Wednesday, October 7, 2009

Top Ten for October 7

Davy's top ten earth-shaking events...
1492: Columbus misses Florida when he changes course
1520: 1st public burning of books (the Netherlands)
1816: First double-decker steamboat arrives in New Orleans
1957: "American Bandstand" premieres
1959: Far side of Moon seen for 1st time, compliments of USSR's Luna 3
1960: "Route 66" premieres
1965: Charles Linster does 6,006 consecutive push-ups
1967: Beatles turn down $1 million New York concert offer
1975: U.S. decides John Lennon won't be deported due to U.K. pot conviction
1988: Robin Givens files for divorce after 8-month marriage to Mike Tyson


Laurie Powers said...

I like how Columbus's missing Florida and the premiere of American Bandstand are on the same list.

JerThom said...

Thank you for hooking up to my blog Evan, because it allowed me to find your's. And I must say I truly found your tall tales thoroughly enjoyable fare. You have an interesting style, and I look forward to keeping abreast of it from now on.

Evan Lewis said...

Thanks, JerThom! Another tale in the Dave and Davy Crockett series is coming up in the second Express Westerns anthology.