JC Penney Tie May Crack the 45-Year-Old D.B. Cooper Hijacking Mystery
A team of scientists believe a tie left behind by the hijacker of a Boeing 727 and $200,000 in ransom money may contain clues to the perpetrator.
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Twenty-five years on, one image of the Tiananmen Square protests sustains. The iconic photograph 'Tank Man' was taken by Jeff Widener and this is his story. ...
Kiwi Kingston
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Alan Ure
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Mehar Singh
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Alfredo Carlomagno
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Matthew Fitzsimmons
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Michael Dunahee
Michael Wayne Dunahee (born May 12, 1986) is a missing child from Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, who disappeared when he was four years old, and has never been found. He disappeared from the play...
Rd Ariffien
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Leonard Harbin
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Rudolf Peyfuss
Rudolf Peyfuss is an Austrian luger who competed in the early 1950s. He won a gold medal in the men's doubles event at the 1951 European luge championships in Igls, Austria.
Anthony Joseph Murphy
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Anton Obernosterer
Anton Obernoster was an Austrian luger who competed in the early 1970s. A natural track luger, he won five medals at the FIL European Luge Natural Track Championships with two golds (Doubles: 1970, Si...
Laurie Topp
Lawrence Robert "Laurie" Topp (born 11 November 1923) is an English former footballer who represented Great Britain at the 1952 Summer Olympics and 1956 Summer Olympics. Topp played as an amateur for ...
Enrico Gentile
Enrico Gentile was an Italian singer of the 1940s.In 1940 he founded a vocal quartet named Quartetto Egie together with Tata Giacobetti, Iacopo Jacomelli, and Enrico De Angelis. They made their debut ...
Lilik Sudjio
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Juan Antonio Martínez (fencer)
Juan Antonio Martínez (born 21 December 1920) is a Cuban fencer. He competed in the individual sabre and team épée events at the 1948 Summer Olympics.
Doug Jackson (ice hockey)
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Tom McLachlan
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Robert Guillard
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Germain Van der Moere
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Draja Mickaharic
Draja Mickaharic (Serbian: Драја Микахарић, Bosnian: Draja Mikaharić, born 10 April 1912) is an American author, occultist and authority on hoodoo.
Mickaharic was born in Bosnia where his father, ...
Reda Helal
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Miervaldis Drāznieks
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Paul Barth (fencer)
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Heorhiy Borzenko
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Pavel Agafonov
Pavel Yeliseyevich Agafonov or "Akhmed Amba" was an expert military pilot who flew during the Spanish Civil War. He was under the command of Pavel Rychagov.For his service in the Spanish Civil War he ...