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By the late 1970s, thanks partly to the success of films such as Star Wars and Superman: The Movie, comics were selling well, and Pacific expanded its distribution system nationwide, " raising $ 200, 000 by closing its four San Diego retail locations and selling off inventory ," rising rapidly to the top of the new distribution system.
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By late afternoon the train inched into the marshaling yards in the railhead at Lublin, which was filled with lines of cars poised to pour the tools of war to the Russian front.
By the time Felix turned up it was early afternoon, which, one would think, would be late enough so that by then, except for small children and a few hardy souls who had not yet sobered up, it could have been expected that people would no longer be having any sort of active interest in the previous night's noisemakers and paper hats.
By late January, the plague is in full retreat, and the townspeople begin to celebrate the imminent opening of the town gates.
By the late 5th century BC, philosophers might separate Aphrodite into two separate goddesses, not individuated in cult: Aphrodite Ourania, born from the sea foam after Cronus castrated Uranus, and Aphrodite Pandemos, the common Aphrodite " of all the folk ," born from Zeus and Dione.
By late 1983 it was clear that IBM's Token Ring would not be ready in time for the launch of the Mac, and might miss the launch of these other products as well.
By the late 1940s it was known that the properties of atomic nucleus could not be explained by the then-current models ( such as the liquid drop model developed by Niels Bohr amongst others ).
By the late 1980s, the cellular industry's subscriber base had grown into the millions across America and it became necessary to add channels for additional capacity.
By the late 19th century, two problems were identified before heavier-than-air flight could be realized.
By the late 1960s, the area of LAFTA had a population of 220 million and produced about $ 90 billion of goods and services annually.
By the late 19th century, improved instruments were designed which could be mounted in any position and allowed accurate measurements in electric power systems.
By the mid late 18th century developments in cheaper zinc distillation such as John-Jaques Dony's horizontal furnaces in Belgium and the reduction of tariffs on zinc as well as demand for corrosion resistant high zinc alloys increased the popularity of speltering and as a result cementation was largely abandoned by the mid 19th century.
By the late nineteenth century, baseball was widely recognized as the national sport of the United States.
By the time the offensive was ready in late October, Eighth Army had 231, 000 men on its ration strength.
By the late 1920s Potter and her Hill Top farm manager Tom Storey had made a name for their prize-winning Herdwick flock.
By now the rebel forces were said to have numbered 230, 000, however, this number should be treated with scepticism — Dio's account is known only from a late epitome, and ancient sources commonly exaggerate enemy numbers.
By the late 1950s, the once-prosperous port area of downtown Manhattan was occupied by a number of dilapidated shipping piers, casualties of the rise of container shipping which drove sea traffic to Port Elizabeth, New Jersey.
By the late 1920s, New York writers other than Fitz Gerald were starting to use " Big Apple " and were using it outside of a horse-racing context.
By the late 1750s there were flourishing centers of the new style in Italy, Vienna, Mannheim, and Paris ; dozens of symphonies were composed and there were " bands " of players associated with theatres.
By the late Bronze Age, however, a series of treaties had established safe passage for merchants around the Eastern Mediterranean, spreading from Minoan Crete and Mycenae in the northwest to Elam and Bahrain in the southeast.
By the late 19th century, as a result of the faster shipping, expanding fishery and industrialization of the island, exchanges of people between the island of Newfoundland and Cape Breton increased beginning a cultural exchange that continues to this day.
By and 1970s
By the 1970s the authors of volumes such as Reinventing Anthropology worried about anthropology's relevance.
By the 1970s the shift was underway from the earlier economic history to cultural history and the history of mentalities.
By the 1970s the government adopted a policy of keeping employment artificially high in the declining industry.
By the mid-1950s the system was being used in at least sixty British libraries and in a hundred by the 1970s.
By the mid 1970s, born again Christians were increasingly referred to in the mainstream media as part of the born again movement.
By 1968, the design had reached the one known today, and has been used continuously from this year, apart from a period in the 1970s when the just the letters CAFC appeared on the team's shirts.
By 1982 the stagnation of the Soviet economy was obvious, as evidenced by the fact that the Soviet Union had been importing grain from the U. S. throughout the 1970s, but the system was so firmly entrenched that any real change seemed impossible.
By the late 1970s, two and a half million British homes received their television service via cable.
By the early 1970s electronic pocket calculators ended manufacture of mechanical calculators, although the Curta remains a popular collectable item.
By the late 1970s, RCA decided to remove Atkins from his producing duties and replace him with younger men.
By the late 1970s, a strong anti-disco sentiment developed among rock fans and musicians, particularly in the United States.
By the late 1970s, melodrama was nearly finished as an overt genre, as the hunger for realism dominated film in groundbreaking movies like Martin Scorsese's Mean Streets.
By the late 1970s, the EPLF had become the dominant armed Eritrean group fighting against the Ethiopian Government, and Isaias Afewerki had emerged as its leader.
During the late 1970s he acquired a large public audience as a critic of the then Labour government's disregard of civil liberties ; his writings from this time are collected in Writing By Candlelight ( 1980 ).
By the late 1970s, these had achieved only mixed results due to flaws in the planning process as well as inadequate funding and a shortage of the skilled managers and technicians needed for implementation.
By the early 1970s, the picture changed: software costs were dramatically increasing, a growing software industry was competing with the hardware manufacturer's bundled software products ( free in that the cost was included in the hardware cost ), leased machines required software support while providing no revenue for software, and some customers able to better meet their own needs did not want the costs of " free " software bundled with hardware product costs.
By the late 1970s, many companies around the world ( but especially Japan ), entered the fax market.
By the early 1970s there were 22 associations with women's sections in the FIH and 36 associations in the IFWHA.
By the mid 1970s, there were enough media zines being published that adzines existed just to advertise all of the other zines available.
By the 1970s the science fiction community was confronting questions of feminism and sexism within science fiction culture itself.