From rapid military expansion beginning in 1931 to the crushing defeat...
The SS Edmund Fitzgerald sinks 17 miles from the entrance to Whitefish Bay on Lake Superior, taking all 29 crew members with her.
Nellia said: 'We simply enjoy the music and wanted to see old friends again.'This dance has become an integral part of our lives.
We discovered the 1950s music scene and found like-minded people at concerts and festivals.'The couple say they never expected to become an online video sensation.
But a younger generation of netizens adore their dance moves.
On this day in 1969, “Sesame Street,” a pioneering TV show that would teach generations of young children the alphabet and how to count, makes its broadcast debut. On this day in 1865, Henry Wirz, a Swiss immigrant and the commander of Andersonville prison in Georgia, is hanged for the murder of soldiers incarcerated there during the Civil War.When asked whether the United States intended to increase its activities in Vietnam, he replied, “Wait and see.” By 1969, more than 500,000 American troops were... This was a direct result of President Richard Nixon’s Vietnamization program, whereby the responsibility for the war was slowly shifted from U. On this day in 1942, German troops occupy Vichy France, which had previously been free of an Axis military presence.Since July 1940, upon being invaded and defeated by Nazi German forces, the autonomous French state had been split into two regions.One was occupied by German troops, and the other...Katy Perry continues to turn ABC’s revamped “American Idol” into her personal playground with flirtatious behavior that doesn’t seem to coincide with the Disney-owned network’s family-friendly image.An elderly couple who have been dancing together for 60 years have become viral stars when they were caught on camera performing a rock'n'roll routine.A video of Dietmar Ehrentraut, 70, and his wife Nellia, 64, from Durmersheim, German, has been watched online more than 62 million times.“Sesame Street,” with its memorable theme song (“Can you tell me how to get/How to get to Sesame Street”), went on to... president John Adams and adopted in Philadelphia, created the Continental Marines and is now observed... Wirz was born in Switzerland in 1823 andmoved to the United States in 1849. After 18 years as general secretary of the Soviet Communist Party, Leonid Brezhnev dies on this day.During the American Revolution, the Continental Congress passes a resolution stating that “two Battalions of Marines be raised” for service as landing forces for the recently formed Continental Navy. His death signaled the end of a period of Soviet history marked by both stability and stagnation.At the time of its launch in 1958, the 729-foot-long freighter was the largest and fastest ship on the Great Lakes. Ken Saro-Wiwa, a Nigerian playwright and environmental activist, is hanged in Nigeria along with eight other activists from the Movement for the Survival of the Ogoni People (Mosop).Saro-Wiwa, an outspoken critic of Nigeria’s military regime, was charged by the government with the 1994 murder of four pro-military traditional leaders. On this day in 1932, Roy Scheider, the actor best known for his role as the police chief of a community terrorized by a killer shark in director Steven Spielberg’s breakthrough movie, Jaws (1975), is born in Orange, New Jersey.