5 Things About The Rat Pack You Probably Didn't Know! Saw this in a link this morning ~ oh, do I remember these men! The impact they made in their chosen fields and on the world in general is amazing!!!
This is the iconic photo of Mary Ann Vecchio at Kent State University wailing over the body of a student who had been gunned down by the US military on May 4, 1970. John FILO, the photographer, won A Pulitzer for this. Tthe photo was later manipulated to remove a distracting pole coming from behind Vecchio by another person. Time magazine and others published the modified photo. Does the pole really matter when the real focus is eh tragedy and the dead student?
On this date the Sands Hotel & Casino Closed, June 30, 1996. The Historic hotel was the seventh hotel to open on the famous Las Vegas Strip on December 15, 1952. The Sands was was owned by Howard Hughes in the mid 1960′s.
Alladin implosion, it was sad to see so many landmarks come down when we lived in Las Vegas. However, it has an even more exciting skyline now. Still a great place to visit if you don't gamble too much.