Carson Time Capsule... Wednesday, August 4th.


In the time capsule today…

We find Proctor and Gamble introducing a new dish soap, and Dawn soon becomes the best-selling dish-washing liquid in the US.

We find Joe Frazier nearly drowning on “The Superstars,” an ABC athletic television event. He was rescued halfway through a 50 meter race, and later admitted that he couldn't swim. When asked why he attempted the race, he answered, "How was I to know [i couldn’t swim] unless I tried?"

And we find a song on the radio by Stevie Wonder. Stevie wrote and recorded “Higher Ground” in three hours! He played all of the instruments on the track, including the drums and percussion.

What is the year? (answer below).

[Photo: Getty Images]

The year... 1973!


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