1955 Margaret Barr's Strange Children Ballet. Her choreography was motivated by strong social and potitical concerns, and her dance dramas ranged over diverse topics such as the work of Mahatma Gandhi and Margaret Mead, drought, and the Melbourne Cup.
1943 - Heading to the zoo this weekend? Keep your children close; the lions are hungry! Outraged parents protested this sign at the National Zoo in Washington, D.C. before knowing the zoo’s police headquarters was actually situated above the Lion House. Rest easy, folks, the sign was removed in 1955 when the zoo renovated its buildings and moved the police station. Phew!
Sitting proudly at rest in Baltimore Harbor, the USS Constellation emits an aura of peace of and security. Where once men died under the hail of grapeshot, children now walk. During her 175-year history, much blood has flowed over her wooden beams. So what or who, among the countless who have met death on her deck, was the ghostly apparition that was photographed in the forecastle in 1955? Lt. Cmdr. Allen Ross Brougham, USN, the man who snapped the photo, believes it is a captain returning…
"What struck me about her? Her beauty. Her sheer beauty. And her dress! She had on a green-and-red dress. Spectacularly beautiful woman . . . We said hi. Then they started playing a waltz. I said, Barbara, I don't know how to waltz. And she said, Well, let's sit down. So we sat down, and the rest is history. Been sitting down for sixty-five years." — Former President George H.W. Bush on wife Barbara
Born William Clark Gable February 1, 1901 Cadiz, Ohio, USA Died November 16, 1960 (aged 59) West Hollywood, California, USA Resting place Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Glendale. Spouse(s) Josephine Dillon (m. 1924; div. 1930) Maria Langham (m. 1931; div. 1939) Carole Lombard (m. 1939; wid. 1942) Sylvia Ashley (m. 1949; div. 1952) Kay Williams (m. 1955–60) Children John Gable Judy Lewis
Princess Donata of Prussia (b. 1952), eldest child of Prince Wilhelm-Karl of Prussia. Princess Donata has 2 younger brothers, Princes Wilhelm-Karl (b. 1955) and Oskar (b.1959). Couldn't find any more pics or info on Donata and her brothers. Moving on to the rest of QV's German family.
It was in the 1950s when breakfast cereals blossomed into the sweet children's treat we know today. It was the decade that sugar was introduced to our cereal, and the rest is history. Every brand was Sugar This and Sugar That. The Eisenhower Era also gave us iconic cereals like Frosted Flakes, Cocoa Puffs and Alpha-Bits. Those ever-popular varieties steal the spotlight. Let's not forget these 12 cereals kids chowed down on in the 1950s. What was your favorite cereal to eat for breakfast?
Saint Katharine Drexel, S.B.S., (1858 –1955) Katharine Mary Drexel was born Catherine Mary Drexel in Philadelphia on November 26, 1858, the second child of investment banker Francis ...(Read the rest of her story here:) https://www.facebook.com/St.Eugene.OMI/photos/a.1490771924522168.1073741828.1490724774526883/1552482755017751/?type=1&theater
Whooping cough has made an astonishing comeback, with 2012 seeing nearly 50,000 infections in the U.S. (the most since 1955), and a death rate in infants three times that of the rest of the population. The dramatic resurgence has puzzled public health officials. A new study published in BMC Medicine by Santa Fe Institute Omidyar Fellows Ben Althouse and Sam Scarpino