Beemans, The Astronaut Gum?

Beemans gum is a chewing gum invented by Ohio physician Dr. Edward E. Beeman in the late 19th century.

“In the films The Right Stuff and Hot Shots, Beemans Gum shows up as a homage to the historic test pilot and Mercury 7 astronaut gum chewers. – Source (”

The Right Stuff

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When not nostalgia blogging, ElectricDisk is busy with super secret sci-fi stuff like Time Travel, Parallel Universes, Warp Speed and Ion Cannons

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One thought on “Beemans, The Astronaut Gum?

  1. Kris Knives says:

    Wow, I had no idea. I honestly thought they just made up the brandname for the Rocketeer.

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