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Feb 6, 1952: Elizabeth Becomes Queen

On this day in 1952, after a long illness, King George VI of Great Britain and Northern Ireland dies in his sleep at the royal estate at Sandringham. Princess Elizabeth, the oldest of the king’s two daughters and next in

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The Weinstein Company Wants To Censor The King’s Speech

Source: Cinema Blend – By Eric Eisenberg Last month, Harvey Weinstein did something incredible for the film industry. After seeing one of his company’s best films, Blue Valentine, get slapped with an unjust NC-17 rating by the MPAA, he personally

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Dec 11, 1936: Edward VIII Abdicates

After ruling for less than one year, Edward VIII becomes the first English monarch to voluntarily abdicate the throne. He chose to abdicate after the British government, public, and the Church of England condemned his decision to marry the American

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