The Thursday edition of the Wisconsin Morning News will welcome another exciting edition of Fact or Bullcrap with the theme relating to "Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter" which opens in theaters this weekend. The big question is....can Chris win two weeks in a row? Find out after the 6:30 am news.
Do you feel poorer now than you did in 2005? According to CNNMoney we are. I'll also talk about how for many of us, our jobs are making us fat.
Feedback begins at 8:10am with Marshfield Alderman John Spiros who will talk about his run for the 86th State Assembly Seat, formerly held by Jerry Petrowski. Then after the 8:30 am news, Dan Wald of Pittsville, who is one of the candidates running for the 70th assembly seat.
Thursday's Back In The Day Events
133 years ago . . . in 1879 - FRANK WOOLWORTH opened the first FIVE & DIME store in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. He sold items for no more than 10 cents and went broke. He then opened another store in a better location and went on to become one of America's richest men.
80 years ago . . . in 1932 - MAX SCHMELING lost a heavyweight title fight by judges' decision. . . and his manager cried, "WE WAS ROBBED!"
57 years ago . . . in 1955 - JOHNNY CASH released his first single,"Hey, Porter". It sold about 100,000 copies.
42 years ago . . . in 1970 - PETE TOWNSHEND'S use of the British slang term"BOMB" to describe the success of The Who's rock opera, "Tommy",caused him to be detained at the Memphis Airport. The FBI thought it was a BOMB THREAT.
35 years ago . . . in 1977 - ELVIS PRESLEY recorded his final TV special. He died less than two months later.
31 years ago . . . in 1981 - STEELY DAN BROKE UP.
30 years ago . . . in 1982 - A jury in Washington, D.C., found JOHN HINCKLEY, JUNIOR innocent by reason of insanity in the shootings of President Ronald Reagan and three others a year earlier.
15 years ago . . . in 1997 - For some reason, the WNBA MADE ITS DEBUT. The New York Liberty defeated the Los Angeles Sparks 67-57.
11 years ago . . . in 2001 - MAGIC JOHNSON, former star of "The Magic Hour", FINALLY got his well-deserved star on the HOLLYWOOD WALK OF FAME.