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Challenging Chases & Outstanding Osmonds

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The way we were

An Olympic obstacle course

One of the more obscure Olympic events, the steeplechase has been held at every Summer Olympics since 1920. While its combination of obstacles looks like a blast, the steeplechase is no walk in the park.

Photo source: Wikimedia Commons

B&W colorization

She's a little bit color, he's a little bit black and white

When Donny and Marie hosted their eponymous variety show they were the youngest to ever do so. First as a teen heartthrob and a rising country star, then as a Las Vegas staple, the brother-sister ended their show together in 2019.

Photo source: Flickr

On this day

Happy birthday Cecil DeMille

Does the name ring a bell? Fans of the Golden Globes might recognize DeMille from the award that bears his name for "outstanding contributions to the world of entertainment." The legendary silent and sound film director (The Ten Commandments) was born on this day in 1881 before embarking on a career that would see him become arguably the most influential director ever.

Photo source: Los Angeles Times

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Glider gang

Whether made of wood, cardstock or, some other material, a simple motor-less model airplane is ready for takeoff with a little assembly and ingenuity, before it can soar effortlessly through the sky.

Photo source: Flickr

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