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I’m just saying

By on 3.16.09 | 11:14AM

Reader Mark G writes to note the March 31, 1948 birthday of our favorite messenger of planetary disaster -- close, but, no, not "Gort" from the dreary remake of "The Day the Earth Stood Still", though there could be something there...or else one of those closeted Hollywood conservatives snuck in a good one.

He also mentions, on a completely unrelated note, that a certain little excitement in Roswell, NM occured the first week of July, 1947. You do the math.

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