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Air Force Studied Antimissile Ray Gun


April 4, 1960: A little boy, a dog, an ice cream cone … and an ice bag? Very cute. No, we don’t do this anymore.

On the jump, the Air Force discontinues work on a light ray that would bring down missiles. Doesn’t that sound familiar? … and of the five movies nominated for Academy Awards for best picture, only one was filmed in Hollywood.


April 4, 1960, Death Ray

April 4, 1960, Death Ray

April 4, 1960, Oscars


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Another thing we don't do anymore is put a picture of a child and list his address and the name of his pet in the newspaper.


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