Archive for January 22nd, 2012

THE TOP TUNE OF 1954

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Bill Haley & his Comets

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A ‘’TUCKER `48’’ SELLS FOR $2.65 MILLION!

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A 1948 Tucker Torpedo was the top seller Saturday at the Barrett-Jackson auction
held in Scottsdale, Arizona. Total sales for the auction exceeded $76 million.

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Preston Thomas Tucker (September 21, 1903 – December 26, 1956)

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DEPICTION OF PORTLAND MANSIONS IN 1882

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LUNAR MODULE’S FIRST FLIGHT ON THIS DAY IN 1968

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APOLLO 5 LIFTOFF

Apollo 5 was the first unmanned flight of the Apollo Lunar Module, which would
later carry astronauts to the Moon. It lifted off on Monday, January 22, 1968 with
a Saturn 1B rocket. The mission tested the Lunar Module in space environment
and the descent and ascent engine systems.

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BILL BIXBY WAS BORN ON THIS DAY IN 1934

Bill Bixby (circa mid 1970s)

                             Wilfred Bailey Everett “Bill” Bixby III  
                       
                          (January 22, 1934 − November 21, 1993)

Bill Bixby was a film and television actor, director, and frequent game show
panelist. His career spanned over three decades. Bill is best known for his
roles as Tim O’Hara on the CBS sitcom My Favorite Martian, Tom Corbett
on on the ABC comedy-drama series The Courtship of Eddie’s Father,
and Dr. David Banner on the CBS drama series The Incredible Hulk.

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Lou Ferrigno as the Hulk and Bill Bixby

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