The Day I Was Born
Saturday, February 25, 2017
Online Project - Discovering YOUR Place in History Since 1999

Class of '70


1951-1952

St. Philip Neri School
Metairie, LA, U.S.
Catherine Campanella-Grades 4-8
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Literary Giant-Wilson Rawls (b. 1913) Wrote "Where the Red Fern Grows"

Cost of a postage stamp-3 cents

President-Harry Truman
Vice President-Alben Barkly

Music-Bill Haley and the Comets-Rock Around the Clock,
American Bandstand broadcasts for the 1st time

New York Times--Most Important News:
Seoul, capitol of South Korea is captured by the U.S.

History Channel--Most Important News:
Dwight D. Eisenhower is elected President of the U.S.

TV-Superman-George Reeves

Favorite Toys-Mr. Potato Head, Candy Land, Pez, Matchbox cars

Favorite Movies-Singin in the Rain, High Noon, The Bad and the Beautiful

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