Born in 1930, the French philosopher, critic, and founder of deconstructionism Jacques Derrida teaches at the Ecole Normale Superieure in Paris.
Born in 1930, the French philosopher, critic, and founder of deconstructionism teaches at the Ecole Normale Superieure in Paris.
- What was the longest-running sitcom on TV? "The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet," which ran for fourteen seasons (1952-66) on ABC, was the longest-running sitcom on TV.
- Who was the first U.S. president to have more than one woman in his cabinet? Jimmy Carter (served 1977-81) was the first president to have more than one woman in his cabinet. His female cabinet members were: Patricia Roberts Harris - Housing and Urban Development; later moved to…
- How far can a U.S. Army Pershing missile travel? The 34.5-foot, 10,000-pound surface-to-surface Pershing missile has a range of approximately 400 miles.
- When was the FBI’s Ten Most Wanted List started? The FBI's Ten most wanted list was started in 1950. In 1970, the FBI unofficially increased the number to 16.
- What is the last line of Little Caesar (1930)? The last line of Little Caesar (1930) was "Mother of Mercy, is this the end of Rico?"
- Where are Chaucer’s pilgrims heading in The Canterbury Tales? Chaucer's pilgrims are going to Canterbury Cathedral to visit the shrine of Thomas a Becket, former archbishop of Canterbury. Becket had been assassinated in the cathedral in 1170, following a political disagreement with…