Friday, June 19, 2009

R.I.P. John Joseph Houghtaling


For those of us who have memories of cross country road trips with our families in the 1960's and 1970's, this man was a giant.

John Joseph Houghtaling, inventor of the "Magic Fingers" vibrating bed, died Wednesday at the age of 92
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4 comments:

Dale said...

I felt shivers up my spine when I read this. Is that wrong?

Barbara Bruederlin said...

He brought joy to so many.

kirby said...

Why, if he had a quarter for every time someone used one of his beds... oh wait, he did!

Freida Bee, MD said...

Now, there's someone who went and made the world a better place, one skeezy bed at a time.