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Mark Pennell sits at the helm of his time machine.Mark's Almanac is a 90-second time travel that highlights the world's history from the very serious to the sometimes sublime.

Mark's Almanac for May 13, 2021

 This is the UK cover art for the single "Paint It, Black" by The Rolling Stones.
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This is the UK cover art for the single "Paint It, Black" by The Rolling Stones.

It was on this date in 1958 that then-Vice President Richard Nixon's motorcade was stopped by a large mob in Venezuela. The car's windows were broken and Secret Service agents pulled out their weapons before the motorcade sped away. And it was on this date in 1966 that the Rolling Stones released "Paint It, Black."