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’80s Matthew Perry Sitcom ‘Second Chance’ Predicted Gaddafi’s Death to the Exact Year [VIDEO]

As you might have heard, Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi has been killed. While the news came as a surprise, Gaddafi’s death was actually predicted by the short-lived, late 80s’ sitcom ‘Second Chance‘ in an episode set in the far-flung future year of 2011. Creepy! 

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Stephen Lovekin / Gaye Gerard, Getty Images
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Celebrity Birthdays for October 20 – Tom Petty, Snoop Dogg and More

Here’s a look at some notable birthdays being celebrated today:

Tom Petty
Age: 61
Occupation: Singer, Songwriter, and Musician
Known For: Fronting Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, performing with the Traveling Wilburys, selling more than 60 million albums, and numerous hit songs such as ‘Refugee,’ ‘The Waiting,’ and ‘Mary Jane’s Last Dance’

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PrincessAshley, Flickr
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This Day in History for October 1 – Disney World Opens and More

Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1931 – The George Washington Bridge linking New Jersey and New York opens (More info)

1946 – Twelve Nazi leaders are sentenced to death at the Nuremberg Trials (More info)

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Breast Cancer Awareness Month – 4 Groups You Can Donate To Right Now

National nonprofits and physicians’ organizations dedicate every October to the cause of breast cancer awareness — raising funds for research and helping ensure that all women are able to receive regular screenings.

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Mark Wilson and David Becker, Getty Images
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Did Aerosmith’s Steven Tyler Once Have a Backstage Encounter with Reality TV Star Michaele Salahi?

Michaele Salahi’s list of publicly known rock ‘n’ roll relationships is growing.

Photos have surfaced showing that the star of Bravo’s ‘The Real Housewives of D.C.’ — who recently left her husband for Journey guitarist Neal Schon — once had a backstage, flesh-baring encounter with Aerosmith singer Steven Tyler.

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Valerie Macon / Bryan Bedder, Getty Images
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Celebrity Birthdays for September 22 – Tommy Lasorda, Joan Jett and More

Here’s a look at some notable birthdays being celebrated today:

Tommy Lasorda
Age: 84
Occupation: Baseball Manager
Known For: More than 60 years as part of the Los Angeles Dodgers organization, and his 1997 induction into the National Baseball Hall of Fame

Joan Jett
Age: 53
Occupation: Singer, Songwriter, and Musician
Known For: Her work with Joan Jett & the Blackhearts, who had hits such as ‘I Love Rock ‘n’ Roll,’ ‘I Hate Myself for Loving You,’ ‘Do You Want to Touch Me,’ and ‘Bad Reputation,’ her love of black leather, and being one of rock music’s most enduring female vocalists

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National 9/11 Flag
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National 9/11 Flag Touring the United States

After the September 11, 2001 attacks on the World Trade Center, one of the largest American flags damaged during the attacks continued to fly above the resulting wreckage during the clean-up efforts.

Seven years later, that flag, dubbed the National 9/11 Flag, was sewn back together by tornado survivors in Greensburg, Kansas, and has also been stitched by World War II veterans, survivors of the Ft. Hood, Texas rampage, and Martin Luther King Jr.’s family.

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Etsy seller FlaskMob
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September 11 Commemorative Items – Which Go Too Far? [GALLERY]

With every historical tragedy comes an array of items honoring victims of the event, and September 11 is no different.

In the 10 years since the attacks, a slew of products have been created to commemorate the tragic events of the day — with some being less tactful than others.

Do these goods (like a flask depicting Superman at ground zero or an engraved handgun) really honor September 11 — or do they go too far? You decide:

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9/11 Tribute Song Will Stir Your Emotions

Being in the media business with the auspicious 10 year anniversary of a great national tragedy happening this Sunday, you hear lots of various tributes about the event. I had to share this one because I found it very moving

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Neilson Barnard / Jemal Countess, Getty Images
Neilson Barnard / Jemal Countess, Getty Images
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Celebrity Birthdays for September 6 – Roger Waters, Jeff Foxworthy and More

Here’s a look at some notable birthdays being celebrated today:

Roger Waters
Age: 68
Occupation: Singer, Songwriter, and Musician
Known For: Co-founding the legendary band Pink Floyd, selling 200 million albums worldwide, and songs such as ‘Wish You Were Here,’ ‘Comfortably Numb,’ ‘Another Brick in the Wall (Part II),’ and ‘Money’

Jeff Foxworthy
Age: 53
Occupation: Comedian, Television Personality, and Author
Known For: The Blue Collar Comedy Tour along with Larry the Cable Guy, Bill Engvall and Ron White, his “you might be a redneck” jokes, and hosting the quiz show ‘Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader?’

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Wikipedia Commons
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The History Behind Labor Day

What’s not to love about Labor Day? A long weekend, BBQs and parades — really, no responsibilities except for having a great time and toasting the end of summer. But what exactly does Labor Day celebrate?

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Never-Before-Seen Outtakes of Al Pacino’s ‘Say Hello To My Little Friend’ ‘Scarface’ Scene Released [VIDEO]

The classic line, “Say hello to my little friend,” which Al Pacino’s Tony Montana character belts out before his absurdly violent last stand in the cult classic ‘Scarface,’ has become deeply ingrained in pop culture since the film’s 1983 debut.

Movieline got its hands on some never-before-seen outtakes of that scene, which show that Pacino didn’t exactly nail the line on his first try.

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