American Treasure Tour Trivia Blog

Today's Birthday:  1874  Thomas John Watson

Thomas J. Watson was the chairman and CEO of IBM.  His life story is interesting and includes many failings before his business success.  To read more about him:  
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thomas_J._Watson

Today's Quote:  "Imagination and fiction make up more than three quarters of our real life." 
 ~Simone Well


Song for the Day:
Just My Imagination ~ The Temptations

Died on this Date:  1998 Bob Merrill

Who was Bob Merrill?
a.  Bobby Jone's caddy
b.  Inventor of electric can opener
c.  Wrote "How Much is that Doggie in the Window"
*see below for answer

On this Date in History:  1972
The sales of the Volkswagon Beetle exceed those of the Ford Model-T

1972 Volkswagon Beetle



*c. Bob Merrill wrote How Much is that Doggie in the Window?