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#459422 - 01/26/14 01:47 AM 1957
Jude Offline


Registered: 08/09/12
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Loc: New England
In 1957...
  • Dwight D. Eisenhower inaugurated for second term as President of the United States.
  • The Film Jailhouse Rock premiers with Elvis Presley
  • "American Bandstand" the teenagers chart music show makes its network debut on ABC
  • Leave It to Beaver premieres on CBS
  • It was the peak of the Baby Boom years. 4.3 million babies are born this year.
  • The average number of children per family was 3.77.
  • The U.S. divorce rate was 22%
  • 70% of married women did not work outside the home.
  • The Soviet Union launches Sputnik I, the first artificial satellite to orbit the earth.
  • The Cat in the Hat, by Dr. Seuss, was first published
  • On the order of Arkansas Governor Orval Faubus, the National Guard is used to prevent nine African American students from entering Central High School in Little Rock.
  • Average Cost of new house $12,220.00
  • Average Yearly Wages $4.550.00
  • Cost of a gallon of Gas 24 cents
  • The first Nuclear Reactor plant for production of electricity begins operation in Pennsylvania
  • Federal spending was just $76.58 billion
  • The population of the U.S. was 171.98 million
  • The world's population was 2.888 billion
  • Thirteen year old Bobby Fischer becomes a chess champion
  • Humphrey Bogart dies of throat cancer at age 57.
  • The Brooklyn Dodgers move to Los Angeles
  • John Lennon and Paul McCartney meet for the very first time, as teenagers, three years before forming the Beatles.
  • The Wham-O Company produces the first Frisbee.
  • I was born on January 27th.
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I will remember you
Will you remember me?
Don't let your life pass you by
Weep not for the memories
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#459424 - 01/26/14 07:43 AM Re: 1957 [Re: Jude]
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Edited by Suwanee (02/21/16 01:52 PM)
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"His voice rose under the black smoke before the burning wreckage of the island; and infected by that emotion, the other little boys began to shake and sob too. And in the middle of them....Ralph wept for the end of innocence, the darkness of man’s heart…”. -----William Golding

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#459440 - 01/26/14 02:08 PM Re: 1957 [Re: Jude]
Chase Eric Offline

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Originally Posted By: Jude
I was born on January 27th.

That last one! Happy birthday tomorrow smile
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#459493 - 01/27/14 03:56 AM Re: 1957 [Re: Jude]
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Happy birthday Jude wink!!!
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#459498 - 01/27/14 08:43 AM Re: 1957 [Re: Jude]
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Jude - have a great day - and the best year yet!
Lee
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"My experience has shown me that I all too often tend to deny that which lies behind, but as I still believe, that which is denied cannot be healed." Brennan Manning, "All is Grace - A Ragamuffin Memoir"

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#459587 - 01/28/14 11:23 AM Re: 1957 [Re: Jude]
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Happy Birthday, Jude! laugh cool whistle laugh wink
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I have taken to the stand-up comedy stage to educate other male survivors and those who try to love them. I blog about my isolated religious upbringing where physical and sexual abuse were commonplace and I serve as a facilitator of a weekly support group for men who have suffered sexual assault.

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#459731 - 01/29/14 09:55 PM Re: 1957 [Re: Jude]
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Happy Day Late Birthday, Jude!!

And by November of 1957, great things were still happening ME!
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