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30 Worzel Gummidge & Saucy Nancy

Worzel Gummidge & Saucy Nancy – Barbara Euphan Todd

First Puffin edition 1947

Illustrator – John Hardwood

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January 19 in San Antonio history...

The long and bitter days and nights in Japanese prison camps were the subject for good-humored retrospect at a party honoring ex-prisoners of war of Bataan, held tonight by General Jonathan Wainwright, Fourth Army commander at his Fort Sam Houston headquarters.   87 more words


this day in crime history: january 15, 1947

On this date in 1947, the mutilated remains of a young woman were found in Los Angeles. The woman would soon be identified as Elizabeth Short, an unemployed 22 year old, originally from Massachusetts. 30 more words

True Crime

A Grandeur Celebration :)

Team Untraveled Routes’ (that’s Ashish & Charu) wishes all the fellow bloggers and avid readers a great year ahead.

Honestly I firmly believe every single day should be welcomed with much fervor and excitement. 234 more words


Farrah Fawcett

Farrah Fawcett (1947 – 2009): discovered as a model in Texas in the late 1960s, star of American TV of the 1970s.

24 Femmes Per Second… 29 more words


Cold Steel: Jowett Javelin

The Javelin debuted in 1947 as one of the first British motorcars of the post-war era. As for styling, the compact 4-door 5-seat fastback bore evident signs of pre-war Lincoln Zephyr influence. 386 more words

Laura Lynn a.k.a. Ashlyn Martin (1947 - 1991)

Laura Lynn a.k.a. Ashlyn Martin (born Laura Lynn Hale, 20 Mar 1946 Ohio – suicide 24 Oct 1991). Playboy Playmate of the Month July 1963 (as Ashlyn Martin). 25 more words