmodo)
 
 
 
New studies conclude several millions years ago, a series of nearby supernovae explosions rained radioactive particles down on Earth, and might have kick-started a major climactic shift
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Fri April 01, 2016
(Network World)
 
 
 
Apple was founded 40 years ago today -- April Fools Day, 1976 -- according to everyone but Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak
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(Discovery)
 
 
 
Scientists prove that snakes came in colors 10 million years ago
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(YouTube)
 
 
 
20 years ago today, "Severed Dreams" aired: "As of this moment, Babylon 5 is seceding from the Earth Alliance. We will remain an independent state till President Trump is removed from office"
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Tue March 29, 2016
(Gizmodo UK)
 
 
 
"A few years ago, a Phoenix-based photographer teamed up with physicists at Princeton to explore the unusually uniform rings a drop of whisky leaves behind when it dries. Now those physicists have published their findings in Physical Review Letters"
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Mon March 28, 2016
(Network World)
 
 
 
Your morning tech headlines ... from 30 years ago
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Sat March 26, 2016
(DeKalb Daily Chronicle)
 
 
 
Remember that cold case from 1957 which was miraculously solved five years ago? Turns out the prosecutor based his case on the defendant being able to teleport
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Fri March 25, 2016
(Major League Baseball)
 
 
 
100 years ago today, the suspenseful saga of Ty Cobb's lost diamond ring concluded. Maybe it was the true source of Cobb's future abilities
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(Fox 10 Phoenix)
 
 
 
Chase Field, home of the Diamondbacks and built with taxpayer money less than 20 years ago, needs repair and the team wants to go elsewhere. However, they're stuck in a long-term lease with Maricopa County. Haven't we heard this one before?
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Thu March 24, 2016
(The Raw Story)
 
 
 
Co-founder of a Gay Republican group gave Donald Trump a chance to talk at CPAC years ago, and now regrets the decision because he is taking the blame for Trump's presidential run
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Wed March 23, 2016
(CBS Sports)
 
 
 
In news that should have happened 20 years ago: Notre Dame has finally joined the Big Ten
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Sun March 20, 2016
(Abc.net.au)
 
 
 
Micro-financing people in poverty, a Nobel Prize winning idea 10 years ago, now found to increase debt and lead people to suicide
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(12News Phoenix)
 
 
 
Maybe bringing home that TNT as a souvenir from your mining job 40 years ago wasn't such a good idea after all
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Thu March 17, 2016
(New York Daily News)
 
 
 
87% of NYPD officers feel the city is less safe than two years ago. If only they were members of some kind of organization that had the power to possibly do something about it
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Mon March 14, 2016
(The New York Times)
 
 
 
Five years ago: OkCupid analyses their dataset and writes insightful, interesting articles on the world of online dating. Today: "Women who send first message more likely to get a response than men lol"
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Tue March 08, 2016
(Major League Baseball)
 
 
 
Calling all baseball trivia experts: 43 years ago this week, the first DH in MLB history made an appearance. Who was it?
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Mon March 07, 2016
(Seattle Times)
 
 
 
Seattle Times says that Fark scores exactly 100 with this headline: "54 years ago, Wilt Chamberlain seemingly scored at will. He also tallied 100 points in an NBA game"
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(Denver Post)
 
 
 
Dating was simpler 70 years ago. "We wrote for a year or two," she said. "When he came home, we got married"
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Fri March 04, 2016
(The Atlantic)
 
 
 
With millennials earning no more than their cohorts did 30 years ago, study suggests they should indulge their retro tendencies, and get involved in changing public policy to permit "collective bargaining" and forming "unions"
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(TMZ)
 
 
 
Years ago, a construction worker found a knife buried at OJ Simpson's estate. He gave it to an off-duty officer, who kept it in a baggie. The retired cop called a friend to get the case number of the murders, and now the knife is being tested for DNA
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Thu March 03, 2016
(The Raw Story)
 
 
 
How Theodore Bilbo, a white supremacist politician from Mississippi 70 years ago wrote the political playbook Donald Trump's campaign is following today. And he always seemed like such a nice guy in "The Hobbit"
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(Lancaster Online)
 
 
 
54 years ago, Wilt Chamberlain seemingly scored at will. He also tallied 100 points in an NBA game
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Wed March 02, 2016
(Major League Baseball)
 
 
 
17 years ago the Orioles traveled to Cuba and beat the Cuban National Team, 3-2, in 11 innings. Smoke a cigar and enjoy some cool images from that game
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Tue March 01, 2016
(The Onion)
 
 
 
Four years ago, "The Onion" predicted the 2016 GOP presidential race in a funny video. Scary: The satire came true
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