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In a Deep Mid-Winter…

June 22nd, 2012 · 7 Comments


Here are se7en + 1 highlights from the year 1957…

  1. Classic Books Published: The Cat in the Hat by Dr. Seuss; From Russia with Love by Ian Fleming; The Guns of Navarone by Alistair MacLean.
  2. Popular #1 Hits: “That’ll be the Day” by Buddy Holly and the Crickets. “Wake up Little Susie” by the Everly Brothers.
  3. Famous births: Princess Caroline of Monaco; Melanie Griffiths and Gloria Estefan.
  4. Popular Movies: David Lean’s film “The Bridge on the River Kwai” by David Lean opened and won Academy Award for best picture.
  5. The Space Race: The Soviet Union launched Sputnik 2, with a dog called Laika, on board.
  6. Property: Elvis Presley was 22 yrs old and bought Graceland… and his movie Jail House Rock Premiered.
  7. Shows: West Side Story by Leonard Bernstein Premiered.
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    And the Se7en + 1th Event:

  9. And on this Day My Parents were Married: Congratulations to you both on 55 years together, you sure have a story to tell!!!
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7 responses so far ↓

  • 1 Corli // Jun 23, 2012 at 4:15 am

    You had me puzzling there for a while …! Happy anniversary to the folks! Loved your post!!

  • 2 se7en // Jun 23, 2012 at 4:20 pm

    Hay Corli… 55 years is pretty incredible isn’t it!!! Hope you are having a fun weekend!!!

  • 3 katherine marie // Jun 24, 2012 at 4:42 am

    what a lovely tribute to your parents!!! please give them a HUGE congrats from us!!!!!

  • 4 se7en // Jun 24, 2012 at 7:01 am

    Thanks Katherine Marie… can you believe 55 years, it truly is amazing!!! Hope you have a great week!!!

  • 5 Granny Ant // Jun 24, 2012 at 6:09 pm

    WOW! What a lovely and big surprise. I almost did not recognize ‘ourselves!’ Amazing. It is quite hard to believe all those years have raced by. And yes, there are many stories to tell. Thank you all for helping us to fill all those long years with happiness and Blessings. I hope you will be blessed with as many precious years and memories too.

  • 6 se7en // Jun 25, 2012 at 1:04 am

    Thanks Granny Ant!!! Took you a while to notice that post – hope it was a great surprise!!! Well done you guys!!! See you soon!!!

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