Today in History: First Olympic Games in Asia in 1964

Today in History: First Olympic Games in Asia in 1964

54 Years ago today, the 18th modern Olympic Games opened in Tokyo. It was the first time that the Games were hosted by an Asian country. Tokyo was originally scheduled to hold the Games in 1940 but after Japan’s invasion on China, the honor was passed on to Helsinki and the event was ultimately canceled because of World War II. The 1964 Games were the first to be telecast live internationally. The “Summer Games” were scheduled for mid-October to avoid both the typhoon season (September) as well as Tokyo’s mid-summer heat and humidity. 93 nations participated, 16 of which made their first Olympic appearance.

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Welcome, Summer! Today is the First Day of Summer !

Welcome, Summer! Today is the First Day of Summer !

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Today is National Sunglasses Day !

Today is National Sunglasses Day !

National Sunglasses Day is becoming more and more popular, especially as organizations like The Vision Council try to inform people about the dangers of UV exposure and why wearing sunglasses should be more than to just make a fashion statement. Time to put on those shades ….

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Welcome, Summer! Today is the First Day of Summer !

Welcome, Summer! Today is the First Day of Summer !

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Today in History: California 31st state of the United States in 1850

Today in History: California 31st state of the United States in 1850

California had been only part of the United States territory for two years (following the Mexican-American War) when it was admitted to the Union as the 31st state of the United States on September 9, 1850. The second largest state at the time (until the admission of Alaska), California is currently the most populous U.S. state. Blessed with beautiful beaches, mountains, and stunning scenery, it is home to Yosemite National Park, the world class city of San Francisco and tourist sensations ranging from the Golden Gate to Disneyland.

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Summer Fun 2016

Summer is here and we like to show a few posters that may capture the ingredients to a fun time in the sun. Whether you enjoy the beach, the mountains, the far away resort; or like to go for a swim in the local pool or surf in wild waters, there is a poster for everyone. Enjoy and let us know your favorite sunny summer poster.

Quiet mountain hikes with stunning views? Lazy days in a luxurious hotel? Or maybe a cruise?

Emil Cardinaux, 1909
Emil Cardinaux, 1909
Anonymous - France, ca. 1900
Anonymous – France, ca. 1900
Marcello Dudovich, 1932
Marcello Dudovich, 1932

All the places we go …

Sutherland, 1964
Sutherland, 1964
Adolph Treidler, ca. 1950
Adolph Treidler, ca. 1950
Bojadschlev Bitschev, ca. 1930
Bojadschlev Bitschev, ca. 1930
Anonymous, ca. 1947
Anonymous, ca. 1947

To the beach, to the beach, to the beach …

Yves Ja, 1933
Yves Ja, 1933
Anonymous - USA, ca. 1970
Anonymous – USA, ca. 1970
Anonymous - Switzerland, ca. 1928
Anonymous – Switzerland, ca. 1928
Pierre Commarmond, ca. 1928
Pierre Commarmond, ca. 1928
Anonymous - USA, ca. 1960
Anonymous – USA, ca. 1960

All we need is a pool …

George Ayling, ca. 1928
George Ayling, ca. 1928
Anonymous - USA, ca. 1950
Anonymous – USA, ca. 1950

And, of course, you have to look cool …

Hans Neumann (Studio)
Anonymous - Switzerland, ca. 1958
Anonymous – Switzerland, ca. 1958
Maurice Deville, 1961
Maurice Deville, 1961

A quick dive …

OttoPlattner, ca. 1930
OttoPlattner, ca. 1930
Havas, 1931
Havas, 1931
David Hockney, 1972
David Hockney, 1972

Or maybe some exercise?

Charles Allen, ca. 1965
Charles Allen, ca. 1965
Bill Simon, ca. 1965
Bill Simon, ca. 1965
Stan Galli, ca. 1965
Stan Galli, ca. 1965

And don’t forget the sunscreen …

Fred Dubois, ca. 1930
Fred Dubois, ca. 1930
Anders Beckman, ca. 1936
Anders Beckman, ca. 1936
Peter Zwahlen, ca. 1960
Peter Zwahlen, ca. 1960

Oh, so refreshing …

Dreyer, 1959
Dreyer, 1959
Herbert Leupin, 1953
Herbert Leupin, 1953
Fritz Loehr, 1931
Fritz Loehr, 1931

Have a wonderful summer !

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