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Cyprus 2000 – Traveling during Y2K

CYPRUS 2000 by Dorothy Graham Gast In the fall of 1999, newspapers were full of speculation about Y2K. As the weeks neared January 1, 2000. It was predicted that computers would fail all over the world and everything from the electrical systems to government itself would flounder. People stockpiled foods that could last without refrigeration, […]

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Oh, those television jingles – Will we ever forget them? (vintage films)

In 1939 when televisions were being produced commercially, no one could anticipate how much television would change our lives. Now rather than one large stationary television in each house, we can view television programs, movies, and other  media not even envisioned in those early days. Along with televisions, commercials appeared which allowed us to watch all […]