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26th May '18 6:37:57 PM darkchiefy
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* Prior to the 60s, people were not expected to arrive before a film start and instead go in whenever they wanted. This changed after the release of Film/Psycho in 1960. Creator/AlfredHitchcock insisted that only people who arrived before the film began could be allowed in the theater as a measure to prevent spoilers. While theater owners were at first skeptical of the idea for fear it would cost them business, the practice gradually became more common.

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* Prior to the 60s, people were not expected to arrive before a film start and instead go in whenever they wanted. This changed after the release of Film/Psycho Film/{{Psycho}} in 1960. Creator/AlfredHitchcock insisted that only people who arrived before the film began could be allowed in the theater as a measure to prevent spoilers. While theater owners were at first skeptical of the idea for fear it would cost them business, the practice gradually became more common.
26th May '18 5:50:00 PM darkchiefy
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* Stanley H Durwood opened the first mall multiplex (2 screen side by side) in 1963 at a mall in Kansas City. He then formed the first four-plex theater in 1966 and the six plex theater in 1969.
10th May '18 4:05:26 PM darkchiefy
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* Due to the American Supreme Court case Engel v. Vitale, it becomes unconstitutional for States to compose and encourage official school prayers. Another supreme court case, Abington School District v. Schempp, makes it unconstitutional for public schools to sponsor bible reading.
10th May '18 3:57:39 PM darkchiefy
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* Prior to the 60s, people were not expected to arrive before a film start and instead go in whenever they wanted. This changed after the release of Film/Psycho in 1960. Creator/AlfredHitchcock insisted that only people who arrived before the film began could be allowed in the theater as a measure to prevent spoilers. While theater owners were at first skeptical of the idea for fear it would cost them business, the practice gradually became more common.
8th May '18 7:10:09 PM darkchiefy
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\n* Diet Pepsi launched in 1964 and became the first diet cola to be distributed on a national scale within the United States.
8th May '18 7:07:58 PM darkchiefy
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\n* Kellogg's introduced Pop-Tarts in 1964 in response to their competitor, Post, mentioned that they were developing Toaster pastries long before the product made it to market. It was an instant hit with there being much more demand than what Kellogg's could manufacture. The original flavors were strawberry, blueberry, brown sugar cinnamon, and apple currant. The original poptarts were not frosted. Those were introduced in 1967.

8th May '18 7:00:47 PM darkchiefy
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* The Taco Bell chain opened its first location in 1962. By 1967, 100 Taco Bells were operating in the United States and it continued to grow so that there were 325 locations by 1970.


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8th May '18 6:57:29 PM darkchiefy
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* The Easy-Bake Oven was first introduced in 1963. It has since gone through a number of design changes, making the original ovens a bit different from more modern ones (the original resembled a conventional oven while more modern styles resemble a microwave oven).
8th May '18 6:54:37 PM darkchiefy
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* The lemon and lime soft drink 'Sprite' made its american debut in 1961 by the Coca Cola Company. The beverage was initially created in West Germany in 1959 as Fanta Klare Zitrone (“Clear Lemon Fanta”).

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* The lemon and lime soft drink 'Sprite' ''Sprite'' made its american debut in 1961 by the Coca Cola Company. The beverage was initially created in West Germany in 1959 as Fanta Klare Zitrone (“Clear Lemon Fanta”).
8th May '18 6:54:15 PM darkchiefy
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* The lemon and lime soft drink 'Sprite' made its american debut in 1961 by the Coca Cola Company. The beverage was initially created in West Germany in 1959 as Fanta Klare Zitrone (“Clear Lemon Fanta”).
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