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Paula Danziger 2004 Deaths

Paula DanzigerAge: 59 author who wrote dozens of children's books, including The Cat Ate My Gymsuit and the Amber Brown series. Died: Manhattan, July 8, 2004Rodney DangerfieldA - FEileen Darby…

Eileen Darby Lester 2004 Deaths

Eileen Darby LesterAge: 87 photographer who took pictures of more than 500 Broadway shows and a long list of stars, including Marlon Brando, Tallulah Bankhead, and Katharine Hepburn. Died: Lon…

Rodney Dangerfield 2004 Deaths

Rodney DangerfieldAge: 82 comic and actor known for his self-deprecating humor and his catch phrase, “I don't get no respect.” He appeared in the films Caddyshack and Back to Schoo…

S. Joseph Begun

S. Joseph Begun Born: 1905Birthplace: (Danzig, Germany, now Gdansk Poland) Magnetic recording— Early recording machines of the 1920s were cumbersome at best. Sound was recorded magnetica…

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Abu AbbasBrock AdamsUmberto AgnelliYasir ArafatVictor ArgoRichard AvedonPeter BarnesEmily Morison BeckArnold O. BeckmanGeoffrey BeeneSune BergströmElmer BernsteinJan BerryFanny Blankers-K…

Günter Grass

"Whose frolicsome black fables portray the forgotten face of history" Günter Grass, recently awarded the 1999 Nobel Prize for Literature, is a distinguished German novelist, lyricist, artist,…

Brewer's: Spruce

Smart, dandified. Hall tells us it is a contraction of Prussian-like, à la Prusse, and gives the subjoined quotation: “After them came $$$ Edward Hayward, and with him Sir Thomas…

World War II (1939–1945)

Axis powers (Germany, Italy, Japan, Hungary, Romania, Bulgaria) versus Allies (U.S., Britain, France, USSR, Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, China, Denmark, Greece, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nor…

Kids' Top 100 Favorite Books

Source: National Education Association (NEA). Web: www.nea.org/readacross/resources/kidsbooks.html . This list was tabulated from an online survey that the National Education Association ran from Nove…