02 March 2011

Portents

Let's see. There may be some omens here. A love for the open road, movies, and music.  Then there is the absolute hatred for shoes that always had my mother saying, "Put your shoes on Lucy, you're in the city now".


1967
The Beatles: Sergeant Pepper (Capitol Records)
The Beatles complete vocal and instrumental overdubs for Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds, a song that will ultimately appear on their Sergeant Pepper album, at EMI Studios in London.
(photo credit: Capitol Records)
 



1944 U.S.A. Academy Awards 

2nd March, 1944: The Academy Awards are presented as part of a televised variety show with Jack Benny as master of ceremonies for the event.   Casablanca got an Oscar and my parents got me.

1933 U.S.A. King Kong 

2nd March, 1933 : The Original King Kong movie has its world premiere in New York 


U.S. 
1925 U.S.A. Formal Highway Numbering System 

2nd March, 1925: It was on this day that the first formal highway system was implemented. This is the time when state and federal highway officials had officially established a highway numbering system. This was done in order to maintain order on the highway, this was Following a period when each state created it's own style road signs The new sign featured the shield shaped highway number markers . 

2 comments:

Travis Cody said...

I sometimes think some of our roads here in Washington haven't been upgraded since 1925. I saw a pothole the other day you could lose a Volkswagon Beetle in.

Jamie said...

I love the idea that almost at the same time of day, Casablanca got an Oscar and my parents got me.