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Top 10 Athletes of the 1960s

The seventh decade of the twentieth century produced some of the greatest stars in sports history, so finding 10 famous athletes of the 1960s is an easy task. The hard part is narrowing it down to just ten, but the names on the following list clearly show that the ‘60s was a decade to remember. 10. Rod Laver This Australian lefty won seventeen major tennis

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Top 10 Songs That Helped Shape the 1950s

Many musical styles flourished and combined in the 1940s and 1950s, most likely because of the influence of radio had in creating a mass market for music. World War II caused great social upheaval, and the music of this period shows the effects of that upheaval. Wehere at SCH thought it was time to pay tribute to the TOP MUSIC HITS (and the artists behind

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Top 10 Toys of the 1960s

Let’s face it, kids just wanted to be little adults in the 1960s. From small kitchen appliances to baby dolls, the toys of that era were pretty mature. Well, now the joke’s on us. We would give anything to play with an Easy-Bake Oven again instead of cook dinner for our families. These were the toys every kid wanted in the 1960s. Did you have

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Top 10 Deadliest Battles of World War II

From 1939 to 1945, the largest conflict the world has ever known raged on relentlessly. Beginning in Europe, before taking in Asia, Africa, America and the Pacific, World War Two saw over 60 million deaths and countless lives blighted. Bloodshed had never been seen on such a scale before. Even World War I — whose fatalities numbered 35 million — did not witness the same

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Top 7 Plays or Films Written by Sam Shepard

Sam Shepard passed away on July 29th, 2017. He was best known for his acting roles in a number of classic films over the last 4 decades…but what most people don’t know is that he was also a critically acclaimed writer for both the stage and screen. We thought it would be appropriate to highlight some of his most impactful work that made it from

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Top 7 Movie Scenes Featuring Martin Landau

The beloved actor Martin Landau passed away last week and we thought that it would be fitting to put together a small tribute to him and his career. Landau received the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor – Motion Picture, as well as his first nomination for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor, for his role in Tucker: The Man and His Dream

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Top 10 Most Influential Over 50s On Twitter

As we all know engagement on social platforms is considered a young persons game. It allows for hit and run, short form content and expression that just lends itself to people with limited time and attention. We thought we would take the time to acquaint ourselves with those out there that are breaking that mold, specifically on TWITTER. Those that have made it a viable

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Top 10 Most Controversial Films of the 60s

Enter with caution: The most controversial movies of the 1960s don’t play gently. Filled with sex scenes, sacrilege, shocking violence and all manner of foul language, these films have been banned by popes, parents and cultural watchdogs around the world. Then again, a few of them have actually won Academy Awards and can be named among the best movies of all time. Most crucially, these

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Top 10 Music legends who are over 65 and still making music

We all know the music business is a young persons game, but we thought we would take a moment to honor those artists who are breaking this unwritten rule. We looked at all those that are not only still producing original material, but also going out and rocking the music culture with live concerts or innovative collaborations. Sit back and listen to some of their

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Top 15 Movies About Growing Old

Hollywood has always struggled with portraying the aging process on the silver screen. Most efforts fall flat or lean on cliche to get their story told….but some are true winners. We thought we would take the time to put together OUR definitive list of those movies that hit the mark and were able to tell a compelling story and, in the subtext, fulfill the promise

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