Carson Time Capsule... Tuesday, August 31st.


In the time capsule today…

We find a Pennsylvania Lottery scandal known as the “Triple Six Fix.” All of the “Daily Number Game” lottery balls were weighted, except the numbers 4 and 6. Unusual betting patterns alerted authorities to the crime.

We find the movie “Private Benjamin” in theaters. Goldie Hawn plays a wealthy woman who joins the military when a recruiter compares army service to a glamorous vacation.

And we find a song on the radio by Genesis. “Misunderstanding” isone of their first songs written by Phil Collins, and becomes the second Top 40 hit for the group.

What is the year? (answer below).

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The year... 1980!


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