It was 50 years ago today…

Can you remember where you were when you heard that JFK had been shot? They say you never forget. I almost certainly heard about it some time in the mid-to-late 1970s, but I'm buggered if I can remember where I was. So, I guess that disproves that crap theory.

Compare and contrast

Does anyone else think Emperor Napoleon bore an uncanny resemblance to the suspiciously French-sounding James Bond villain Le Chiffre, as portrayed by Danish actor Mads Mikkelsen in the movie Casino Royale?

Diana ditch

If I were a conspiracy theorist, I might point out how deeply suspicious it is that the story of the Metropolitan Police assessing new information about Princess Diana's death has broken just a couple of weeks before the premier of a brand new Princess Diana biopic.