Coffee Time — Morton Gould on Flickr.
One of the MOST important days of the year… National Coffee Cup Day!!
Pour yourself a steaming cup’o’joe and relax!
Students swing to a jazz band in a bamboo-lined student center in Vienna, February 1959.
Photograph by Volkmar K. Wenztel, National Geographic
Following up yesterday’s anniversary of the first drive-in theater. Lots more great drive-in photos.
Top: Allan Grant—Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images
Drive-in theater, San Francisco, 1948.
Bottom: Francis Miller—Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images
March 21, 1952: The Moondog Coronation Ball, the first major rock and roll concert, is held at the Cleveland Arena in Cleveland, Ohio. The concert was organized by dj Alan Freed, considered to have coined the term “rock and roll.”
March 19, 1953: The Academy Awards is televised for the first time. Shown on NBC, the ceremony takes place at Pantages Theater in Hollywood, California and is hosted by Bob Hope. Cecil B. DeMille’s The Greatest Show on Earth wins Best Picture.