Archive for April 24th, 2015

THIS WAS JACK IN THE BOX IN THE 1960s

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The fast-food restaurant Jack in the Box
was founded in 1951 by Robert
O.
Peterson
in San Diego,California, where it is still headquartered today.

In total, the chain has 2,200 locations, primarily serving the West Coast
of the U.S.

RobertOPeterson
(1916–1994)

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RECAPPING PAST NEWS EVENTS

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Sandy Kozel

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Barbra Joan Streisand is 73 today.

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SCI-FI SERIES DEBUTED ON THIS DAY IN 1955

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X Minus One was a half-hour science fiction radio drama series broadcast from
April 24, 1955 until it was canceled on January 9, 1958. The program aired in
various timeslots on NBC. It opened with announcer Fred Collins delivering the countdown.

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Fred Collins

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NUMBER-ONE ON THIS DAY IN 1965

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Wayne Fontana (born Glyn Geoffrey Ellis) will be 70 in
October.

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