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July 11, 1960

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1960, “To Kill A Mockingbird” by Harper Lee was published and quickly became a classic and won the Pulitzer Prize for Literature in 1961. Her cat, Mister Tiggly Wuggums, was extremely upset as he believed Ms. Lee had stolen the title to his book, which was a slasher/murder/how-to/cookbook for … Continue reading

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July 21, 1959

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com in 1959 U.S. District Court Judge Frederick van Pelt Bryan of New York City ruled that “Lady Chatterley’s Lover” was not a dirty book. In point of fact, the book had no pictures whatsoever and he was quite disappointed. He had expected something akin to the postcards his nephew Wilbur … Continue reading

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