Tag Archives: 1960's

Mystery: Why Were Betty and Barney Hill Abducted by Aliens?

The Interrupted Journey This incident is purportedly the first time a couple were abducted by aliens and taken aboard a UFO. In a time period when there were very few visibly biracial marriages, I’m wondering if the abductors had a … Continue reading

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“Peace on Earth” was All It Said

One Tin Soldier (1969) “One Tin Soldier” tells the story of two neighboring tribes, the warlike Valley People and the peaceful Mountain Kingdom which possesses a great treasure buried under a stone. The Valley People demand the treasure. The Mountain … Continue reading

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The First Human Being in Outer Space

Yuri Gagarin (March 9, 1934 – March 27, 1968) Sixty years ago today, this man broke the bounds of earth and flew once around the globe. But he was destined to die seven years later in a fatal plane crash, … Continue reading

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Prejudice Comes in Many Forms

Green Book (2018) I have to admit to having a bit of trepidation before watching this film on Netflix last night. For one thing, I knew there would be racial discrimination and even a little bit of violence, but I … Continue reading

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John Drake: America’s “Secret Agent” Man

Patrick McGoohan (March 19, 1928 – January 13, 2009) I’m being a bit cheeky here, since John Drake’s and Patrick McGoohan’s birth time and date are identical. And (t)he(y) was/were born in Astoria, New York. That’s surprising. But Patrick may … Continue reading

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