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Have a wonderful, fun filled Birthday!!


Thursday, March 30, 1961
Top News Headlines This Week:
Mar 30 - NASA civilian pilot Joseph A Walker takes X-15 169,600' (51,690 meter) Mar 31 - Aklilou Habtewold becomes 1st premier of Ethiopia Apr 1 - Jim Bakker marries Tammy Faye Apr 3 - Connie Mack Stadium in Phila is sold to J Schleifer Properties Apr 3 - "Happiest Girl in the World" opens at Martin Beck NYC for 97 perfs Apr 5 - Dutch governor Platteel installs New Guinea Council
Top Songs for 1961
The Lion Sleeps Tonight by Tokens Big Bad John by Jimmy Dean
Pony Time by Chubby Checker Take Good Care of My Baby by Bobby Vee
Tossin' and Turnin' by Bobby Lewis Calcutta by Lawrence Welk
Runaway by Del Shannon Wonderland By Night by Bert Kaempfert
Blue Moon by Marcels Runaround Sue by Dion

1961 Prices US President
Bread: $0.21/loaf John F. Kennedy
Milk: $1.05/gal US Vice President
Eggs: $0.92/doz Lyndon B. Johnson
Car: $2,275 Academy Award Winners
Gas: $0.31/gal Best Picture: West Side Story
Directed By Robert Wise
Best Actor: Maximillian Schell
in Judgment At Nuremberg
Best Actress: Sophia Loren
in Two Women

House: $18,800
Stamp: $0.04/ea
Avg Income: $6,471/yr
Min Wage: $1.15/hr
DOW Avg: 731
People born on March 30
1937 - Warren Beatty Richmond VA, actor (Bonnie & Clyde,Shampoo, Dick Tracy)
1940 - Jerry Lucas Middletown OH, NBA center (New York Knicks, NBA rookie of year 1964, Olympics-gold-60)
1945 - Eric Clapton [Eric Patrick Clapp] Ripley England, legendary guitarist/singer (Yardbirds, Cream, Tears in Heaven)

On TV in 1961
Dr. Kildare Car 54, Where Are You? The Joey Bishop Show The Defenders The Donna Reed Show
Ben Casey Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color Sing Along with Mitch My Three Sons Hazel

Hot New Toys in 1961
Frosty The Sno-cone Machine Slip 'N Slide Dick Tracy Wrist Radio
Stratego Lie Detector Little Red Spinning Wheel
Mr. Mix-It Beany Copter

Top Books in 1961
Island of the Blue Dolphins by Scott O'Dell A House for Mr. Biswas by V. S. Naipaul
The City in History by Lewis Mumford Catch-22 by Joseph Heller
The Moviegoer by Walker Percy The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie by Muriel Spark
Art and Illusion by Ernest H. Gombrich

Always remembered in our hearts
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Happy Birthday Jimi! :) Wow so you and Mike share a birthday! :up: I hope you have a great birthday and enjoy the day! :) Thanks for being one of the fun members of TSG! :) Take care! angel :)

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Originally posted by jimi:
whats the sheep going as nurse or doc:confused:
just wanted to say Happy Birthday!!!, you look great for your age....
almost life like:D
It just so happens that I remember from last year that your birthday followed closely on mine. ;)
Dolly's asking if it's ok that she hangs onto your nightie she borrowed for a little while longer, but next time could you wash it first :eek:
Happy Birthday my 'ever so slightly older than me' mate.

Cherished forever in our hearts
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Happy Birthday Jimi! :D

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Happy Birthday...

...wait, I should spell this in Jimish ;)

haapee berthdae ;)

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Happy Birthday jimi !!!! Hope its a splendorous day!!! ;)

Now..............go clean the hot tub!!! I bought you new goggles and fins!!!! :p

Gone and dearly missed
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Happy Belated Birthday Wishes jimi ..... hope it was a good one !
Lu :up:


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