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Flower power bed linen...My Mom has the 6th one down in blue that she made into a blanket...we refer to it as the "Granny Blanket" still use it till this day when at her house, my kids now my grandkids.
Crossroads , Benny here , he would say '' Miss Dianne '' at the end of most scenes he appeared in ( always had character miss Dianne nearby ) David Hunter ran the motel with Meg Richardson , chef was Scot Shooey McFee with memorable Amy Turtle co starring , if saw it now would be disappointed as poor production due to small budget as aired before the 6pm news , but memories of watching it with Mum ( just delaying getting forced to do the dreaded homework !! - ANY excuse to delay that boredom
U.S. paratroopers fix their static lines before a jump before dawn over Normandy on D-Day June 6, 1944, in France. The decision to launch the airborne attack in darkness instead of waiting for first light was probably one of the few Allied missteps on June 6, and there was much to criticize both in the training and equipment given to paratroopers. Improvements were called for after the invasion; the hard-won knowledge would be used to advantage later. (Army Signal Corps / AP)
WWI: Brigadier- General J.V. Campbell (on bridge) congratulates soldiers of the 46th (North Midland) Division at Riqueval after their successful crossing of the St. Quentin Canal. - Found via Buzzfeed
Miners strike = not enough coal for the electricity power stations = 3 day working week to save the power = reduced income. Those long dark evenings playing cards by candlelight. Taking the dinner to cook in the neighbours gas oven. Then, the bin men went on strike, then the gravediggers. . . .