Archive for March 12th, 2011

A ‘TIMELY’ REMINDER!

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COUNCIL CREST STREET CAR AT UNION STATION IN THE 1930s

Counci Crest streetcar at Portland Oregon's Union Station circa 1930s_

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BOTTLED COCA-COLA DEBUTED ON THIS DATE IN 1894

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Coca-Cola was sold in bottles, like the one above, for the first time on
March 12, 1894. Cans of Coke first appeared in 1955

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GIRL SCOUTS OF AMERICA FOUNDED ON THIS DATE IN 1912

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Juliette Gordon Low founder of girl scouts
Juliette Gordon Low (shown above) founded the Girl Guides, which
would become the Girl Scouts of the USA, the world’s largest voluntary
organization for young women.

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IT’S BARBARA FELDON’S BIRTHDAY ~ 78 TODAY

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Barbara Feldon is a character actress of both stage and television who
is primarily known for the role of Agent 99 on the popular 1960s sitcom 
Get Smart on NBC and later CBS. Following her first work as a model,
Feldon’s break came in the form of a popular and much parodied TV
commercial (shown below) for "Top Brass," a hair pomade for men.

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Barbara Feldon with costar Don Adams in Get Smart

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