• Rock Opera

    Tommy is the fourth studio album by the English rock band the Who, a double album first released on 17 May 1969. The album was mostly composed by guitarist Pete Townshend, and is a rock opera that tells the story of Tommy Walker, a “deaf, dumb and blind” boy, including his experiences with life and […]

  • First Elections

    27 April 1994. South Africa holds its first elections in which all people can vote. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1994_South_African_general_election

  • Seven Samurai

    26 April 1954. Kurosawa Akira’s Seven Samurai was released in Japan. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Seven_Samurai

  • Earth Day

  • Hard Times

    “Hard times arouse an instinctive desire for authenticity.” —Coco Chanel https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coco_Chanel

  • Mae West

    19 April 1927. Mae west was sentenced to ten days in jail for “corrupting the morals of youth”. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mae_West

  • Letter from Jail

    16 April 1963. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. penned Letter from the Birmingham Jail saying, “injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.” en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Letter_from_Birmingham_Jail

  • Paris Exposition

    14 April 1900. Exposition Universelle opened in Paris. 40 nations and dozens of territories exhibited their cultures, architecture, and advancements. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Exposition_Universelle_(1889)

  • Knowing Yourself

    “Knowing others is intelligence;knowing yourself is true wisdom.” –Tao te ching

  • Kindness Never too Soon

    You cannot do kindness too soon, for you never know how soon it will be too late. –Ralph Waldo Emerson