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Retrocast #15 – Podcast #191

Link to the survey discussed in this episode: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/airwave

This episode of the Useless Information Retrocast includes the following:

Question of the Day: When were Sweethearts candies first introduced?

Retrosponsor: Pabst Blue Ribbon Beer
The commercial that was featured in this Retrocast is from the February 10, 1945, broadcast of The Danny Kaye Show.


The Match Head Man: A Strange Tale of Addiction (1904)

Doctor’s Stained-Glass Struggle Against Daughter’s Marriage (1957)

Dead Elephant Her Valentine (1967)

Footnotes to History:

Every Kiss Takes 3 Minutes From Lovers’ Life Span (1927)

Couple Waits Sixty Years to Marry (1928)

10-Year Ban on Kissing Urged to Halve Deaths Due To Tuberculosis (1930)

Dog Found to Have Ring Lost Three Years Ago (1937)

Plan Backfires: Miss Misses Mrs. With $500 ‘Gift’ (1964)

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