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[Video] Watch A Clip Of Queen Elizabeth Recalling Moments From Her Coronation 65 Years Ago

In a rare television appearance, Queen Elizabeth has shared some memories from the day she was crowned nearly 65 years ago. In the BBC One special that will air on Sunday night, the Queen speaks candidly about her coronation and

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[Video] Muscle Shoals Sound Developer Rick Hall Is Dead At 85

Alabama record producer Rick Hall, who recorded some of the biggest musical acts of the 1960s and ’70s and helped develop the fabled “Muscle Shoals sound,” has died. He died at his home Tuesday following a fight with cancer. He

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Rose Marie Of ‘Dick Van Dyke Show’ Fame Dies At 94

Rose Marie, the actress who went toe-to-toe in a man’s world as wisecracking comedy writer Sally Rogers on the legendary 1960s CBS sitcom The Dick Van Dyke Show, has died. She was 94. Rose Marie was a member of one

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Hall Of Fame Sportscaster Dick Enberg Dies At Age 82

Dick Enberg, a Hall of Fame broadcaster known as much for his signature calls of “Oh my!” as for the big events he covered during a 60-year career, has died. He was 82. Enberg’s daughter, Nicole Enberg Vaz, confirmed the

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[Video] Jazz Singer Keely Smith Has Died At Age 89

Jazz singer Keely Smith, best known for hits “That Old Black Magic” and “I’ve Got You Under My Skin,” had died at the age of 89. She had been suffering from heart failure and died on Saturday (December 16th) in Palm Spring,

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US Postal Service To Honour Fred Rogers

In celebration of the 50th anniversary of Mister Rogers’ Neighbourhood, the US Postal Service has shared a mockup of what they intend to do – issue a stamp in honour of Fred Rogers’s groundbreaking PBS series. The design shows Fred

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December 8th, 1980 – The Day John Lennon Was Murdered

It’s hard to believe it’s been 37th years since John Lennon was murdered on his own doorstep by a deranged fan. John Lennon was only 40 years old when he was murdered by Mark David Chapman in New York City

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French “Elvis” Johnny Hallyday Has Died At 74

French rock star and actor Johnny Hallyday has passed away at the age of 74. He had been fighting cancer for several months. Johnny Hallyday was widely known as the “French Elvis.” His singing career began in the late 1950s,

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Michael Buble Back To Host The 2018 Juno Awards In Vancouver

It’s back on! Michael Buble will be the host the 2018 Juno Awards. Michael had been tapped to host the music awards show last year before he had to bow out when his son Noah was diagnosed with cancer. Bryan

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Singer, Film & TV Actress Della Reese Has Died At 86

Della Reese, the actress and gospel-influenced singer who in middle age found her greatest fame as Tess, the wise angel in the long-running TV drama ‘Touched By An Angel,’ has died at the age of 86. Reese’s co-star on the

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Stars And Fans Converge On Montreal For Leonard Cohen Tribute

Fans of beloved poet and singer-songwriter Leonard Cohen will be converging on Montreal from all over the world on November 6th, the date for a star-studded celebration of Cohen’s music, ‘Tower of Song: A Memorial Tribute to Leonard Cohen’. The

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Angels Among Us – A Visit To Ottawa’s Notre-Dame Cemetery

One of the most beautiful and tranquil places to take pictures of fall foliage is Ottawa’s Notre-Dame Cemetery, opened in 1872. It is the most prominent Catholic cemetery in Ottawa. In the early 1870s, His Excellency Joseph Eugène Guigues, 1st

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Rock ‘N Roll Legend Fats Domino Dead At 89

Fats Domino, one of the first mega-stars at the dawn of rock and roll, and the voice and piano behind enduring hits like “Blueberry Hill” and “Ain’t That a Shame,” died Tuesday night at the age of 89. Mark Bone,

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The Rolls Royce Hood Ornament And The Story of Forbidden Passion Behind It

The very first Rolls-Royce motorcars didn’t have hood ornaments. They simply carried the Rolls-Royce emblem. Apparently, that wasn’t good enough for some of their customers, who believed that such a prestigious vehicle should have its own luxurious mascot. Enter ‘The

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[Video] Buster Keaton’s Last Silent Film Was Partially Filmed In Ottawa

The Railrodder is a 1965 short comedy film starring silent film star Buster Keaton in one of his final film roles. It was produced by the National Film Board of Canada. The Railrodder was also Buster Keaton’s final silent film,

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