Tag Archives: Top Ten Things Not to Do

Top Ten Things Not to Do Attending the Opening of the Guggenheim Museum in 1959

  This week marks the 61st anniversary of the opening of the Guggenheim Museum in New York in 1959. You know we all have to go there to be part of that historic event. We need to take a list of things ‘not to do’ to prevent any accidental tear in the time continuum. So […]

Top Ten Things Not to Do at The First ‘I Love Lucy’ in 1951

This week marks the 69th anniversary of the first ‘I Love Lucy’ show on CBS television. This post was inspired by fellow blogger, author, and history buff Susannah.   We cannot miss the first show, so let’s get in James 56 Olds and go there. So that we don’t cause a tear in the time continuum, […]

Top Ten Things Not to Do at the Start of Construction of Mount Rushmore in 1927

This week marks the 93rd anniversary of the beginning of the construction of Mount Rushmore in the Black Hills National Forest in South Dakota. We should go there to mark this historic occasion. We do need to take our list of the things we should avoid doing so that we will not inadvertently put a […]

Top Ten Things Not to Do Working on the First Transcontinental Railroad in 1869

Since I ran out of time yesterday I needed to repeat a post from September 24th of 2018. I hope you enjoy it cause who knows you may have forgotten it. More of the historical backdrop for this set of Top Ten Things Not to Do. The Top Ten Things Not to Do Working on […]

Top Ten Things Not to Do at the First Cannes Film Festival in 1946

This week marks the 74th anniversary of the first Cannes Film Festival. We all want to go, I’m sure so let’s pile into the Olds and head back there. Do not forget the list, so we all can avoid a time continuum tear. All set. Let’s go. Top Ten Things Not to Do at the […]

Top Ten Things Not to Do at Elvis’ Appearance on the Ed Sullivan Show in 1956

Happy Labor day to everyone and especially to those who work to keep our lives normal. To those out of work, a wish for this COVID mess to end. This week marks the 64th anniversary of Elvis Presley’s first appearance on the Ed Sullivan show in 1956. You know we all want to be there, […]

Top Ten Things Not to Do at the Great Moon Hoax of 1838

  This week marks the  185th anniversary of the appearance of the first in a series of six articles in the New York Sun newspaper announcing the supposed discovery of life on the moon. Now, we cannot miss going there to get a feeling of how folks back then could have been fooled by such […]

Top Ten Things Not to Do at the Yukon Gold Strike in 1896

  This week marks the anniversary of the discovery of gold in the Yukon territory in Canada in 1896. This was the last big gold strike in North America. We don’t want to miss out on the opportunity. As always, we need to take the list to ensure we don’t make any errors that could […]

Top Ten Things Not to Do at the Opening of the Louvre Museum in 1793

  This week marks the 227th anniversary of the opening of the Louvre Museum in Paris in 1793. Of course, we want to be there for all the festivities and to view the 537 paintings and 186 objects of art that made up the original collection. As always, we must take a list of things […]

Top Ten Things Not to Do On a Trip Under the North Pole in 1958

    This week marks the 62nd anniversary of the historic submerged trip of the nuclear submarine Nautilus under the North Pole ice cap. All those who don’t suffer from claustrophobia certainly want to go along. Of course, we need to take a list of things not to do to make sure our actions don’t […]