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Ted Wright -- last update 12/23/2004 (MiscNewsDec23.html)
Copyright 2004 -- Collinsville,
Space Station Visible /
The Real Howard Hughes /
Presidential Second Term
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-- Ted Wright 12-23-2004
permitting, NASA says the International Space Station should be visible periodically
during the holidays from the continental United States. I'm
sure it will be cold and only last a few minutes on the specified days, but
this looked interesting. -- Ted
|Howard Hughes was
front page news in Collinsville, Oklahoma, in January 1937 with another
of his air plane speed records. He flew from California to New Jersey
in under 8 hours. Another article in "The Collinsville News"
just a few weeks later gave the flight time for someone flying to a Collinsville
funeral (from California) at 10 hours. Howard Hughes is in the news again
today (Dec. 2004) with the new movie release called "The
Howard Hughes Info)
ad below (from the same issue of "The Collinsville News" in
1937) shows the style of washing machines sold at Jones Hardware in
Collinsville during that period.
also seeing news of President Franklin Roosevelt starting his second term
as United States President in 1937. We will see President George W. Bush
begin his second term in 2005.