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November 23, 1963

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1963, “Doctor Who” the long-running British sci-fi series debuted in England. American geeks and nerds begin watching it on PBS in the 1970s as a substitute for sex and social interaction. Tom Baker instantly … Continue reading

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November 14, 1889

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY! in 1889, New York World reporter Nellie Bly (Elizabeth Cochrane) began an attempt to surpass the fictitious journey of Jules Verne’s Phileas Fogg by traveling around the world in less than 80 days. Bly succeeded … Continue reading

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