Black Friday – just after 5 am at the Wal-Mart store in Valley Stream [Long Island] New York one employee was Trampled to Death by a Stampede of Fanatical early morning shoppers who Broke the Doors down. The male worker was taken to a local hospital and by 6 am was pronounced dead at 34 years of age.
Shoppers around the country lined up early outside stores for Black Friday bargain hunting. Best Buy opened at 5am offering specials like a 49-inch Panasonic plasma HDTV for $899.99 – Toys “R” Us was offering up to 60 percent discounts from 5 to 10am
Particularly with this years economic meltdown the day after Thanksgiving is an important preview of people’s willingness to spend for the christmas holiday shopping season. This is a Hit & Run mentality – Run In [Grab the Deal] Run Out.
One Young Lady made a nice haul at Wal-Mart for $8.58 Good Going. Happy Holidays All.
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The North American Thanksgiving Day Holiday was Thursday Nov 27 2008. The “Harvest Festival” is a time to give thanks for the harvest and life in general. The “First Thanksgiving” is believed to have occurred at Plymouth , Massachusetts in 1621.
The Boys at the History Channel have a nice website up with Thanksgiving facts and videos.
The Centerpiece of Thanksgiving Dinner is a Large Roasted Turkey with all the trimmings. The point of the meal is to reflect upon and be thankful for the things that have passed over the last year.
The Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade is a 3 hour event [9am-12] held every Thanksgiving Day in New York City sponsored by Macy’s Department store.
Good Stuff. Happy Holidays.