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History of The Beatles All You Need Is Love: 50 Years Ago
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HISTORY OF ALL YOU NEED IS LOVE: 50 YEARS AGO On this day 50 years ago, the Beatles released the song “All You Need Is Love.” On June 25, 1967, the… Read More

History of The Beatles All You Need Is Love: 50 Ye…
Science of the Summer Solstice
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SCIENCE OF THE SUMMER SOLSTICE The word Solstice comes from the Latin solstitium meaning "Sun, standing-still." This year the Summer Solstice occ… Read More

Science of the Summer Solstice
History of Father's Day: the Beginning
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HISTORY OF FATHERS DAY [NOTE: I wrote a longer and more serious version of this article for CBS.com a couple of years ago. It has been published on… Read More

History of Father’s Day: the Beginning
History of Flag Day
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HISTORY OF FLAG DAY June 14 is the day the United States celebrates Flag Day. While it may not be as widely celebrated as other American holidays,… Read More

History of Flag Day
History of D-Day: 73 Years Ago
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HISTORY OF D-DAY Seventy-three years ago, on June 6, 1944 the Allies launched an offensive on the Normandy coast of France to liberate continental… Read More

History of D-Day: 73 Years Ago
History of the Summer of Love -- 1967: Part 4, Rock & Roll
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HISTORY OF THE SUMMER OF LOVE -- 1967: PART 4, ROCK & ROLL It was fifty years ago today Sgt. Pepper taught the band to play They've been going… Read More

History of the Summer of Love — 1967: Part 4, Roc…
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