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ON THIS DAY
ON THIS DAY
On this date in 1916, Georgia Tech defeated Cumberland University, 222-0, in Atlanta.
By halftime, the Cumberland cheerleaders switched teams.
Georgia Tech scored so many times, at half time they had to re-sod the end zone.
The scoreboard operator was changing numbers faster than a gas station.
On this date in 1931, the very first infra-red photograph was taken at Rochester, New York. Next goal: to take the very first out-fra red photo. This is not to be confused with this date in 1961, when Barney on the Flintstones said, "Hi ya, Fra-red!" for the first time.
According to fiftiesweb.com, Bandstand began as a local program on WFIL-TV (now WPVI), Channel 6 in Philadelphia way back in 1952. Then it was hosted by Bob Horn and was called Bob Horn's Bandstand. On July 9 of 1956 the show got a new host, a clean-cut 26-year-old named Dick Clark. When ABC picked the show up, it was renamed American Bandstand, airing it's first national show on August 5, 1957. The show was moved to Los Angeles in 1964. From 1963 to 1987 Bandstand was on only once a week, on Saturday. Briefly it was part of the USA Network with new host David Hirsh but went off the air in 1989.
On this date in 1955, Annette Funicello appeared on the "Mickey Mouse Club" for the very first time. She was so cute, although some suspected she may have enhanced her mouse ears.
In 1968, the movie industry implemented a ratings system that ranked movies from G-rated to the video's I have hidden in the coffee table X-rated ones.
On this date in 1975, America's military services officially went co-educational. Up until then, a Maureen could become a Marine.
In 1982, "Cats" opened on Broadway. And that's about all the mews of the day!
Book discussion group to meet The next book up for discussion by the Cochise College Literary Guild is “Spirit Walk,” written by Cochise College instructor Jay Treiber. The discussion is Nov. 21, 11 a.m. – noon, in the Horace Steele Room in the Sierra Vista Campus Library Building. The Literary Guild club for readers and lovers of books is open to all students and community members. For more information, call 520.515.5499 or firstname.lastname@example.org .
Fall Book Discussion and Movie Series—Heartburn by Nora Ephron Wednesday, November 19 Book Discussion • 10:30 a.m. Movie • 1:00 p.m. Sierra Vista Public Library Join us for a lively and stimulating discussion about “Choices and Changes,” this season’s book and movie series theme exploring women’s rights. The series concludes with Nora Ephron’s modern tale Heartburn, the semi-autobiographical novel based on her tempestuous marriage to Washington Post’s Pulitzer Prize winning reporter Carl Bernstein, best known for breaking the Watergate scandal. Interested in joining the discussion? Call Susan Abend at 458-4225 to register or if you would like more information.