Archive for June 6th, 2023


On June 6, 1933, eager motorists parked their automobiles on
the grounds of
Camden Drive-In, the first-ever drive-in movie
theater, located on Admiral Wilson Boulevard in Pennsauken, 
New Jersey.

Park-In Theaters–the term “drive-in” came to be widely used
only later–was the brainchild of Richard Hollingshead, a movie
fan and a sales manager at his father’s company, Whiz Auto
Products, in Camden. Reportedly inspired by his mother’s
struggle to sit comfortably in traditional movie theater seats, Hollingshead came up with the idea of an open-air theater
where patrons watched movies in the comfort of their own

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Richard Milton Hollingshead, Jr.
(February 25, 1899 – May 13, 1975)

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June 6, 1944 - D-Day: Invasion Of Europe – Past Daily: News, History, Music And An Enormous ...

On June 6, 1944, Supreme Allied Commander General Dwight
D. Eisenhower gave the go-ahead for the largest amphibious
military operation in history: Operation Overlord, the Allied
invasion of northern France, commonly known as

By daybreak, 18,000 British and American parachutists were
already on the ground. An additional 13,000 aircraft were
mobilized to provide air cover and support for the invasion. 

At 6:30 a.m., American troops came ashore at Utah and Omaha

General Dwight D. Eisenhower, D-day Photograph by Everett
Gen. Dwight David "Ike" Eisenhower
(October 14, 1890 – March 28, 1969)

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A plane flies over the American Cemetery in Colleville-sur-Mer, Normandy, Monday June 5, 2023. Dozens of World War II veterans have traveled to Normandy this week to mark the 79th anniversary of D-Day, the decisive but deadly assault that led to the liberation of France and Western Europe from Nazi control. (AP Photo/Thomas Padilla)
A plane flies over the American Cemetery in Colleville-sur-
Mer, Normandy.

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