Filmmaker Eugene Jarecki takes a musical road trip across the U. S. in Elvis Presley's 1963 Rolls Royce during the 2016 presidential election, comparing Elvis's transition from country boy to "The King" to America's transformation into an empire.
Bob Weighton, The World 's oldest man, die," turns 112 today. Born in the Year 1908, he is the same age as Inter Milan football club and the dates of Selfridges Department Store , and the beatification of Jeanne D'arc.
Here we take a look at some of the little-known events that happened on the birth day of Lord Weighton, so he enjoys them in his house in Alton, Hampshire .Herbert Asquith became Prime Minister in April 1908, Edward Vii died in 1910,
In 1908, Robert is the 15th most popular boys name in England and Wales. It is flanked to the claim of Frank and Harold, and William, John and George, The Top spots. The most popular Girls Names are Mary, Elizabeth, Florence, and Annie.
In a pleasant coincidence, Joan Hocquard, from Poole in Dorset, is 112 today, and so the joint is in the UK-oldest person. Your name is quite unusual - in 1908, Joan the 161st most popular and not really break through until The 1930S is.
Another Robert, Captain Robert Falcon Scott of The British Antarctic Expedition, dies on Bob's fourth Birthday . Scott and four others trudge 850 miles to the South Pole to reach. You will find on 17 January, the Norwegian Explorer Roald Amundsen beat you to it.Captain Robert Scott and his team were disappointed to find that she had been beaten, to die the South Pole
On March 29, Scott writes: "it seems a pity, but I don't think I can write more". The female body found, eight months later, only 11 miles from their next food shop.Jeanne D'arc-beatification in Rome held in the Year 1909. Pope Pius x is mapped to pray in the middle of The Choir
In Bob ' s 10th Birthday , British troops are fighting in The First battle of Amman in the Ottoman Empire . Bad weather, boggy conditions underfoot and the relentless attacks are one of the factors that the withdrawal of troops a few days later.
Among other words of wisdom, he is asking you, "do not any take intoxicating drinks or drugs" and to avoid "extravagance, gluttony and sloth". Finally, if you should marry you, were you to consult, your mother and your advice.
Fast-forward now to 29. Of March, 1927. A 19-Year -old Bob would have been interested in what happens on the Sand of Florida is Daytona Beach , where the specially-built Sunbeam 1000hp is revving its Engine .Sir Henry Segrave was the First Person to both land and water Speed Records at the same time
Henry Segrave is determined to crack The Land speed record, and finally, the 200 mph mark. For official ratification, it, two runs. Strong winds on the outer leg will cause The Car to skid violently. Segrave is forced to slow down with The Car in The Sea .
Remarkably, The Return trip is that he is able to. The speeds clocked on the two slopes are 200. 668mph and 207. 015mph, what is an average speed of 203. 792mph.
We have moved to 29. In March 1938. Bob turns 30, and the country is gearing up for the war. In The House of Commons, a debate rages on... the importation of rubber shoes.
the deputies are concerned about that 2. 5 million foreign rubber boots and shoes were shipped to the UK threatened in The First two months of the Year , the interests of The British Shoe makers. The President of the Board of Trade assured his colleagues that he will help protect the UK market.
A rather dull discussion, but perhaps it is worthwhile for the waggish contribution of the Scottish MP JJ Davidson, to say the pipes up: "it means that The President of the Board of Trade will not support The Foreign heels?"
It's not recorded whether his colleagues find simple MP fun of him.
In 1943, Bob is born 35 on the same day, John Major . 1951, now 43, he would have the eight-Year -celebrate-old future Prime Minister on her Birthday , by attending the Opening Night of " The King and I on Broadway with Gertrude Lawrence and Yul Brynner .
Lawrence is not aware she has a liver and abdominal cancer, and breaks to pass out together backstage after a matinee, before he is admitted to the hospital. Only 15 months later, she is Dead .Gertrude Lawrence was the original Anna in The Stage production of The King and I p>In 1955,<, on Bob's 47th Birthday , a New World rail speed record, set by SNCF in France . The Train 331km/h (206mph) achieved Fast Enough to damage The Track . First Place for the Royaume-Uni
The organizers of the medals manage to cobble enough winners together through those you have earmarked for (up to three) Songwriter. Other countries are so annoyed by the Band, the four from The Following Year 's competition, and a tie-break procedures will be introduced shortly thereafter.
On the 29. In March 1974, Bob celebrates his 66. Birthday . Also on this day, a group of farmers digging a well they find a life-sized human head out of clay buried in the vicinity of Xian in China.
call the expert and the 2200 years old terracotta army discovered.The Discovery was described as The Greatest archaeological discovery of the 20Th Century Ben Nevis lived until 1995 and was inducted into the Racing Hall of Fame in 2009
Slovak politicians feel "Czechoslovak Republic" does not recognise, of Slovakia, of the same stature, and want The State with the names "Czechoslovak Republic".
It is solved, if the two votes, the division of the country (more significant problems), and on 1. In January 1993, the two States are in the Czech Republic and the Slovak Republic .Jacqui Smith resigned from The Front benches after The Scandal
The resulting scandal ultimately leads to their withdrawal from The Front benches, in 2010, you will lose your seat. The Incident , however, opens up a new Avenue for Ms Smith in 2011, she presented a radio documentary about pornography. It's Porn Again.
In 2014, Bob's 106th Birthday , that held The First same-sex marriages in England and Wales. The North-Londoners and partners of 17 years, Peter McGraith and David Cabreza become husband and husband to one minute after midnight.
He was alive, while all three of the Olympic games in London, and the two world wars, and has weathered the Spanish Flu , cholera, and smallpox.
It's anyone guess what will happen next Year .