History teachers rejoiced in 1989 when Billy Joel released his number one single "We Didn't Start the Fire". Many teachers used the song as an American History lesson. I know of at least one teacher at Ohio County High School who did.
The original video did display some of the events and people mentioned in the song, but now here's a video that includes every single reference. (Possibly
While many people associate St. Patty’s with heavy drinking and pub crawls, in Ireland, St. Patrick’s Day is a historically solemn and sober holy day for Roman Catholics. Believe it. Until the 1970s, pubs were actually legally required to close up shop for the day.
You know what they say: one man’s pub crawl is another man’s....public reading of “Green Eggs and Ham”? Some places around the world celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in uniquely festive ways. Here are some of our favorites: