Monday, May 01, 2006

This Day in Baby Boomer History

1950-Gwendolyn Brooks is first black American to win a Pulitzer Prize, in Poetry.
1951- Mickey Mantle's first major league home run.
1952- Mr. Potato Head introduced.
1960- Francis Gary Powers shot down over Soviet Union in U-2 spy plane.
1961- Harper Lee wins Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, for To Kill A Mockingbird.
1964- First BASIC program run on a computer.
1966- Beatles last British concert.
1967- Elvis Presley marries Priscilla.

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