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On this day…in 1895

On this day in 1895, the world's first commercial movie screening takes place at the Grand Cafe in Paris. The film was made by ...

On this day…in 1885

On this day in 1885, the dismantled Statue of Liberty, a gift of friendship from the people of France to the people of America,...

Paris club, Le Crazy Horse, celebrates 25 years

He opened his first boutique on in Paris in 1991 with Princess Caroline of Monaco as his first customer. Today, 25 years later, the first...

On this day…in 2003

The supersonic Concorde jet makes its last commercial passenger flight, traveling at twice the speed of sound from New York City's John F. Kennedy...

On this day…in 1797

The first parachute jump of note is made by André-Jacques Garnerin from a hydrogen balloon 3,200 feet above Paris. Leonardo da Vinci conceived the idea...

On this day…in 1997

On this day in 1997, an estimated 2.5 billion people around the globe tune in to television broadcasts of the funeral of Diana, Princess...

Pete Doherty sings French with unknowns, Dandies

French band called Dandies have recorded an obscure duet with Pete Doherty. Doherty sings in French, apparently for the first time on record, on the...

Bubbles has been abandoned by the Jacksons

The famous chimp, Bubbles...the previous pet of Michael Jackson, has been reportedly 'abandoned' by Jackson's family. The animal is currently residing at an animal sanctuary...

David Beckham will play for free for PSG

David Beckham has signed for Paris St Germain on a five-month deal. And the former England captain will play for free after donating his salary...

Oscars 2013 – the preview

Not the best year for films. It was more quantity than quality. We did have some beautiful actresses despite having to appear in a few...

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