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Lots of us are concerned with Y2K.
However, it seems as if we are not focusing on what a major event is occurring!!!
THE TURN OF A CENTURY



It is not just another



It is a whole NEW



For many of us it leaves behind many things. It could be loved ones! It could be our youth! For each & everyone of us we are leaving behind something!

I remember the New Years Eve when it was turning to 1950. I was 6 years old & was so confused on how to change 1949 to 1950! But now changing it toI think I can handle that?? LOL

I am not a History buff. As a matter of fact, history was my worst subject in school.
I only know how far we have come in this century.
Would our Ancestors have thought of having all the modern conveniences like we have.
Such as TV sets, Washing Machines & Dryers etc. How about all the Electric gadgets like Microwave Ovens, Food Processors, Blenders, Mixers, Electric Knives etc.
What about Computers &
WHAT NO WEBTV?
How about NO indoor plumbing or bathtubs?
How about coming from 78rpm records to reel to reel to eight track to cassette tapes to CD's.
I remember only black & white TV with only 13 stations.
I remember my grandparents telling me about eating a full Chinese meal for 13 cents.

I am sure we all have lots of memories of things that have changed!
What progress will our children & grandchildren see in this 21st. century?











On Jan. 1, 1900 the President was William Mckinley, we had no Vice President.

Prices on this date were:

House$4,000.00

Car$500.00

Milk$.30

Gas$.05

Bread$.03

Postage Stamp: $0.02

Avg. Income$637.00




Friday, December 31st, the 365th and final day of 1999.

  Today's Highlight in History:

On December 31st, 1879, Thomas Edison first publicly demonstrated his electric incandescent light in Menlo Park, New Jersey.

On this date: In 1775, the British repulsed an attack by Continental Army generals Richard Montgomery and Benedict Arnold at Quebec; Montgomery was killed.

In 1862, President Lincoln signed an act admitting West Virginia to the Union.

In 1897, Brooklyn, New York, spent its last day as a separate entity before becoming part of New York City.

In 1946, President Truman officially proclaimed the end of hostilities in World War Two.

In 1961, the Marshall Plan expired after distributing more than 12 billion dollars in foreign aid.

In 1974, private US citizens were allowed to buy and own gold for the first time in more than 40 years.

In 1978, Taiwanese diplomats struck their colors for the final time from the embassy flagpole in Washington, marking the end of diplomatic relations with the US.

In 1985, singer Rick Nelson, 45, and six other people were killed when fire broke out aboard a DC-3 that was taking the group to a New Year's Eve performance in Dallas.

In 1986, ninety-seven people were killed when fire broke out in the Dupont Plaza Hotel in San Juan, Puerto Rico. (Three hotel workers later pleaded guilty to charges in connection with the blaze.)

In 1997, Michael Kennedy, the 39-year-old son of the late Senator Robert F. Kennedy, was killed in a skiing accident on Aspen Mountain in Colorado.













If your birthday is 1 / 1 / 1900 which means you are 99 years old and about:

26 years 5 months older than Andy Griffith, age 73

29 years 11 months older than Dick Clark, age 70

31 years 3 months older than Leonard Nimoy, age 68

33 years 4 months older than Carol Burnett, age 66

36 years 1 month older than Alan Alda, age 63

37 years 6 months older than Bill Cosby, age 62

42 years 11 months older than Linda Evans, age 57

45 years 1 month older than Tom Selleck, age 54

47 years 3 months older than David Letterman, age 52

50 years 4 months older than Jay Leno, age 49

54 years 1 month older than Oprah Winfrey, age 45

55 years 2 months older than Kelsey Grammer, age 44

58 years 5 months older than Drew Carey, age 41

61 years 5 months older than Michael J. Fox, age 38

63 years 5 months older than Helen Hunt, age 36

69 years 1 month older than Jennifer Aniston, age 30

71 years 11 months older than Christina Applegate, age 28

76 years 6 months older than Fred Savage, age 23

81 years 8 months older than Jonathan Taylor Thomas, age 18

86 years 5 months older than Mary-Kate & Ashley Olsen, age 13

and that you were: 39 years old when NBC televised the opening of the 39 NY World Fair

48 years old when Texaco Star Theatre first aired

53 years old at the time TV Guide debuted nationally

55 years old when the series Gunsmoke started

57 years old during the first airing of Leave It To Beaver

59 years old when the first episode of Bonanza aired

62 years old at the time Beverly Hillbillies first aired

64 years old when the Addams Family first appeared on TV

66 years old at the time the first Star Trek episode was televised

71 years old when All in the Family was first shown

72 years old at the time the TV series M*A*S*H began

75 years old when Saturday Night Live first aired

78 years old when CBS introduced Dallas

81 years old during the first airing of Hill Street Blues

82 years old at the time the first Cheers episode was televised

86 years old when L.A. Law was first aired on TV

87 years old at the time the series Married with Children began

88 years old when the series Roseanne started

91 years old in the month Home Improvement began

94 years old at the time the TV series Friends began







Well my Friends & the Friends I have not yet met. I want to wish ALL of us whatever our Hearts desire as we enter this new
Century.







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