A small crowd of 170 witnessed history, as a woman of colour won the Best Director Oscar for the very first time.
Today we salute those who travelled to war, not to fight it, but to entertain those who did. For some, it was no less dangerous.
The quiet passing of Prince Philip belies how he lived his life, straightforward, no-nonsense and often in service of the people.
Immediately after the Fukushima nuclear disaster, all citizens were asked to leave. However, two men decided to stay to look after everyone’s pets.
The modern-day take on the Gladiator places him as a slave fighting alongside brothers to escape. The reality is entirely different. They were well funded, popular and rather egocentric.
Once described as a writer you’d never want to shake hands with, the undimmed genius of Philip Roth remains as a constant as America changed.