Good Old Days Newsletter
|In the Good Old Days||'Til Next Time|
On This Date In History ...
... In 1938, legendary jazz musician Benny Goodman presented a historic concert in the famed Carnegie Hall. It was an important step in building the credibility of jazz music, and the concert sold out weeks in advance. The best seats went for $2.75.
... In 1942, talented comedic actress Carole Lombard, wife of actor Clark Gable, died in a plane crash. She was on her way home to Los Angeles after promoting the purchase of war bonds in her home state of Indiana.
... In 1945, Adolph Hitler descended into his 18-room bunker under the German Chancellery to plot defense strategy against the advancing Russian army. He remained there for 105 days, until, seeing that there was no stopping the Allies, he and his wife, Eva, committed suicide.
Mary Beth Weisenburger,
Good Old Days® magazine
Mary Beth Weisenburger has been with Annie's since April 2011. She has 25 years of experience in the marketing, advertising and publishing fields. In addition to her job as editor of Good Old Days, she has been writing a family humor column for over a decade. She and her husband, two college-age kids, two dogs and various other critters live on five acres in the country, where she enjoys reading on the back porch, refinishing furniture, feeding the birds and digging in the dirt of her perennial gardens.
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