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Remembering “The People’s Princess”

Shortly after midnight on August 31, 1997, Diana, Princess of Wales—affectionately known as “the People’s Princess”—dies in a car crash in Paris. She was 36. Her boyfriend, the Egyptian-born Dodi Fayed, and the driver of the car, Henri Paul, died … Continue reading

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Three Days of Peace and Music

50 years ago today, the last of the faithful Woodstock attendees heard the festival’s final performance. The Woodstock Festival, held August 1969, was a watershed moment in the 1960s. The three-day music concert drew an estimated 500,000. Early estimates of attendance … Continue reading

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America: 50th Anniversary 

They formed the band America as teens. This year, Gerry Beckley and Dewey Bunnell celebrate the band’s 50th anniversary with an International tour. Dewey Bunnell, Dan Peek, and Gerry Beckley formed the American rock band America in London in 1969. The … Continue reading

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