Elizabeth Hodges, The Woman Who Was Hit By A Meteorite (Cool Weird Awesome 667)

Today in 1954, a woman in Alabama, Elizabeth Hodges, became the first person in modern history to be hit by a meteorite.

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When Bing Crosby Sang a Christmas Duet With David Bowie (Cool Weird Awesome 430)

Today in 1977, it was the premiere of Bing Crosby's final TV Christmas special, "Merrie Olde Christmas," which featured a performance with Crosby's unlikeliest duet partner ever: David Bowie. Here's the story of how it came together. Plus: for Mark Twain's birthday, the story of the note he put on his front door for any potential burglars.

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