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A Moment in Time: 1970s Life in Space Predictions

A Moment In Time: The concept of humans living in space has been in the works since the '70s. ... more

Chicago World's Fair

The Chicago World’s Fair became a symbol of “hope in the future” during the Great Depression. ... more

Echo-1 Communications Satellite

A reflective balloon called Echo-1 was launched into space August 12, 1960. It was the first ... more

Warhol's Campbell's Soup Cans

He’s been described as a man inspired by the mundane. Andy Warhol broke into the world of Pop ... more

First Long-Distance Call

To make a telephone call across the country in 1915 took five switchboard operators and more ... more

Jack Nicklaus' 1973 PGA Win

Jack Nicklaus cemented his place in history when he shot seven under par 277 in the final round ... more

Smokey the Bear Dies

Although his likeness lives on in public service announcements, the real-life “Smokey the Bear” ... more

A Moment in Time: 1954 Skyscraper Wedding

A Moment In Time: It was a traditional event held in an unusual setting in Denver, Colorado. ... more

Night of Broken Glass

The Night of Broken Glass is remembered as an episode of hatred; evil accompanied by the darkness ... more

A Moment in Time: 1950 Water Skiing School

A Moment In Time: After graduating from water skiing school in 1950, several young women take ... more

Gunpowder Plot

It was a plan to blow up Parliament on November 5, 1605. Robert Catesby and his co-conspirators ... more

Erwin Rommel's Retreat

One of Germany’s most feared and respected commander’s was finally brought down to size in ... more

First Animal in Space

One of America’s goals in the 1950s was to beat the U.S.S.R. in space. But the Soviets were ... more

The Spruce Goose Takes Flight

It was its first and last flight. Howard Hughes piloted the 200-ton “Spruce Goose” to lift ... more

First U.S. Postal Service Mail Truck

U.S. mail delivery began by foot and progressed to horse and buggy and train. At the top of the ... more

Truman Beats Dewey

It was a presidential election the polls and press got wrong. “Dewey Defeats Truman” read ... more

Bill Kurtis Remembers Walter Cronkite

Walter Cronkite was born on November 4, 1916, in St. Joseph, Missouri. The legendary newsman ... more

First CD Player

It’s the device that sparked a revolution in music. Sony debuted the compact disc player on ... more
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