Today in history
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May 7, 2013 at 7:30 AM
50 years ago, 1963: Specials of the day: Shanghai House of Hotel Reiger offered excellent Chinese and American food; Little Joe's Restaurant on Campbell St. had fish every Friday night to take out or eat in for $1.00; and the brand new El Dorado Lounge on Route 101 had Lyle Spears orchestra playing and served beer, wine and high power liquor.
25 years ago, 1988: President and Mrs. Reagan consulted an astrologer and sometimes ordered staff to change their schedules when the stargazer warned against travel on a certain day, Newsweek magazine reported former White House chief of staff Donald Regan disclosed in his upcoming book. The astrology was a very closely held secret, because the public might misunderstand, an unidentified official said.
10 years ago, 2003: A thief without a sense of smell stole a car full of fish guts, according to Sandusky Police. An employee of the New Fish Company reported a company car was missing. The man said the car was used to haul fish guts and was about half full at the time.