Archives from February, 2011




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Feb 11

Today in Hystery March 1st

“On this day in 1957, Kokomo the Chimp became television’s “Today Show” animal editor. That was very early in television. These days Chimpanzees run everything from the prime time line-ups all the way down to the loudness of TV commercials. They’ve come a long way!”



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Feb 11

Today in Hystery February 29th (For Leap Years)

On this day in 1504, Christopher Columbus used a lunar eclipse to frighten hostile Jamaican Indians. “Listen you people! Back off, or I make the moon go away! Okay, you asked for it! Yeah, and if you try it again I’ll make the sun go away! Oh, and one more thing; I’m sure this is [...]



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Feb 11

Today in Hystery February 28th

“On this day in 1984, Canadian Prime Minister Pierre Elliot Trudeau went for a walk in a blizzard and decided to resign as Prime Minister. For all the politicians in Ottawa today, it makes you wish there were more blizzards to go walking in.”



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Feb 11

Today in Hystery February 27th

“On this day in 1991, the U.S. led, six- week-war with Iraq ended. So let me get this straight; the exit strategy was to be out in six weeks? Oh, the good old days!”