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90 headlines found matching 'years ago'
Wed July 26, 2017
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(Fox 23 Tulsa)
 
 
 
69 years ago today, Harry Truman ordered the racial desegregation of the U.S. military
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Thu July 20, 2017
(Guardian)
 
 
 
Released from the oppressive yoke of British rule 20 years ago, Hong Kong is now enjoying the freedom of living as part of China
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Wed July 19, 2017
(Popular Mechanics)
 
 
 
Decades before Sully and his flying computer took a calculated dip in the Hudson, Al Haynes and his United crew saved 185 people, using nothing but spit and thrust changes to land a doomed DC-10. RIP to the 111 who died, 28 years ago today
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Tue July 18, 2017
(Talking Points Memo)
 
 
 
Seven years ago, a World of Warcraft gold farmer saw how obsessively angry young, internet-addicted men got over pointless bullsh*t, and got to wondering how he could weaponize that internet hate machine. Steve Bannon: Origins
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Mon July 17, 2017
(The Sun)
 
 
 
You too can own your own Scottish island with a six-bed lighthouse cottage with no neighbors for only £325,000. The only catch is a murder that happened there 57 years ago
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(Den Of Geek)
 
 
 
It was thirty years ago today that we heard first heard "Dead or alive, you're coming with me"
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(Washington Post)
 
 
 
Has Supreme Court Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. embraced the court's same-sex marriage decision that he so passionately protested two years ago? Maybe he finally met the right person?
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Thu July 13, 2017
(Politico)
 
 
 
Apparently there IS a cov(fef)en of witches and the Russian Lawyer is a dead ringer for the witch who ran for Senate in Delaware a few years ago
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(Some Guy)
 
 
 
For all you Eve Online Farkers: Five years ago, submitter posted a tongue-in-cheek post requesting the devs add the ability to clothe in-game corpses. The post has continued to grow in his absence. Grossness to the left, condemnation to the right
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Tue July 11, 2017
(Reuters)
 
 
 
Look. Just because we helped them with money, men and material 65 years ago and have been their only real friend since doesn't mean that we bear any responsibility for their actions so SHUT UP ABOUT IT ALREADY
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Wed July 05, 2017
(New York Daily News)
 
 
 
Reporters: We'd really like to have a gander at the documents filed in the lawsuit alleging Trump used illegal workers when building his first Trump tower. Court: Sorry we threw those away years ago. Lawyer: Oh, hey, looks like *I* still have copies
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Tue July 04, 2017
(Star Trek)
 
 
 
Eighteen years ago the final episode of the best Star Trek series aired
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Mon July 03, 2017
(The Hollywood Reporter)
 
 
 
Over Fourth of July weekend twenty years ago, moviegoers learned the good guys dress in black
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Sat July 01, 2017
(Comcast SportsNet NE)
 
 
 
The Bruins officially have nothing to show for the Tyler Seguin trade four years ago. Fark Chiarelli
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(YouTube)
 
 
 
150 years ago, America got a hat
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Fri June 30, 2017
(The Irish Times)
 
 
 
Cranial forensic experts produce 3-D image of young Irishman who lived 500 years ago. He looks strangely familiar
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Thu June 29, 2017
(Business Insider)
 
 
 
The first iPhone went on sale 10 years ago today - here's how Steve Jobs announced it
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Wed June 28, 2017
(Mirror.co.uk)
 
 
 
20 years ago today, Mike Tyson asks Evander Holyfield to lend him an ear
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Tue June 27, 2017
(IMDB)
 
 
 
20 years ago today, John Travolta and Nicolas Cage were face-swapping long before it was cool
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Sun June 25, 2017
(Wikipedia)
 
 
 
"I've seen things you people wouldn't believe. Attack ships on fire off the shoulder of Orion. I watched C-beams glitter in the dark near the Tannhauser gate. All those moments will be lost in time like tears in rain. Time to die." 35 years ago today
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Fri June 23, 2017
(The Hollywood Reporter)
 
 
 
Bill Pullman reveals what he learned 30 years ago on Spaceballs: "this is going to be the secret that you carry through your whole career. You gotta get that part tight around your butt"
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Wed June 21, 2017
(KTVO Kirksville)
 
 
 
Iowa police closer to finding man who went missing two years ago. One foot closer
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Tue June 20, 2017
(MSN)
 
 
 
Daniel Day-Lewis announces he will quit acting. Nicolas Cage announces he stopped acting years ago and that hasn't stopped him from making movies
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Mon June 19, 2017
(Deadspin)
 
 
 
It was 10 years ago, WWE killed Vince McMahon in its most ridiculous storyline ever
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(Talking Points Memo)
 
 
 
Trump: "The Panama Canal is doing quite well. I think we did a good job building it, right?" Panamanian President Varela: "Yeah. A hundred years ago"
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Thu June 15, 2017
(Forbes)
 
 
 
265 years ago, Ben Franklin did something extraordinary. And no, it wasn't having several French mistresses, that came later
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(Lehigh Valley Live)
 
 
 
35 years ago 3 dudes set out to win a mobile home by living on a billboard. This is their story
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Tue June 13, 2017
(Gothamist)
 
 
 
Travel through NYC with synced video from today and 80 years ago
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(The New York Times)
 
 
 
50 years ago this week, Loving (and Love) won
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Mon June 12, 2017
(Fox News)
 
 
 
30 years ago today, America's greatest modern President foretold the fall of communism by telling the Russians to "Tear down this wall"
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(Some Pill)
 
 
 
Aspirin went generic 100 years ago, so why is Bayer still in business?
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Tue June 06, 2017
(WTOP)
 
 
 
73 years ago today, Allied forces launched Operation Overlord. For you historically challenged Millennials, "Operation Overlord" was the code name for the invasion at Normandy. Oh, Normandy is in France. Oh, right -- France is a country in Europe
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Mon June 05, 2017
(BBC-US)
 
 
 
Fifty years ago a friend on his way to Saudi gets stuck in Rome grounded by the Six Days War. In a bar, he asks stranger what he's drinking and gets introduced to a lifelong love of the Negroni. How was your life changed in that way?
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Sun June 04, 2017
(Blastr)
 
 
 
35 years ago, the best Star Trek movie ever was released. So, per standard protocol, here's the article about some things you might not have known about it
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(U.S. Navy)
 
 
 
75 years ago today the United States Navy met a Japanese fleet that had run rampant for 6 months in battle off of Midway Atoll and achieved one of the greatest victories in its history, decisively changing the course of the war in the Pacific
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Fri June 02, 2017
(The New York Times)
 
 
 
Tiananmen Square: On this site, almost 28 years ago, something happened. And a photographer who was there thinks the world should know it wasn't fake news
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Thu June 01, 2017
(NYPost)
 
 
 
♫♫"It was 50 years ago today...Sgt. Pepper taught the band to play"♪♪
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Wed May 31, 2017
(Onion AV Club)
 
 
 
25 years ago today, the finale aired for the greatest law and order show on television
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(Major League Baseball)
 
 
 
And then there was the time 95 years ago when the Cardinals and Cubs once swapped outfielders in the middle of a doubleheader. "Just trade jerseys and we'll be good to go"
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Tue May 30, 2017
(The Raw Story)
 
 
 
As we close our national holiday, let us not forget the real heroes of our past. Such as the policemen that arrested the president's father at a Memorial Day KKK rally 90 years ago. And also, lest we forget, apples are found under apple trees
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Sat May 27, 2017
(Rolling Stone)
 
 
 
Twenty-five years ago, music died forever when Billy Ray Cyrus released Achy Breaky Heart. And we have never recovered
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Fri May 26, 2017
(Major League Baseball)
 
 
 
40 years ago, teenage wunderkind Rickey Henderson stole a record 7 bases in an MiLB game ... a California League record that still stands today. The future flashed before Modesto's fans eyes
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Thu May 25, 2017
(YouTube)
 
 
 
It was 25 years ago this week that Johnny Carson passed the Tonight Show torch by bidding everyone "a heartfelt good night"
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(News.com.au)
 
 
 
Star Wars released 40 years ago today. In celebration here are 40 little-known facts from that galaxy far, far away
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Tue May 23, 2017
(LA Daily News)
 
 
 
Hey buuuuudy. 25 years ago two losers became cool after digging up an Ice Age-era caveman in "Encino Man." Here's a look back at the moronic movie that gave us Pauly Shore
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Mon May 22, 2017
(CNBC)
 
 
 
If you bought $100 of bitcoin 7 years ago, you'd be sitting on $72.9 million that you'd never be able to use
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Sat May 20, 2017
(Hamilton Spectator)
 
 
 
Dinosaurs perish in fiery blast. This is not a repeat from 65 million years ago
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Fri May 19, 2017
(Blastr)
 
 
 
Fifty-five years ago a huge, green, rage-monster made his first appearance in Marvel comics. So here are the top ten strongest Hulk stories
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(PennLive)
 
 
 
90 years ago on Saturday, Charles Lindbergh flew solo across the Atlantic Ocean. Does anybody remember it from a past life? Do you consider it the greatest accomplishment in aviation? Would you like to try it yourself?
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(WCPO Cincinnati)
 
 
 
Not news: Cincinnati Mayor's Office issues proclamation for "Tre Day". News: Mayor says had no knowledge of it even though he signed it. Fark: 'Tre' shot & killed a Cincinnati police officer less than two years ago
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Tue May 16, 2017
(Wikipedia)
 
 
 
On this date 149 years ago, the Senate voted in the impeachment trial of Andrew Johnson. Just crossed my mind for some reason
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(News.com.au)
 
 
 
First ever McDonald's opened its doors 77 years ago this week. This is what its original "amazing menu" looked like
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(Marketwatch)
 
 
 
Meet Amazon's first customer 22 years ago - and this is the book he bought
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Thu May 11, 2017
(Joe (UK))
 
 
 
12 years ago today, Leeroy Jenkins single handedly stormed his way into internet history. As the debate continues on whether it was staged or not, one thing remains certain: Leeroy loves his chicken
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Tue May 09, 2017
(Hot Air)
 
 
 
"Can we look at his college speeches? How about his speeches to businessmen 20 years ago?" Does he need to give a "Muslims are awesome" speech?
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(NPR)
 
 
 
25 years ago today, Sir Mix-A-Lot released "Baby Got Back," and was a real come-from-behind success
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Mon May 08, 2017
(UPI)
 
 
 
Scientists say Earth started 4.4 billion years ago as a barren water world, starring Kevin Costner and Dennis Hopper
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Fri May 05, 2017
(Major League Baseball)
 
 
 
More than thirty years ago, the Metrodome roof swallowed a Dave Kingman fly ball. Behold the new ground rule for "ball disappears in ceiling"
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Wed May 03, 2017
(The Sun)
 
 
 
Remember that stunt Toyota did a few years ago in which a Tundra towed a space shuttle 12 miles? Well, it seems Porsche decided to do something similar, but with a lot more weight
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Tue May 02, 2017
(CBC)
 
 
 
Canada made marijuana illegal 94 years ago but were too blitzed to remember why
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Mon May 01, 2017
(Washington Post)
 
 
 
Not news: art imitates life. News: life imitates art. Fark: where "art" = a Jim Carrey movie from 20 years ago
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Fri April 28, 2017
(History Channel)
 
 
 
50 years ago today, Muhammad Ali refuses Army induction, wins by TKO
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Mon April 24, 2017
(MLB Blogs)
 
 
 
141 years ago this week, America's first modern sports league, the National League of Professional Base Ball Clubs, began playing games under regime of no drinking, no gambling, and no jumping from team to team for more money. Go Cubs go
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Sat April 22, 2017
(YouTube)
 
 
 
Over 3000 years ago, civilization around the Mediterranean collapsed leaving only Egypt as its sole remaining but weakened power. History, archeology, geology, and other sciences show us what happened and how it could happen again. Worth a watch
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(Denver Post)
 
 
 
Seven years ago today every rational Broncos fan cried out in terror, then suddenly got really vocal
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Thu April 20, 2017
(Gizmodo)
 
 
 
29 years ago, They Live was here to kick ass and chew bubblegum. Today, it's still out of gum
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Wed April 19, 2017
(Wikipedia)
 
 
 
28 years ago today: 47 men lost their lives on the U.S.S. Iowa, BB-61, when there was an explosion in turret 2. RIP Shipmates
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(NPR)
 
 
 
30 years ago today, The Tracey Ullman Show unleashed a kwyjibo and family on us all. D'OH
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Sat April 15, 2017
(Boston.com)
 
 
 
20 years ago, hockey's greatest logo was harpooned
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(USA Today)
 
 
 
70 years ago today, MLB breaks its most important record ever
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Fri April 14, 2017
(PennLive)
 
 
 
The assassination of President Abraham Lincoln was 152 years ago on April 14. Was it the most prolific murder in American history? Anybody remember it from one of their past lives?
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Thu April 13, 2017
(Oregon Live)
 
 
 
"Five years ago, I never would have envisioned myself suing a president of the United States on an issue that I believe is an issue of morality, and yet here we are"
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Wed April 12, 2017
(Fox Sports (Australia))
 
 
 
Behold the sad story of Glenn Burke, the man who 40 years ago 'invented' the high-five
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(Vice)
 
 
 
In a twist that will surprise no one, the best EA Hockey title was made 24 years ago. "We've basically identified it as the best game we've ever played, and why would you spend your time playing anything else?"
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Tue April 11, 2017
(Chicago Sun-Times)
 
 
 
25 years ago a crew punched a hole in the Chicago River causing a flood that was the biggest disaster since the Chicago Fire. It took 6 weeks to finally put a cork in it. The company responsible got away without paying a dime
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Mon April 10, 2017
(Wikipedia)
 
 
 
81 years ago today, *BOOM* John Madden
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Sun April 09, 2017
(CBC)
 
 
 
100 years ago today, a 50-year-old nation sent 4 divisions up a ridge, forged itself an identity, and added the name Vimy Ridge to history
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Fri April 07, 2017
(Gizmodo)
 
 
 
A stellar collision in the Orion Nebular stellar nursery roughly 500 years ago set off some awesome cosmic fireworks
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Thu April 06, 2017
(Wikipedia)
 
 
 
Fifty years ago today, the greatest episode in the history of Star Trek aired for the first time. No, not the one where they steal Spock's brain; the other one
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(Slate)
 
 
 
"Dear Prudence: I am in my late 20s; four years ago, I was diagnosed with cancer and had a double mastectomy. My boyfriend left me after treatment; I am ready to date again. I don't want this to be seen as an exploitable issue. What should I do?"
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(Jewish Press)
 
 
 
5-Day Israeli hiking trail combines interactive VR so you can see people and buildings from ancient Galilee of 2000 years ago. Anyone you want to meet from back then?
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(USA Today)
 
 
 
One Hundred years ago today the United States arrived late to the party and pushed World War One to the tipping point
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(Yahoo)
 
 
 
30 years ago, a toilet flushed and changed America forever
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Wed April 05, 2017
(BBC-US)
 
 
 
Almost 68 years ago, the first de Havilland Comet changed aviation forever when it soared into open skies with aluminium fuselage, pressurised cabin, hydraulic controls, and four jet engines. "There were few flights that were without incident"
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Tue April 04, 2017
(Canoe)
 
 
 
"See kids? This is what people a hundred years ago in 2017 were like. You know...morons"
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Mon April 03, 2017
(Newstalk)
 
 
 
The Tasmanian Tiger, believed to have gone extinct 80 years ago, may be neither extinct nor living in Tasmania. Still not a tiger, though
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(Wikipedia)
 
 
 
21 years ago today, the Unabomber is finally arrested for his role of multiple deadly bombings, stealing large pots with 7,9 offsuit
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Sun April 02, 2017
(41 Action News)
 
 
 
4 million kids born in America, yet nine years ago, less than 100 were girls
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(KING 5 News)
 
 
 
28 years ago today, the show that brought you Bill Nye & Joel McHale was Almost Cancelled for broadcasting that Seattle's Space Needle had collapsed. To be fair, the WTC & Murrah Federal Buildings were still around
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Wed March 29, 2017
(Boston.com)
 
 
 
There's a reason you can't wear bib #261 in the Boston Marathon and you can thank K.V. Switzer for it, because of something she did 50 years ago
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