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12/08/20 Grif.Net – What to Get Dad?

12/08/20 Grif.Net – What to Get Dad?

December is =
the month when the kids begin to discuss what to get Dad for =
Christmas.

Some insist on =
a shirt.

Others insist =
on a pair of socks.

Seems the =
argument always ends in a tie.

~~ANSWERS~~ to =
Monday’s 1960’s Trivia

1. 1960 =
– Deep-sea vessel Trieste reached record 35,800 depth in the =
Pacific’s MARIANAS TRENCH

 

2. 1961 =
– John F. Kennedy was the youngest president at age 43 when =
inaugurated.

 

3. 1962 =
– The first of the now-common WAL-MART retail store was opened in =
Arkansas.

 

4. 1963 =
– America’s famous maximum security prison ALCATRAZ =
closed.

 

5. 1964 =
– To insure better and faster communication, the US Post Office =
developed ZONE IMPROVEMENT PLAN or “zip =
code”

 

6. 1965 =
– The Broadway musical MAN OF LAMANCHA on the life of Don Quixote =
featured the song “The Impossible =
Dream”.

 

7. 1966 =
– Ground was broken for the iconic New York City landmark WORLD =
TRADE CENTER

 

8. 1967 =
– South African doctor Christiaan Barnard performed the first =
HEART TRANSPLANT operation.

 

9. 1968 =
– Two American politicians, MARTIN LUTHER KING JR and  ROBERT =
F KENNEDY were both assassinated, shaking the =
nation.

 

10. 1969 =
– ARPANET, the predecessor to the Internet, relays its first =
communication between UCLA and Stanford.

 

~~

Dr Bob Griffin =

bob@grif.net www.grif.net =

"Jesus Knows Me, This I =
Love!"