Tuesday, March 10, 2009

Way back 1957....


Cost of a gallon of Gas 24 cents

Martin Luther King Jr heads nationwide resistance to racial segregation and discrimination in the US

Toyota starts selling cars in the US, the first is the Toyopet Crown

Authorities arrest dozens of Mafia bosses during a Mafia Bosses meeting at Apalachin, New York

Windscale nuclear power plant accident in UK

Portable Radar Devices Used To Enforce Speed Limits

Federal troops charge defiant protestors with fixed bayonets to ensure nine African American Students can attend Little Rock Central High School in Arkansas

Tidal Wave follows Hurricane Audrey into coasts of Texas and Louisiana

Elvis Presley purchases a mansion in Memphis, Tennessee and calls it Graceland

The Cavern Club opens in Liverpool (Where the Beetle's started)

First Nuclear Reactor plant opens for production of electricity in Pennsylvania US

Great Britain tests first hydrogen bomb on the Christmas Island

The Soviet Union launches Sputnik 2. On board is the first animal to enter space - a dog named Laika

And these bikes....

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