Archive for February 13th, 2013

TV HOME GAME AD FROM 1964 ~

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Show host Hugh Downs

1962 Milton Bradley CONCENTRATION Game

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NOTED TEST PILOT IS 90 TODAY!

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Chuck Yeager and his Bell X-1 experimental supersonic plane, named
after his wife.

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Charles Elwood "Chuck" Yeager is a retired major general in the
United States Air Force and former test pilot. He was the first pilot
to travel
faster than sound in 1947.

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Yeager is depicted by actor Sam Shepard in the 1983 film  "The Right Stuff".

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NEWS ON THIS DAY IN HISTORY

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COMIC STRIP DEBUTED ON THIS DAY IN 1937

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First Strip

Prince Valiant in the Days of King Arthur, or simply Prince Valiant, is a long-
run
comic strip created by Harold Foster in 1937. The strip currently appears
weekly in more than 300 newspapers, according to its to its distributor, King Features Syndicate.


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Harold Rudolf Foster

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PETER TORK IS 71 TODAY

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Peter Tork (Peter Halsten Thorkelson) is best known as the 
keyboardist and bass guitarist of The Monkees.

 



Peter Tork

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