Archive for the 'SPORTS' Category

PAST WORLD NEWS HEADLINES

today in history

ed danahue 2
ED DANNAHUE

Image result for orson wells war of the worlds broadcast

On this day in 1938, Orson Welles’ "The War of the Worlds" aired on CBS
radio. The belief that the realistic radio dramatization was a live news event
about a Martian invasion caused panic among listeners.

Related image

Related image

Image result for orson welles in w ar of the worlds

Image result for orson welles 1985
George Orson Welles (May 6, 1915 – October 10, 1985)

Image result for happy halloween

associated-press-2


A deadly mudslide hit Nicaragua after hurricane Mitch on this
day in 1998.

Related image

associated-press-2

Related image

Image result for the rumble in the jungle

Image result for the rumble in the jungle
On this day in 1974.

associated-press-2

Image result for young comedian steve allen

Image result for young comedian steve allen
Stephen Valentine Patrick William Allen
(December 26, 1921 – October 30, 2000)

Comedian Steve Allen achieved national fame as the first host of NBC’s 
The Tonight Show, the first late night television talk show in September
1954.

Image result for comedian steve allen death

posted by Bob Karm in ANNIVERSARY,Boxing,Comedian,Comedy,DEATH,HISTORY,Hoor/Sci-Fi,Hurricane,RADIO,SPORTS and have No Comments

FORMER NFL MVP HAS DIED AT 90

Image result for ya tittle photo

Image result for ya tittle photo
Yelberton Abraham Tittle Jr. (October 24, 1926 – October 8, 2017)

(AP) – New York Giants and Louisiana State University star quarterback
Y.A. Tittle, a two-time NFL MVP who was elected to the Pro Football Hall
of Fame, died Sunday night, October 8th.  

Tittle died at Stanford Hospital. The cause of death was not immediately
known.

Tittle played for the Baltimore Colts, San Francisco 49ers and New York
Giants in a 17-season career from 1948 to 1964 during which he played
in seven Pro Bowls. He tossed 242 touchdowns, leading the league three
times, in 1955, 1962 and 1963.

Image result for ya tiddle

posted by Bob Karm in CURRENT EVENTS,DEATH,Football,HISTORY,New release,SPORTS and have No Comments

PAST WORLD NEWS HEADLINES

today in history

MikeGracia1
MIKE GRACIA

Image result for anthrax scare 2001

Image result for death from anthrax in october 5, 2001

Bob Stevens of American Media in Florida.

Image result for death from anthrax in october 5, 2001

ap 2

Image result for quayle benson vp debate

On this day in 1988, during a debate between candidates for vice president of
the
U.S., Democrat Lloyd Bentsen (left) told Republican Dan Quayle, “You’re
no Jack Kennedy."

Image result for quayle benson vp debate

ap 2

Love Me Do single - United Kingdom

On this day in 1962, "Love Me Do" by the Beatles was released in the U.K. It
was their first single.

Related image

ap 2

Related image

On this day in 1969, "Monty Python’s Flying Circus" debuted on BBC television. The British sketch comedy series, created by the comedy group Monty Python, aired until 1974.

Image result for monty python flying circus

ap 2

Image result for barry bonds king of the single season home runs in 2001

Image result for barry bonds king of the single season home runs in 2001
It was on this day in 2001.

Image result for barry bonds king of the single season home runs in 2001

posted by Bob Karm in ANNIVERSARY,Anthrax,Baseball,Comedy,Dabate,DEATH,DEBUT,HISTORY,MAGAZINES,MUSIC,NEWSPAPER,Record released,SPORTS,TV series and have No Comments

RECAPPING PAST WORLD NEWS

todayinhistory

camille bohannon
CAMILLE BOHANNON

Related image
On this day in 1938.

Related image

associated-press-3

Image result for space shuttle discovery

The space shuttle Discovery took off from Cape Canaveral in
Florida 
on this day in 1988.
It was the first manned space flight since the Challenger disaster.

Related image

associated-press-3

September 29, 1978: 'Smiling Pope' John Paul I dies

Pope John l was found dead in his Vatican apartment a little over a month in office on this day in 1978. The 65-year-old pontiff, born
Albino Lusicni, had apparently died of a heart attack.

associated-press-3

Related image
Game one on this day in 1954.

Image result for 1954 baseball world series

Image result for 1954 baseball world series

associated-press-3

Image result for singer jerry lee lewis

Related image

Jerry Lee Lewis is 83 today.

Singer-songwriter, and pianist Jerry Lee Lewis, often known by his nickname,
The Killer, has been described as "rock & roll’s first great wild man. He was
expelled from Southwest Bible Institute for the called “devil’s music”.

Jerry Lee Lewis has been the last living member of the Sun Records Million
Dollar Quartet.

Related image

posted by Bob Karm in ANNIVERSARY,Baseball,BIRTHDAY,CURRENT EVENTS,HISTORY,MUSIC,Nazi Germany,Pope,Religion,SPACE,SPORTS,THEN AND NOW,World Series and have No Comments

HIGHLIGHTS OF PAST WORLD NEWS

todayinhistory

Tim maguire
TIM MAGUIRE

Image result for jfk nixon tv debate

The first televised debate between presidential candidates Richard M. Nixon
and John F. Kennedy took place in Chicago,
IL on this day in 1960.

Image result for jfk nixon tv debate

Image result for jfk nixon tv debate

associated-press-2

Related image

On this day in 1980, the Cuban government abruptly closed Mariel Harbor to
end the freedom flotilla of Cuban refugees that began the previous April.

Image result for cuba ended the mariel boatlift

Related image

associated-press-2

Image result for westside story hits broadway

On this day in 1957, the musical "West Side Story" opened at the Winter Garden Theatre on Broadway.
 

Image result for westside story hits broadway

associated-press-2

Image result for george gershwin

George Jacob Gershwin (September 26, 1898 – July 11, 1937)

George Gershwin was an American composer and pianist. Gershwin’s compositions spanned both popular and classical genres, and his most
popular melodies are widely known. Among his best-known works are
the orchestral compositions Rhapsody in Blue (1924) and An American
in Paris
(1928) as well as the opera Porgy and Bess (1935).

Image result for george gershwin

associated-press-2

Image result for t.s. eliot

Thomas Stearns Eliot (September 26, 1888 – January 4, 1965)
 

T.S. Eliot was a British essayist, publisher, playwright, literary and social
critic, and "one of the twentieth century’s major poets".
  Eliot attracted
widespread attention for his poem "
The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock"
(1915), which was seen as a masterpiece of the
Modernist movement.

posted by Bob Karm in ANNIVERSARY,AUTHORS,BIRTHDAY,Broadway,Composer,CURRENT EVENTS,Dabate,HISTORY,Musical,Musician,Playwright,POLITICAL,President,Refugees,SPORTS,Tennis and have No Comments