Archive for August 1st, 2013

THE GALILEO LANDS IN HOUSTON

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HOUSTON — Space Center Houston is now the new home of the fully
restored Galileo Shuttlecraft that appeared in several episodes of the
original Star Trek TV series. It was officially unveiled Thursday morning.

The restoration project was a year-long effort, led by Adam and Leslie
Schneider along with Trek fans and memorabilia collectors.

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Adam Schneider (left) applauds as actor Don Marshall is introduced to
unveil
the “Galileo” shuttlecraft

 

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William Shatner as Captain James T. Kirk

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FIRST PUBLISHED ON THIS DAY IN 1963

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Published in The United Kingdom as a fan club magazine, The
Beatles Book
(also known as Beatles Monthly continued for 77
editions until it stopped publication after the December 1969
edition. It was revived in 1976, and ceased publication in 2003.

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TODAY IN HISTORY

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Mike Gracia

 

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BAND LEADER BORN ON THIS DAY IN 1942

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Jerome John "Jerry" Garcia
(August 1, 1942 – August 9, 1995)

Garcia was one of the founders of the Grateful Dead band. He was
with them for their entire thirty-year career (1965-1995). He was well
known by many for his distinctive guitar playing and was ranked 13th
in Rolling Stone’s "100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time" cover story

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NUMBER-ONE ON THIS DAY IN 1964

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