[BRAND HISTORY #TBT] TODAY OCT. 22 IN BRAND HISTORY, NIGERIA, GENERAL MOTORS, GILETTE, OREOS IN VIEW.

[BRAND HISTORY #TBT] TODAY OCT. 22 IN BRAND HISTORY, NIGERIA, GENERAL MOTORS, GILETTE, OREOS IN VIEW.

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1987 Oct 22, Nobel prize for literature was awarded to Joseph Brodsky (1940-1996). At an interview in the Stockholm airport, to a question: “You are an American citizen who is receiving the Prize for Russian-language poetry. Who are you, an American or a Russian?”, he responded: “I am Jewish”.

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1991 Oct 22, General Motors announced a 9 month loss of $2.2 billion. In 1996 Oct 22, General Motors settled a three-week strike with its workers in Canada, resolving a walkout that had idled more than 46,000 workers across North America.

2005 Oct 22, simultaneously hit by birdflu and hurricane storm code named alpha.

2005 Oct 22, in Nigeria passenger plane crashes killing 117 passengers on board.

2010 Oct 22, the Lancet journal published a study online emphasizing the role of the brand name aspirin® as a low daily dose if taken daily over a long time reduces colorectal cancer by 25% and death rate from the tumor by a third.

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2010 Oct 22, in Nigeria Mallam Tukur was shot in the head at his home in bauchi state.

2011 oct 22, NTA Maiduguri reporter Zakkariya is a was shot dead and the terrorist group boko haram claimed responsibility.

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2013 oct 22, Greenpeace claimed consumer products like OREOS® Cookies and GILETTE® Shaving cream were part of an array of products destroying indonesia’s forests. Greenpeace accused singapore-based Wilmar for additionally destroying Indonesian forests producing palm oil from it.

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