Did You Know?

The Song "White Christmas" by Bing Crosby was not only the all time best-selling single,

It also hit the top of the charts our Junior year on the week of December 31, 1955.

Irving Berlin wrote the song in early 1940

Marilyn Monroe was on the first issue of Playboy our Freshman Year?

(There was no date on the cover as Hugh Hefner wasn't sure there would be a second issue)


The 1954 World Series was broadcast in color for the first time? The New York Giants won.

In 1954 C.A. Swanson introduced the first TV Dinner with the main course being Roast Turkey?

In 1954 Elvis Presley recorded his very first single for Sun Records?...."That's All Right"

Jonas Salk produced a vaccine for polio in 1955?

The $64,000 Quiz show debuted in 1955?

The world's First Theme Park "Disneyland" Opened in 1955?

"Rebel Without A Cause" was released in 1955?

It was released Four Days after James Dean was killed in a car crash.

Bill Haley and the Comets released "Rock Around the Clock" in 1955?

It was the second best selling single after "White Christmas"

Oscar Winning "Around the World in 80 Days" was released in 1956?

(My Favorite movie that year was "High Society"... Bing Crosby, Grace Kelly, Frank Sinatra, Louie Armstong)


Scientist have finally determined a simple way

of telling a Female Bird from a Male Bird?






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