Today in history
You've got mail - not
Jul 10, 2014 at 7:30 AM
50 years ago, 1964: After delivering mail for 30 years, a New York delivery man decided to deliver only important-looking letters. Authorities found two tons of unopened mail, mostly periodicals, circular and advertising, in the mailman's garage. The mail was postmarked 1953 and 1954.
25 years ago, 1989: President Bush arrived in Poland to witness a nation at the threshold of historic change and to proclaim that "further sacrifices" in the name of economic recovery and political stability could produce "a renaissance for this remarkable nation."
10 years ago, 2004: Elvis Presley's "That's All Right" played simultaneously on radio stations around the world to mark the 50th anniversary of the rock 'n' roll icon's first professional record. Outside the small studio where Presley cut the record on July 5, 1954, a street party was under way.