Archive for November, 2011

DR. PEPPER FIRST SERVED ON THIS DAY IN 1885

 

The U.S. Patent Office records show December 1, 1885 as the first time Dr Pepper
was served. It was formulated by Brooklyn-born pharmacist Charles Alderton (below)
in Morrison’s Old Corner Drug Store in Waco, Texas. Store owner Wade Morrison was 
the first to taste test the drink. Patrons of Morrison’s soda fountain soon learned of    
the new drink and began ordering what was called a “Waco”. Alderton gave the
formula to Morrison who then named it Dr Pepper. It was introduced nationally
at the 1904 Louisiana Purchase Exposition.


Charles Courtice Alderton

 

In 1885, pharmacist Charles Alderton formulated Dr Pepper at the soda fountain of Waco's Old Corner Drug Store. 
Old Corner Drug Store

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ON THE ED SULLIVAN SHOW THIS DAY IN 1957

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BOBBY DARIN MARRIED ON THIS DAY IN 1960

Bobby Darin and 18-year-old actress Sandra Dee met while making the film Come
September
(released in 1961) together. They soon fell in love and were married on 
December 1, 1960. The couple had one son, Dodd Mitchell Darin (also known as 
Morgan Mitchell Darin). Sandra and Bobby later divorced in 1967.

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THE NUMBER TWO SONG ON THIS DAY IN 1958

 

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NEW TO DVD THIS WEEK


The Six Million Dollar Man: The Complete Season 1 contains all 13 episodes from
the first year of the groundbreaking ABC-TV series starring Lee Majors. The 6-DVD
set also includes all three pilot movies (in their uncut, original broadcast versions),
plus over two hours of bonus features that includes a new interview with Executive Producer Harve Bennett.

 
Lee Majors today
Lee Majors became 72 in April 

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