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Retrocast #5 – Podcast #160

This episode of the Useless Information Retrocast includes the following:

Question of the Day: What famous performer sang the 1962 song “The Lone Teen Ranger?”

Retrosponsor: Log Cabin Syrup

This commercial is from the January 22, 1938 broadcast of The Log Cabin Jubilee starring Jack Haley.

Tidbits:

Proud Father Kidnaps Baby (1911)

Mother of Two Jailed for Cooking a Woodpecker (1932)

Einstein Offers Student Incorrect Math Advice (1952)

Footnotes to History:

Bride Is Her Own Grandmother (1902)

Snake Joins Woman in Bathtub (1926)

A High Flying Car (1949)

Teacher Demonstrates a Filmstrip Projector (1950)

Man Brings Sink and Daughter to Hospital (1953)

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