Archive for November 15th, 2015

SINGLE RELEASED ON THIS DAY IN 1974

"Boogie On Reggae Woman" continued Wonder’s successful Top Ten streak
on the pop charts, reaching number three and also spent two weeks at number
one on the soul charts. Billboard ranked it as the No. 25 song for 1975.

         


Stevie Wonder (Stevland Hardaway Judkins) turned 65 on May 13.

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GROUP AIRED ON THIS DAY IN 1975

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CORNERSTONE LAID ON THIS DAY IN 1939


Construction of the Jefferson Memorial (above) began in 1938.


President Franklin D. Roosevelt delivering a speech at The Jefferson Memorial cornerstone laying.


President Roosevelt (center) and other dignitaries observe the laying
of block number 208 at The Thomas Jefferson Memorial.

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RECAPPING PAST NEWS EVENTS

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Samuel Atkinson "Sam" Waterston is 75 today.


Original air dates on NBC: September 13, 1990 – May 24, 2010.

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THE DEBUT OF NBC ON THIS DAY IN 1926

 

The National Broadcasting Co. (NBC), founded by the Radio Corporation of
America
(RCA), debuted with a radio network of 24 stations. The first network
radio broadcast was a four-hour "spectacular." NBC is the oldest major
broadcast network in the United States.

                         


A 1926 Freed – Eisemann Model 40 Radio

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