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Satchmo Plays & The Johnny Horizon Craze

Sometimes our memories need to be shaken loose. All it takes is one picture to trigger a waterfall of forgotten fun. ~ Guess the historical figure ~

Who am I?

On this day in 1876, I changed the world. With 8 simple words, "Watson, come here - I want to see you," I completed the first telephone call ever. I also invented the darn thing.

Photo source: Wikimedia Commons

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A High Society Hangout

It was hard to stand out on the set of High Society with Frank Sinatra and Bing Crosby around. Louis Armstrong just had to pick up his trumpet to grab Grace Kelly's attention.

Photo source: Wikimedia Commons

B&W colorization of the day

A pledge to protect parks

Smokey the Bear isn't the only mascot championing the great outdoors. For a brief time in the 70s, Johnny Horizon brought along his pledge to keep national parks clean.

Photo source: Flickr



Alexander Graham Bell is today's historical figure
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