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SALES OF NEW CAR BEGAN ON THIS DAY IN 1927

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The Ford Model A was the second huge success for the Ford Motor Company,
after its predecessor, the Model T. It was first produced on October 20, 1927,
but didn’t go on sale until December 2. This new Model A was available in four
standard colors. By February 4, 1929, one million Model As had been sold,
and by July 24, two million.

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From left: Car manufacture Henry ford with his son edsel.

 

 

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COVERED BY LIFE ON THIS DAY IN 1963

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                   The John F. Kennedy Story Memorial Edition 1963

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TV ACTOR RON GLASS HAS DIED AT 71

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Ronald E. "Ron" Glass (July 10, 1945 – November 25, 2016)
He was born in
Evansville, Indiana.

Glass was known for his role as the literary Det. Ron Harris in the ABC-TV
sitcom Barney Miller (1975–1982). He reportedly died of respiratory
failure.

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1979

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COVERED BY LIFE ON THIS DAY IN 1983

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A REVIEW OF PAST NEWS EVENTS

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Tim maguire
TIM MAGUIRE

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First LIFE magazine cover from 1936 with logo and photo
of Fort Peck Dam’s spillway by Margaret Bourke-White.

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Margaret Bourke-White
(June 14, 1904 – August 27, 1971)

Margaret Burke-White is best known as the first foreign photographer
permitted to take pictures of Soviet industry, the first American female 
war photojournalist, and the first female photographer for Henry Luce‘s 
Life
magazine.

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