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    Who Performed at the First Woodstock Music Festival?

    On August 15, 1969, thousands of people gathered at a 600-acre dairy farm in Bethel, New York, for what would become one of the biggest events in music history. The idea behind the first Woodstock musical festival — which was conceived by John Roberts, Joel Rosenman, Artie Kornfield, and Michael ...Continue reading

    10 of the Greatest Women’s Soccer Players of All Time

    Athletically inclined women have long enjoyed the soccer field as a place to engage in 90 minutes of kicking, passing, heading, blocking, and more. But the path to the pomp and pageantry of the Women's World Cup hasn't been an easy one. Here are the 10 leading women who hoisted the sport on their ...Continue…

    The Final Years of Princess Diana

    With her 1981 marriage, Princess Diana was seen as the real-life heroine of a fairytale. She became the most popular member of the royal family; a beautiful, compassionate princess who truly cared about people. However, though they loved their two sons, her relationship with Prince Charles ...Continue reading

    How the BTK Killer Got His Name — and the Paper...

    No one knows how long it had been hidden there. A seemingly innocent piece of paper caught between pages of an engineering textbook at the Wichita Public Library. But the words typed on there were the start of a cat-and-mouse hunt of the self-dubbed BTK Killer, Dennis Rader. On the surface, Rader ...Continue reading

    Buzz Aldrin Battled Depression and Alcohol Addiction After the Moon Landing

    In the months that followed his return to Earth from his historic voyage on Apollo 11, Buzz Aldrin struggled to answer the question asked everywhere he went: "What was it like to be on the moon?" In his first impression, the astronaut had famously described it as "magnificent desolation." Now, as ...Continue reading

    How The Beatles Got Together and Became the Best-Selling Band of...

    Before John, Paul, George and Ringo became The Beatles, they were simply four teenagers from Liverpool. Never could John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr have imagined they would go on to form one of the most successful groups in modern history, influencing the ...Continue reading

    Madonna’s Now-Famous ‘Like a Virgin’ Performance Was Thanks to a Wardrobe...

    The annual MTV Video Music Awards have been the scene of some outrageous celebrity performances over the years. Lady Gaga hanged herself on stage in 2009; Britney Spears danced with a giant python in 2001. But few can top Madonna’s electrifying rendition of “Like a Virgin” at the first-ever VMAs in ...Continue reading

    Michael Jackson: Inside His Early Years in Gary, Indiana With His...

    Accepting the Grammy Legend Award in 1993, pop superstar Michael Jackson said the following: “My childhood was taken away from me. There was no Christmas, there were no birthdays, it was not a normal childhood, nor the normal pleasures of childhood. Those were exchanged for hard work, struggle and ...Continue reading

    Inside Ted Bundy’s Troubled and Disturbing Childhood

    According to Ted Bundy, he had an uneventful childhood. His friends and family often backed up this claim. But a closer look reveals he was a socially awkward child who sometimes crossed the lines of propriety, morality and legality. Though the suspect behavior exhibited by a young Bundy has been ...Continue reading

    How the Rat Pack Transformed Las Vegas into an Entertainment Destination

    They were the toast of Hollywood, a group of actors who came together at the Los Angeles home of silver-screen stars Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall. But their effect on the popular culture would extend beyond California’s sunny climes and help put the then fairly modest resort and gambling ...Continue reading