A swindle involving American Express Travelers checks allows purchase of a portable stereo with double cassette tape player.
In 1975, President Ford signed a law allowing women to enter the service academies. Facing enormous hostility, almost half of the women who entered West Point in these early years, dropped out, but one woman who made it through was Sara Potecha.
Porky’s drive in opened on St. Paul’s University Avenue in 1953 and closed in 2011. It’s space age building and neon pig’s head now reside at The Little Log House Pioneer Village in rural Hastings.
From 1983 to 1992, Medusa’s nightclub just south of Wrigley Field welcomed kids of all kinds to celebrate their freakiness on the dance floor.
In the nineteenth century, phone companies began training operators to speak with a telephone voice. These vocal techniques soon became expected of all callers, but women especially were told to discipline their tendencies to be shrill.