Archive for October 28th, 2013

VERY VINTAGE HALLOWEEN COSTUMES

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Fun Fact: An early reference to wearing costumes at Halloween comes
from Scotland
in 1585.

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1922

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1953

vintage haloween egg

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THE MICROSOFT MAN IS 58 TODAY

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William Henry "Bill" Gates III was born in Seattle, Washington


Business magnate
Bill Gates is an investor, programmer inventor and
philanthropist. He is the former chief executive and current chairman
of Microsoft, the world’s largest personal-computer software company,
which he co-founded with Paul Allen.

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LOOKING BACK AT TODAY IN HISTORY

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Tim maguire
       Tim Maguire

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Julia Fiona Roberts is 46 years young today

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ARCH COMPLETED ON THIS DAY IN 1965

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Workmen close the gap as they insert a 10-ton keystone, completing the 
Gateway Arch construction.

The Gateway Arch is a 630-foot monument in St. Louis, Missouri. It is the tallest
man-made monument in the United States and world. Built as a monument to the westward expansion of the United States, it has become an internationally known 
symbol of St. Louis.

Construction began on February 12, 1963 at a cost of $13 million. The monument
opened to the public on June 10, 1967.

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The arch under construction, June 17, 1964

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