Archive for August 27th, 2013

REMEMBER FULL SERVICE GAS STATIONS ?

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service station main

service station 1

service station 2

The old days of the full service gas station. They not only filled your tank,
they washed your windows, checked your oil and water level and the air
pressure in your tires.

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TODAY IN HISTORY

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EdDonahue mic on baord
Ed Donahue

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SPACE PROBE LAUNCHED ON THIS DAY IN 1962

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One hundred nine days after launch, Mariner 2 flies by Venus

Mariner 2 was the first robotic space probe in the NASA program to reach the
vicinity of the planet Venus in December of the same year..

 

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President John F. Kennedy (right) receives a Mariner 2 model from NASA
representatives in 1961

 

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TUESDAY WELD IS 70 TODAY

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Weld now

Tuesday Weld (Susan Ker Weld) began her career as a child actor,
and made the transition to mature roles in the late 1950s. She won
a Golden Globe Award for Most Promising Female Newcomer in
1960 and during the following decade she established herself
as a dramatic actress in films.

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1961

 

i walk the line
1970

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