Tuesday, March 24, 2009

You Say It's Your Birthday?

It's my birthday, too, yeah!

In 1955, A Gallon of Milk Cost 92 Cents

Dwight Eisenhower is president of the US

Hurricane "Diane" claims 184 lives form North Carolina to New England

Rosa Parks refuses to give up her bus seat, which leads to bus segregation being declared unconstitutional

The AFL merges with the CIO, creating the nation's largest labor union

Dr. Jonas Salk discovers a vaccine for polio

The Scrabble board game debuts

Disneyland opens in Anaheim, California

Kevin Costner, John Grisham, Arsenio Hall, Steve Jobs, and Billy Bob Thornton are born

Charlie Parker, Albert Einstein, and James Dean die

Brooklyn Dodgers win the World Series

Cleveland Browns win the NFL champion ship

Detroit Red Wings win the Stanley Cup

Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov is published

And a Happy Birthday to Kay, too.


Diane H said...

Wow, I didn't know Arsenio Hall was that old!

Cathy said...

Happy Birthday! I'm just 15 days older than you. And you share the date with my son. March is a good month!