What We Missed: Friday August 9th

 

The New York Yankees and Chicago White Sox will play a game at the famed Field of Dreams in Dyersville, Iowa, on Aug. 13, 2020, the teams announced Thursday.

A temporary, 8,000-seat ballpark will be built at the site where the 1989 movie was filmed to accommodate the first major league game played in Iowa.

source: https://www.espn.com/mlb/story/_/id/27345869/yankees-white-sox-play-field-dreams

Budget carrier Frontier Airlines is promoting its Green Week initiative by offering free flights to people with the last name "Green" or "Greene."

source: https://www.upi.com/Odd_News/2019/08/08/Airlines-Green-Week-includes-free-flights-for-people-named-Green-or-Greene/5391565276775/?sl=1

Hundreds of people gathered at the world’s most famous zebra crossing on Thursday to mark the 50th anniversary of the day the Beatles created one of the best-known album covers in music history and an image imitated by countless fans ever since.

source: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-music-beatles-abbey-road/crowds-gather-to-mark-50th-anniversary-of-the-beatles-abbey-road-album-cover-photo-idUSKCN1UY0XD

There will be 75 candles on his birthday cake and Smokey Bear still hopes none of them start a forest fire.

The icon of the longest-running public service campaign in the U.S. is being honored with birthday parties around the country this week, a celebration that includes a social media campaign to share his safety message.

source: https://apnews.com/7c5b8473d3f246ef94c1e5cd1d6ef333

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