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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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Dr Feelgood

Although they never strayed from their gritty R&B based sound, Dr Feelgood was a fixture of England's Pub Rock scene since the early 70s. While they were...

Frijid Pink

Frijid Pink formed from the ashes of a covers band called The Detroit Vibrations. Their version of The House Of The Rising Sun was a huge hit...

Scandal

Australian band Scandal formed in Adelaide in February 1976 and by the end of the year had signed a deal with the Mushroom label. Comprising...

Sea Hunt

1 9 5 7 - 1 9 6 0 (USA) 155 x 30 minute episodes Although he ultimately became more famous for his comedy roles in movies such...

A For Andromeda/The Andromeda Breakthrough

1 9 6 1 (UK) 7 x 45 minute episodes 1 9 6 2 (UK) 7 x 45 minute episodes Set in the future (1970!) A For Andromeda told the tale of...

Newlywed Game, The

1 9 6 6 - 1 9 7 4 (USA) 1 9 8 6 (Australia) The Newlywed Game, hosted by Bob Eubanks, first aired on 11 July 1966...

Bless Me Father

1 9 7 8 - 1 9 8 1 (UK) When newly ordained young priest Neil Boyd (Daniel Abineri) comes to the London parish of St...

Parliament/Funkadelic/P-Funk

Fifteen-year-old George Clinton was straightening hair in a local barbershop when he formed the doo-wop group The Parliaments in 1956 (The name was inspired by Parliament...