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“Mandy” is Barry Manilow’s first #1 pop hit

“Mandy” is Barry Manilow’s first #1 pop hit

Barry Manilow’s scores his first 1 single with “Mandy” on January 18, 1975. He would go on to sell more than 75 millions records over the course of his career.At the height of Barry Manilow’s popularity, none other than Frank Sinatra himself said of Manilow, “He’s next.” Yet even in his heyday, the more youthful arbiters of “cool” were not kind to him.

Byzantine church unearthed in northern Turkey

Byzantine church unearthed in northern Turkey

Excavations in northern Anatolia have unearthed a Byzantine church that may date back to the 10th and 12th centuries. The church is located in Tokat province, in the ancient Greek city of Komana Pontika. "This place will make Tokat a unique city, but we must be patient because it is a delicate job," warned the Governor of Tokat, Mustafa Taşkesen.

Official Records of the Rebellion

Official Records of the Rebellion

No.2. Reports of Brig. Army, Chief Engineerof operations from May 23, 1861, to August 15, 1862. p.107: SPLIT 2: COMPARES TO lines of Torres Vedras I refrain from making here an exact enumeration or a minute description of the works. A report to the Chief Engineer, U. Army, made by me December 10, 1861, in compliance with a resolution of the House of Representatives (a copy of which was furnished to General McClellan), will furnish all such details.

11 July 1944

11 July 1944

11 July 1944War at SeaGerman submarines U-1222 sunk with all hands off La RochelleEastern FrontSoviet troops begin an offensive against the Panther defence lineDiplomacyThe United States agrees to recognise the French Provisional GovernmentGermanyStauffenburg makes his first attempt to assassinate HitlerHow to cite this article: Rickard, J (28 December 2007), 1 July 1944, http://www.

Coatlicue

Coatlicue

Coatlicue (pron. Co-at-li-cu-e) or 'Serpent Skirt' was a major deity in the Aztec pantheon and regarded as the earth-mother goddess. Represented as an old woman, she symbolised the antiquity of earth...

Sheffield Anglo-Saxon Cross Shaft

Sheffield Anglo-Saxon Cross Shaft

The Sheffield Cross Shaft is a sandstone Anglo-Saxon cross-shaft dating to the early ninth century AD. The back of the cross-shaft has been hollowed out at a later period. Decorated free-standing stone...