Author Archives: Charles Stockdale

Artists With the Most No. 1 Hits

The Billboard Hot 100 has been tracking the most popular music in America for nearly 60 years. And while thousands of artists have succeeded to get a song on the ...
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States Where the Most Twins Are Born

The rate of twin births increased in recent decades, soaring by 76% from 1980 to 2011, according to the National Center for Health Statistics. Despite the near record high rate, ...
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100 Best Albums of All Time

Debates over what constitutes great art will likely never come to a conclusion. This is especially true when it comes to a medium as personal to people as music. While ...
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100 Most Popular Musicians on Tour This Spring

Going on tour is one of the most lucrative means of making money for today’s popular musicians. As of June 2017, the U.S. music industry was worth $17.2 billion, according ...
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100 Most Popular Country Music Albums of All Time

The roots of country music run deep in the soil of America. And, while the genre has changed dramatically since the days of the Carter Family, it is in many ...
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100 Best Pop Albums of All Time

Pop music is deeply embedded in the fabric of American society. Whether it's playing on the radio, television, or at the local shopping center, today’s top hits seem to be ...
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100 Most Popular Rock Bands of All Time

Rock and roll has been a huge cultural force since it burst upon the musical scene in the 1950s. Not only has it dramatically altered the evolution of popular music, ...
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75 Best Comedies of the 1980s

Comedy films flourished during the 1980s – a golden age of comedy in American cinema. Following a stretch of dark and gritty films released in the 1970s that reflected the ...
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50 Worst Movies Based on True Events

True stories provide as the basis for some of Hollywood’s greatest films. Films such as “Raging Bull,” “All the President's Men,” and “Dunkirk,” show that audiences often desire little more ...
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50 Best Movies Based on True Events

Truth, it is said, is stranger than fiction -- and Hollywood, it seems, has adopted the old adage. Film studios frequently turn to true life stories for movie inspiration. Filmmakers ...
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The Best Movie Filmed in Your State

When we think of where motion pictures are filmed, California and New York quickly come to mind. Scenes shot at the Golden Gate Bridge and the Empire State Building have ...
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50 Most Popular Action Heroes of All Time

Since the advent of the moving image, movies have become the dominant form of storytelling in the Western world. As storytelling technologies have evolved, the basic concept of the hero’s ...
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50 Most Popular Romance Movies of All Time

There are few emotions that film watchers find more irresistible on the silver screen than love. Each year, hundreds of films are released that are either about or feature a ...
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50 Most Powerful Women in Entertainment

At one point during her acceptance speech for best actress at the recent Academy Awards, Frances McDormand asked all of the female nominees across all categories to stand. To spur ...
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30 Companies Getting the Most From the Government

As an economic power, the U.S. government is a juggernaut without equal. According to the Congressional Budget Office, the U.S. government spent $4.0 trillion in 2017. While the largest shares ...
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