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Back In The Day. Where they the good ol’ days or just the daze.

1788 – The first British people showed up on AUSTRALIA to start a colony.

1943 – To reduce bakeries’ insatiable demand for metal replacement parts during World War 2, a WARTIME BAN ON THE SALE OF PRE-SLICED BREAD in the United States went into effect.

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(–From then on, only WHOLE LOAVES were sold until the end of World War 2.)

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1948 – GHANDI broke his 121-HOUR FAST after halting Muslim-Hindu riots. He was assassinated 12 days later.

1952 – CURLY from THE THREE STOOGES died of a stroke at the age of 49.

1973 – PINK FLOYD finished recording their masterpiece, “Dark Side of the Moon”, which would become the longest-charting album in “Billboard” history. It spent 591 STRAIGHT WEEKS on the charts.

(–Since its release in March of 1973, “Dark Side of the Moon” has sold over 45 million copies worldwide and still moves over 250,000 copies each year!!!)

1975 – “The Jeffersons” debuted on CBS. (–It lasted 11 seasons, until 1985.)

1976 – The PITTSBURGH STEELERS beat the DALLAS COWBOYS, 21-to-17, in SUPER BOWL 10.

(–Pittsburgh’s LYNN SWANN was named MVP after setting a Super Bowl record with 161 receiving yards . . . including several juggling acrobatic-type catches and a 64-yard touchdown pass from TERRY BRADSHAW.)

1978 – NEIL SEDAKA received a star on the Hollywood Walk

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of Fame!!!

1980 – STUDIO 54 owners Steve Rubell and Ian Schrager were each sentenced to three-and-a-half years in prison for tax evasion, and fined $20,000.

(–Ian Schrager now owns a line of massively successful upscale hotels. Steve Rubell died of AIDS in 1989 )

1985 – JERRY GARCIA was arrested in Golden Gate Park while free-basing drugs in his car.

1990 – Washington, D.C., Mayor MARION BARRY was arrested in a drug enforcement sting operation after he was video-taped smoking crack.

1993 – The MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. holiday was FINALLY celebrated in all 50 states, when South Carolina finally recognized it.

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1996 – LISA MARIE PRESLEY filed for divorce from MICHAEL JACKSON after 20 months of marriage, citing irreconcilable differences. !

1998 – “Titanic” won four Golden Globes, including Best Drama and Best Director for JAMES CAMERON. Also at the awards, “Ally McBeal” beat “Seinfeld” as Best TV Comedy.

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