Why January 28, 1986 Matters Today

On the morning of January 28, 1986, millions of people across the U.S., including hoards of schoolchildren, fixed their attention on CNN (a newfangled, round-the-clock cable TV news channel) in eager anticipation of the Space Shuttle Challenger launch. Though the Challengerhad already completed nine successful…

Freddie Mercury Once Disguised Princess Diana as a Dude and Snuck Her Into a Gay Bar for the 80iest Night on Record

The latest (and possibly greatest) rumor to be circulated about the adventures of Princess Diana sounds like a scene from a Brian De Palma movie: on a sultry night in the culturally decadent late 80s, Freddie Mercury disguises Diana as a man and escorts her into a gay bar in south London for night that will one day…

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