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Early aviation history

Early aviation history

Charles Lindbergh flies "The Spirit of St. Louis" out of Roosevelt Field in New York, May 20, 1927, as he begins his flight to Paris to be the first to complete a non-stop transcontinental flight. (AP Photo)

April 16, 2014 9:32 am
Anti-Smoking campaign with Sid Caesar 1984

Anti-Smoking campaign with Sid Caesar 1984

Volunteer and spokesperson for the American Lung Association, comedian Sid Caesar, illustrates the evils of smoking at an American Lung Association and Quality Inns International press conference in New York, Aug. 30, 1984. (AP Photo/Marty Lederhandler)

February 12, 2014 8:59 pm
Images of Christmases past

Images of Christmases past

The Christmas tree in the White House Blue Room gets Caroline Kennedy's attention, Dec. 13, 1961 as she inspects it before a party for White House employees given by her parents. In the background are her aunt, Jean Kennedy Smith and cousin Stephen Smith, Jr.. (AP Photo/Henry Burroughs)

December 02, 2013 2:20 pm
Images of Christmases past

Images of Christmases past

First lady Rosalynn Carter and daughter Amy hosted a Christmas party, Dec. 21, 1978 in Washington at the White House for diplomatic children from all embassies in the Washington area and "Sesame Street's" Big Bird showed up for the party. Shown from left meeting Big Bird are Amy Carter holdi…

December 02, 2013 2:20 pm
A look at Thanksgiving Days past

A look at Thanksgiving Days past

First lady Mamie Eisenhower is amused by the gobbling of a 40-pound tom turkey presented to her at the White House, Nov. 14, 1957, fo rthe Eisenhower's Thanksgiving dinner. Mrs. Eisenhower accepted the Illinois-raised turkey just before going to a luncheon party celebrating her 61st birthday…

November 26, 2013 5:08 pm
Celebrity wax figures

Celebrity wax figures

This portrait figure of film director Alfred Hitchcock is one of many on display at the new heroes-live exhibition at Madame Tussaud?s in London, United Kingdom on Oct. 3, 1967. The exhibition which opened on October 3, was designed by James Goddard who has used 43,000-cubic feet where visit…

November 13, 2013 12:34 pm
Babe Ruth

Babe Ruth

Babe Ruth pops one up in practice at New York's Yankee Stadium ca. 1920s. A large man of large appetites, Ruth was never exactly svelte, but he was not always the overweight figure depicted later in his career. In the prime of his career he looked trim and athletic, but his fondness for hot …

September 28, 2013 8:53 pm
Betty White

Betty White

Comedienne Betty White places her hand on the star that was presented posthumously to her husband, Allen Ludden, during ceremonies inducting him into the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Hollywood, Los Angeles, Thursday, March 31, 1988. Ludden was honored with the 1,868th star of the famed walkway …

September 06, 2013 2:08 pm
Elmore Leonard

Elmore Leonard

Mystery writer Elmore Leonard sits by his typewriter at his home, March 31, 1983 in Birmingham, Michigan. Leonard, 57, the author of "Stick," his latest novel, is happily employed. "I've got the ideal job situation," he says, "I write what pleases me and I get paid." (AP Photo/Rob Kozloff)

August 15, 2013 12:52 pm
First trans-Atlantic telegraph

First trans-Atlantic telegraph

On this date in 1866, the first telegraph was sent via the new Atlantic Telegraph Cable. This is Robert Dudley's famous painting "Awaiting The Reply," showing Cyrus West Field, tall man silhouetted at right, financier who led the Atlantic Telegraph Company, among others as they awaited the s…

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Win a date with Betty White

Win a date with Betty White

Comedienne Betty White places her hand on the star that was presented posthumously to her husband, Allen Ludden, during ceremonies inducting him into the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Hollywood, Los Angeles, Thursday, March 31, 1988. Ludden was honored with the 1,868th star of the famed walkway …

June 19, 2013 1:04 pm
Whin a date with Betty White

Whin a date with Betty White

Comedienne Betty White places her hand on the star that was presented posthumously to her husband, Allen Ludden, during ceremonies inducting him into the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Hollywood, Los Angeles, Thursday, March 31, 1988. Ludden was honored with the 1,868th star of the famed walkway …

June 19, 2013 12:47 pm
Joyce Brothers

Joyce Brothers

Psychologist Dr. Joyce Brothers displays flood of mail she received in wake of incident in which she saved the life of a Long Island housewife, who called during Dr. Brothers? radio program and threatened suicide on Jan. 8, 1971. Dr. Brothers held the woman on the phone until the call could …

May 13, 2013 6:39 pm
Famous mothers with famous daughters

Famous mothers with famous daughters

Actress Mariska Hargitay arrives at the Texas Hall of Fame Awards in Austin, Texas on Friday, March 7, 2008. Hargitay is accepting an award on behalf of her late mother, Jayne Mansfield. (AP Photo/Jack Plunkett)

May 10, 2013 5:15 pm
Halle Berry, gabriel Aubry

Halle Berry, gabriel Aubry

Actress Halle Berry is hugged by her boyfriend Canadian model Gabriel Aubry, after she was awarded with her star on the Hollywood's Walk of Fame in Los Angeles Tuesday, April 3, 2007. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)

April 05, 2013 10:12 pm
Halle Berry

Halle Berry

Actress Halle Berry throws a kiss to her fans as she leans over her new star on Hollywood's Walk of Fame in Los Angeles Tuesday, April 3, 2007. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)

April 05, 2013 10:12 pm
Images from past presidential debates

Images from past presidential debates

The caption for this says "Abraham Lincoln is shown at his debate with Stephen A. Douglas, speaking during his presidential campaign, 1860, in Illinois." However, it is more likely that this was during Lincoln's run against Douglas for Senate in 1858. Douglas won the Senate seat. Those debat…

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Democratic National Conventions: A look back

Democratic National Conventions: A look back

Jimmy Carter hugs his eight-year-old daughter, Amy, as he makes his way to the podium to begin his acceptance speech as the Democratic presidential candidatey, July 15, 1976 in New York. (AP Photo)

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Democratic National Conventions: A look back

Democratic National Conventions: A look back

President Jimmy Carter applauds Sen. Edward M. Kennedy (D-Mass.) at the Democratic National Convention at New York's Madison Square Garden, Aug. 12, 1980. (AP Photo/Cameron Bloch)

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Republican National Conventions: A look back

Republican National Conventions: A look back

Sen. John McCain of Arizona makes a point during his address to the Republican National Convention Monday, August 16, 1988 in New Orleans. Monday was the opening day of the convention at the Superdome. (AP Photo/Ron Edmonds)

August 25, 2012 6:34 pm

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