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By Tim ONeill
Funny Guy 

First PC laptop, worst movie, Lindbergh ransom, Reagan shot

This week in history

 


March 28: 1677—Massachusetts decides it needs a “summer state” and so buys Maine for $6,000. 1865—The Confederacy calls black slaves for field service. Slaves’ representative replies, “And just what do you think we’ve been doing for you these past 300 years?” 1913—Afraid for the morality of its youth, the Kansas legislature approves motion picture censorship. Its ratings consist of ITSGH (“It’s the Sabbath; go home!”), NCC (“No cows or corn.”), NFKUNOAOS “Not for kids under nine or adults over seventy”) and HIYGTTDTMSSE (“Hey, if you’re going to talk during the movie sit somewhere else.) 1987—Jury acquits mob boss John Gotti of racketeering. A juror s...



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