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A HEALTHY CEREAL FROM KELLOGG IN 1939

23 Vintage Ads That Would Be Banned Today | Bored Panda

Pep was a brand of whole-wheat breakfast cereal produced by
the
Kellogg Company, and introduced in 1923, which became
the first to be fortified with vitamins B and D in 1938. Pep was
a long-running rival to
Wheaties
, and also the sponsor of Mutual
Radio
‘s The Adventures of Superman radio series. One of Pep’s advertising slogans was "the Sunshine cereal".




Pep ad featuring Our Gang (1928).

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FIRST WINTER OLYMPICS WAS HELD IN 1924

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On January 25, 1924, the first Winter Olympics took off in style at Chamonix in the French Alps. Spectators were thrilled by the ski
jump and bobsled as well as 12 other events involving a total of
six sports. The “International Winter Sports Week,” as it was
known, was a great success, and in 1928 the International
Olympic Committee (IOC) officially designated the Winter Games,
staged in St. Moritz, Switzerland, as the second Winter Olympics.

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BRITISH STATESMAN DIED ON THIS DAY IN 1965

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Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill
(30 November 1874 – 24 January 1965)

Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill, the British leader who
guided Great Britain and the Allies through the crisis of
World
War II
, died in London at the age of 90.

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A MUSIC MEMORIE FROM THE RETRO BLOG

The Ventures - Walk, Don't Run Vol. 2 - CD

The Ventures first wide-release single, "Walk, Don’t Run"
(1960),
brought international fame to the group, and is
often cited as one of the top songs ever recorded for guitar.

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LAST ORIGINAL GROUP MEMBER HAS DIED

The Ventures albums and discography | Last.fm

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TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — Don Wilson, co-founder and rhythm
guitarist of the instrumental guitar band
The Ventures, has died
at 88.

Wilson died Saturday in Tacoma of natural causes, surrounded
by his four children,

The band’s hits included “Walk, Don’t Run,” and the theme song
for “Hawaii Five-O.” They were inducted into the Rock and Roll
Hall of Fame in 2008. Wilson was the last of the original members
of the local band.

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