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FReeper Canteen ~ Fabulous FRiday ~ 11 May 2012
May 10, 2012 | Canteen Crew

Posted on 05/10/2012 6:06:22 PM PDT by beachn4fun

FR CANTEEN MISSION STATEMENT

Showing support and boosting the morale
of our military and our allied military
and the family members of the above.
Honoring those who have served before.

Remember the Good Old Days?
Sock Hops?
Drive-in Movies?
Buddy Holly?
Or other things that made it Fabulous?
You know, before cellphones?
Come on in and share your memories.
Or take a trip back in time.

Tonight we’ll check out 1964.

1964 - US Congress Authorizes war against N Vietnam.
Three civil rights workers were murdered in Mississippi
- the president signed the Civil Rights act of 1964
but this did not stop the violence.
Lyndon Johnson was also returned to power after a landslide victory.
This was also the year The Beatles took the world and America by storm
and Beatlemania went into overdrive
as they released a series of number one hits
including "I want to hold your hand", "All my Loving".
Other British groups also found success
including The Rolling Stones and The Animals
and together with the American Talent of The Supremes and Bob Dylan
many say this was one of the greatest years for music in the last century.
One young loud talented boxer by the name of Cassius Clay
won the Boxing World heavyweight championship from Sonny Liston.

Average Cost of new house $13,050.00
Average Income per year $6,000.00
Gas per Gallon 30 cents
Average Cost of a new car $3,500.00
Loaf of bread 21 cents
United States Postage Stamp 5 cents
Average Monthly Rent $115.00
Ticket to the movies $1.25

May 9, 1964 No. 1 Hit
Hello, Dolly
Louis Armstrong

Other News Worthy Items
The first Ford Mustang from Ford Motor Company is made.
Verrazano Narrows Bridge is opened
joining Staten Island and Brooklyn.
Washington D.C. residents are able to vote
in a presidential election for the first time.
The most powerful earthquake in U.S. history
at a magnitude of 9.2, strikes South Central Alaska.
Race Riots in Harlem New York, Elizabeth, NJ, Paterson, NJ, Jersey City, NJ, Rochester, New York, Dixmoor, Chicago, Ill, Philadelphia.
World's Fair held in New York.

Popular Films

The Carpetbaggers
It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World
The Unsinkable Molly Brown
My Fair Lady
Mary Poppins

Inventions Invented by Inventors and Country
( or attributed to First Use )
Computer Mouse USA by Douglas Engelbart
Bubble Wrap USA by Marc A Chavannes

Technology 1964

BASIC (Beginners' All-purpose Symbolic Instruction Code),
an easy to learn high level programming language is introduced.
IBM announces the System/360.
The worlds first high speed rail network opens in Japan
Sony introduces the first VCR Home Video Recorder
The first driver less train runs on London Underground
China explodes its first Nuclear bomb

GB was born
Hope you enjoyed this trip back in time.

Remember, the Canteen is a family friendly place.
We welcome the military, our allies, and their families.
Continued prayers for the success and completion of your mission.
Prayers for your safe return home.


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To: BIGLOOK

Aloha, Hawaii...((HUGS))...hope you had a good day. Hope you had some sun.

We had approx 10 drops of rain today, but I got my computer back with a brand new Hard drive.

Unfortunately it has only Windows 7 on it. Now I have to reinstall all my programs. One of the IT guys at work is going to check the old one and see if he can retrieve any of my stuff. Thankfully I have a lot of stuff here at work and on my laptop like my regular posts, and ping lists, etc.


21 posted on 05/10/2012 6:40:31 PM PDT by Kathy in Alaska ((~RIP Brian...the Coast Guard lost a good one.~))
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To: All

Hello Troops! God Bless You!


22 posted on 05/10/2012 6:41:49 PM PDT by ColdOne (I miss my poochie... Tasha 2000~3/14/11 0bie don' t eat my dog!)
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To: ConorMacNessa

And a very good evening to you Conor. *Hugs*

Such a handsome graduate you have & congratulations to him!

Mothers Day...well, I fear my mothers present is going to be late getting to her so I’m stressed about that. I ordered it & it cam waaaaaaaay later than it was supposed to. Otherwise...no not so much.

I hope your feeling better day by day & wishing the lovely Mrs Conor & very special day!


23 posted on 05/10/2012 6:44:52 PM PDT by AZamericonnie
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To: EsmeraldaA

Happy Birthday ES
((((hugs))))
Hope it's the best yet! :)

24 posted on 05/10/2012 6:50:44 PM PDT by LUV W (This space reserved for heroes)
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To: The Mayor

Good evening, Mayor, and thank you for today’s sustenance for body and soul. ((HUGS))


25 posted on 05/10/2012 6:52:48 PM PDT by Kathy in Alaska ((~RIP Brian...the Coast Guard lost a good one.~))
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To: EHC Southern Pride

26 posted on 05/10/2012 6:55:18 PM PDT by LUV W (This space reserved for heroes)
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To: ConorMacNessa
Permission Granted!


27 posted on 05/10/2012 6:57:29 PM PDT by Kathy in Alaska ((~RIP Brian...the Coast Guard lost a good one.~))
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To: Publius

Good evening, Publius..((HUGS))...thanks for the Ronald Reagan video.


28 posted on 05/10/2012 6:59:25 PM PDT by Kathy in Alaska ((~RIP Brian...the Coast Guard lost a good one.~))
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To: beachn4fun

Hi Everybody!

(((HUGS)))


29 posted on 05/10/2012 7:02:07 PM PDT by left that other site
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To: AZamericonnie

Good evening, AZ, and thanks for the red, white, and blue tribute.

Did you have a pleasant commute? Critters stayed out of your path? *HUGS*

Every night this week a pair of mallard ducks have been waiting on the front lawn for me to come feed them. d:o)

I’m on my way home.


30 posted on 05/10/2012 7:08:31 PM PDT by Kathy in Alaska ((~RIP Brian...the Coast Guard lost a good one.~))
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To: beachn4fun

Awesome post, Beachy! Lotsa good information in there!

Have sweet dreams...see ya on the flip side, Early Bird! :)


31 posted on 05/10/2012 7:13:09 PM PDT by LUV W (This space reserved for heroes)
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To: beachn4fun

1964! A very good year — particularly that last month!


32 posted on 05/10/2012 7:37:19 PM PDT by Tanniker Smith (I didn't know she was a liberal when I married her.)
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To: Kathy in Alaska
Good evening, Kathy!

*HUGS*

How are you doing this evening?



Nos genuflectitur ad non princeps sed Princeps Pacem!

Listen, O isles, unto me; and hearken, ye people, from far; The LORD hath called me from the womb; from the bowels of my mother hath he made mention of my name. (Isaiah 49:1 KJV)

33 posted on 05/10/2012 7:51:23 PM PDT by ConorMacNessa (HM/2 USN, 3/5 Marines RVN 1969 - St. Michael the Archangel defend us in Battle!)
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To: Kathy in Alaska; laurenmarlowe; BIGLOOK; alfa6; EsmeraldaA; SandRat; mylife; TMSuchman; PROCON; ...


Welcome To All Who Enter This Canteen, To Our Serving Military, To Our Veterans, To All Military Families, To Our FRiends and To Our Allies!





Missing Man Setting

Schumann - Traumerei
(Click)


Never Forget Those Who Sacrificed All That We Could Live In Freedom!!






Nos genuflectitur ad non princeps sed Princeps Pacem!

Listen, O isles, unto me; and hearken, ye people, from far; The LORD hath called me from the womb; from the bowels of my mother hath he made mention of my name. (Isaiah 49:1 KJV)

34 posted on 05/10/2012 7:54:36 PM PDT by ConorMacNessa (HM/2 USN, 3/5 Marines RVN 1969 - St. Michael the Archangel defend us in Battle!)
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To: EHC Southern Pride
Happy Birthday, EHC!!


Click

35 posted on 05/10/2012 8:19:29 PM PDT by Kathy in Alaska ((~RIP Brian...the Coast Guard lost a good one.~))
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To: Kathy in Alaska; laurenmarlowe; BIGLOOK; alfa6; EsmeraldaA; SandRat; mylife; TMSuchman; PROCON; ...


GOD BLESS AND PROTECT OUR TROOPS!




Tattoo
(Click)


Must retire – the 0500 Reveille approaches relentlessly – the bugler already mounts the parapet. Will chat with you all on the morrow.

Good night, God bless you, and God bless the United States of America!

Godspeed our Troops around the Globe – especially those in harm’s way – by virtue of their service and sacrifice we continue to live in Freedom!









Nos genuflectitur ad non princeps sed Princeps Pacem!

Listen, O isles, unto me; and hearken, ye people, from far; The LORD hath called me from the womb; from the bowels of my mother hath he made mention of my name. (Isaiah 49:1 KJV)

36 posted on 05/10/2012 8:22:32 PM PDT by ConorMacNessa (HM/2 USN, 3/5 Marines RVN 1969 - St. Michael the Archangel defend us in Battle!)
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To: ConorMacNessa
Thanks, Mac, for the Missing Man Setting as we remember those who have given their all that we may gather safe and secure.
37 posted on 05/10/2012 8:28:02 PM PDT by Kathy in Alaska ((~RIP Brian...the Coast Guard lost a good one.~))
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To: Kathy in Alaska
Aloha Night Owl! ((HUGS))

Not much going on today, some rain and a pesky friend called me on my cell a 0700 while I was stopped between tow cop cars. I got away and the day turned sunny.

I did every thing I could to keep my old pc stuff but it was all for naught, thing thing was frazzled. Got Windows 7 now and don't really like it that much.
38 posted on 05/10/2012 8:37:51 PM PDT by BIGLOOK
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To: EsmeraldaA
Happy Birthday, Es!!


Click

39 posted on 05/10/2012 9:32:27 PM PDT by Kathy in Alaska ((~RIP Brian...the Coast Guard lost a good one.~))
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To: Don Corleone
Welcome to the Canteen, Don Corleone...we thank you for your service to our country.


40 posted on 05/10/2012 10:47:05 PM PDT by Kathy in Alaska ((~RIP Brian...the Coast Guard lost a good one.~))
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