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The Mystery of Flight 19's Disappearance

Examining what happened on Dec. 5, 1945, when flve Navy Avenger planes vanished over the Bermuda Triangle....

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Christine Jorgensen's Womanly Homecoming

A media sensation was created on Dec. 1, 1952, when the New York Daily News carried a front-page story (under the headline "Ex-GI Becomes Blonde Beauty") announcing that in Denmark Jorgensen had become the recipient of the first "sex change"...

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Michael Jackson's 'Thriller'

Thriller, the sixth studio album by Michael Jackson, was released on Nov. 30, 1982, by Epic Records as the follow-up to Jackson's critically and commercially successful 1979 album 'Off the Wall'....

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Doug Flutie's 'Hail Mary'

Boston College's Doug Flutie throws a 48-yard 'Hail Mary' pass, caught by receiver Gerard Phelan as time expired, to give the Eagles a 47-45 victory over Miami. A week later, Flutie would win the Heisman Trophy....

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Dallas: 'Who Shot J.R.?'

In 1980, a pop culture icon emerged as the world eagerly waited to find out who shot J.R. Ewing on the popular CBS nighttime soap, "Dallas." Three decades later, Katie Couric speaks with the notorious "J.R." himself, actor Larry Hagman....

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Famed Theme from 'Rocky'

Bill Conti's "Gonna Fly Now" is the theme to the "Rocky" movie series....

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Cal Stuns Stanford With 'The Play'

With 4 seconds left in the game, Cal used five laterals, the last which ended up in the hands of Kevin Moen, who bowled over a Stanford band member to score the winning touchdown in what would be immortalized as...

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Remembering A&M's Bonfire Collapse

Texas A&M University presents a video tribute to the ten-year anniversary of the Bonfire collapse on Nov. 18, 1999. Twelve students were killed in the tragedy....

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