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March 31, 1596

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1596, Rene Descartes was born. A couple of days later, his father Joachim Descartes was heard to say to his wife, Jeanne Brochard, “The child does stink, therefore change his diaper,” Jeanne Brochard later swore that as soon as her husband utter his phrase, baby Rene quietly said, “I … Continue reading

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January 4, 1936

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1936, the first pop music chart based on national sales was published by ‘Billboard’ magazine. Parents of teenage children immediately began complaining about the loud ‘Big Band’ music being played on the radio and the vigorous dancing these kids were up to these days.

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