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Antique Jack in the Box - 50 Years Old!

Antique Jack in the Box - 50 Years Old! | 1962 - the year | Scoop.it
Antique Clown Jack in the Box
Tin Toy made by Mattel
Produced in 1961 ~ Over 50 years old!
No longer works but is an awesome show piece, especially for collectors!

Via Deanna Dahlsad
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My sister and brothers and I played the heck our of one of these in 1962.
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ROADTRIP-'62 - Fourth of July Fireworks Shows in 1962

ROADTRIP-'62 – The Fourth of July is coming! What fireworks could we have seen then?
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The Fourth of July is coming!  What fireworks could we have seen iin 1962?
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ROADTRIP-'62 - National Parks and Recreation Along US-2: Part 1

ROADTRIP-'62 - National Parks and Recreation Along US-2: Part 1 | 1962 - the year | Scoop.it
ROADTRIP-'62 – We begin a roadtrip across the northern tier of states, to visit our national recreation lands.
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Today, a quick look at National Parks and Recreation along US-2.
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ROADTRIP-'62 – Holiday Inns in 1962

ROADTRIP-'62 – Holiday Inns in 1962 | 1962 - the year | Scoop.it
ROADTRIP-'62 – Here’s a look at the state of The Nation’s Innkeeper, Holiday Inns in 1962.
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Peter, Paul and Mary sign their first recording contract - Jan 29, 1962 - HISTORY.com

Peter, Paul and Mary sign their first recording contract - Jan 29, 1962 - HISTORY.com | 1962 - the year | Scoop.it
On this day in History, Peter, Paul and Mary sign their first recording contract on Jan 29, 1962. Learn more about what happened today on History.
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Former astronaut and US Senator John Glenn dies at 95

Former astronaut and US Senator John Glenn dies at 95 | 1962 - the year | Scoop.it
John Glenn, the all-American astronaut and senator who rocketed into history on flights 36 years apart as the first American to orbit the Earth and the oldest person in space, died Thursday at age 95.
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John Glenn was the last of the original group of astronauts, and a hero of 1962.
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Newly Discovered, These 1960s Nashville Police Mugshots Of John Lewis Take On New Meaning Today

Newly Discovered, These 1960s Nashville Police Mugshots Of John Lewis Take On New Meaning Today | 1962 - the year | Scoop.it
Congressman John Lewis, the Civil Rights icon who helped integrate Nashville businesses in the early 1960s, has plenty of stories to tell. But for one
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Congressman John Lewis' activist past in Nashville is rediscovered, in photos from 1960-1962.
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ROADTRIP-'62 – US-6 Day 35 – Bishop, California to Sun Valley, Los Angeles, California

ROADTRIP-'62 – US-6 Day 35 – Bishop, California to Sun Valley, Los Angeles, California | 1962 - the year | Scoop.it
ROADTRIP-'62 – We arrive in the northern suburbs of Los Angeles, where freeways are older than 1962.
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Today, the roadtrip follows the water down the Owens Valley to Los Angeles.
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Minnesota music legend Bobby Vee dies after Alzheimer's battle

Minnesota music legend Bobby Vee dies after Alzheimer's battle | 1962 - the year | Scoop.it
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Bobby Vee had three songs on the charts in 1962: Please Don't Ask About Barbara hit No. 15, Sharing You hit No. 15, and Punish Her hit No. 20.
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Estate in Virginia designed by Jacqueline Kennedy is back on market at reduced price

Estate in Virginia designed by Jacqueline Kennedy is back on market at reduced price | 1962 - the year | Scoop.it
The first family had visited the house just days before JFK’s assassination in Dallas.
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House built in 1962-63 and designed by First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy can be yours!
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Citroen helps De Gaulle survive assassination attempt - Aug 22, 1962 - HISTORY.com

Citroen helps De Gaulle survive assassination attempt - Aug 22, 1962 - HISTORY.com | 1962 - the year | Scoop.it
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French President Charles De Gaulle survives a 1962 assassination attempt thanks to his chauffeur and his Citroen automobile.
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The Museum of Modern Art

The Museum of Modern Art | 1962 - the year | Scoop.it
Claes Oldenburg’s FLOOR CONE
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Claes Oldenburg’s FLOOR CONE, 1962, in honor of National Ice Cream Day. Oh, and go have an Eskimo Pie!
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'First' success didn't last for Vaughn Meader

'First' success didn't last for Vaughn Meader | 1962 - the year | Scoop.it
After 40 years I can listen to the recording and laugh again at bits like the "Economy Lunch." I still chuckle at the "Must you, Lyndon" line from "The Decision."
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If you missed living thru 1962, Vaughn Meader's comedy albums parodying the Kennedys will take you there.
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ROADTRIP-'62 - 5 Obscure Cars of 1962

ROADTRIP-'62 – A look at some cars you probably never heard of.
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The world's smallest car was introduced in 1962!
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ROADTRIP-'62 - 5 World News Headlines from 1962

ROADTRIP-'62 - This week, we look at news from around the world in 1962.
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Kings, queens, wars, independence: it's all here in 1962.
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ROADTRIP-'62 - A Look at Furniture Design in 1962

ROADTRIP-'62 - A Look at Furniture Design in 1962 | 1962 - the year | Scoop.it
ROADTRIP-'62 – Some thoughts on furniture design in 1962.
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Some thoughts on furniture design in 1962...even Barbie furniture!
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ROADTRIP-'62 - St. Patrick’s Day Parades of 1962

ROADTRIP-'62 - St. Patrick’s Day Parades of 1962 | 1962 - the year | Scoop.it
ROADTRIP-'62 – Celebrating St. Patrick’s Day by visiting parades we could have seen in 1962.
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Many St. Patrick's Day parades date back to 1962 or earlier.
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ROADTRIP-'62 – US-6 Day 36 –Sun Valley, Los Angeles, California to Long Beach, California

ROADTRIP-'62 – US-6 Day 36 –Sun Valley, Los Angeles, California to Long Beach, California | 1962 - the year | Scoop.it
ROADTRIP-'62 – Last day of our US-6 trip! We’ll see the sites of Los Angeles, but not Hollywood.
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End of the US-6 trip! We'll see the sights of Los Angeles and stop near the Pacific Ocean.
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Fidel Castro, Cuba's fiery communist leader, dead at 90

Fidel Castro, Cuba's fiery communist leader, dead at 90 | 1962 - the year | Scoop.it
In 1962, the U.S. found evidence of Soviet nuclear missiles in Cuba.
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Fidel Castro, Cuba's communist dictator who played a big role in setting up the events of the Cuban Missile Crisis in 1962, has died today.
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Womans portrait -1962 by Pablo Picasso

Womans portrait  -1962 by Pablo Picasso | 1962 - the year | Scoop.it
Pablo Picasso
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Art by Pablo Picasso from 1962. Enjoy?
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On this Day: October 27, 1962 – Dawn Fraser is first woman to swim 100m under one minute

On this Day: October 27, 1962 – Dawn Fraser is first woman to swim 100m under one minute | 1962 - the year | Scoop.it
On this day in 1962 Australian swimmer Dawn Fraser became the first woman to swim 100 metres in under one minute when she clocked a time of 59.9 seconds.
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ROADTRIP-'62 – US-6 Day 34 – Baker, Nevada to Bishop, California

ROADTRIP-'62 – US-6 Day 34 – Baker, Nevada to Bishop, California | 1962 - the year | Scoop.it
ROADTRIP-'62 – We make the longest drive of the trip, through the Great Basin Desert.
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We make the longest drive of the trip, through the Great Basin Desert.
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Celebrate Tony Bennett's 90th Birthday With His Top 5 Billboard Hits

Celebrate Tony Bennett's 90th Birthday With His Top 5 Billboard Hits | 1962 - the year | Scoop.it
Celebrating Tony Bennett's 90th Birthday with His Top 5 Billboard Hits
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Tony is 90 and "I Left My Heart in San Francisco", which he first performed in 1962, is 54!
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Brazilian beauty! Meet the woman who inspired 'Girl from Ipanema'

Brazilian beauty! Meet the woman who inspired 'Girl from Ipanema' | 1962 - the year | Scoop.it
The woman who inspired "The Girl From Ipanema" discusses how the song changed her life.
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"The Girl from Ipanema" opened this year's Olympics in Rio, and the Brazilian girl who inspired the song writer in 1962 is still looking good at 71 years old.
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Preparing cheeseburgers at the Century 21 Exposition, 1962

Preparing cheeseburgers at the Century 21 Exposition, 1962 | 1962 - the year | Scoop.it
Restaurant workers preparing cheeseburgers at the Century 21 Exposition in 1962. Also known as the Seattle World’s Fair, the Exposition was a world’s fair held from April 21, 1962 to Oc…
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Mmmm...cheeseburgers at 1962 world's Fair.
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