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IT WAS ON THIS DAY IN HISTORY

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JOHN BELMONT

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On this day in 1964, the U.S. Congress passed the Gulf of Tonkin resolution, which gave President Johnson broad powers in dealing
with reported North Vietnamese attacks on
U.S. forces.

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U.S. forces landed at Guadalcanal on this day in 1942, marking the
start of the first major allied offensive in the Pacific during World
War II.

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U.S. Marines rest in the field during the Guadalcanal campaign.

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On this day in 1947, the balsa wood raft Kon-Tiki, which had carried
a six-man crew (below) 4,300 miles across the Pacific Ocean,crashed
into a reef in a Polynesian archipelago.

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Ten Years Ago Barry Bonds Hit Homer 756 And Became Public Enemy No. 1
On this day in 2007, at the Giants home AT&T Park in San Francisco, Berry Bonds hit a 435 foot (133 m) home run, his 756th, off a pitch
from
Mike Bacsik of the Washington Nationals, breaking the all-
time career home run record, formerly held by
Hank Aaron. Bonds,
was indicted later that year on charges of perjury and obstruction of justice for allegedly lying under oath to a federal grand jury looking
into steroid use among pro athletes.
   


    
    
    
    
   

Barry Lamar Bonds turned 54 in July.

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REMEMBER THESE?

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Candy cigarettes were first introduced in the early 20th century They were
made out of chalky sugar, bubblegum or chocolate, and wrapped in paper
to resemble real cigarettes. They have long been controversial because
many critics believe the candy leads children to become smokers later in
life. Because of this, the selling of candy cigarettes has been banned
in several countries such as Finland, Norway, the Republic of Ireland,
Turkey and Saudi Arabia.The state of North Dakota enacted a ban on
candy cigarettes from 1953 until 1967.

Candy cigarettes continue to be manufactured and consumed in many
parts of the world. However, many manufacturers now describe their
products as candy sticks, bubble gum, or candy.

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WE HAVE PRINCE ALBERT IN A CAN!

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1947

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