March 1, 1969
Mickey Mantle announces his retirement, saying, “I can’t hit when I need to”. Mantle ends his fabled Hall of Fame career ranking third, behind Babe Ruth and Willie Mays, on the All-time home run list with 536, with a .298 batting average.
Martin Scorsese, Albert Brooks and Cybill Shepherd on-set of Taxi Driver (1976)
Margot Robbie, Leonardo Dicaprio and Martin Scorsese onset of The Wolf of Wall Street (2013)
Sharks in Western Australia are now tweeting out where they are — in a way.
Government researchers have tagged 338 sharks with acoustic transmitters that monitor where the animals are. When a tagged shark is about half a mile away from a beach, it triggers a computer alert, which tweets out a message on the Surf Life Saving Western Australia Twitter feed. The tweet notes the shark’s size, breed and approximate location.