Yesterday’s News Today
On this day in 1795 construction began on Yonge street in what would become Toronto, Canada. Yonge Street was, and by some estimates still is, the longest street in the world and was formally recognised as such in the Guinness book of Records.
And now the news:
Robert “Philip Marlowe” Mitchum sings The Ballad of Thunder Road (on a related note, Mitchum's version of Raymond Chandler's The Big Sleep is vastly superior to the Bogart and Bacall one and you all should watch it; it's free on Love Film and probably the inferior Netflix too):