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Fun little known facts about entertainment pioneer Walt Disney

Long hair, beards, mustaches and halter tops not allowed at Disneyland Walt Disney was terrified of mice Jim McGuinn, a big fan of Elvis Presley,…


Hamburger lovers–Top 5 fast food burgers in America revealed

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American symbol of strength–Washington Monument closed temporarily

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Astonishing numbers– Remembering 9/11 attacks on America

9/11 attacks: 2,977 killed 343 Firefighters died saving others The terrorists of September 11, 2001 attacks did not have the capacity to destroy the United…


The mysterious death of Superman George Reeves

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How long gas station lines can lead to toilet paper shortages

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Elvis Presley’s ‘Dixie’ a far cry from what political revisionists want it to be

Brings cultures and people together in freedom “American Trilogy,” is a uniting combination of “Dixie,” “Battle Hymn of the Republic,” and “All My Trials”  …


What most Americans today don’t know about Robert E. Lee


Elvis Presley–The 5 most pivotal moments in his career

SUN Records, Colonel Parker, RCA, Ed Sullivan Hollywood, 68 Comeback Elvis Presley career. On Monday, July 5, 1954, a 19-year-old Elvis Presley, electric guitarist Winfield…


Will San Antonio remove 1899-erected Confederate statue overnight?

City employee says ‘the fix is in’ New Mayor Ron Nirenberg bypassing Governance Committee  (Update: Just as this article and the source stated, the statue…


Remembering Jerry Lewis–his thoughts on happiness and success

Died in Las Vegas at 91 American comedian noted for leadership with Muscular Dystrophy, partnering with Dean Martin, acting Jerry Lewis, “one of the 5…


Seven things most Americans don’t know about the Arlington House

Historic home of Gen. Robert E. Lee overlooks Arlington National Cemetery Visit by John F. Kennedy in 1963 prompted First Lady Jackie Kennedy to decide…