Archive for November 13th, 2012

‘’STRONGER THAN DIRT”

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Ajax cleaning products were introduced by Colgate-Palmolive in 1947.  It was one of the company’s first major brands. The name is derived from a character
of Greek mythology.

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REMEMBER ‘’MANNERS THE BUTLER’’ ?

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Actor Richard H. Cutting (1912-1972) derived fame
as “Manners the Butler” in the Kleenex Napkins
Commercials, created in 1957 by a Chicago ad
agency for the kimberly-Clark Corporation. The
use of trick photography made Cutting appear
to be only inches in height.


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NEWS FROM THIS DAY IN HISTORY

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SCOTTISH AUTHOR BORN ON THIS DAY IN 1850

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Robert Louis Stevenson, 7 years old

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Robert Louis Balfour Stevenson
(13 November 1850 – 3 December 1894)

Stevenson is the author of the classic adventure novel "Treasure Island", and
”Strange Case of Dr Jekyll”. He also played the piano and wrote over 123
original musical arrangements for various instruments.

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