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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...

My Lai massacre

In one of the most horrific incidents of violence against civilians during the Vietnam War, a company of American soldiers brutally killed the majority...

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...

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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Doctors of Madness

London band Doctors of Madness were discovered and championed by Justin de Villeneuve, the man who discovered, managed and escorted Twiggy. Between 1975 and 1977,...

Quicksilver Messenger Service

One of the first West Coast groups, Quicksilver Messenger Service formed in San Francisco in 1965 and built up a big reputation in that area...

Eraserhead (1977)

This classic from David Lynch blends paranoia, claustrophobia, and the ultra macabre into a truly unique story about a young man whose life changes...

Hitchhikers Guide To The Galaxy, The

1 9 8 1 (UK) 6 x 35 minute episodes There is a theory which states that if ever anyone discovers exactly what the universe is for...

Fistful of Dollars, A (1964)

After small parts in ten movies and seven years acting in TV's Rawhide, 34-year-old Clint Eastwood starred in this Italian/German co-production. The producers had originally wanted...

Residents, The

Louisiana swamp rats who relocated to San Francisco in 1966 and created a stir by never revealing their identities and making head size eyeballs...

Wacky Packages

Wacky Packages first appeared in 1967 as Die-Cuts and Wacky Ads. Using the same form as traditional trading card packages, Die-Cuts and Wacky Ads...

David Cassidy

Born the son of actor Jack Cassidy and actress Evelyn Ward, in New York on 12 April 1950, David Cassidy turned actor straight out of...