April 20, 1967: Giant Food Markets advertised JFG mayonnaise for 39 cents per quart jar, an 8-pound pail of Lay’s pure lard for $1, sliced Dole pineapples 29 cents per can, small eggs for 29 cents per dozen and Schick shave cream for 29 cents.
April 20, 1985: The Johnson City Press reported on James Doohan’s, AKA Scotty from “Star Trek,” visit to Johnson City. Doohan visited the area to promote a movie, in what was his first visit to the Volunteer State.
April 20, 1999: Johnson City residents were aghast at the Columbine High School shootings in Colorado. Concern, worry and prayers were among the words uttered in stores and offices that tragic day.
Sources: The Comet; Johnson City Press-Chronicle; Johnson City Press.