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Rosa Parks

On 1 December 1955, in Montgomery, Alabama, a black woman named Rosa Parks insisted on sitting in the front of a bus. She had just...

Black Panthers

The Black Panthers wanted to be the vanguard of a revolution that would create economic, social and political equality across gender and colour lines. Since...

Malcolm X

1 9 2 5 - 1 9 6 5 Malcolm X (born Malcolm Little) was a leader of the Black Muslim movement whose separatist views...

Black Power

1966 was, in all respects, a crucial turning point for the black movement in America. In that year the Black Panther party was founded in Oakland, California,...

Martin Luther King Speech (28 August 1963)

"There will be neither rest nor tranquility in America until the coloured citizen is granted his citizenship rights. The whirlwinds of revolt will continue...

Civil Rights Movement

In December 1955, in Montgomery, Alabama, a black woman named Rosa Parks insisted on sitting in the front of a bus. The segregation laws in America's deep...

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Joe Cocker

The ex-gas fitter from Sheffield, Yorkshire, reached the British Top 30 in 1968 with his record Marjorine. Six months later he recorded The Beatles' With A Little Help...

Gremlins 2: The New Batch (1990)

Billy Peltzer and his fiancée Kate Beringer have moved to New York after surviving the first nightmarish wave of gremlins. Both now work at...

Drumbeat

1 9 5 9 (UK)   Drumbeat was intended as the BBC's answer to Oh Boy!. The original host was Gus Goodwin, a young DJ who had made a...

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The Lipstick Killers grew out of two of the most notorious late 70s punk bands in Sydney (Australia); Psycho Surgeons and Filth. Their Americanised brand...

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French prog rock band Magma were assembled by seismic drummer Christian Vander to relate his operatic saga concerning the future disintegration of Earth and...

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Lin McAdam (James Stewart) arrives in Dodge City in hot pursuit of his father's killer. He wins a coveted Winchester '73 repeating rifle (known...

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Ash crash-landed from Downpatrick, Northern Ireland in 1994 into a London scene entirely obsessed with Britpop. Proudly touted as 'Guaranteed Real Teenagers', the trio - Tim...