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Breakfast At Tiffany’s is Released - October 5th, 1961

Breakfast At Tiffany’s is Released - October 5th, 1961

October 5th, 1961, a fashion icon was born. This was the release date for the mega romantic comedy hit, Breakfast at Tiffany’s starring Audrey Hepburn. The movie embodies what was classic 60’s Hollywood. It had romantic drama, beautiful classy costumes, and a star-studded cast. While Audrey was no rookie to acting, this was her breakout role and one of her most notable pieces of work. Her classic little black dress, pearls, up-do, and cigarette wand are still a classic iconic look for women looking for a bit of classy inspiration

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Columbine High School Massacre - April 20, 1999

Columbine High School Massacre - April 20, 1999

On April 20, 1999, Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold, two seniors at Columbine High School in Columbine Colorado, entered their school and committed mass murder. The two boys killed 12 students, 1 teacher, and injured 21 individuals. This highly planned and strategized attack included multiple guns, pipe bombs, fire bombs, propane tanks, car bombs, and other explosive devices. An estimated 99 explosive devices in total. At the time, it is considered one of the worst school shootings in U.S. history.

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“Vancouver, Vancouver, this is it!” Explosion of Mount St. Helens - May 18th, 1980

“Vancouver, Vancouver, this is it!” Explosion of Mount St. Helens - May 18th, 1980

Mount St. Helens is an active volcano located in the Cascade Mountains, just 95 miles south of Seattle in Washington State. It has an elevation of 8,363 feet with a prominence of 4,605 feet. However, its size is not what makes this mountain so famous. On May 18th, 1980 the volcano exploded shooting lava, ash, and shockwaves into the area.

This was a rare occasion for the area, the mountain was classified as a volcano in 1835. Over the last 500 years Mount St. Helens has had 4 major eruptions, one being the eruption of 1980. There have also been a bunch of minor occurrences such as earthquakes and spurts of smoke and ash. The volcano was considered inactive from 1857 - 1980, until one of the largest eruptions in U.S. history.

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