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A Brief History On February 17, 2019, we take a look back to this date in 2015, when we listed “10 of the Sexiest Songs of All Time.”  Today we list another 10 of the Sexiest Songs of All Time, and as always, invite you, our valued reader, to nominate those songs you believe should be on this list.  The so called “sexiness” can be sort of explicit lyrics (but not out of the range of what you might hear on the radio or in common use), the suggestiveness, use of double entendres, or the general ability of the song…

A Brief History On February 13, 1920, the Negro National League of professional baseball was founded, not the first all African American baseball league, but the first to last more than one season and the foundation for African American professional baseball in the United States.  In honor of Black History Month, February of every year in the US, we ran an article appropriately titled February 9, 1971: In Honor of Black History Month…. Just 4 days ago in which we discussed some of professional baseball’s Black pioneers.  Until the Brooklyn Dodgers hired Jackie Robinson to play second base in 1947,…

A Brief History On February 9, 1971, baseball pitcher Leroy “Satchel” Paige was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame, the first player from the Negro Leagues so honored.  Paige had starred in the Negro Leagues during the years before Jackie Robinson broke the “color barrier” in major league baseball in 1947 when African Americans were not allowed to play in the major leagues.  In 1948, Paige became the oldest major league rookie at the age of 42 when he debuted for the Cleveland Indians.  In honor of Paige’s achievements and in recognition of February, the annual Black History Month…

A Brief History Biographical sports comedy-drama film fans, here is your chance to be among the first in Cleveland, Ohio to see Fighting with My Family on Wednesday, February 13, 2019 at 7:00 PM at Atlas Cinemas Eastgate 10 in Mayfield Heights, Ohio!  For your chance to get a pass, please log on to https://gofobo.com/main/code_redeem and enter the following code: HHFighting8374.  This pass is valid for up to two 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   Fighting with My Family follows the journey of professional wrestler Saraya “Paige” Bevis, from…

A Brief History On February 6, 60 AD, in the Roman city of Pompeii, an unknown graffiti artist noted that the day was “dies Solis” (Sunday), the first known instance of being able to attach a date to a day of the week.  While this bit of graffito is the earliest recorded account of a day and date being matched up, people had been naming days of the week prior to this incident.  The Romans called Sunday “dies Solis” meaning day of the Sun.  Read on for more about what the names of each day of the week mean and…

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