CultureHISTORY: Queen Elizabeth - United Kingdom 
I had no skin in the game but I did have a soft spot for the Scotland YES voters. Independence is a helluva drug. But like the saying goes:

"you come at the Queen, you best not miss…"
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CultureHISTORY: Queen Elizabeth - United Kingdom 
I had no skin in the game but I did have a soft spot for the Scotland YES voters. Independence is a helluva drug. But like the saying goes:

"you come at the Queen, you best not miss…"
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CultureHISTORY: Queen Elizabeth - United Kingdom

I had no skin in the game but I did have a soft spot for the Scotland YES voters. Independence is a helluva drug. But like the saying goes:

"you come at the Queen, you best not miss…"

CultureHISTORY *50s*: Starkweather/Fugate - Spree Killers (1958)

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One of the most notorious crime stories of the 1950s involved two teenagers from Nebraska. In 1957, 19-year old Charles Starkweather (who was obsessed with James Dean) began his rampage by killing a gas station attendant and then the family of his 14-year old girlfriend, Caril Ann Fugate. She helped him hide the bodies, they took off together and a two month murder spree spanning two states began. After murdering 11 people in Nebraska & Wyoming, they were both eventually captured.

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Initially, Starkweather & Fugate both claimed that she was his hostage. Later during the trial, he revealed that she had assisted in the killings. The judge in the case stated that he not believe that Fugate was a hostage as she had numerous opportunities to escape. Starkweather received the death penalty and was executed in June of 1959, Fugate was sentenced to 17 years in prison and released in 1976.

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There have been numerous loose depictions of this story including Bruce Springsteen's NEBRASKA, but the most acclaimed is probably Terrence Malick's brilliant 1973 movie BADLANDS which featured a very young Martin Sheen (his film debut) and Sissy Spacek as the killers.

More on the crime story here.

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CultureSOUL: "September" - Earth Wind & Fire (1978)

"Ba dee ya, say do you remember
Ba dee ya, dancing in September..”

We never found out what the hell ‘ba dee ya” means and we don’t care either. Party on.

CultureMUSIC *50s* - “Love, You Didn’t Do Right By Me” - Peggy Lee (1954)

One of the great vocalists from the “Crooners” era, a fine live clip from the Hollywood Bowl in the mid-1950s.

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CultureSOUL *50s* - The African Americans - 1950s
African American Family, 1957
Patrons at the Mimo Club, Harlem c. 1950s
African Americans, Cleveland, OH c. 1950s
Beach on the Florida coast c. 1950s
New Years Eve party c. 1950s
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CultureSOUL *50s* - The African Americans - 1950s
African American Family, 1957
Patrons at the Mimo Club, Harlem c. 1950s
African Americans, Cleveland, OH c. 1950s
Beach on the Florida coast c. 1950s
New Years Eve party c. 1950s
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CultureSOUL *50s* - The African Americans - 1950s
African American Family, 1957
Patrons at the Mimo Club, Harlem c. 1950s
African Americans, Cleveland, OH c. 1950s
Beach on the Florida coast c. 1950s
New Years Eve party c. 1950s
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CultureSOUL *50s* - The African Americans - 1950s
African American Family, 1957
Patrons at the Mimo Club, Harlem c. 1950s
African Americans, Cleveland, OH c. 1950s
Beach on the Florida coast c. 1950s
New Years Eve party c. 1950s
#50s Month
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CultureSOUL *50s* - The African Americans - 1950s
African American Family, 1957
Patrons at the Mimo Club, Harlem c. 1950s
African Americans, Cleveland, OH c. 1950s
Beach on the Florida coast c. 1950s
New Years Eve party c. 1950s
#50s Month
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CultureSOUL *50s* - The African Americans - 1950s

  1. African American Family, 1957
  2. Patrons at the Mimo Club, Harlem c. 1950s
  3. African Americans, Cleveland, OH c. 1950s
  4. Beach on the Florida coast c. 1950s
  5. New Years Eve party c. 1950s

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