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May 4th is Star Wars Day

This Sunday is May 4th, is Star Wars Day, May the 4th be with you or as they say ‘May the Force be With You’. It was the internet that made this day possible because once Star War fans were able to connect, May 4th became a tradition.

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Dr. Pepper
Photo by Sharon Buck

Sharon and Dr. Pepper at ’10-2 & 4′ with Tim McGraw

I asked Chad to pick up something to drink on the way home before dinner. I was really thirsty. So he picked up three different things:

A flavored water for me, one for Bradley and he got himself a Dr. Pepper.

And it wasn't just ANY Dr. Pepper...

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Francois Durand, Getty Images

Ben Hur Coming Back to the Big Screen

The classic 1959 film Ben Hur, starring Charlton Heston, may make a big screen comeback in 2016. MGM and Paramount studios would release the movie with Mark Burnett and Roma Downey as producers.

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Cinco-de-Mayo

What Is the History of Cinco de Mayo?

With Cinco de Mayo around the corner, a few of you may be wondering, what exactly is Cinco de Mayo? Put down that sweet margarita and let us enlighten you.

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Central Press, Getty Images

Rare Letter From Titanic Sold

A very rare letter than is in excellent shape written by a passenger on the Titanic sold at auction for $200,000. The letter was written by a passenger on the Titanic saying how wonderful the voyage was. The letter was written just hours before the ship hit an iceberg and began to sink.

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Doug Pensinger, Getty Images

Listening to John Denver

I was listening to John Denver music this weekend and started to remember what a great artist he was.  From the early 70’s through the late 80s’, he had million selling records, starred in successful movies and hosted numerous T.V. specials.

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William Thomas Cain, Getty Images

PEZ Candy Dispensers

PEZ candy dispensers have been around since 1927, first starting as a breath mint for smokers. When Austrian inventor Edward Haas brought the idea to America, he made a couple of key changes. In 1952 he made PEZ a candy to appeal to children, and it worked.

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YouTube

Tammy Wynette on ‘Wheel of Fortune’?

Game shows do some pretty crazy things to get ratings. This was one of them.

Tammy was such a gracious player! The 2nd puzzle was the best! Tammy hits the $2500 space on the wheel and I WISH she would have figured out the answer to the puzzle. She was playing against 'Weird Al' Yankovic and Gladys Knight!

What was the answer? Here's a hint: It has something to do with B98.5.

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Richard Heathcote, Getty Images

Beards on the Decline, Clean Shaven on the Upswing

According to a new study men’s beards seem to come and go in popularity, depending on how popular beards are. Sounds confusing, but not really. As beards become popular it means more men have beards, as more and more men have beards, it’s not considered rare anymore, so beards start to go out of style.

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Jason Kirk, Getty Images

Willie Marconi the Best in Billiards

Willie Marconi was considered one the greatest billiards players of all time. In my opinion he was the greatest. Willie passed away in 1980 after suffering a stroke. His best game came on April 17, 1956 against Jimmy Moore in Kinston, North Carolina. In that game Marconi sank 150 balls in a row, a perfect game.

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