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A HIP TOY PATENTED ON THIS DAY IN 1963

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On this day in 1963, the Hula-Hoop, a hip-swiveling toy that became
a huge fad across America when it was first marketed by Wham-O in 1958, is patented by the company’s co-founder, Arthur "Spud" Melin. 

An estimated 25 million Hula-Hoops were sold in its first four months
of production alone.

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(1924 – 2002)

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HOW TIMES HAVE CHANGED!

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A RECAP OF PAST WORLD NEWS

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"The Boston Massacre" took place on this day in 1770 when British troops fired on a crowd in Boston killing five people. Two British
troops were later convicted of manslaughter.

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The senseless killing of a black man, Crispus Attucks (above) and 
his compatriots spurred one of the most significant revolutions in modern history.

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Winston Churchill delivered his "Iron Curtain Speech" on this day in 1946. He warned of the Soviet Unions growing influence in Eastern
Europe after WW 2.

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Soviet dictator Joseph Stalin died on this day in 1952. He had been
in power for 29 years
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John Adam Belushi (January 24, 1949 – March 5, 1982)

The comedians death was investigated by forensic pathologist Michael Baden,
among others, and, while the findings were disputed, it was officially ruled
a drug-related accident.

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Patsy Cline (Virginia Patterson Hensley)
(September 8, 1932 – March 5, 1963)

Patsy Cline along with Cowboy Copas, and Hawkshaw
Hawkins
died in a plane crash near Nashville, TN. on
this day in 1963.

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