Tag Archives: History

Why Coke Cost A Nickel For 70 Years

by David Kestenbaum, Featured Writer NPR Prices change; that’s fundamental to how economies work. And yet: In 1886, a bottle of Coke cost a nickel. It was also a nickel in 1900, 1915 and 1930. In fact, 70 years after … Continue reading

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Marilyn Monroe – Blonde Bombshell Series Gallery 3

As I said in my previous Marilyn Monroe post; If you are like me you know a bit about Marilyn Monroe, and we have all seen the standard photos of here in the poster stores, but I don’t think I … Continue reading

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Great balls of fire! Lost Jerry Lee record surfaces

by Walter Pierce The Gospel of rock ’n’ roll history holds that famed Louisiana rockabilly pioneer Jerry Lee Lewis cut his first record demo in 1954 at Sun Studios in Memphis. But an upcoming episode the History Channel’s Cajun Pawn … Continue reading

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