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Beach Bums & Cool Cab

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On this day

1931: Minnie starts mooching

On this day in 1931, Cab Calloway recorded his massive hit "Minnie the Moocher". It was the first jazz record to sell a million copies and taught everyone to sing "hi de hi de hi de ho."

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Guess the historical figure

Who am I?

Outside of Australia or even the Commonwealth, I might not be well known, but to indigenous people of Australia I became a household name. The legendary court case defined Aboriginality and bares my name colloquially.

Photo source: BBC

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Follow the leader

Can you remember the feeling of following your father everywhere? It's only appropriate to follow in his footsteps on the way into the ocean.

Photo source: Flickr



The historical figure of the day is Eddie Mabo
Feel the sand between your toes and we'll see you tomorrow :-)


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