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By Brandon Jones On Thursday, February 20th, 2020
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3 Historic New York City Hotels That History Buffs Should Visit

Visitors to the Greatest City in the World are spoiled for choice when it comes to accommodations. As of 2015, there were 696 hotels in the city—over two-thirds of which were located in Manhattan alone. From ultra-modern More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, June 28th, 2019
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‘Yesterday’ sparks some Beatlemania even though the story falls a bit short

Opening June 28, 2019, Yesterday serves its purpose of introducing new audiences to the timeless music of the Beatles.  Let’s hope that’s the purpose, because that’s sort of the only thing really going for More...

By The Dispatch On Sunday, July 29th, 2018
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Beatles songs: Statisticians use techniques to determine Lennon or McCartney

Stylometry–the use of statistical techniques to determine authorship–is best known for identifying the Unabomber as Theodor Kaczynski and revealing that Shakespeare collaborated with Christopher Marlowe More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, February 7th, 2015
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This Day in History: Beatles arrives in America, ‘Beatlemania’ begins

A flight from London just over fifty years ago today changed America and the world as we know. It was Feb. 7, 1964 when the Pan Am Yankee Clipper landed from Heathrow to Kennedy Airport in New York that launched More...

By Brian Attenberg On Friday, March 22nd, 2013
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John Lennon Glasses: President Obama retweets photo of Lennon’s bloodied glasses

A disturbing picture of John Lennon’s bloodied glasses is being utilized as a tool in the White House’s arsenal to ban guns. On March 20th, Yoko Ono tweeted a photo of her former husband’s bloodied glasses More...

By deskofbrian On Friday, October 8th, 2010
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Records show John Lennon’s killer, Mark David Chapman, had other targets

Apparently Mark David Chapman’s celebrity hit list was so long that he couldn’t recall all the names when asked by the parole board who heard his latest appeal for release, but he said that he targeted More...


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