They picked a Swedish terms for "sleek and sinuous" and the "Tickle Me Elmo" of 1945 was born...The Slinky.
In terms of the rock 'n roll era, it started in the 50's.
So, the idea that we should each be tracking this "living history lesson" of ours carries some weight.
Along the way, Caesar found time to dally with Cleopatra.
It's the moment when a news story becomes real to you...