Archive for November 3rd, 2011

FOR THOSE WHO THINK YOUNG!

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ACTOR KEN BERRY TURNED 78 TODAY

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Kenneth Ronald "Ken" Berry is a dancer, comedic actor as well as a
singer. He began on stage as a dancer and later starred in television
sitcoms such as his portrayal of Captain Wilton Parmenter on ABC’s
F Troop (1965-1967).

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GO FOR A PLEASURE RIDE IN A 1959 CHEVY!

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CHEVROLET IS 100 TODAY!

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The original Chevrolet “bowtie emblem” introduced by company co-founder
William C. Durant in 1913.  

 
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Louis Chevrolet

 

 

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William Durant

Chevrolet at Indy Centennial

Louis Chevrolet at the wheel of his prototype for the 1912 Chevrolet

The Chevrolet Motor Car Company was founded on November 3, 1911
by Louis Chevrolet, a race car driver and automotive engineer and
William C. Durant, the founder of General Motors who, after five
years, lost control of the company in 1910. The first Series C
Classic Six prototype Chevy was ready months before The
company was actually incorporated. 

co-founder durant in chevy 1911

The first Chevrolet automobile produced in Detroit, 1912. The son of William
Durant,
Cliff Durant, is behind the wheel.

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SPACE PROBE LAUNCHED ON THIS DAY IN 1973

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Mariner 10 was a robotic space probe launched by NASA on Saturday November 3,
1973, to fly by the planets Mercury and Venus. The objectives were to measure
surface, atmosphere, environment, and atmospheric characteristics of both
planets. It was launched approximately two years after Mariner 9 and was the
last spacecraft in the Mariner program.

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