50 Things Turning 50 This Year

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  1. Dyre Straits

    Dyre Straits 9 Count 'em, 9 Grandkids!

    (From an email I received from a good friend.)


    from Good Housekeeping magazine May 2006 issue.

    My Fair Lady

    The Interstate highway system

    Invasion of the Body Snatchers

    Doris Day’s "Que Sera, Sera"

    The Herme’s Kelly bag – inspired by Grace Kelly

    Yahtzee

    Colo, the first gorilla born in captivity

    Plymouth Fury car – the star of Stephen King’s Christine.

    The Wizard of Oz on TV

    Masters Tournament on TV

    Jif peanut butter

    Artificial intelligence

    "In God We Trust" as our Nation’s motto

    Elvis’ hit "Heartbreak Hotel"

    Pampers

    Cytogenetics

    1st Hard Disk – from IBM

    "Dear Abby"

    The book The Hundred and One Dalmatians

    Kim Cattrali

    Toaster ovens

    The book Peyton Place

    1st climate controlled shopping mall

    Queen for a Day

    Mel Gibson

    Certs

    Transatlantic phone calls

    Johnny Cash’s "I Walk the Line"

    Battery run watches

    As the World Turns

    Uncle Milton’s Ant Farm

    Diorissimo perfume

    1st wireless remote control

    Isolation of human growth hormone

    US version of Godzilla

    Martina Navratilova

    The Hungarian Revolution

    Pop art

    Profiles in Courage

    Four basic food groups

    Tom Hanks

    The Price is Right

    Videotape recorder

    Nonstick frying pans

    Chuck Berry’s "Duck Walk"

    The Movie of The King and I

    NBC’s Ann Curry

    Scotchguard

    Do-it yourself haircolor

    Play-Doh




    How many do you remember?



  2. CDsDontBurn

    CDsDontBurn AMD & Petrol Heads Mod

    i remember a few of those.....and i'm a little less than 1/4 century old :p
  3. Dyre Straits

    Dyre Straits 9 Count 'em, 9 Grandkids!

    Almost all of them are familiar to me.

    But, then, I'm 57% of a century old myself. :)
  4. CDsDontBurn

    CDsDontBurn AMD & Petrol Heads Mod

    yea, but 57% of a century old, is more than the 50% that you should know of what happened in this last 50yrs. according to that :p
  5. Customgamer1

    Customgamer1 Fell off the tech wagon

    Yes but some of that is when you are little so you don't always remember everything...
  6. Falstaff

    Falstaff Old Codger

    you dont have to be 50 to remember that stuff..LOL
  7. _ə_

    _ə_ New Member

    Hungaria had a revolution?
  8. Sanafabich

    Sanafabich BANNED

    que será, será... whatever will be, will be, the future's not ours to see.... que será, será [​IMG]
  9. mkk

    mkk Well-Known Member

    Bjorn Borg, whaha.
    [​IMG]
  10. OldBuzzard

    OldBuzzard DH's oldest Geek

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