Browsing: May 14

A Brief History On May 14, 2021, American horror film Spiral: From the Book of Saw is scheduled to be released in the United States by Lionsgate.  I have 10 ATOM ticket codes (each valid for two people) to give away.  For a chance to receive one pair of passes, by Monday, May 10, 2021 at midnight, please send an email to admin@historyandheadlines.com with the subject of “Spiral: From the Book of Saw movie pass” as well as a screenshot included with your email showing that you are subscribed to our YouTube channel.  The ten recipients of the passes will be…

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A Brief History On May 14, 1955, eight communist nations in the orbit of the Soviet Union (USSR) signed a mutual defense pact military alliance, known as The Warsaw Pact.  This gang of communist countries aligned with the USSR was organized as a counter to the NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) mutual defense pact aligned with the United States and its Western allies in response to communist aggression and the stated goal of the USSR and other communist countries to forcibly convert the rest of the world to communism by any means possible.  Today we take note of 10 times…

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A Brief History On May 14, 2019, a mere five days away from the HBO mega-hit television series, Game of Thrones series finale, we at History and Headlines are all too willing to provide our readers inclined to desperately want to know things ahead of time with SPOILERS!  Who will live and who will die, who will occupy the Iron Throne?  Many pundits have speculated, and supposedly alternate endings have been filmed to avoid cast members from spilling the beans, but only we have the soi-disant (self-described) clairvoyant, who will now boldly share his visions of the coming final episode…

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A Brief History On May 14, 1816, romantically linked English authors Mary Godwin and Percy Shelley arrived at Geneva, Switzerland.  The poet Lord Byron (pictured on the right in the image above with Godwin in the middle and Shelley on the left) joined the young lovers on May 25th, with his young physician, John William Polidori.  Eventually, the friends decided to have a competition to see who could write the best horror story.  After thinking for days, Godwin, who would later that year marry Shelley, dreamt about a scientist who created life and was horrified by what he had made; her dream…

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A Brief History On May 14, 2018, we celebrate another one of those goofy pseudo-holidays, this time National Dance Like a Chicken Day, a day in which we acknowledge the superiority of that wedding reception standby (along with the Hokey Pokey), the Chicken Dance. Of course, we must also delve into what chickens are and how they are important to us. Digging Deeper Long before there was a Chicken Dance, people kept Chickens not for food, but for entertainment. About 5000 years ago in Asia people started keeping the Red Junglefowl (perhaps crossbred with the Grey Junglefowl), the bird that…

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