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Early aviation history

Early aviation history

"Boy, they really flew by wire," Astronaut John Glenn quipped as he checks over the control wires of the full scale model of the Wright Brothers first powered aircraft, Dec. 17, 1963, Kitty Hawk, N.C. The model was presented at ceremonies in observance of the 69th Anniversary of powered flig…

April 16, 2014 9:34 am
America's first chain store, F.W. Woolworth

America's first chain store, F.W. Woolworth

Former North Carolina A & T students, left to right, Joseph McNeill, David Richmond, Franklin McCain and Jibreel Khazan, are shown at the F.W. Woolworth lunch counter in Greensboro, N.C., Feb. 1, 1980, as they celebrate the 20th anniversary of their historic sit-in. The four were not ser…

February 21, 2014 11:01 am
Winter Olympics moments in history

Winter Olympics moments in history

Laughing Jean Saubert of Lakeview, Ore., winner of Silver and Bronze Medals in the Slalom Skiing events, carries the United States flag in the closing ceremonies of the ninth Winter Olympics at Innsbruck, Austria on Feb. 9, 1964. More than 11,000 spectators jammed into the Ice Stadium to wat…

January 11, 2014 3:28 pm
Winter Olympics moments in history

Winter Olympics moments in history

Alpine skier Cindy Nelson, of Lutsen, Mn., is the flag-bearer for the United States team marching inside the Bergisel stadium in the opening ceremony of the 12th Winter Olympic Games on Feb. 4, 1976 in Innsbruck. (AP Photo)

January 11, 2014 3:29 pm
Winter Olympics moments in history

Winter Olympics moments in history

Jim Bickford, 43-year-old bobsledder from Saranac Lake, N.Y., carries U.S. flag as he leads teammates past stands at stadium at Cortina D'Ampezzo during opening ceremonies for 1956 Winter Olympic Games, Jan. 26, 1956, Cortina D'Ampezzo, Italy. Bickford, a forest ranger, is participating in h…

January 11, 2014 3:27 pm
Jesse Owens 1951

Jesse Owens 1951

Dr. Walter Schreiber, acting mayor of West Berlin, right, congratulates American track star Jesse Owens telling him, "Hitler wouldn't shake your hands, I give you both hands," Aug. 22, 1951. (AP Photo/Hans von Nolde)

December 03, 2013 12:27 pm
A look at Thanksgiving Days past

A look at Thanksgiving Days past

President Lyndon Johnson, seated at head of table, as family and friends gather for Thanksgiving Day dinner at the LBJ Ranch in Stonewall, Texas, Nov. 25, 1965. Clockwise from the President are: Mrs. T.J. Taylor III; J.C. Kellam; Lela Martin, cousin of the president; Pat Nugent, Luci?s boyfr…

November 26, 2013 5:08 pm
Lou Reed

Lou Reed

Singer-songwriter Paul Simon is flanked by musicians Lou Reed, left, and Laurie Anderson, Nov. 1987. (AP Photo)

October 27, 2013 1:44 pm
Korean War ended 60 years ago

Korean War ended 60 years ago

Navy doctor Lt. William Ridgway, of San Francisco, Calif., works on a seriously wounded Marine who was cut down while fighting on the western Korean front only a few hours before the signing of an armistice at Panmunjom on August 2, 1953. Hospital Corpsman Stanley Baker, of Los Angeles, is a…

July 26, 2013 11:13 am
Cher 1971

Cher 1971

Singer Cher is seen in 1971. (AP Photo)

June 19, 2013 11:00 pm
Famous fathers and their famous sons

Famous fathers and their famous sons

Henry Fonda (center) seen on his 75th birthday, May 16, 1980 with son, Peter Fonda and his wife, Shirlee Fonda.(AP Photo/Randy Rasmussen)

June 15, 2013 5:00 pm
Happy birthday Ella Fitzgerald

Happy birthday Ella Fitzgerald

Jazz singer Ella Fitzgerald belts out a song during appearance in July 1988 at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles. Fitzgerald died on Saturday, June 15, 1996 at the Beverly Hills, Calif., home. She was 78. (AP Photo/Bob Galbraith)

April 25, 2013 1:49 pmLoading…
The AFI's 100 greatest love stories of all time

The AFI's 100 greatest love stories of all time

#86: "Notorious," 1946, starring Cary Grant and Ingrid Bergman. Pictured: Cary Grant and Ingrid Bergman are the co-stars and Alfred Hitchcock, right, master of psychological drama, is the producer-director.(AP Photo)

February 09, 2013 3:28 pm
The ghosts of Halloween past

The ghosts of Halloween past

Youngsters wearing E. T. masks check out phone at a Halloween party at the Museum of Science in Boston, on Friday, Oct. 30, 1982. The phone is an exact duplicate of the instrument used in the movie and is on loan from New England Telephone. (AP Photo/ Mike Kullen

October 27, 2012 3:18 pmLoading…
Clint Eastwood

Clint Eastwood

Clint Eastwood, who?s to take over in the fall as the No. 1 star of television?s ?Rawhide? after a long time as co-star, stops for coffee during filming in Hollywood, July, 31, 1965. Eastwood, first spotted as a potential cowboy-type actor when he was a GI, recently became a top star in Ital…

September 07, 2012 6:44 pm
Oscar-winning composer Marvin Hamlisch

Oscar-winning composer Marvin Hamlisch

Senator Edward M. Kennedy, D-Mass., right, joins composer Marvin Hamlisch at the piano in New York Tuesday, Nov. 18, 1986, after Kennedy was presented the Friend of Music Award Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers. Standing from left, Morton Gould, president of ASCAP, Betty Comden, …

August 07, 2012 9:06 am
Summer Olympic moments in history

Summer Olympic moments in history

Seen here is the photo finish of the final of the women's 100 meter sprint event at the Olympic games in Rome, Sept. 29, 1960. Winning the gold is Wilma Rudolph of the U.S. (right) who clocked precisely 11 seconds. Britain's Derethy Hyman beats Italy's G. Leone into the following places. The…

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Summer Olympic moments in history

Summer Olympic moments in history

Pictured here Edith McGuire, left, wins the 200 meter dash for women at the 1964 Summer Olympics in Tokyo. Japan. Second is Irena Kirszenstein and third is Marilyn Black in red shorts. (AP Photo)

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The Rolling Stones through the years

The Rolling Stones through the years

Mick Jagger, front of stage, and the Rolling Stones perform for a crowd of nearly 250,000 rock fans in Hyde Park in London, during a free, five-hour concert, July 5, 1969. (AP Photo/Peter Kemp)

July 14, 2012 1:50 pm
The Rolling Stones through the years

The Rolling Stones through the years

Mick Jagger of the Rolling Stones is seen during a concert at New York's Madison Square Garden, July 27, 1972. Drummer Charlie Watts is seen in the background. (AP Photo)

July 14, 2012 1:51 pm

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