Archive for November 21st, 2010

HE INVENTED COCA-COLA IN 1886

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                        John S. Pemberton

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Coca-Cola-Ad

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A REALLY BIG SHOW IN SUNDAY NIGHT’S

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The “Ed Sullivan Show”, originally ”Toast of the Town”, aired on
CBS TV from Sunday June 20, 1948 to Sunday June 6, 1971. The
Show was hosted by New York entertainment columnist Ed Sullivan.
Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis were among the guests of the first
show. Elvis Presley and The Beatles also made appearances.
A little Italian mouse named Topo Gigo was a regular guest. 
 

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Elvis Presley with Ed Sullivan.
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The Beatles performing on the show.
 
 
 

 

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Ed with his puppet friend Topo Gigio.
 
 
 
 

 

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IT WAS EDISON’S SOUND INVENTION!

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The Phonograph, a device for both recording and replaying
sound, invented by Thomas A. Edison was introduced on
this date in 1877.

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A COMMERCIAL ART SCHOOL SCHOLARSHIP

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Ad appeared in a TV Radio Mirror Magazine.

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LONGEST BRIDGE OPENED ON THIS DAY IN 1964

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The “Verrazano Narrows” has a center span of 4,260 feet
and connects Staten Island and Brooklyn in New York City.
It was named for Italian explorer Giovanni da Verrazzano. 
This was the world’s longest suspension bride until the
”Humber Bridge” in Britain opened in 1981.

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