The Hall of Records - a hidden room that would tell the story of the US to future generations, including the country's charter documents - is through a doorway Mount Rushmore in South Dakota is one of the most recognisable landmarks in the US but few realise that behind the chiselled granite depicting Abraham Lincoln's head is a hidden room.
When he designed the monument, sculptor Gutzon Borglum had wanted to create a much larger image that included several important moments in American history as well as the images of presidents George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Theodore Roosevelt and Abraham Lincoln.
we didn’t know whether she was going to make it or not and I said to Mark [my son] I said, "If your mother doesn’t make it, I don’t know whether I can sing" because a lot of the songs that I do, I think of her when I do it so it would be hard if she wasn’t there to be able to sing.' 'It reminds me of the time when my wife and myself when we were teenagers, we used to go dancing a lit in the dance halls in South Wales so that’s the sort of stuff we would jive to and we still have a jive now,' he said.
In his autobiography, Over The Top And Back, Sir Tom wrote of watching Linda walk up the hill to school and of her sometimes giving him a smile, noting that she was ‘a cut above me academically and a cut above me socially, too'.
The mountainous state’s 9,304-square-mile triangle of land, which shares borders with Quebec, Maine, Massachusetts and Vermont, is equally famous for its residents’ fiercely independent attitudes.
“Live free or die,” the phrase uttered by colonial general John Stark in the late 18th century and adopted as the state motto, still rings true today.
His reported long-term liaison with Mary Wilson of The Supremes was documented in her book, Dreamgirl: My Life As a Supreme, and he also had a long affair with Marjorie Wallace, a former Miss World, in 1976.
Cave drawings found in Norway, dating back some 5000 years, give us the earliest record of skiing and carrying a weapon for hunting or fighting.Biathlon is an Olympic winter sport, which combines competitive, free-technique cross-country skiing and small-bore rifle marksmanship.The word competition is used in Biathlon instead of race because it is not only a race, but a combination of two different disciplines.She is even more like that now.’ In an interview with the Sunday Times last autumn he said his wife 'had depression since she was young' and had 'lost her spark', preferring to stay at home in Los Angeles rather than going out and about with him.'You’re not looking at one another, I’m looking at an old picture I carry around with me and leave by the bed.She says: "I don’t look like that any more." I say: "I know you don’t, but it brings back wonderful memories".'He said: 'I don’t want to go on about it but she wasn’t well a while ago and she got close to...Visitors ooh and ahh over its postcard-perfect ambiance, replete with white-steeple churches, a 1789 country inn and a covered bridge.