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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 January 11, 2022

This is the cover art for the album Pretenders by The Pretenders.
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It was on this date in 1961 that a riot at the University of Georgia occurred. The riot was caused by white students protesting the desegregation of the university. And it was on this date in 1980 that The Pretenders first album debuted.