Archive for January 4th, 2011

FATHER OF MODERN SCIENCE BORN ON THIS DATE IN 1643

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English Physicist Sir Isaac Newton is considered by many to be one the
most influential
 people in human history. 

NewtonsPrincipia  
Newton’s own copy of his science book on the principals of mathematics. 

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                          A replica of Newton’s Reflecting telescope

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BILLBOARD STARTS LISTING THE HITS

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The music magazine Billboard published it’s first music hit parade
listing
 on this date in 1936. A music popularity chart ( below) was
calculated and appeared on July 27, 1940.
 
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OLEOMARGARINE AD FROM 1950

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COMMERCIAL WITH CAPTAIN MIDNIGHT

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FROM THE COMIC STRIP TO THE TV SCREEN

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The  NBC Television  version of BLONDIE premiered on  this date
in 1957. The sitcom starred (above) Arthur Lake as Dagwood
Bumstead and Pamela Britton as his wife Blondie. The show had
a short run till July 5, 1957. 

Blondie 
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