3 days ago · I Love Lucy is an American television sitcom that originally aired on CBS from October 15, 1951, to May 6, 1957, with a total of 180 half-hour episodes spanning six seasons (including the "lost" original pilot and Christmas episode).
1 day ago · Reader's Digest Condensed Books was a series of hardcover anthology collections, published by the American general interest monthly family magazine Reader's Digest and distributed by direct mail. Most volumes contained five (although a considerable minority consisted of three, four, or six) current best-selling novels and nonfiction books which ...
1 day ago · Hannah (Hebrew: חַנָּה , romanized: hannah), is a feminine given name of Hebrew origin. It is derived from the root ḥ-n-n, meaning "favour" or "grace"; A Dictionary of First Names attributes the name to a word meaning 'He (God) has favoured me with a child'.
4 days ago · From 1909 to 1951, Charles G. Dawes lived in this house at 225 Greenwood St. in Evanston, Illinois, which was built in 1894 by Robert Sheppard. The house is a National Historic Landmark . Dawes was born in Marietta, Ohio , in Washington County , son of Civil War General Rufus Dawes and his wife Mary Beman Gates. 
4 days ago · Emil Jannings (born Theodor Friedrich Emil Janenz, 23 July 1884 – 2 January 1950) was a German actor, popular in the 1920s in Hollywood. He was the first recipient of the Academy Award for Best Actor for his roles in The Last Command and The Way of All Flesh. As of 2020, Jannings is the only German ever to have won the category.
2 days ago · 1905 – William Plankinton, American businessman, industrialist and banker (b. 1843) 1906 – Slava Raškaj, Croatian painter (b. 1878) 1911 – Alexandre Guilmant, French organist and composer (b. 1837) 1912 – Henry Robertson Bowers, Scottish lieutenant and explorer (b. 1883) 1912 – Robert Falcon Scott, English lieutenant and explorer (b ...
1 day ago · The Iron County Courthouse is a 2 1 ⁄ 2-story Richardsonian Romanesque building, J. C. Clancy of Antigo, Wisconsin, sitting on a hilltop overlooking Crystal Falls' business street. The county seat location famously resulted in a bitter late-19th-century feud between Crystal Falls and Iron River , eventually decided in favor of Crystal Falls.
2 days ago · Jana: This week was a fairly productive one for me, so I’m pleased. I finished V.E. Schwab ’s The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue, got a few reviews taken care of, and began reading Alix E. Harrow ’s The Once and Future Witches alongside The Very Best of Caitlín R. Kiernan, a tremendously moody and dark collection of Kiernan ’s short fiction.
6 days ago · Conventions: World Fantasy Con 2020 submitted a draft program that was riddled with problematic language and assumptions, to put it politely, and not for the first time. . This is an increasingly troubled event with a history of sexual harassment, sexism, racism, other bigotry and accessibility er