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On this day…in 1980

On this day in 1980, the actor Steve McQueen, one of Hollywood’s leading men of the 1960's and 1970's and the star of such...

On this day…in 1960

On this day in 1960, a landmark obscenity case over Lady Chatterley's Lover, by D.H. Lawrence, ends in the acquittal of Penguin Books. The publisher...

Carrie Fisher overshadowed by her mum in death

Debbie Reynolds, star of over 80 movies, died 1 day after her daughter Carrie Fisher of a severe stroke. She starred in 'How The West Was Won (1963)'...

Robert Mugabe is Africa’s Adolf Hitler

This used to be, and was once known as the 'Bread-basket of Africa', because of its agricultural richness. Today, Zimbabwe is at the mercy of...

On this day…in 1926 and 1993

Harry Houdini, the most celebrated magician and escape artist of the 20th century, died of peritonitis in a Detroit hospital, in 1926. Twelve days before,...

On this day…in 1869

Just after midnight on this day in 1869, Ellis County Sheriff Wild Bill Hickok and his deputy respond to a report that a local...

Snake expert dies after viper bite

A German snake expert died after being bitten multiple times by a viper during a presentation aimed at helping people ease their fears of...

Man faces court today for 2 deaths in Girrawheen

The police have charged a man in relation to two deaths in Girrawheen on Wednesday. The body of Saso Filkovski, 37, was found at the...

On this day…in 1564

Shakespeare was born on this day in 1564, and on the same day he died in 1616. Although the plays of William Shakespeare may be...

Dead prostitute wakes up screaming in coffin

A prostitute was being carried in a coffin after having "died" during sex, suddenly woke up and started screaming. The drama unfolded at the Manor Hotel in...

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