Monday, May 22, 2006

This Day in Boomer History

1906- Wright Brothers patent airplane
1943- first jet fighter tested
1947- first ballistic missile
1954- In Minnesota, Robert Zimmerman's Bar Mitzvah
1956- "The Bob Hope Show" ends on NBC
1964- LBJ unveils The Great Society
1965- The Beatles' "Ticket to Ride" hits #1
1967 Mr. Rogers Neighborhood debuts on national public TV
1968- Pittsburgh Pirate Willie Stargell hits 3 home runs, a double and a single.
1973- Nixon confesses to his role in Watergate coverup
1982- Johnny Carson's last appearance on "The Tonight Show."

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