Hans Remembers-  Wednesday May 6, 1970- 50 Years Ago.

Rare Vintage 1970's Pulsar Y739-5019 070713 LCD image 0

  • The first wristwatch to use an LED display was introduced today by the Hamilton Watch Company. The Pulsar watch went to $1500. There was a demonstration on The Tonight Show- and Johnny Carson would say “The watch will tell you the exact moment you went bankrupt!”
  • Twenty-seven members of the U.S. Army’s 101st Airborne Division were killed when North Vietnamese attackers overran their encampment at Fire Base Henderson located 16 miles from the DMZ.

The Man Who Skied Down Everest, Yuichiro Miura and that first ski ...

  • Yuichiro Miura of Japan gained the title of “The Man Who Skied Down Everest” when he skied down the Lhotse face of Mount Everest after starting at an altitude of more than 24,000 feet. His peak speed was 93.6 MPH and he covered a distance of 1.8 miles in 2:20 and used a parachute to slow to a stop at the end of his run.

A Football Archive* on Twitter: "1970 European Cup Final: Celtic v ...

  • A goal by Ove Kindvall in the second period of overtime gave Feyenoord of Rotterdam a 2-1 victory over Celtic F.C. of Glasgow to win soccer’s European Cup.

3 responses to “HANS REMEMBERS- WEDNESDAY MAY 6, 1970- 50 YEARS AGO

  1. That’s one of the ugliest watches I’ve ever seen in my life! 🙂
    My husband would probably love it.

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