Newsworthy Dates - Jul 17 - Jul 23
Jul 17, 1955
Disneyland opens-Disneyland, Walt Disney's metropolis of nostalgia, fantasy, and futurism, opens on July 17, 1955. The $17 million theme park was built on 160 acres of former orange groves in Anaheim, California, and soon brought in staggering profits. Today, Disneyland hosts more than 14 million visitors a year, who spend close to $3 billion.
Jul 18, 1940
ECONOMISTS WARN WASHINGTON. Let's Make A Deal Soon
HOME RUN FOR CASEY. Anthony Released From Prison Protected By Guards With $537.68
MAN ARRESTED FOR THREATENING US SENATOR. Barbara Boxer Threatened
UN AIDS DISASTER IN THE DESERT. Help 10 Million Somalians - http://saveone.net
400 AMERICANS HAVE MORE WEALTH THAN 400 MILLION AMERICANS. Why the Unbalance?
FINAL SHUTTLE MISSION END THIS WEEK. NASA's Final Frontier
NATIONAL HEAT WAVE. Punishing Temperatures on the Way.
TEAM USA TODAY. America vs Japan in World Cup Final.
BRITISH OPEN. One of Several Americans Could Win.
What is a Tom Watson sandwich? It's a 72 that was far more impressive at 61 years of age, on Saturday at Royal St. George's. To make the situation even more incredible, Mr. Watson played during some of very difficult weather conditions.
Tom Watson would have liked the climatic conditions at Royal St. George's on Saturday during the third round of the Open Championship be better, but Watson did not complain and walked away to score his 2 over par score the best of the day when he finished and well into the afternoon.
My wife and I were happy for twenty years. Then we met.
When a man brings his wife flowers for no reason, there's a reason.
Always get married early in the morning. That way, if it doesn't work out, you haven't wasted a whole day.
In olden times, sacrifices were made at the altar, a practice that still continues.
Getting married is very much like going to a restaurant with friends. You order what you want, then when you see what the other fellow has, you wish you had ordered that.
If a parsley farmer is sued, can they garnish his wages?
Would a fly without wings be called a walk?
Why do they lock gas station bathrooms? Are they afraid someone will clean them?
If the police arrest a mime, do they tell him he has the right to remain silent?
Why do they put Braille on the drive-through bank machines?
If man evolved from monkeys and apes, why do we still have monkeys and apes?
How do they get the deer to cross at that yellow road sign?
What was the best thing before sliced bread?
If one synchronized swimmer drowns, do the rest drown too?
Friends of Pelham Bay Park is sponsoring a puppet show at today's Family Fun Day. Please, join in at the Playground for All Children near Bruckner Boulevard from 12 noon - 4 PM today. It should be fun for all who show!
A new study has announced troubling findings. Washington’s Eugene and Agnes E. Meyer Foundation suggest that many nonprofits will not be offering raises this year and some will increase pay by only a mere percentage.
Meanwhile, two-thirds of all nonprofit CEO’s are planning to Leave within 5 Years. As many as 3,000 charity executives find that organizations are unprepared for the wave of leadership transitions about to hit them.
US DEBT LIMIT TALKS CONTINUE. 2 Weeks Left to go.
ALL THE KING'S SOLDIERS AND ALL THE KING'S MEN AND WOMEN... These Tabloid Journalism Tales.
FDR MANGLED MESS. 8 Injured On 23 Street.
HOT AND SUNNY WEATHER. Much Hotter Tomorrow.
IN HEAVEN THERE IS NO BEER THAT IS WHY THEY DRINK IT HERE. And Also in Minnesota.