Monthly Archives: June 2012

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On this day in 1936 – “Gone With the Wind” was published.

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On this day in 1974 – With Argentine President Juan Perón on his deathbed, Isabela Martinez de Perón, his wife and vice president, was sworn in as the leader of the South American country.

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On this day in 1939 – Pan American Airways began regular trans-Atlantic air service.

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On this day in 2003 – More than 735,000 phone numbers were registered on the first day of a national do-not-call list aimed at blocking unwelcome solicitations from telemarketers.

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In this day in 1974 – The Universal Product Code (bar code) was introduced on a pack of Wrigley’s gum.

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On this day in 1966 – “Dark Shadows” began its popular run as a daily serial on ABC television. Decades before the Vampire craze…we were watching Barnabas Collins….

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On this day in 1964 – The Federal Trade Commission announced that, starting in 1965, cigarette makers must include warning labels about the harmful effects of smoking.

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