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July 10, 2019
On this date ...
1969: In Cape Kennedy, Florida, a leak was discovered in the Apollo 11 booster rocket today, and troubleshooters climbed into its huge oxygen tank to fix it for the start of the lunar landing countdown tonight.
• In Saigon, the U.S. Command said today 153 Americans were killed in action in Vietnam last week during the lull in battle - the fewest GI's slain in any week for months.
• Gibson's Discount Center in Tucumcari was advertising Vaseline hair tonic for $1.07 per 10-ounce bottle and Big G peanut butter for 73 cents per a 40-ounce jar.