Mutterings & musings from the manically morphing mind of an estrogen deficient, menopausal, modern matriarch.
Friday, June 25, 2010
Saucer here, saucer there ...
On June 24 1947, pilot Kenneth Arnold reporting seeing nine UFOs over Mount Rainier, which he described as like "saucers skipping over the water." His sighting kicked off the modern UFO era and led the press to coin the phrase 'flying saucers.'
50 years later on June 24, 1997, the U.S. Air Force issued a 231-pagereportdismissing the long-standing claims of an ET crash near Roswell, New Mexico.
They suggested that recovered bodies were not those of aliens but crash test dummies used in parachute experiments.