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    The Kooky Symbolism on the Beatles’ ‘Abbey Road’ Album Cover

    Ask your friends to name the biggest hoax of 1969 and you might the "Paul Is Dead" rumor. For much of the late 1960s, hearsay about the Beatles had been building up until the strange meme hit newspapers everywhere: that Paul McCartney fatally crashed his Aston Martin in 1966 and for years had been ...Continue…

    The Story Behind Farrah Fawcett’s Iconic 1976 Swimsuit Poster

    For Farrah Fawcett, 1976 was a big year. Besides achieving breakout success on the small screen as one of Charlie's Angels, that was the year her iconic swimsuit poster was released. This pinup poster, which showcased Fawcett's wholesome beauty and sex appeal, would be prominently placed on ...Continue reading

    Elvis Felt Pressured to Marry Priscilla and ‘Trained’ Her to Become...

    Elvis Presley and Priscilla Beaulieu Presley first met when he was 24 and she was 14. Their age difference wasn’t a problem for Elvis, who thought he could mold Priscilla into his ideal woman. Going along with how Elvis wanted to shape her was at first acceptable to Priscilla. But as she grew older ...Continue…

    George Lucas: The Car Wreck That Changed His Life and Led...

    Before he captured audiences with his tales of the Force and fully operational Death Stars, George Lucas lived, breathed and dreamed about one subject for the majority of his teenage years: cars. He loved cars. He loved the thrill of acceleration, the freedom of traveling, the nightly ritual of ...Continue reading

    David Bowie and Iman’s Enduring Love Story

    The 1992 marriage between an international music superstar and one of the world’s most recognized supermodels appeared to be a celebrity union made in tabloid heaven. But far from the salacious headlines and marital revelations celebrity journalists predicted, the marriage between David Bowie and ...Continue reading

    Michael Jackson and Freddie Mercury: The Surprising Reason They Never Released...

    One was the engagingly versatile frontman of one of the greatest rock bands of all time. The other became known as the King of Pop, releasing one of the best-selling albums in history. And together, they had plans to work together on a project that had the potential to become the ultimate ...Continue reading

    Why Princess Margaret Was the Worst Party Guest

    It was a delightful sight. Her Royal Highness Princess Margaret, the Countess of Snowdon, younger sister of Queen Elizabeth II of England, blithely singing a Cole Porter medley at a party in Kensington Palace with one of her many unlikely friends – John Phillips of The Mamas and the ...Continue reading

    Caravaggio: The Italian Painter Was Also a Notorious Criminal and Murderer

    The Baroque artist Caravaggio is famous for gruesome paintings like “Judith Beheading Holofernes." Yet it wasn’t only his paintings that were brutal and violent. In the early 17th century, Caravaggio went to trial at least 11 times for things like writing libelous poems, throwing a plate of ...Continue reading

    Jackie Robinson and 10 Other African American Pioneers in Sports

    Despite the severe racial, social and economic barriers that African American athletes have been subjected to throughout history, there have been notable individuals who have risen above the challenges and shattered all expectations. Not only did these athletes achieve "firsts" in their sport, but ...Continue reading

    5 Facts About Tupac Shakur

    At 25, rap legend Tupac Shakur was gunned down on the streets of Las Vegas on September 13, 1996. Fans continue to mourn his tragic unsolved murder, which continues to fuel conspiracy theories, as they celebrate the influential musical legacy he left behind. To remember Tupac, we've compiled five ...Continue reading