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96%AnimationOct 2015

The Saint of Dry Creek

(3:30) Patrick Haggerty was the son of a dairy farmer. As a teenager he began to understand he was gay - something he thought he was hiding quite well.


95%VideoJan 2012

Larry Griswold, drunk with Frank Sinatra (1951)

(4:15) Larry Griswold (1905 - 1996), aka The Diving Fool, was an American gymnast and entertainer.


94%VideoOct 2015

Jason Drives - What it's like to drive the worst car in the world

(4:06) The 1951 three-wheeler Hoffmann is arguably the worst car ever. Only one was ever made, and Jason Torchinsky gets to drive it.


94%VideoJun 2017

Park-Car, 5 wheeler from the fifties

(1:30) This 1950s car had a fifth wheel to help with parking.

93%VideoOct 2011

Groucho Marx hosts 'You Bet Your Life!' (1955)

(6:56) Marx Brother, Groucho meets Albert Hall from Kansas. 'You Bet Your Life!' was a TV quiz show (later renamed The Groucho Show) hosted by Groucho Marx.


93%VideoMar 2008

Panorama investigates the Swiss spaghetti harvest of 1957

BBC spoof documentary (aired April 1, 1957) is thought to be the first time TV was used to stage an April Fools hoax


93%VideoJun 2015

Mike Hawthorn drives with commentary at Le Mans (1956)

(5:42) British racing driver Mike Hawthorn (1929 - 1959) races around the 1956 Le Mans course giving some fascinating commentary as he goes along.

93%VideoJan 2016

Britain's very own hydrogen bomb (1957)

(3:09) Fascinating news clip from when it was Britain's turn to enjoy the status of a true nuclear power.


92%VideoJan 2011

Normal housewife takes acid (1956)

(8:46) Dr Sidney Cohen interviews a research subject, picked for her 'normality', while taking part in an LSD experiment.


91%VideoAug 2008

1950's Italian Police Motorcycle Drill Team Display

Anniversary display in Rome