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Dance is the hidden language of the soul. - Martha Graham







It happened on June 17th 1579: Discovery of New Albion, now California, by Sir Francis Drake


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The tragedy of Old Orchard Beach

On August 15th 1907, 17 luxurious hotels were destroyed by a fire in Old Orchard Beach. This event remains one of the biggest tragedies in the history of the city.

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Jacques Cousteau: underwater exploration pioneer

On June 11th 1910, Jacques-Yves Cousteau was born in Saint-André-de-Cubzac, in France. Nicknamed “Captain Cousteau”, he introduced the whole world to unknown and unreachable deep sea places with the help of several underwater explorations, movies and television documentaries. He was first...

2012-06-11 View more »
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Discovery of a 400 years old warship

On April 24th 1961, the Swedish warship Vasa was salvaged. Constructed from 1926 to 1928 for the Swedish king Gustavus Adolphus, Vasa carried 48 cannons, almost 2 000 pounds of gunpowder and 500 gilded sculptures expressing the power and glory of the king. The ship sank during its maiden voyage...

2012-04-24 View more »
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Release of the first 3D movie

On April 10th 1953, “House of Wax” premiered nationwide: it’s the first 3D color movie produced by a major American film studio. This remake of the 1933 horror movie “Mystery of the Wax Museum” starred Vincent Price, well known for his several horror movies. He played the role of the...

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