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08/29/2014 1:00 AM 0

What were you doing 55 years ago today, Aug. 29, 1959?

Remember, when a loaf of bread was 20 cents, a gallon of gas was 25 cents, T-bone steak was $1.09 a pound, Bonanza made its television debut and Bobby Darin ......


Gary Danelson, the all-time leading trainer at Assiniboia Downs, saddles Dyna Ice. Fifty-five years ago this week he saddled his first winner at the downs. Show/Hide caption

Gary Danelson, the all-time leading trainer at Assiniboia Downs, saddles Dyna Ice. Fifty-five years ago this week he saddled his first winner at the downs. - Phil Hossack / Winnipeg Free Press

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