Stuck In The '50s

Stuck In The '50s

Great Music from that Fabulous Decade

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'50s History for October 13th

In 1953 Samuel Bagno patents the ultra-sonic or radio wave burglar alarm. In 1957 the German Democratic Republic recalls the East Mark and issues new currency. And also that year Ford Motor Company hires Bing Crosby and Frank Sinatra to host a TV special introducing the new Edsel car. The star power didn't help.

Born on this date - American Revolution heroine Molly Pitcher (1754), actress Lillie Langtry (1853), auto racer/speedway president Wilbur Shaw (1902), editorial cartoonist Herblock [Herbert Block] (1909), actor Cornel Wilde (1915), actress Laraine Day (1917), comedian Nipsey Russell (1920), actor Yves Montand (1921), comedian Lenny Bruce (1925), British leader Margaret Thatcher (1925) and baseball Hall of Famer Ed Matthews (1931).
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