19 march 1931 - Gambling is legalized in Nevada.

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    Author: peter from 14 November, views 2115, Fact
    19 march 1931 - Gambling is legalized in Nevada.



    circa 1930: The neon illuminations of a wedding Chapel in Las Vegas....

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    Maker Of Popular Angry Birds Game Rovio Readies For IPO Filing

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    Author: alice from 14 November, views 1010, Fact
    Maker Of Popular Angry Birds Game Rovio Readies For IPO Filing



    An image of the popular video game [Angry Birds] is displayed on an iPod Touch on March 18, 2011 in San Anselmo, California. The [Angry Birds] mobile device video game developer Rovio is begnning the process of seeking an initial public offering (IPO). (Photo Illustration by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)...

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    Qaddafi Orders Cease Fire After United Nations Approves No Fly Zone Resolution

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    Qaddafi Orders Cease Fire After United Nations Approves No Fly Zone Resolution



    A man fires his pistol in the air during a celebratory rally after the United Nations approved a no fly zone over the country on March 18, 2011 in Tobruk, Libya. Libya declared an immediate cease-fire after the UN vote but reports indicate that Muammar Gaddafi's forces were still shelling two cities. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)...

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    U.S. Navy Targets Gaddafi Military Sites On the Libyan Coast.

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    U.S. Navy Targets Gaddafi Military Sites On the Libyan Coast.



    In this handout photo provided by the U.S. Navy, the USS Stout launches a Tomahawk missile in support of Operation Odyssey Dawn March 19, 2011. This was one of approximately 110 cruise missiles fired from U.S. and British ships and submarines targetting about 20 radar and anti-aircraft sites along Libyas Mediterranean coast....

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    Toulouse-Lautrec

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    Author: jone from 14 November, views 4150, Fact
    Toulouse-Lautrec



    [Henri Marie Raymond de Toulouse-Lautrec-Monfa or simply Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec (24 November 1864 – 9 September 1901) was a French painter, printmaker, draughtsman, and illustrator, whose immersion in the colourful and theatrical life of fin de siècle Paris yielded an œuvre of exciting, elegant and provocative images of the modern and sometimes decadent life of those times. Toulouse-Lautrec is known along with Cézanne, Van Gogh, and Gauguin as one of the greatest painters of the Post-Impressionist period. In a 2005 auction at Christies auction house a new record was set when [La...

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    British Air Base Prepares To Enforce The UN Sanctioned No Fly Zone

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    Author: jone from 14 November, views 1776, Fact
    British Air Base Prepares To Enforce The UN Sanctioned No Fly Zone



    A military AWAC aircraft lands at the British RAF Akrotiri airbase on March 20, 2011 in Cyprus. Defence analysts said the sovereign military airfield at Akrotiri could be used by the RAF to help enforce a no-fly zone over Libya against Col Gaddafi’s offensive against outgunned Libyan rebels. (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)...

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    2011 L'Oreal Melbourne Fashion Festival

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    2011 L'Oreal Melbourne Fashion Festival



    A model showcases designs by Metias as part of the LMFF Offsite Runway 1 show on day six of the 2011 LOreal Melbourne Fashion Festival at Peninsula Central Pier Docklands on March 19, 2011 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Marianna Massey/Getty Images)...

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    Cartier [Travel With Style] Concours

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    Cartier [Travel With Style] Concours



    Singer and jury member Brian Ferry attends the Cartier [Travel With Style] Concours on March 12, 2011 in New Delhi, India. (Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images for Cartier)...

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    The London 2012 Countdown Clock Is Launched

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    Author: jone from 14 November, views 1684, Fact
    The London 2012 Countdown Clock Is Launched



    A clock showing a countdown to the start of the London 2012 Olympics is unveiled on March 14, 2011 in London, England. The clock is starting five hours from midnight when 6.6 million tickets for the Olympics will become available and 500 days before the Games start. There is a six-week window to apply for tickets on the London 2012 website....

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    Air-To-Air Tanker KC-10 «Extender» At Work

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    Author: peter from 14 November, views 2342, Fact
    Air-To-Air Tanker KC-10 «Extender» At Work



    [The McDonnell Douglas KC-10 Extender is an air-to-air tanker aircraft in service with the United States Air Force derived from the civilian DC-10-30 airliner. The KC-10 was the second consecutive McDonnell Douglas transport aircraft to be selected by the US Air Force following the C-9 Nightingale. The similar KDC-10 is in service with the Royal Netherlands Air Force.]

    Photo: A B-52G Stratofortress aircraft takes off with another B-52G close behind. Three cells of six B-52 and KC-10 Extender aircraft will takeoff seconds apart under combat conditions during the minimum...

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