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What Happened – December 2

It was on this day in 1983 that MTV first aired the video for Michael Jackson’s Thriller. The almost 14-minute-long mini-movie was directed by John Landis, who also co-wrote the screenplay with Jackson. It would go on to win two Grammy … Continue reading

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What Happened – September 16

It was just after noon on this day in 1920 that a horse-drawn wagon, filled with dynamite and iron slugs, exploded in front of the JP Morgan building in NYC. 38 people are killed and over 400 injured. A couple days later a … Continue reading

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What Happened – June 9

It was on this day in 53 that Nero and Claudia Octavia were married. A couple years later he ascended to the throne of Rome, possibly by poisoning the current emperor. Nero grew to dislike his wife (even tho she was … Continue reading

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Fuck Bhumibol Adulyadej

Yeah, I said it. Fuck the king of Thailand. To hell with his queen too. And a pox on his heir as well, whoever-the-heck that may be. They all look weird and have funny clothes. Plus I heard he never … Continue reading

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What Happened – May 19

It was on this day in 1898 that the US Post Office authorized private companies to print and sell postcards. (Prior to this, companies could only make “souvenir cards.”) At first, postcards were not allowed to have a “divided back”…the … Continue reading

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