Victory Cookbook: Nostalgic Food and Facts from 1940-1954 by Marguerite PattenThis was less practical for contemporary times and of more historical interest than I imagined. Some of the documentation on weekly rationing could be useful in staging a challenge to eat like an Ally, but the specific recipes and the reliance on now-exotic ingredients like whale meat, pigeon and dehydrated eggs arent directly transferable.
Overall, my two main takeaways were. One, a deeper appreciation for the magnitude of the Brits austerity measures which extended 14 years into the 1950s. Two, a more detailed appreciation for if I was following a Pollan-esque diet of only eating foods that my grandmother would have recognized (to avoid processed foods and additives) what that might look like for someone of anglo origin.
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I coulda had class. I coulda been a contender. The Scandals: Rock and Roll Death: Rhythm-and-blues singer Johnny Ace died after jokingly pointing a gun toward himself and accidentally shooting himself with it. It also asserted that Batman and Robin were gay lovers and that Wonder Woman was a lesbian, caused an outcry that led to the establishment of the Comics Code Authority. The new rules by the Comics Code Authority included: In every instance good shall triumph over evil, no comics magazine shall use the word horror or terror in its title, and all characters shall be depicted in dress reasonably acceptable to society. The city of Bombay, India had such a bad rat problem that they began accepting dead rats in place of taxes.
April 11, may have been the most boring day in history. The most noteworthy events of that day included a general election in Belgium and the birth of a Turkish academic. The phrase "under God" wasn't part of the Pledge of Allegiance until , and that its adoption was largely due to pressure from the Knights of Colombus and nationwide concerns about 'godless communism'. Roger Bannister was the first human to run a mile in less than four minutes on May 6th. Bannister stopped running shortly after that, and became a neurologist. He was knighted for his neurogist work in The Ivy League isn't what it seems.
Prices including Wages, Houses and Gas, Toys, Fashions and January 2nd Annie Moore, a 15 year-old Irish girl, accompanied by her two brothers.
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He was supported for much of his life by millionaire Albert Johnson d. Ingram Steinbeck said this is no time to admit the territory of Hawaii to the Union, because left wing labor unions had an economic stranglehold on the islands. They were divorced in Oct. However, the Nautilus did not make its first nuclear-powered run until nearly a year later. In , the vehicle's name was changed to "Velorex - Oskar" and then just to "Velorex". In the company produced vehicles per month. Armstrong b.