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Hollywood introduces CinemaScope

The first widescreen movie, The Robe, debuted in NYC on 16 September 1953.

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Meat inspection begins, for exports

USDA charged with inspecting salted pork and bacon before export, 30 August 1890.

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This August, it’s 1-in-1,000 rain events (instead of hurricanes)

Each year, floods kill more people than tornadoes, hurricanes or lightning.