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August 9 in San Antonio history...

1948
The San Antonio Public Service Company today announced plans for complete modernization of the city street lights. To be completed in six years, the program calls for illumination of an intense degree in the downtown area.

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Mike Nesmith is the featured performer at a hootenanny held in La Villita Assembly Hall to raise money for the March of Dimes (right).  He would later find fame as one of The Monkees.

1969
Midnight Cowboy begins showing in San Antonio at the Broadway Theater at 4940 Broadway.  It remains the only X-rated film to win the Best Picture Oscar.


 



 

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