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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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Please Don’t Eat The Daisies

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Simpsons, The

1 9 8 9 - Current (USA) The Simpsons made its debut as 60-second animated bumpers for The Tracey Ullman Show, with the first short...

Manassas

The multi-talented Stephen Stills founded this highly regarded unit in 1971 during sessions for a projected album. Chris Hillman and Al Perkins, both formerly of the...

Further Adventures of Lucky Jim, The

1 9 6 7 (UK) 7 x 30 minute episodes 1 9 8 2 (UK) 7 x 30 minute episodes Based on (and updated from) Kingsley Amis's 1954 novel Lucky Jim,...

Doctor at Sea (1955)

One year after the highly successful Doctor In The House, Dirk Bogarde returned as the hapless medic Doctor Simon Sparrow. Now a qualified doctor, Sparrow...

Laramie

1 9 5 9 - 1 9 6 3 (USA) The central characters in Laramie were Slim Sherman (John Smith) and his 14-year old brother Andy (Robert Crawford,...

1956

January 01 - Sudan becomes an independent Republic. 03 - USSR gives technical aid to China. 03 - Movie star Mel Gibson is born in New York. 05...

Groundhog Day (1993)

Mean-spirited TV weatherman Phil Connors (Bill Murray) is sent to cover the annual Groundhog Day festival at a small town called Punxsutawney, in Pennsylvania. Stranded by...