Archive for December 7th, 2014

NUMBER-ONE SELLER ON THIS DAY IN 1956

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Guy Mitchell’s biggest hit was “Singing The Blues” and spent a total of ten weeks
at number 1 on the Billboard best selling chart.

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Guy Mitchell (born Albert George Cernik in Detroit, Michigan) 
(February 22, 1927 – July 1, 1999)

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CHRISTMAS TREE LAMPS IN 1940

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From Life magazine

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LAST MOON MISSION ON THIS DAY IN 1972

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From left: Schmitt, Evans and Cernan, pose in the moon rover

Apollo 17 was the final mission of the U.S. Apollo lunar landing program, and
was the sixth and last landing of humans on the Moon. Launched at 12:33 am
Eastern Standard Time (EST) on December 7, 1972, with a three-member
consisting of Commander Eugene Cernan, Command Module Pilot Ronald
Evans and
Lunar Module Pilot Harrison Schmitt, It was the last use of Apollo 
hardware for its original mission. After Apollo 17, extra Apollo spacecraft were
used in the Skylab and Apollo–Soyuz Test Project programs.

The Apollo 17 mission was the first night launch of a U.S. human spaceflight
and the final crewed launch of a Saturn V rocket.


 

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A SPECIAL DAY!

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IN THE NEWS ON THIS DAY

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Pearl Harbor Memorial

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