Archive for March 25th, 2016

ALBUM RELEASED ON THIS DAY IN 1963

Surfin’ U.S.A. is the second studio album released by the Beach Boys. It
reached number two in the US, lasting 78 weeks on the albums chart,
eventually being certified gold by the RIAA.

 

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MASS PRODUCTION ON THIS DAY IN 1954


RCA model CT-100

Mass production of the first RCA Victor television color sets (above) began
on March 25, 1954. The cost…$1,000. It featured a 15-inch tri-color picture 
tube.


Publicity photo of the CT-100 production line, RCA’s first consumer
color receiver.

                    

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FROM PDX RETRO ~

Good Friday is a Christian religious holiday commemorating the crucifixion
of
Jesus Christ and his death at Calvary. The holiday is observed during
Holy Week as part of the Holy Triduum on the Friday preceding Easter
Sunday
, and may coincide with the Jewish observance of Passover. It is
also known as Holy Friday, Great Friday, Black Friday, or Easter Friday.

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RECAPPING PAST NEWS EVENTS

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Aretha Louise Franklin is 74 today.


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