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Old Jun 2, 2006, 09:54 AM   #1
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50 Things Turning 50 This Year

(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?



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Old Jun 2, 2006, 10:10 AM   #2
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i remember a few of those.....and i'm a little less than 1/4 century old
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Old Jun 2, 2006, 10:28 AM Threadstarter Thread Starter   #3
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Almost all of them are familiar to me.

But, then, I'm 57% of a century old myself.
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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
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Yes but some of that is when you are little so you don't always remember everything...
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you dont have to be 50 to remember that stuff..LOL
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YUP...in 1956. It was 'current events' for me.

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