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12/22/20 Grif.Net – Christmas on Friday

12/22/20 Grif.Net – Christmas on Friday

I stopped for =
coffee this morning.

 

Bob: "Are =
you all ready for Christmas? Remember, Christmas falls on a Friday this =
year."

 

Employee: =
"Oh my goodness. I really hope it’s not on the =
13th!"

 

Employee at =
next register: "That would sure be =
unlucky.”

 

Manager =
overheard and added: “It doesn’t matter what date this year. We =
close early and celebrate the night before =
anyway."

 

~~ANSWERS~~ =
Quiz on Decade of the 1980’s

 

1. 1980 =
– When the US Olympic Hockey Team defeated the favored USSR team =
in Lake Placid, it was labeled the “MIRACLE ON =
ICE”.

 

2. 1981 =
– The wedding of the decade caught the attention of the world from =
ST PAUL’S CATHEDRAL in London.

 

3. 1982 =
– The opening of Walt Disney’s EXPERIMENTAL PROTOTYPE =
COMMUNITY OF TOMORROW or EPCOT as it was called added to the Disney =
World complex.

 

4. 1983 =
– The US Marine barracks in BERUIT was bombed by terrorists, =
killing nearly 250.

 

5. 1984 =
–SEAT BELTS in automobiles finally became mandatory safety =
equipment.

 

6. 1985 =
– After years of fruitless searching, the wreck of the TITANIC is =
finally located.

 

7. 1986 =
– In the worse accident in the history of US space program, the =
CHALLENGER explodes 73 seconds after liftoff, killing all seven crew =
members.

 

8. 1987 =
President Ronald =
Reagan visits West Berlin and challenges leader Mikhail Gorbachev to =
TEAR DOWN THIS WALL.

 

9. 1988 =
 Andrew Lloyd =
Webber’s PHANTOM OF THE OPERA opens on Broadway, with Michael Crawford =
in the title role.

 

10. 1989 =
– The tanker EXXON VALDEZ runs aground, spilling 10 million =
gallons of oil in the largest spill in US =
history.

 

~~

Dr Bob Griffin =

bob@grif.net =
www.grif.net

"Jesus =
Knows Me, This I Love!"