TODAY’S WEIRD HOLIDAYS – June 21, 2009

  • Today is the first day of SUMMER.
  • Today is STOCK UP ON ANTIPERSPIRANT DAY.  ***MARLAR: After all, it IS the first day of Summer – you’re going to need it!
  • Today is NATIONAL AIMLESS WANDERING DAY.  ***MARLAR: Also known as “(THE JOCK SHOW).”
  • Today is CUCKOO WARNING DAY.  ***MARLAR: Much like Groundhog Day, but with a twist.  It will be a wet summer if the cuckoo is heard today. 
  • Today is BABY BOOMER RECOGNITION DAY.  ***MARLAR: And here’s a quick test.  The more of these you remember, the more likely it is that you’re a Baby Boomer…

 

DO YOU REMEMBER…

*   “Cruising” on a Friday night, listening to the Top 40 on your AM radio?

*   How much popcorn you made when you got that first microwave?

*   When there were only 3 TV channels — and it was so hard to choose what to watch!

*   Where you were when JFK was shot?  (or RLK or MLK?)

*   When the “Domino Theory” meant something other than planning to have pizza for dinner?

*   Who shot J.R.?

*   How scary it was to open that first Apple II to add a card to increase the RAM from 16K all the way up to 64K?

*   When your teenage son or daughter first told you about the Internet?

*   When the Beatles sang “I Want To Hold Your Hand” to Ed Sullivan?

*   How “neat” it was to hear the Beach Boys actually sing surfing music at the beach, on your transistor radio?

*   When you bought your first car that actually had seatbelts installed?

*   When you said that you’d never trust anyone over 30?

*   What a TV test pattern looked like, when the channel went off the air at midnight?

*   When we gave up trying to win “hearts and minds” and settled for “peace with honor?”

*   When the price of gas jumped up to 50 cents per gallon?

*   Watching the first man walk on the moon with “one small step…?”

 

 

 

 

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