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FIRST MOTEL OPENED ON THIS DAY IN 1925


The Motel Inn (originally known as the Milestone Mo-Tel), located in
San Luis Obispo, California, is the first motel in the world.

The Motel Inn cost $80,000 to build in 1925. It originally charged $1.25 per night
per room.The motel closed in 1991 and most of the structure was bulldozed in
2006, but the tower and a few buildings were left standing (below).

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CONNIE FRANCIS IS 78 TODAY

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Connie Francis (Concetta Rosa Maria Franconero)

Singer Connie Francis released the 1958 hit "Who’s Sorry Now?" and 
also appeared in many movies, including Looking for Love (1964). She
was one of the highest charting female solo singers in the 1950s and
1960s. She almost accepted a scholarship to New York University, but
pursued music full-time instead.

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