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This Day in Pop Culture for April 5

1887: Anne Sullivan Teaches the Word “Water” to Helen Keller Many are aware of the relationship between teacher Anne Sullivan and pupil, Helen Keller as dramatized in the play and movie, The Miracle Worker. After a long and trying time, Sullivan was successful in getting Keller to associate the finger-spelling of the word, “water” on one hand while she poured

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This Day in Pop Culture for April 2

1968: ‘2001 A Space Odyssey’ Premieres While some people say Stanley Kubrick’s 2001 A Space Odyssey is a terribly boring film, others regard it as greatest and most influential films ever made. Nevertheless, the film premiered at the Uptown Theater in Washington, D.C. on this day in 1968. Starring Keir Dullea and Gary Lockwood, the movie was inspired by Arthur

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