Discoveries & inventions

The latest & greatest AM/FM radios (1970)

The Blue Max. It's a radio. 4-1/4" high and futuristic. This see-through beauty is so intriguing, people can't keep their hands off it. Inside lights up. Top-firing speaker. Wrap-around tuning ring. Earphone j... Read more...

Albert Einstein dies (1955)

Einstein dies Dr Albert Einstein, whose thinking changed the history of man, died today at Princeton, NJ. The white-haired, world famous physicist of the "fourth dimension" had celebrated his 76th birthda... Read more...

New VCR by RCA to debut (1977)

New VCR by RCA to debut The fledgling home television video tape cassette recorder (VCR) industry, only a year old and with a mediocre track record among consumers so far, receives a big shot in the arm this... Read more...

The story of 7-Up (1939)

7-UP Bottling Company of Bakersfield Adds Further Strength to the Enviable Industrial Structure of This Metropolis Its New, Beautiful and Pretentious Building, 230 East Eighteenth Street, Heralds to the World ... Read more...

Seiko introduces multi-mode digital alarm watch (1977)

Seiko LC Digital Quartz Alarm Chronograph features continuous readout of the time; displays the day, date and month; converts into a precision stopwatch and functions as a wrist alarm. All in one slim compact case.

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