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Today In History...

In 1530 Cardinal Thomas Wolsey, onetime advisor to England's King Henry VIII, dies. In 1864 The Colorado militia killed 150 peaceful Cheyenne Indians in what became known as the "Sand Creek Massacre." In 1877 Edison made the first sound recording: "Mary Had a Little Lamb." In 1887 The U.S. received rights to Pearl Harbor on Oahu, Hawaii. In 1890 The first Army-Navy football game was played, at West Point, New York. Navy defeats Army, 24-0. In 1897 The first oval-track motorcycle races were run in Surrey, England. In 1929 Navy Lt. Commander Richard E. Byrd radios to say that he had made the first airplane flight over the South Pole. In 1934 Chicago beat Detroit in the first nationally broadcast NFL game. In 1945 The monarchy was abolished in Yugoslavia, and a republic was proclaimed. In 1947 The U.N. General Assembly passed a resolution calling for the partitioning of Palestine between Arabs and Jews. In 1951 First underground atomic explosion occurred at Frenchm

Music Calendar...

In 1924 Italian composer Giacomo Puccini dies in Brussels. In 1941 "Chattanooga Choo Choo" by Glenn Miller is #1 on the charts. In 1947 Louis Armstrong performed at Carnegie Hall in New York City. In 1959 Frank Sinatra won Best Album for "Come Dance With Me" at the second annual Grammy Awards. Bobby Darin wins Best Record for "Mac The Knife." In 1963 The Beatles released "I Want To Hold Your Hand" in the UK. In 1963 "Sugar Shack" by Jimmy Gilmer & The Fireballs is certified gold. In 1965 Governor John A. Love declared Rolling Stones Day in Colorado. In 1968 John Lennon is convicted for marijuana possession in London and fined $360. In 1969 Bob Dylan appeared on the cover of Rolling Stone magazine. In 1969 "Don't Cry Daddy" by Elvis Presley entered the U.S. top 40 chart. In 1969 "Something" b/w "Come Together" by the Beatles is #1 on the U.S. Top 40 chart. In 1972 "I'd Love You To Want Me&qu

Born On This Day...

In 1729 Writer, Charles Thomson (America's first official record keeper) In 1803 Physicist, Christian Doppler (discovered Doppler Effect-colorshift) In 1811 Wendell Phillips, women's suffrage, antislavery, prison reformer In 1816 Morrison R. Waite, seventh Chief Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court In 1818 Canadian publisher, George Brown (Toronto Globe) In 1832 American author, Louisa May Alcott (Little Women) In 1849 Engineer, Sir Ambrose Fleming (invented the diode) In 1866 British astronomer, Ernest William Brown (motion of the moon) In 1876 First female governor, Nellie Taylor Ross (Wyoming) In 1895 Actor/director, Busby Berkeley In 1898 English scholar/sci-fi writer, C.S. Lewis In 1900 Propaganda broadcaster, Mildred E. Gillars (Axis Sally) [d: 6-25-88] In 1906 Actor, Luis Van Rooten (One Man's Family) [d: 6-17-73] In 1908 Congressman/minister, Adam Clayton Powell Jr. [d: 4-4-72] In 1915 Jazz pianist/composer, Billy Strayhorn [d: 5-3-67] In 1916 Actress, Fran Ryan (Doris

Music Calendar...

In 1925 The "WSM Barn Dance" begins broadcasting with host George D. Hay, who coined the name "Grand Ole Opry." In 1936 "Pennies From Heaven" by Bing Crosby is #1 on the U.S. chart. In 1938 Bob Wills and the Texas Playboys record "San Antonio Rose." In 1953 "Santa Baby" by Eartha Kitt enters the U.S. top 40 chart. In 1959 Bobby Freeman, Lloyd Price and Neil Sedaka appear on Dick Clark's Saturday night TV show. In 1960 Elvis Presley's "Are You Lonesome Tonight" hits #1 on the U.S. top 40 chart and stayed there for 6 weeks. In 1964 Willie Nelson makes his Grand Ole Opry debut. In 1964 "Love Potion #9" by the Searchers enters the U.S. top 40 chart. In 1964 "Leader Of The Pack" by the Shangri-Las is #1 on the U.S. top 40 chart. In 1966 The Beatles begin recording "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts ClubBand." In 1966 "I'm A Believer" by the Monkees and "Wi

Today In History...

In 1520 Portuguese navigator Ferdinand Magellan reaches the Pacific Ocean after passing through the South American strait now named for him. In 1853 Olympia is established as the capital of the Washington Territory. In 1895 The first auto race is held, over 52 miles of snowy roads from Chicago to Waukegan, Illinois. The winner was James Franklin Duryea, who won $2000 from the Chicago Times-Herald. In 1919 American-born Lady Astor is elected as the first female member of the British Parliament. In 1922 Captain Cyril Turner of the Royal Air Force gives the first skywriting exhibition over New York's Times Square, spelling out "Hello USA, Call Vanderbilt 7200." In 1942 Nearly 500 people die in a fire that destroyed the Cocoanut Grove nightclub in Boston. In 1943 President Franklin D. Roosevelt, British Prime Minister Winston Churchill and Soviet leader Josef Stalin meet at Tehran to map out strategy during World War II. In 1944 The MGM film "Meet Me in St. Louis,"

Born On This Day...

In 1628 English author, John Bunyan (The Pilgrim's Progress) In 1632 French composer, Jean Baptiste Lully In 1757 English poet, William Blake (Songs of Innocence and Experience) In 1805 Playwright/author, John Lloyd Stephens (studied Central America) In 1829 Belgian social anthropologist, Claude Levi-Strauss In 1837 Inventor, John Wesley Hyatt (patented celluloid) In 1853 Educator, Helen Magill White (first U.S. woman to earn a PhD) In 1866 Architect, Henry Bacon (Lincoln Memorial) In 1881 Austrian poet, Stefan Zweig In 1907 Golfer, Henry Picard [d: 4-30-97] In 1909 Actor, Charles Conrad (Judge-Perry Mason) [d: 1-15-98] In 1925 Actress, Gloria Grahame (Rich Man Poor Man) [d: 10-5-81] In 1925 Actress, Virginia Hewitt (Carol Karlyle-Space Patrol) [d: 7-21-86] In 1929 Record executive Berry Gordy, Jr. (founded Motown Records) (94) In 1932 Singer, Ray Perkins (Crew Cuts) (91) In 1933 Actress, Hope Lange (Ghost & Mrs. Muir) [d: 12-19-03] In 1936 U.S. Senator, Gary Hart (D-CO) (1975-

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Music Calendar...

In 1896 "Also Sprach Zarathustra" is performed for the first time in Frankfurt, Germany, by composer Richard Strauss. In 1933 Billie Holiday records "Your Mother's Son-In-Law" with Benny Goodman. In 1935 Ginger Rogers & Johnny Mercer recorded "Eeny Meeny Miney Mo." In 1957 "The Chirping Crickets," Buddy Holly's only album issued during his lifetime, was released. It contained the songs "That'll Be The Day," "Not Fade Away" and "Maybe Baby." In 1964 Mick Jagger of the Rolling Stones was fined 16 pounds for driving offenses in Totenhall, England. In 1965 "Five O'Clock World" by the Vogues entered the U.S. Top 40 chart. In 1967 The Beatles' album "Magical Mystery Tour" was released in the U.S. In 1967 "Never My Love" by the Association was certified gold. In 1968 Steppenwolf's debut album, which contained "Born to Be Wild" and "Magic Carpet Ride,&q

Today In History...

In 1839 The American Statistical Association is founded in Boston, MA. In 1898  A hurricane-force blizzard sank ships in Boston Harbor and left 27 inches of snow across New England. In 1901 The Army War College is established in Washington, DC. In 1910 New York's Pennsylvania Station opened. In 1939 The play "Key Largo," by Maxwell Anderson, opened in New York at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre. In 1942 The French navy at Toulon sinks 38 of their own ships and submarines to keep them from falling into the hands of the Nazi Troops. In 1945 General George C. Marshall is named special U.S. envoy to China, to try to end hostilities between the Nationalists and the Communists. In 1951 The first rocket to intercept an airplane White Sands, NM. In 1953 Playwright Eugene O'Neill died in Boston at age 65. In 1954 Twin brothers, Ross and Norris McWhirter began publishing the "Guinness Book of World Records." In 1970 Pope Paul VI is wounded in the chest with a dagger durin

Born On This Day...

In 1701 Scientist, Anders Celsius (invented temperature scale) In 1746 Robert Livingston, delivered oath of office to George Washington In 1804 Composer, Sir Julius Benedict In 1809 English actress, Fanny Kemble (Romeo & Juliet) In 1827 Inventor, Horace Wyman (looms & textile machinery) In 1874 Israeli statesman, Chaim Weizmann In 1874 American historian, Charles A. Beard In 1893 English actress, Fanny Kemble In 1902 Football Hall-of-Famer, Johnny McNally (Packers) [d: 11-28-85] In 1907 Sci-fi writer, L. Sprague DeCamp (Conan the Barbarian) [d: 11-6-00] In 1909 Author, James Agee (The African Queen, Death in Family) [d: 5-16-55] In 1912 Broadway producer, David Merrick (Hello Dolly, Oliver) [d: 4-25-00] In 1916 Sportscaster, Chick Hearn (L.A. Lakers) [d: 8-5-02] In 1917 TV host/singer, "Buffalo" Bob Smith (Howdy Doody) [d: 7-30-98] In 1921 Czech Communist leader, Alexander Dubcek (1968-69) [d: 11-7-92] In 1925 Actor, Marshall Thompson (Dr. Marsh Tracy-Daktari) [d: 5-1

Music Calendar...

In 1928 "Bolero," a musical work by Maurice Ravel, is first performed in Paris, France. In 1938 Bunny Berigan & his Orchestra record "Jelly Roll Blues." In 1943 Lyricist Lorenz Hart dies in New York at age 48. In 1955 Elvis Presley signs with RCA and receives a $5000 signing bonus. In 1957 The Miles Davis Quintet play Carnegie Hall in New York. In 1957 Simon & Garfunkel appear on "American Bandstand" as "Tom & Jerry." In 1959 Connie Francis performs at Carnegie Hall in New York. In 1965 The musical "Man of La Mancha" premieres in New York. In 1965 Bob Dylan marries former model Sara Lowndes. In 1965 Blues great Mississippi John Hurt dies of a heart attack at age 73. In 1967 The BBC unofficially bans "I Am the Walrus" by the Beatles. In 1967 "Soul Man" by Sam & Dave is certified gold. In 1969 Arlo Guthrie's 22-minute song "Alice's Restaurant" is released. In 1969 "Whole Lotta Lov

Today In History...

In 1718 English pirate Edward Teach, better known as Blackbeard, is killed during a battle off the Virginia coast. In 1842 Northern California's Mount Lassen errupts. In 1896 George Washington Ferris dies at age 37, three years afterinventing the Ferris Wheel. In 1906 The International Radio Telegraphic Convention in Berlin adopts the "SOS" as the new call for help. In 1935 Transpacific airmail service begins aboard a China Clipper flying boat, which took 60 hours to travel from San Francisco To Manila. In 1943 Lebanon gains it's independence. In 1943 President Franklin D. Roosevelt, British Prime Minister Winston Churchill and Chinese leader Chiang Kai-shek meet in Cairo to discuss measures for defeating the Japanese during World War II. In 1945 Football player Jim Benton of Cleveland gains 303 yards setting a NFL record. In 1947 The Iran Assembly nullifies oil agreements with the Soviet Union. In 1962 The Soviet Union announces an end of combat-readiness alert of it

Born On This Day...

In 1710 Composer, Wilhelm Friedemann Bach (son of J.S. Bach) In 1819 Novelist, George Eliot (Silas Marner) In 1859 Publisher/editor, Cecil James Sharp In 1868 John Nance Garner, 32nd U.S. vice president (1933-41) In 1890 French president, Charles de Gaulle (1948-69) In 1898 American aviator, Wiley Post (first to fly solo around the world) In 1899 Actor/songwriter, Hoagie Carmichael (Stardust, Lazybones) In 1901 Cartoonist, Roy Crane (Captain Easy, Buz Sawyer) [d: 1977] In 1904 Actor, Roland Winters (Charlie Chan, Meet Millie) [d: 10-22-89] In 1906 Actress, Lee Patrick (The Maltese Falcon, Topper) [d: 11-21-82] In 1912 Philanthropist, Doris Duke [d: 10-28-93] In 1913 English composer, Benjamin Britten [d: 12-4-76] In 1921 Actor/comedian, Rodney Dangerfield (Caddyshack) [d: 10-5-04] In 1924 Actress, Geraldine Page (Summer & Smoke, The Beguiled) [d: 6-13-87] In 1927 Jazz trombonist/composer, Jimmy Knepper [d: 6-14-03] In 1928 U.S. diver, Juno Stover-Irwin (Olympic-Silver-1956) [d: 7-2

Air Force Mortuary Affairs Operations – Preparing Uniforms for the Fallen

Air Force Mortuary Affairs Operations, talks about the capabilities of the uniforms section, Dover Air Force Base, Delaware.

The Pulse: Episode 5

A monthly newscast with stories from around Walter Reed. In this episode we covered the Director's 12 key initiatives, we learned about robotics technology at Walter Reed, and we discussed the Gratitude Challenge for the month of November.

Around the Air Force: CSAF Letter to Airmen, Red Hawk Arrives, Digital Promotion Testing

In this week’s look around the Air Force, the new Chief of Staff, General David W. Allvin lays out his priorities in a letter to Airmen, the new T-7A training aircraft enters the next phase of developmental flight, and enlisted promotions testing goes digital.

MCRD SD, Alpha Company, Honor Graduate

Lance Cpl. Kurtis Lewis will graduate from Marine recruit training as the Honor Graduate of Platoon 1005, Alpha Company, 1st Recruit Training Battalion on Nov 17th, 2023, at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, San Diego. Graduation took place at the completion of the 13-week transformation, which included training for drill, marksmanship, basic combat skills, and Marine Corps customs and traditions.

Pacific Partnership 2024-1: Marshall Islands Mission Conclusion

Conclusion of mission stop video for Pacific Partnership 2024-1, Republic of Marshall Islands Mission Stop.

New Americans Join The Vermont National Guard

U.S. Army National Guard Spc. Tiago Tomasi, adopted from Ghana, talks about what brought his family to the United States and why he's chose to become a Soldier, in Colchester, VT. The New American series is a look into the life of service members in the Vermont National Guard who originated from all over the world.

DLA Europe & Africa: Providing Global Readiness Solutions (Worldwide Fuel Support)

Fuel keeps the U.S. military moving around the world. In Europe, the team at DLA Energy supports the 21st Theatre Sustainment Brigade and other partners by providing millions of gallons of fuel to the U.S. military and allies wherever they are because the DLA Energy team understands how critical fuel is to completing the mission.

Keeping America's Birds in the Sky

JOINT BASE LANGLEY-EUSTIS, Va. -- U.S. Army AH-64 Apache Helicopter Mechanic Instructors and Advanced Individual Training Students from the 128th Aviation Brigade practice maintenance on Apaches at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia. The Apache can survive heavy attacks and zero in on specific targets day or night, inflicting damage on the battlefield.

Austin Briefs Reporters in Ukraine

Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III speaks to the news media after a series of meetings with senior leaders in Kyiv, Ukraine.

USINDOPACOM Highlights CFC 2023

Adm. John C. Aquilino, commander, U.S. Indo-Pacific Command, encourages service members to consider participating in this year's Combined Federal Campaign, highlighting organizations such as Aloha United Way that are continuing to provide relief and services to the people of Maui following the Lahaina wildfire.

USCGC Bear #1MDE Clocks 100k Hours

Cmdr. Brooke Millard, the commanding officer of the Coast Guard Cutter Bear, discusses a milestone the ship made on Monday, Nov. 20, 2023. The Bear's #1 Main Diesel Engine clocked 100,000 hours of service while on patrol.

3rd ID Soldiers and Families Express Their Thanksgiving Holiday Spirit

Soldiers and Families say what they are grateful for this Thanksgiving holiday at Fort Stewart, Georgia, Nov. 20, 2023. 3rd Infantry Division highlights esprit de corps and holiday cheer.

Why do you Serve

U.S. Army Reserve Col. Thomas Hrabal talks about why he joined the Army.

Explore Europe with Aviano ITT (Part XII) – Venetian Islands

Aviano Information, Tickets and Travel hosted a trip to the Venetian Island Boat Tour for military members and dependents at Aviano Air Base, Italy. Information, Tickets and Travel provides various opportunities for military service members and their families to get out and explore Europe.

Sgt. 1st Class Terysa King Soldier Spotlight

If you ever want to know about the opportunities being a U.S. Army Public Affairs Soldier can bring, check out this spotlight featuring Team 21's Sgt. 1st Class Terysa King, public affairs operations NCO. During her brief time being stationed in Germany, she had the opportunity to have lunch with German Chancellor Olaf Scholz during a capabilities demonstration.

Aviano Grappling Club - Where Skill Meets the Mat

Members of Aviano Air Base participate in Aviano Grappling Club, a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu school at Aviano Air Base, Italy. The club is a resiliency program that improves the fitness of active-duty personnel and civilians while teaching self-defense techniques and providing a healthy, safe atmosphere for members to relieve stress.

Korean and American Gunsan Alliance's 2023 Thanksgiving Meal

The Korean and American Gunsan Alliance provided a Thanksgiving Meal for the service members stationed on Kunsan Air Base.

AFN Europe Report

On this AFN Europe Report: Earlier this month, at the request of the U.S. Embassy in Armenia, humanitarian assistance items departed Leghorn Army Depot enroute towards Armenia to help those in need. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency donates non-lethal excess property to foreign allies and partner nations in times of need. On November 10, U.S. soldiers and NATO partners joined forces in Exercise E3B at Vilseck, Germany. Over 540 candidates earned their respective badges at the graduation ceremony. Specific titles were given to candidates who earned their respective badges without receiving a single no-go in their particular lane, acknowledging the candidates' efforts to execute every task of each event.

Music Calendar...

In 1913 Coleman Hawkins receives a saxophone on his 9th birthday. In 1934 Cole Porter's musical "Anything Goes," starring Ethel Merman opens at the Alvin Theatre in New York. In 1950 Flatt & Scruggs begin their first recording session. In 1960 "Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow" by the Shirelles enters the U.S. top 40 chart. In 1960 "Stay" by Maurice Williams & The Zodiacs is #1 on the U.S. top 40 chart. In 1962 "Girls Girls Girls," Elvis Presley's 11th movie, which included the song "Return To Sender," opens nationally. In 1963 Elvis Presley's film "Fun in Acapulco" premieres. In 1967 The Who's concept album "The Who Sell Out," containing the single "I Can See For Miles," is released. In 1968 The Supremes appear before Queen Elizabeth at the Royal Variety Show. In 1968 Yoko Ono (carrying John Lennon's baby) and Marianne Faithful (carrying Mick Jagger's baby) both have miscarri

911th AES In-Flight Training

The 911th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron preformed in-flight training on a C-17 Globemaster III while en route to Colorado Springs. The 911th AES mission is to provide in-flight care to patients en route to or between medical facilities.

Today In History...

In 1783 Man's first free-flight occurred in France in a Hot Air Balloon. In 1789 North Carolina became the 12th U.S. state. In 1877 Thomas Edison announced he's invented the phonograph, which he called a "talking machine." In 1922 Rebecca L. Felton of Georgia is the first woman to serve as a member of the U.S. Senate. In 1933 W.C. Bullitt is the first U.S. ambassador to USSR. In 1942 The Alaska highway across Canada formally opened. In 1945 American humorist Robert Benchley dies at age 56. In 1952 The first two-color U.S. postage stamp is introduced. In 1959 Jack Benny (violin) and Vice President Richard Nixon (piano) play their famed duet. In 1963 President Kennedy and his wife Jacqueline arrived in San Antonio for a 2-day tour of Texas. In 1964 The Verrazano Narrows, the world's longest suspension bridge, opened, linking Brooklyn and Staten Island. In 1967 The single kite altitude record was set at 28,000 feet. In 1969 The Senate voted, 55-45, against the nomina

Born On This Day...

In 1684 French author/historian, Jean Francois Voltaire In 1729 Judge Josiah Bartlett (signed the Declaration of Independence) In 1785 U.S. Army surgeon, William Beaumont (studied digestion) In 1835 Financier, Hetty Green (once the richest woman in America) In 1854 Pope Benedict XV (258th pope, 1914-22) In 1904 Executive, Courtlandt Gross (co-founded Lockheed Aircraft) [d: 7-15-82] In 1904 Coleman Hawkins, created the tenor saxophone for jazz [d: 5-19-69] In 1907 Author, Jim Bishop (The Day Lincoln Was Shot) [d: 7-26-87] In 1907 Singer, Buck Ram (The Platters) [d: 1-1-91] In 1912 Actress/singer, Eleanor Powell (Ship Ahoy) [d: 2-11-82] In 1916 Football Hall-of-Famer, Sid Luckman (Bears) [d: 7-5-98] In 1920 Actor, Ralph Meeker (Kiss Me Deadly, Paths of Glory) [d: 8-5-88] In 1920 Baseball Hall-of-Famer, Stan Musial (Cardinals) [d: 1-19-13] In 1921 Actress, Vivian Blaine (Guys and Dolls, State Fair) [d: 12-9-95] In 1924 Actor, Joseph Campanella (Lou-Mannix, Hutch-The Colbys) [d: 5-16-18] I

ADOT Traffic Report - No state highway closures over Thanksgiving weekend (Nov. 22-27)

Desert Radio AZ Podcasts · ADOT Traffic Report - ADOT- No State Highway Closures Over Thanksgiving Weekend (Nov. 22 - 27)

ADOT Traffic Report - Daytime closures of southbound I-17 ramps at Kachina Boulevard beginning Nov. 20

Desert Radio AZ Podcasts · ADOT Traffic Report - Daytime Closures Of Southbound I - 17 Ramps At Kachina Boulevard

ADOT Traffic Report - Drivers on Interstate 17 should plan for nightly lane restrictions and closures in both directions Nov. 20-22

Desert Radio AZ Podcasts · ADOT Traffic Report - Drivers On Interstate 17 Nightly Lane Restrictions And Closures Nov. 20 - 22

ADOT Traffic Report - Expect a daytime lane restriction on northbound SR 87 in Coolidge Nov. 20- 21

Desert Radio AZ Podcasts · ADOT Traffic Report - Expect A Daytime Lane Restriction On Northbound SR 87 In Coolidge Nov. 20- 21

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Music Calendar...

In 1839 Verdi's first opera, "Oberto," was first performed in Milan. In 1877 The first production of Gilbert and Sullivan's opera, "TheSorcerer" begins in London. In 1945 "Chickery Chick" by Sammy Kaye is #1 on the charts. In 1958 "Smoke Gets In Your Eyes" by the Platters enters the U.S. top 40 chart. In 1958 "Tom Dooley" by the Kingston Trio is #1 on the U.S. top 40 chart. In 1961 Patsy Cline records "She's Got You" in Nashville. In 1962 "Big Girls Don't Cry" by the Four Seasons hits #1 on the U.S. Top 40 chart for five weeks. In 1967 Davy Jones of the Monkees opens Zilch I, a Greenwich Village, NY, boutique. In 1967 Pink Floyd's third single, "Apples and Oranges,” was released but failed to chart. In 1968 Glen Campbell receives gold records for "Gentle On My Mind" and "By The Time I Get To Phoenix." In 1969 The Rolling Stones' album "Let It Bleed" was relea

Today In History...

In 1558, Elizabeth I ascended to the English throne upon the death of Queen Mary. 1800 Congress held its first session in Washington, DC, in the partially completed Capitol building. 1869 The Suez Canal opened in Egypt, linking the Mediterranean and the Red Sea. In 1889, The Union Pacific Railroad Company began daily direct service between Chicago, Portland, and Chicago and San Francisco. In 1917, Sculptor August Rodin died in Meudon, France. 1934 Lyndon B. Johnson married Claudia Alta Taylor, aka "Lady Bird." In 1940, The Green Bay Packers became the first NFL team to travel by plane. 1948, Britain's House of Commons voted to nationalize the steel industry. In 1959, Synthetic diamonds were made for the first time. 1962, President Kennedy dedicated Dulles International Airport outside of Washington, D.C. In 1968, NBC upset football fans by cutting away from the final minutes of a Jets-Raiders game to begin the telefilm "Heidi" on schedule. Viewers missed seeing

Born On This Day...

In 1587 Dutch poet, Joost van den Vondel In 1717 French mathematician, Jean d'Alembert In 1755, King Louis XVIII of France (1814-24) In 1790, German astronomer/mathematician August Mobius (analytic geometry) In 1799, American artist Titian Ramsey Peale In 1890, Pro football pioneer Jack Cusack (Canton Bulldogs) In 1897 Actor, Eddie Baker (Keystone Kops) In 1901, English golfer Joyce Wethered [d: 11-20-97] In 1902 Physicist, Eugene Wigner (helped develop the atomic bomb) [d: 1-1-95] In 1905 Actor, Mischa Auer (Brewster's Millions, My Man Godfrey) [d: 3-5-67] In 1906 Manufactuer, Soichiro Honda (Honda Motors) [d: 8-5-91] In 1907 Actor, Joe Cobb (Joe-Our Gang) [d: 5-21-02] In 1909 Anatomist, Geoffrey (Howard) Bourne (adrenal gland) [d: 7-19-88] In 1911 Actor, William Tannen’s Life & Legend Of Wyatt Earp) [d: 12-2-76] In 1914 Comedian, Archie Campbell (Hee Haw, Grand Ole Opry) [d: 8-29-87] In 1916 Historian/writer Shelby Foote (The Civil War) [d: 6-28-05] In 1916, Photographer/

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Music Calendar...

In 1918 "Oh How I Hate To Get Up In The Morning" by Arthur Fields is #1 on the the charts. In 1937 Bob Crosby and his Orchestra record "South Rampart Street Parade." In 1940 "Only Forever" by Bing Crosby is #1 on the charts. In 1950 "Harbor Lights" by Swing & Sway with Sammy Kaye is #1 on thecharts. In 1951 "Cry" by Johnnie Ray enters the U.S. top 40 chart. In 1955 Johnny Cash debuts on the Country chart with "Cry Cry Cry." In 1959 The Rodgers & Hammerstein musicial "The Sound Of Music" opens on Broadway with Mary Martin as Maria von Trapp. In 1959 Mitch Miller's album "Sing Along With Mitch" is certified gold. In 1959 "Mr. Blue" by the Fleetwoods is #1 and "Mack The Knife" by Bobby Darin is #2 on the U.S. top 40 chart. In 1963 "Deep Purple" by Nino Tempo & April Stevens is #1 on the U.S. top40 chart. In 1964 Bobby Rydell is a guest panelist on TV's "To