48 years ago today… Apollo XI Moon Landing Star located on all 4 corners at Hollywood and Vine in Los Angeles
I have known the name “Lead Belly” for many years because of his big influence on modern music. His songs have been covered by everyone from The Beatles, Led Zeppelin, Creedence Clearwater Revival, Nirvana and countless others. Admittedly though, I never did look into life and career of Huddie Ledbetter… Until now. I recently watched the…
Flowers and a lone stuffed teddy bear, left in remembrance of the fallen soldiers, at the Cenotaph in Vancouver’s Victory Square.
A Band of Brothers – The History of Coal Mining in Canmore, a film by Glen Crawford, looks back at the origins of Canmore, Alberta.
During this year’s Sonisphere Festival, Iron Maiden vocalist Bruce Dickinson flew over the skies with the Great War Display Team for a WWI dogfighting reenactment. Dickinson is flying a replica of the Fokker Dr.I, the same plane made famous by Manfred von Richthofen, who was widely known as the Red Baron. The film is set…
Robin LaRose chats with Aaron Chapman and Danny Filippone about “Liquor, Lust, and the Law: The Story of Vancouver’s Legendary Penthouse Nightclub”.
NASA has released a feature-length documentary on the Space Shuttle. The 80 minute doc, narrated by William Shatner, takes you through the history of the Space Shuttle program, which first got underway during the Nixon administration.
Bobby Orr’s famous overtime goal to clinch the 1970 Stanley Cup for the Boston Bruins has been picked by hockey fans as the greatest moment ever in the NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs. Read more of this story at NHL.com.
On this day in 1956 (55 years ago), Elvis Presley had his first U.S. #1 single and album with Heartbreak Hotel. The song, written by Tommy Durden and Mae Boren Axton, was released as a single on January 27, 1956 and became the best-selling single of the year. The single topped Billboard’s Top 100 chart…
A look at Canmore, AB past and present, including Canmore Mines; A short film directed by Beau Evans, with music by Seth Anderson. Canmore Mines closed on July 13, 1979, also known locally as Black Friday.