"These happy golden years are passing by, these happy golden years." Laura Ingalls Wilder

Wednesday, January 24, 2007

Michelle at Big Blueberry Eyes had this on her blog today so I played along for my birthyear of 1958:

In 1958 (the year you were born)

Dwight Eisenhower is president of the US

The first US earth satellite, Explorer I, goes into orbit

Rocker Jerry Lee Lewis marries his 13 year old second cousin, Myra Brown

The "Quiz Show Scandals" rock the television industry and the nation

Vice President Richard Nixon faces hostile anti-American mobs during a visit to South America

14 year old Bobby Fischer wins the United States Chess Championship

Ellen DeGeneres, Michael Jackson, Ice-T, and Mark Cuban are born

New York Yankees win the World Series

Baltimore Colts win the NFL championship

Montreal Canadiens win the Stanley Cup

Breakfast at Tiffany's by Truman Capote is published

Elvis Presley enters the U.S. Army

11 comments:

Pat said...

I don't remember, Noah didn't get a newspaper on the ark!

Mrs. Mac said...

Ancient of Days? You're not THAT old Miss Pat. Have you packed your bags yet? Your bathroom cabinet and countertop are installed now :)

Pat said...

Oh, I'm getting excited!
I think I'm going to buy myself a house warming gift!

Mrs. Darling said...

I have no idea and Im not sure I want to do.It might make me feel extremely old!

Anonymous said...

Guess what Mrs. Mac? I just MIGHT have enough snow to make a snowball tomorrow and throw it right at you!!..anonymous

Mrs. Mac said...

Oh Anonymous ... (ahem, Miss Terry), better hurry as my snow is nearly gone. :)

Phil said...

Thanks for the music and math links! I'll take all the help I can get.

Jada's Gigi said...

Hey we're birthday buddies! Mine is in 58 too!

Terry said...

That's Ok Mrs.Mac. I told Saija, I have decided on using an ice cube instead...Way too cold to go playing outside!!

If your snow is almost gone all the better. YOU won't have any amunition to fight back with!!


I don't know how you ever guessed who that Anon person was..Foiled again...Shucks!....Love Miss Terry

Anonymous said...

Terry ... you're so transparent (lol)

Michelle said...

I don't think I ever heard that about Jerry Lee Lewis before! Interesting facts!