Wednesday, June 11, 2008

Happy Birthday to Sam, Happy Birthday to Sam...

Happy Birthday Dear Sam ... Happy to you!

Happy FORTY FIFTH birthday honey! WOW, FORTY FIVE! Whew! You all may know this, but what Sam has wanted SO badly for the past 4 years has been a Kayak, so I finally got him one! He's thrilled, to say the least!!! Here's a picture of it, and some pictures of the kids, who thought it was WAY cool when daddy brought it home from work, where it was shipped!

Yay, he finally has his Kayak!

The kids were so excited!!!!

Bye, we're leaving....! Wait, hey this boat isn't moving .....!

Ok, I'll try to pull it. Hmm. That's not working either.


Too hot for clothes, the girls LOVE their panties! (Little hiphuggers!!!)

Addie's reading the directions, Avery's looking for the "wheel" and Zach's pulling up the anchor. Heehee!!!

Does anyone want to know what was going on "back in 1963?" I do........ Here's some fun trivia......oh and I'll give Sam 45 "birthday" spankings tonight, so don't worry! ;) I love ya hun ... Happy birthday!!!

Cost of Living 1963
¨ Yearly Inflation Rate USA 1.24%
¨ Yearly Inflation Rate UK 1.8%
¨ Year End Close Dow Jones Industrial Average 762
¨ Average Cost of new house $12,650.00
¨ Average Income per year $5,807.00
¨ Gas per Gallon 29 cents NOTE: Can you figure out the percent of increase that is? HOLY COW!!!
¨ Average Cost of a new car $3,233.00
¨ Loaf of bread 22 cents
¨ Bedroom Air Conditioner $149.95

Events Happened in 1963
¨ A hurricane and resulting Tsunami cause Flooding in East Pakistan Bangladesh kills 22,000
¨ President John F Kennedy assassinated in the United States
¨ Korea returns to Civilian Rule
¨ Alcatraz federal penitentiary known as "The Rock" closes
¨ Berlin Wall Opened For 1 Day Passes
¨ Kenya Gains Independence from Britain
¨ In the Supreme Court case of Gideon v. Wainwright rules that a fair trial "cannot be realized if the poor man charged with [the] crime has to face his accusers without a lawyer to assist him."
¨ Pope John XXIII dies, Pope Paul VI is elected by College of Cardinals.
¨ The United States and the Soviet Union agree to establish a "hot line" direct communication system between the two nations to prevent a possible Nuclear War.
¨ First US State Lottery in New Hampshire
¨ Martin Luther King, Jr. delivers his "I have a dream" speech
¨ Jack Ruby murders John F. Kennedy's suspected assassin Lee Harvey Oswald live on television.

¨ AT&T introduces touch tone phones (They had phones back then??)
¨ Zip codes implemented in US
¨ Lava Lamp or The Astro Lamp Launched by Edward Craven Walker
¨ Tape Cassette Netherlands ( Philips ) used to record and play audio
¨ Pull Tab Can As Used For Soda U.S.A. Alcoa Company

Popular Culture 1963
.. This was the year an Insurance firm State Mutual Life Insurance invented the Smiley Face found on anything and everything around the world including T Shirts , it's popularity was at it's peak in the 1960's
.. The Beatles release their first album Please Please Me.
.. Bob Dylan walks off the Ed Sullivan show
.. Beatles Release I Want To Hold Your Hand/I Saw Her Standing There and Meet the Beatles which is the beginning of Beatlemania.

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