TIL that in May 1987, 300,000 people, in celebrating the Golden Gate Bridge bridge’s 50th anniversary walked across the span – flattening the normally arched roadbed, and causing some to become sick.

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  1. And damnit, I missed it. We had a big Art Deco party the night before, and I thought I would just lie down and rest my eyes for a few minutes before it was time to go over there. I woke up WAY late in the day. Oh well.

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