Monday, April 27, 2009
Way Back 1963
Yearly Inflation Rate USA 1.24%
Year End Close Dow Jones Industrial Average 762
Gas per Gallon 29 cents
Loaf of bread 22 cents
A hurricane and resulting Tsunami cause Flooding in East Pakistan Bangladesh kills 22,000President
John F Kennedy assassinated in the United States; the Warren Commission is established to investigate the assassination.
Korea returns to Civilian Rule
American Express introduces Credit Cards Into The UK
Lyndon Johnson Becomes President
Indiana State Fair Coliseum Explosion kills 74
Alcatraz federal penitentiary known as "The Rock" closes
In the Supreme Court case of Gideon v. Wainwright rules that a fair trial "cannot be realized if the poor man charged with [the] crime has to face his accusers without a lawyer to assist him."
Members of Ku Klux Klan dynamite Baptist Church in Birmingham, Alabama killing 4 young girls causing US Wide public outrage and Condemnation for the action.
Studebaker the US Car Maker goes out of business and Ends production
Nuclear-powered attack submarine USS Thresher sinks in the Atlantic Ocean
First US State Lottery in New Hampshire
Martin Luther King, Jr. delivers his "I have a dream" speech
Jack Ruby murders John F. Kennedy's suspected assassin Lee Harvey Oswaldon November 24th live on television.
James Meredith becomes the first African American to graduate from the University of Mississippi
AT&T introduces touch tone phones
Flymo Sells first Hover Mower
The first prototype Learjet takes off
Zip codes implemented in US
Lava Lamp or The Astro Lamp Launched by Edward Craven Walker
These were the bikes
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