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AN IDEA FOR BRINGING IN THE NEW YEAR

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7up, circa 1950s

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FOR A COOL, SATISFYING DRINK

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Kool-Aid is a brand of flavored drink mix owned by Kraft
Foods
. The powder form was created by Edwin Perkins in
1927 based upon a
liquid concentrate called Fruit Smack.     
    
     
      
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  Edwin Elijah Perkins        
  (January 8, 1889 – July 3, 1961
)


The building in Hastings, Nebraska, where Kool-Aid was invented.

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Todays Kool-Aid look.

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NEWS HEADLINES THAT MADE HISTORY

today in history

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TIM MAGUIRE

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On October 10, 1973, after months of maintaining his innocence,
Agnew pleaded no contest to a single felony charge of tax evasion
and resigned from office. He was replaced by House Minority
Leader Gerald Ford (below).

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Gerald Ford (center) was sworn in as Vice President Ford. 

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George Orson Welles (May 6, 1915 – October 10, 1985)

Wells is best remembered for the legendary 1938 radio broadcast of “The
War of the Worlds’’, and in film, Citizen Kane (1941), consistently ranked
as one of the greatest films ever made.

Poster showing two women in the bottom left of the picture looking up towards a man in a white suit in the top right of the picture. "Everybody's talking about it. It's terrific!" appears in the top right of the picture. "Orson Welles" appears in block letters between the women and the man in the white suit. "Citizen Kane" appears in red and yellow block letters tipped 60° to the right. The remaining credits are listed in fine print in the bottom right.

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FOR THAT BIG THIRST IN 1946!

1940s vintage hollywood BING CROSBY royal crown RC cola Soda Vintage Advertisement Illustration

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Road to Utopia
is a 1946 comedy film directed by Hal Walker and starring Bing
Crosby
, Bob Hope, and Dorothy Lamour. Filmed in 1943 but not released until
1946, Road to Utopia is the fourth film of the "Road to" series. Written by
Melvin Frank and Norman Panama,

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THE FIRST COUPON ~

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Believed to be the first coupon ever, this ticket for a free glass of Coca-
Cola was first distributed in 1888 to help promote the drink. By 1913,
the company had redeemed 8.5 million tickets.


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John Pemberton, the inventor of Coca-Cola

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