Friday, October 21, 2016

71 Years - Let's End This

It's been 71 years! Not since 1945 have the Cubs been in the World Series. Join us in the hopes that they win Saturday & get in. 6.99 wet burrito, $6 Papa Smurfs.

I just learned that the first recorded rendition of the infamous "Who's on first" was in 1945.  Coincidentally, 1945 was the last time the Cubs were in the World Series.  I think the Cubs have simply been taking advice from the wrong guys this whole time!!

Quick history lesson on what things have been like since the Cubs were in the World Series:
►1945 - "Who's on First" was first recorded
1945 - The Slinky was invented
Hotties of the time - Lauren Bacall, Ingrid Bergman, Betty Grable
1945 - United Nations created
1945 - Percy Spencer accidentally discovers that microwaves can heat food
In 1945 only 5,000 homes have Television Sets
1945 - Assembly of the world's first general purpose electronic computer is completed. It covers 1800 feet of floor space.
Gallon of Gas: $0.15 cents
Bread: 9 cents/loaf
Milk: 62 cents/gal
1945—U.S. drops atomic bomb on Japan; World War II ends 8 days later
1952—First rock and roll concert in Cleveland
1953—Hugh Hefner launches Playboy magazine
1956—Elvis Presley becomes international star
1956—President Eisenhower signs Interstate Highway Act, leading to massive government investment in road building
1961—Bob Dylan releases first album
1961—East Germans raise Berlin Wall
1969—Americans land on moon
1969—Woodstock music festival in New York
8 track players come & go
Cassette players come & go
Space Shuttle program comes & goes
Facebook, computers & cellphones get invented so you can read this post.
►Yeah - they're due!◄
Add your own factoids in the comments!

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