See larger Informal efforts to honor dads stirred in 1909, but it wasn’t until 1966 that President Lyndon Johnson proclaimed the third Sunday in June as our official Father’s Day. The ink on LBJ’s edict wasn’t even dry when the tie industry intensified its insidious scheme to make otherwise sane Americans believe that a dad’s day without a gift tie was a day without style or substance. Dmitry Maslov | Dreamstime.com

Informal efforts to honor dads stirred in 1909, but it wasn’t until 1966 that President Lyndon Johnson proclaimed the third Sunday in June as our official Father’s Day. The ink on LBJ’s edict wasn’t even dry when the tie industry intensified its insidious scheme to make otherwise sane Americans believe that a dad’s day without a gift tie was a day without style or substance. Dmitry Maslov | Dreamstime.com

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