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Agent Orange

The selective weed killer known as "Agent Orange" became notorious for its use in the 1960s during the Vietnam War by US forces to...

Fall of Saigon (1975)

The war in Vietnam ended abruptly on 30 April 1975.  Saigon surrendered almost without a struggle as North Vietnamese tanks rolled into the city...

Ho Chi Minh

1 8 9 0 - 1 9 6 9 Ho Chi Minh was the adopted name of Nguyen Tat Thanh - a North Vietnamese communist...

Vietnam War

French Indochina was captured by the Japanese during WWII. After 1945 the French tried unsuccessfully to restore their rule in Vietnam, and in 1954...

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Ghost Goes Gear, The (1966)

This 24-carat piece of 60s pop trivia was made as a showcase for the popular British blues-soul band The Spencer Davis Group. The band are...

Molly Wopsies, The

1 9 7 6 (UK) 13 x 25 minute episodes The Molly Wopsies was written by a 50-year-old Mr Smith, a machine-line worker at the Morris car factory...

Up The Elephant And Round The Castle

1 9 8 3 - 1 9 8 5 (UK) 23 x 30 minute episodes Up The Elephant And Round The Castle starred cheeky-cockney-chappie (and alleged comedian) Jim...

Guns N’ Roses

Axl Rose (real name William Bailey) put Guns N' Roses together in Los Angeles after hitch-hiking from Indiana with old school friend Izzy Stradlin'...

Bloodbrothers (1978)

After the breakdown of his younger brother, "Stony" DeCoco (Richard Gere) accepts a job working with children in hospital but his Italian-American father Tommy (Tony...

Leave It To Charlie

1 9 7 8 - 1 9 8 0 (UK) 28 x 25 minute episodes David Roper and Peter Sallis starred in this comedy series from Granada...

Tenpole Tudor

Punk produced no more barking proposition than Tenpole Tudor. A bawdy troupe fronted by the garrulous Eddie Tenpole - a melodramatic thespian who claimed...

Ashra/Ash Ra Tempel

Classically trained guitarist Manuel Göttsching started his career under the name Ash Ra Tempel in 1970. The most shamelessly psychedelic of the Kraütrock bands, their...