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#Throwback Thursday: Hyatt Regency Walkway Collapse

The Hyatt Regency Hotel in Kansas City was just a year old, but the 40-story building with its revolving restaurant and lobby skywalks was already a popular destination.

07/17/2014

Arthur Ashe runs for the ball during a match at Wimbledon in England. Photo: Getty Images

#Throwback Thursday: Arthur Ashe’s Birthday

With 33 titles to his name, he announced in 1992 that he had likely contracted HIV through a transfusion during heart surgery.

07/10/2014

NASA astronaut Sally K. Ride, the Space Shuttle Challenger crew member, pose in January 1983 in Johnson Space Center, Houston. Sally Ride and other four NASA Astronauts will be aboard the Shuttle Challenger for NASA STS-7 mission, scheduled of June 1983. (Photo: AFP/Getty Images)

#Throwback Thursday: The First American Woman in Space

On June 18, 1983, astrophysicist Sally Ride became the first American woman in space aboard the space shuttle Challenger.

06/19/2014

American politician and peace activist Jeannette Rankin (1880 - 1973), circa 1918. She was was the first woman elected to the US House of Representatives. (Photo: FPG/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

#Throwback Thursday: Jeannette Rankin & the Miranda Rights

American feminist and pacifist Jeannette Rankin was born on June 11, 1880, and The Miranda Rights were established on June 13, 1966.

06/12/2014

Senator Robert Kennedy speaking at an election rally in 1968. (Photo: Harry Benson/Express/Getty Images)

#Throwback Thursday: RFK’s Assassination

At the time, Secret Service protected incumbent presidents, but not presidential candidates.

06/05/2014

Miles Davis in 1991 photo (Photo: Getty/AFP/Patrick Hertzog)

#Throwback Thursday: Miles Davis’ Birthday

Miles Dewey Davis born in Alton, Ill. on May 26, 1926.

05/29/2014

Photo: Grant's Farm/Facebook

#ThrowbackThursday: 60 Years of Grant’s Farm

Grant’s Farm is entering its 60th season. The park opened in 1954 when August Busch Junior opened the property to the public.

05/22/2014

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#Throwback Thursday: The First Dierbergs

Dierbergs took root in 1854, when a general merchant exchange opened on Olive Street Rd., just east of where Highway 270 crosses Olive today.

05/15/2014

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#Throwback Thursday: The First Mother’s Day

Often denounced as a commercial holiday, Mother’s Day has more noble roots in peace activism.

05/08/2014

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#Throwback Thursday: Barbra Streisand’s and Shirley MacLaine’s Birthdays

The two iconic triple threat women were both born on this day.

04/24/2014

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