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What Happened – August 14

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MtgI0fMOHXg It was on this day in 1985 that Micheal Jackson bought the publishing rights to most of the Beatles’ song catalog, after outbidding Paul McCartney. Ironically enough, it was McCartney who first advised Jackson to invest in publishing rights. … Continue reading

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What Happened – July 5

It was on this day in 1937 that Hormel introduced a new canned luncheon meat that didn’t require refrigeration. Made up of pork shoulders and scrap ham, it was originally simply called “Spiced Ham” but the company wanted a more catchier name. A contest … Continue reading

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What Happened – June 22

It was on this day in 1633 that Galileo said that the Earth was the center of the Universe. He didn’t actually believe this, but rather the Catholic Inquisition had found him guilty of heresy for teaching that the Earth revolved around the Sun and his recantation was part of … Continue reading

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