As you wrap up the holiday weekend, look back at the history of Memorial Day through old and new images.
A soldier plays taps at the end of Memorial Day services in Margraten, Holland, 1947. Memorial Day, a federal holiday once known as Decoration Day, is always held on the final Monday in May.
The following five celebrity urban legends will likely live on long into the future, despite the fact that none of them is remotely true.
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