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Timeline – 1966 Part 1

Hi and Lois Sunday page color proof, March 13, 1966.

Trixie is the most popular member of the Hi and Lois cast. She gets more mail than any other character, particularly from grandmothers who are sure their grandchildren are thinking the same thoughts. Trixie has added many new dimensions to her personality over the years. She is cute and cuddly, as babies should be. She is also resourceful, perceptive and downright defiant at times. She looks at the world through the window of the Flagston home and sees things no one else can. She loves to feel the warmth of her friend the sunbeam shining on her face. Inside her thought balloons is a running commentary on family life and human behavior.
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Timeline – 1964 Part 4

Hi and Lois Sunday page color proof, October 18, 1964.

The New York World’s Fair ran for two six-months seasons, from April 22 to October 18, 1964 and April 21 to October 17, 1965. More than 51 million people visited the 646-acre grounds in Flushing Meadow Park, Queens. There were 140 pavilions and 110 restaurants representing 80 nations and 24 U.S. states. Among the highlights were General Motors’ “Futurama” exhibit, Sinclair Oil’s “Dinoland,” Ford Motors’ “Magic Skyway” ride and Pepsi-Cola’s Disney-designed attraction, “It’s A Small World.” At the Vatican pavilion, Michelangelo’s “Pieta” was on display and nearby Shea Stadium (seen in the background of the photo below), home of the New York Mets, opened five days before the Fair on April 17, 1964.
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