According to a tweet from The Today Show, Montreal’s Expo ’67 and Knoxville’s 1982 World’s Fair were nothing. There have been nineteen world expositions since the 1964 World’s Fair in New York, but The Today Show called it the “last great World’s Fair.”
Take a trip through time and visit the sites of the last great World’s Fair http://t.co/RJzX9lM6B0 pic.twitter.com/BKJ2pOHWme
— TODAY (@TODAYshow) April 22, 2014
Today was the 50th anniversary of the opening of the 1964 World’s Fair. I have been looking at photos and video online today and enjoying them tremendously. One of my earliest memories is of going to the Fair with my parents and my aunt and uncle. It was probably in 1965, considering that I was not yet three years old when the Fair opened. I especially remember the dinosaurs and the Swiss Sky Ride.
Dinosaurs on the Hudson being transported to the New York World’s Fair, 1964 pic.twitter.com/HQqmm2jcPC
— History In Pictures (@historyepics) April 20, 2014
The New York Times posted several excellent articles about the Fair. Their video coverage is also great.
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