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Discussion in 'Personal News & Announcements' started by Steppinstone, Apr 19, 2004.

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  1. Steppinstone

    Steppinstone Thread Starter

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    Have a great Birthday! Taking you back to 1966!


    Wednesday, April 20, 1966
    Top News Headlines This Week:
    Apr 20 - WDCA TV channel 20 in Washington, DC (IND) begins broadcasting Apr 21 - Emperor Haile Selassie (Ethiopia) visits Kingston Jamaica Apr 22 - USSR performs underground nuclear test Apr 22 - Atlanta Braves win their 1st game, beating NY Mets 8-4 Apr 24 - Atlanta Braves win NL-record 18 straight home games (17 in Milwaukee) Apr 24 - Carol Mann wins LPGA Peach Blossom Golf Invitational
    Top Songs for 1966
    We Can Work It Out by Beatles The Ballad of the Green Berets by S/Sgt. Barry Sadler
    Monday, Monday by The Mama's & the Papa's Cherish by Association
    I'm a Believer by Monkees You Can't Hurry Love by Supremes
    Winchester Cathedral by New Vaudeville Band Soul and Inspiration by Righteous Brothers
    Summer In the City by Lovin' Spoonful Wild Thing by Troggs

    1966 Prices US President
    Bread: $0.22/loaf Lyndon B. Johnson
    Milk: $1.11/gal US Vice President
    Eggs: $1.05/doz Hubert H. Humphrey
    Car: $2,410 Academy Award Winners
    Gas: $0.32/gal Best Picture: A Man For All Seasons
    Directed By F.zimmerman
    Best Actor: Paul Scofield
    in A Man For All Seasons
    Best Actress: Elizabeth Taylor
    in Who's Afraid Of Virginia Woolf?

    House: $23,300
    Stamp: $0.05/ea
    Avg Income: $8,395/yr
    Min Wage: $1.25/hr
    DOW Avg: 786
    People born on April 20
    1920 - John Paul Stevens Illinois, Supreme Court Justice (1975- )
    1941 - Ryan O'Neal LA Calif, actor (Peyton Place, Paper Moon, Love Story)
    1949 - Jessica Lange Cloquet Minnesota, actress (King Kong, Tootsie)

    On TV in 1966
    I Spy Family Affair The F.B.I. Tarzan The Dean Martin Show
    The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour Batman Rat Patrol Daktari The Man from U.N.C.L.E.

    Hot New Toys in 1966
    Parker Brothers' Ouija Board Incredible Edibles Get Smart Pen Radio
    Twister Hot Wheels Mystery Date
    Green Hornet Walkie Talkie Captain Action Battery Operated Batmobile

    Top Books in 1966
    The Art of Memory by Frances A. Yates The Magus by John Fowles
    Wide Sargasso Sea by Jean Rhys The Contours of American History by William Appleman Williams
    Yo, Juan de Pareja (I, Juan de Pareja) by Elizabeth Borton de Trevino
     
  2. oldie

    oldie

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    All the best BTex (y)

    Aaah the sixties - those were the days my friend, we thought they'd never end - we :D

    oldie
     
  3. moonmist

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    Happy Birthday!!!!! :D
     
  4. valley

    valley

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    Btex...happy birthday. [​IMG]

    Dont see you much around here anymore!
     
  5. hewee

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    Happy Birthday BTex. :)
     
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