Browsing: August

A Brief History On August 23, 2007, the bodies of the remaining Romanov family members were found near Yekaterinburg, Russia, the remains being mere skeletons. Still, the discovery of the remains of Czarevich Alexei Nikolaevich Romanov and his sister, Grand Duchess Anastasia Nikolaevna Romanov put an end to any realistic claims that either of these 2 children of the last Czar of Russia, Nicholas (Nikolai) II of the Romanov dynasty would be alive or have had children, thus producing possible heirs to the throne of Imperial Russia. For nearly a century people have claimed to be Alexei or Anastasia, or…

A Brief History Historical drama film fans, here is your chance to be among the first in Cleveland, Ohio to see Operation Finale on Monday, August 27, 2018 at 7:00 PM at Cinemark in Valley View, Ohio!  For your chance to get a pass, log on to gofobo.com and enter the code OperationHeadlines.   This pass is valid for up to 2 seats.  Seating is first-come, first-served and is not guaranteed.  You must be with your guest to enter.  Saving seats for other parties is prohibited. Digging Deeper   This thrilling true story follows the 1960 covert mission of legendary Mossad agent Peter Malkin as he…

A Brief History On August 22, 1962, the French ultra-nationalist terror group known as the OAS (Organisation armée secrete, which means “Secret Army Organization”) made a famous attempt on the life of Charles de Gaulle, president of France.  The OAS had tried and failed to kill de Gaulle before, but this particular attempt became all the more famous as the inspiration for the 1971 Frederick Forsyth novel, The Day of the Jackal.  The book became enough of a best seller to in turn inspire the 1973 major motion picture by the same name, starring Edward Fox and Michel Lonsdale.  The…

A Brief History Science fiction action film fans, here is your chance to be among the first in Cleveland, Ohio to see Kin on Tuesday, August 28, 2018 at 7:00 PM at Cinemark in Valley View, Ohio!  For your chance to get a pass, log on to LionsgateScreenings.com and enter the code KIN3454.   This pass is valid for up to 2 seats.  Seating is first-come, first-served and is not guaranteed.  You must be with your guest to enter.  Saving seats for other parties is prohibited. Digging Deeper   A pulse pounding crime thriller with a sci-fi twist, Kin is the story of an unexpected hero destined…

A Brief History On August 21, 1982, elements of the 860 man French contingent of the Multinational Force in Lebanon (MNF) arrived in Beirut.  A few days later United States Marines followed adding another 850 troops, and the next day 575 Italian troops arrived.  The MNF was a US brokered peace keeping force with the intention of saving lives among Lebanese in the wake of the June 1982 invasion of Lebanon by Israel in pursuit of Palestine Liberation Organization fighters.  The MNF was assigned the mission of evacuating PLO fighters and Syrian troops from Lebanon so that the Israeli forces…

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