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Remembering Vietnam

 

On March 6, 7, and 8th the Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 287 of Lapeer County will be hosting a 50th Anniversary of Vietnam Commemorative event. This is event is being held at the American Legion Post 16, on West Genesee in Lapeer, from 9:00 am – 5:00 pm.This event is to honor Vietnam Veterans and their families and show appreciation and solemnity of war and the losses suffered by many.

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‘A Beautiful Mind’ (2001)
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Journey Through Oscar History With This Gallery of All 86 Best Picture Winners

This Sunday’s Oscars will be the 87th annual Academy Awards. In nearly a century of honoring Hollywood’s best, the Academy has sometimes has made some bold choices, and some dumb choices. This gallery has them all; the complete history of nine decades of Best Picture winners in pictures. Some are classics, still watched to this day. A few are almost totally forgotten to history. (Cavalcade, anyone?) But they all won. Even Crash, somehow.

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Station Nightclub Fire
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12 Years Ago: Great White Concert Fire Kills 100

On Feb. 20, 2003, during a Great White show at the Station nightclub in West Warwick, R.I., 100 people lost their lives and over 200 were injured in a fire caused by the band's pyrotechnic display.

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Ozzy Osbourne
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33 Years Ago: Ozzy Osbourne Arrested for Urinating on (Well, Really Near) the Alamo

Let's see: you're a rock star, stumbling around an unfamiliar city while wearing your girlfriend/manager's dress. You feel the call of nature and ...

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52 Years Ago: The Beatles Record (Most of) the ‘Please Please Me’ Album in 13 Hours

The notion of artists taking their time in the studio has become so ingrained in the recording process that it's hard to believe that musicians used to bang out killer albums in a hurry.

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51 Years Ago: The Beatles Play Their First U.S. Concert

On Feb. 11, 1964, only two days after their first appearance on 'The Ed Sullivan Show,' the Beatles made their U.S. concert debut in Washington, D.C.

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37 Years Ago: Van Halen Introduce Themselves in a Major Way With Their Debut Album

Hard rock hadn’t really hatched a band like Van Halen before 1978.

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How Iggy Pop Rebuilt the Stooges for ‘Raw Power’

Iggy Pop and the Stooges released 'Raw Power,' a David Bowie-produced proto-punk classic, on Feb. 7, 1973.

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57 Years Ago: George Harrison Joins John Lennon and Paul McCartney in the Quarry Men

The third part of the equation that would become the Beatles fell into place on Feb. 6, 1958.

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32 Years Ago: Eric Clapton Releases Post-Rehab Album ‘Money and Cigarettes’

Having just emerged from rehab for alcoholism, Eric Clapton says he named 'Money and Cigarettes' -- which was released in February 1983 -- after "all I saw myself having left."

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42 Years Ago: Keith Emerson Injures Hands at ELP Concert

The progressive-rock supergroup Emerson, Lake and Palmer were never really notable for their restraint, either in the complexity and execution of their music or in their over-the-top live shows.

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47 Years Ago: The Velvet Underground Make a Glorious Racket With ‘White Light, White Heat’

If you look up the phrase "glorious racket," chances are a picture of the Velvet Underground's second album, 'White Light, White Heat' will appear.

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