Coming or Going?

Either way, you didn’t have to open the door anymore. Plus, the incredible shrinking dollar. And, the first of series of movies that were pretty lame but people flocked to them anyway just to see a young woman in a pretty modest bathing suit. Read on…




Today is Particularly Preposterous Packaging Day, a day to focus on why packages are so bloomin’ hard to open.







Tonight is National Night Out, a time to meet neighbors and promote police-community partnerships.






1888 – Theophilus Van Kannel of Philadelphia went around and around with the U.S. Patent Office for a time, but, finally, got a patent for the revolving door.







1928 – The U.S. dollar began to shrink. New bills, one third smaller than previous bucks, were issued by the U.S. Treasury Department. That’s nothing compared to way the dollar is shrinking today!





1963 – “Back to the Beach” opened at theatres around the country. The film reunited two people who played middle-aged parents with rebellious kids — kids like they had played in their “Bikini Beach” movies in the 1960s. It starred Annette Funicello and Frankie Avalon.