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Thu Aug 17, 2017, 02:28 PM

Brought to you by science in 1932

This Newspaper Article Was Hyping the 2017 Eclipse All the Way Back in 1932

http://mentalfloss.com/article/503672/newspaper-article-was-hyping-2017-eclipse-all-way-back-1932

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HAB911 Aug 2017 OP
TeapotInATempest Aug 2017 #1
HAB911 Aug 2017 #3
Nitram Aug 2017 #2
TNNurse Aug 2017 #4
BigmanPigman Aug 2017 #5
HAB911 Aug 2017 #6
brush Aug 2017 #7

Response to HAB911 (Original post)

Thu Aug 17, 2017, 02:36 PM

1. Cool!

Imagine how far in the future 2017 seemed when that article was published.

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Response to TeapotInATempest (Reply #1)

Fri Aug 18, 2017, 12:43 PM

3. Almost unimaginably far

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Response to HAB911 (Original post)

Fri Aug 18, 2017, 11:47 AM

2. Very cool!

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Response to HAB911 (Original post)

Fri Aug 18, 2017, 06:46 PM

4. Thanks, I love info like this.

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Response to HAB911 (Original post)

Sat Aug 19, 2017, 10:20 AM

5. I still have my yellowed newspaper article from 1970 from the Philadelphia Inquirer

showing the eclipse. I was a kid and don't remember it much. It was in with other "souvenirs" like the one from Aug 9, 1974 which had 3" font announcing "Nixon Resigns; Ford Succeeds".

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Response to HAB911 (Original post)

Sat Aug 19, 2017, 11:12 AM

6. "May the shadow of the moon fall on a world at peace."

ABC News report from February 26, 1979 about the world of August 21, 2017


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Response to HAB911 (Reply #6)

Sat Aug 19, 2017, 12:36 PM

7. Didn't we have a partial eclipse about 4 years ago?

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