Archive for May 3rd, 2012

FOR EVERYTHING IN RADIO

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BOB HOPE FOR PEPSODENT TOOTH PASTE

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NPR’S FIRST NEWS PROGRAM ON THIS DAY IN 1971

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Bob Edwards hosting All Things Considered circa 1974.

All Things Considered (ATC) is the flagship news program on the broadcast
network
National Public Radio (NPR). It was the first news program on NPR,
and is broadcast live worldwide through several outlets.

NPR is a privately- and publicly-funded non-profit media organization that
serves a network of 900 public radio stations in the United States. It replaced
the National Educational Radio Network on February 26, 1970.

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GAME BECAME POPULAR ON THIS DAY IN 1966

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Twister is a game of physical skill produced by Hasbro Games. It was designed by Charles F. Foley and Neil Rabens in 1966, and became a success when Eva Gabor played it with Johnny Carson (above) on television’s Tonight Show on May 3, 1966.

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GROUP’S TV DEBUT ON THIS DAY IN 1964

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Gerry and the Pacemakers

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Ed Sullivan

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