Hawaii became our 50th state today, August 21, 1959. Welcome, Hawaii!!
The 50th State — Charles Bud Dant and his Orchestra, Coral Records, 1959
And, actually, this record was released before Hawaii officially became a state. Take a look at the above advertisement in Billboard from July 27, 1959.
No One Cares — Frank Sinatra on Flickr.
1959 on Capitol Records.
After looking for this LP for quite some time, I finally found it this morning at an estate sale for a dollar.
Students swing to a jazz band in a bamboo-lined student center in Vienna, February 1959.
Photograph by Volkmar K. Wenztel, National Geographic
On the anniversary of the enactment of the 1900 law that provided a government for the territory of Hawaii, we present a number of color photographs from 1959, the year Hawaii officially became America’s 50th state.
(Ralph Crane—Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images)
To all the dads out there, Happy Father’s Day!
To Dad With Love
(Source: Flickr / epiclectic)