These films are only 60 years old. Look around at today's technologies and the changes in society compared to the 1950's. Technological advancements have been rapidly altering society and are expected to occur at a much faster rate in just the next decade or so. Can you imagine what the world will be like 60…Read more Skyline New York (1955) and Spectacular New York (1956)
I was never aware of this "legend" until recently and I found it very interesting. An enigma spanning thousands of years, the Green Man is a symbol of mysterious origin and history. Permeating various religious faiths and cultures, the Green Man has survived countless transformations.... See link below to "Unraveling the Nature and Identity of…Read more Green Man
On this day in History, Handel’s Messiah premieres in Dublin on Apr 13, 1742. Learn more about what happened today on History. Messiah was not originally intended as a piece of Christmas music. Messiah received its world premiere on this day in 1742, during the Christian season of Lent, and in the decidedly secular context…Read more Handel’s Messiah premieres in Dublin – Apr 13, 1742 – HISTORY.com
You won’t find them in the Bible, but many cherished Easter traditions have been around for centuries. The most prominent secular symbol of the Christian holiday, the Easter bunny reportedly was introduced to America by the German immigrants who brought over their stories of an egg-laying hare. The decoration of eggs is believed to date…Read more Easter Symbols and Traditions – Holidays – via HISTORY.com
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In a dramatic speech to a joint session of Congress, President Harry S. Truman asks for U.S. assistance for Greece and Turkey to forestall communist domination of the two nations. Historians have often cited Truman’s address, which came to be known as the Truman Doctrine, as the official declaration of the Cold War.