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Top 10 Songs That Helped Shape the 1950s

Many musical styles flourished and combined in the 1940s and 1950s, most likely because of the influence of radio had in creating a mass market for music. World War II caused great social upheaval, and the music of this period shows the effects of that upheaval. Wehere at SCH thought it was time to pay tribute to the TOP MUSIC HITS (and the artists behind

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Top 10 Toys of the 1960s

Let’s face it, kids just wanted to be little adults in the 1960s. From small kitchen appliances to baby dolls, the toys of that era were pretty mature. Well, now the joke’s on us. We would give anything to play with an Easy-Bake Oven again instead of cook dinner for our families. These were the toys every kid wanted in the 1960s. Did you have

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Top 10 Deadliest Battles of World War II

From 1939 to 1945, the largest conflict the world has ever known raged on relentlessly. Beginning in Europe, before taking in Asia, Africa, America and the Pacific, World War Two saw over 60 million deaths and countless lives blighted. Bloodshed had never been seen on such a scale before. Even World War I — whose fatalities numbered 35 million — did not witness the same

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Jay Thomas Shock Radio Comes To LA 1985 | SCH TimeMachine

We pay tribute to Jay Thomas with a walk down memory lane. A 1985 local news segment by KTLA in Los Angeles, that showcased Jay Thomas and the future of shock jock radio on the West Coast. Jay Thomas, was an American actor, comedian, and morning radio personality (born in Kermit, TX). He was heard in New York from 1976-79 on Top 40 station 99X,

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A Rare 1972 Interview With Jerry Lewis | SCH TimeMachine

We felt it would be a fitting tribute for Jerry Lewis (born in Newark, NJ) to take a look back at a rare interview he did back in 1972. Originally recorded and archived by Belgium Television, Jerry talks about his upcoming production “The Day The Clown Cried”…which he wrote, directed and self-financed. Per Lewis’s wishes the film was never released, but yet is still catalogued

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The 83 Year Old Guitar Hero | SCH TimeMachine

83 Year old Bob Wood rips into a guitar solo at a local guitar shop. He was born in Virginia and is one of 10 kids. He played successfully for decades, performed with a number of famous musicians and released three albums throughout his career. He is also in The Southern Legends Entertainment & Performing Arts Hall Of Fame.

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Glen Campbell’s Final Live Performance | SCH TimeMachine

We thought it appropriate to look back not only at how impactful Glen Campbell was in his career, but also how he bravely faced off against Alzheimer’s Disease. Take a look at his final live performance. Glen Campbell was born in Billstown, Arkansas. During his 50 years in show business, Campbell released more than 70 albums. He sold 45 million records and accumulated 12 RIAA

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Top 7 Plays or Films Written by Sam Shepard

Sam Shepard passed away on July 29th, 2017. He was best known for his acting roles in a number of classic films over the last 4 decades…but what most people don’t know is that he was also a critically acclaimed writer for both the stage and screen. We thought it would be appropriate to highlight some of his most impactful work that made it from

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Top 7 Movie Scenes Featuring Martin Landau

The beloved actor Martin Landau passed away last week and we thought that it would be fitting to put together a small tribute to him and his career. Landau received the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor – Motion Picture, as well as his first nomination for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor, for his role in Tucker: The Man and His Dream

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George A Romero Tribute | SCH TimeMachine

Romero was born in the New York City borough of The Bronx, to a Cuban-born father and a Lithuanian American mother. His father has been reported as born in A Coruña, with his family coming from the Galician town of Neda, although Romero once described his father as of Castilian descent. His father worked as a commercial artist. Romero was raised in the Bronx, and

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