SNIPPETS OF HISTORY: #ThisWeekinHistory 1969 Richard Nixon was inaugurated as President of the United States of America #AceHistoryNews

#AceHistoryNews – 23/01/17 It was #ThisWeekinHistory 1969, when Richard Nixon was inaugurated as president of the United States: #AceHistoryDesk reports

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This picture shows models, representing the clothing export council, holding placards supporting Nixon’s bid for the presidency of America. # Nixon #inauguration #trickydick #USHistory #AceHistoryNews

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On #ThisDayinHistory 1957, the first Frisbees roll of the line at the Wham-O toy company. The story of the Frisbee began in Bridgeport, Connecticut, where William Frisbie opened the Frisbie Pie Company in 1871 #AceHistoryNews

#AceHistoryNews – Jan.23: Students from nearby universities would throw the empty pie tins to each other, yelling “Frisbie!” as they let go: In 1948, Walter Frederick Morrison and his partner Warren Franscioni invented a plastic version of the disc called the “Flying Saucer” that could fly further and more accurately than the tin pie plates #AceHistoryDesk reports

https://t.me/HistoricalPics/7836 After splitting with Franscioni, Morrison made an improved model in 1955 and sold it to the new toy company Wham-O as the “Pluto Platter”–an attempt to cash in on the public craze over space and Unidentified Flying Objects (UFOs). A year after the toy’s first release, Wham-O–the company behind such top-sellers as the Hula-Hoop, the Super Ball and the Water Wiggle–changed its name to the Frisbee disc, misspelling the name of the historic pie company. A company designer, Ed Headrick, patented the design for the modern Frisbee in December 1967, adding a band of raised ridges on the disc’s surface–called the Rings–to stabilize flight. By aggressively marketing Frisbee-playing as a new sport, Wham-O sold over 100 million units of its famous toy by 1977. New Jersey high school students invented Ultimate Frisbee, a cross between football, soccer and basketball, in 1967 and in the 1970s, Headrick himself invented Frisbee Golf, in which discs are tossed into metal baskets; there are now hundreds of courses in the U.S., with millions of devotees. #Frisbee #toyhistory #ultimatefrisbee #frisbeegolf #WhamO #OTD

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On #ThisDayinHistory 1962, folk group The Weavers are banned by NBC after refusing to sign a loyalty oath as one of the significant popular-music groups of the postwar era saw their career nearly destroyed during the Red Scare of the early 1950s – @AceHistoryNews

#AceHistoryNews – Jan.02: Even with anti-communist fervor in decline by the early 1960s, the Weavers’ leftist politics were used against them #AceHistoryDesk reports

https://t.me/HistoricalPics/7703 On the afternoon of January 2, 1962, in advance of a scheduled appearance on The Jack Paar Show, they were told by NBC officials that their appearance would be canceled if they would not sign a statement disavowing the Communist party…………Every member of the Weavers refused to sign. The importance of the band to the folk revival of the late 1950s cannot be overstated. Without the group that Pete Seeger founded with Lee Hays in Greenwich Village in 1948, there would likely be no Bob Dylan, not to mention no Kingston Trio or Peter, Paul and Mary………….The Weavers helped spark a tremendous resurgence in interest in American folk traditions and folk songs when they burst onto the popular scene with “Goodnight Irene,” a #1 record for 13 weeks in the summer and fall of 1950. The Weavers sold millions of copies of innocent, beautiful and utterly apolitical records like “Midnight Special” and “On Top of Old Smoky” that year. It came to light that members of the group had openly embraced the pacifism, internationalism and pro-labor sympathies of the Communist Party during the 1930s………..When word of their political past spread, the backlash was swift. The Weavers’ planned television show was canceled, the group was placed under FBI surveillance and Seeger and Hays were called to testify before Joseph McCarthy’s House Un-American Activities Committee……….The Weavers lost their recording contract with Decca in 1951, and by 1953, unable to book most concert venues and banned from appearing on television and radio, they disbanded…………They enjoyed a significant comeback in the late 1950s, but the group never shook its right-wing antagonists. #TheWeavers #PeteSeeger #GoodnightIrene #Folk #MusicHistory #redscare #OTD #AceHistoryNews

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