Wednesday, May 25, 2011

Thursday Thirteen #125

IT HAPPENED IN MAY.
THIRTEEN CLASSIC COVERS FROM
THE TIME MAGAZINE ARCHIVES.







1939 – Lilybet's father, King George (he of The King’s Speech)

visits the United States for the first time as monarch


1950 – Coca Cola begins its world dominance



1955 – American women discover wash’n’wear clothes

made of exotic polyester fabrics like Dacron and Orlon




1963 – Astronauts like Gordon Cooper are our heroes


1967 – Johnny Carson is the undisputed King of Late Night


1972 – Like JFK and LBJ before him, Richard Nixon

finds himself wrestling with Viet Nam



1977 – Baryshnikov takes off





1981 – Billy Martin and his fractious Oakland A’s dominate baseball



1987 – A politician finds himself enmeshed with a woman not his wife.

Imagine that!





1994 – We pause to pay tribute to Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis






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4 comments:

  1. Wow the times have sure changed. Thanks for the look back in time.
    Happy T13!

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  2. That was really cool to look at! Thanks!

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  3. I so remember many of those. Yikes!!!!

    Enjoy your Thursday!
    http://harrietandfriends.com/2011/05/its-tornado-season-around-these-parts/

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  4. I almost think I see Prince Harry in Lilybet.

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