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KFC’S COLONEL WAS BORN ON THIS DAY IN 1890

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What's The Matter Colonel Sanders, Chicken? — No Pants Records
(September 9, 1890 – December 16, 1980)

 

Born Harland David Sanders, he was an American businessman
and entrepreneur, best known for building his Kentucky Fried
Chicken cafe into a fast-food empire.

He worked as a farmer, salesman, steamboat pilot, and railroad
fireman.

He sold KFC to John Y. Brown Jr., Jack Massey, and a group
of investors for $2 million in 1964.

 

FROM ME TO YOU …. 5. Insights from - THE SYNOPSIS: COLONEL… | by jADEPETU | AchieversORBIT

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CLASSIC KFC AD FROM THE PDX RETRO FILES

r/thebeachboys - You know KFC has a sweet tea flavored MTN dew?

The Beach Boys 50* - Live In Concert (2012, Blu-ray) | Discogs

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FOR THAT BACK TO SCHOOL LUNCH

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Aladdin is a brand, over 100 years old, made popular for its
line of character
lunchboxes including Hopalong Cassady,
Superman, Mickey Mouse and The Jetsons. Today Aladdin
continues to be a food and beverage products brand and
is owned by Pacific Market International, LLC of
Seattle,
Washington
.

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GOOD NEWS FOR U.S. NUTRITION IN 1943!

General Mills’ Cheerioats was invented in 1941. It didn’t take long
for Quaker Oats to gripe about the name and threaten legal action,
so Cheerioats became Cheerios in 1945.

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Inventor Lester Ferdinand Borchardt
(1907 – 2007)

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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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