Monday, April 4, 2011

TMI Tuesday.....


Hi Boys and Girls...
Interested in any Retro-History regarding this day?
No.....Too bad!
April 4th, 1968 Dr. Martin Luther King was murdered
in Memphis Tennessee by James Earl Ray. He was sentenced
to 99 years in prison.

In 1973 The World Trade Center's Twin Towers was completed
making them the Tallest buildings in the world!
In 1902 Cecil Rhodes left 10 Million Bucks in his will for qualified
American students to attend Oxford University in England.
In 1964 The Beatles held an unprecedented 12 spots on the Billboard
Top 100. The songs were...
"Can't Buy Me Love"
"Twist and Shout"
"She Loves You"
"I want to hold your hand"
"Please Please Me"
"I Saw Her Standing There"
"You Can't Do That"
"All My Lovin"
"Roll Over Beethovin"
"From Me To You"
"Do You Want To Know A Secret"
"Thank You Girl"
In 1933 USA Dirigible Airship The Akron crashes in New Jersey
killing 73 people in one of the 1st airship disasters!
1949... NATO was established..
1950... Little 4 month old baby Galen utters his first recognizable words
"Go Blue!"

Mr. Knowitall grows weary.... Peace!!


snowelf said...

Hmm...As in Go Blues!! ;)

I kid, I kid...


hedgewitch said...

Happy Natal Day, old person. I got you beat by a few months, but you're still old.

And I can't believe your first words weren't 'Have a kickass weekend!!"

Brian Miller said...

happy go blue day...
yay beatles...we used to catch and race them...

lime said...

you were a prodigy weren't you?

clean and crazy said...

you know sometimes blogger won't let me comment, then sometimes it lets me. mark this day that i was able to comment!!

Serena said...

So, you were a child prodigy, huh? No wonder you remember so much trivia, unlike the rest of us old persons.:)

Someone is Special said...

Happy Go Blue Day G-Man..

Someone is Special

the walking man said...

1972--TWM was inducted into the USN to ride the back of the North Atlantic for a few years.

Akelamalu said...

You're a mine of information G! ;)

Maude Lynn said...

Quite a day in history!

secret agent woman said...

Right, you were speaking in sentences at 4 months. I hope your mother contacted the Guinness record folks!

Pheromone Girl said...

Is it someone's birthday? Am I late to the party...???