Archive for April 24th, 2017

SHOW DEBUTED ON THIS DAY IN 1955

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X Minus One
was a half-hour science fiction radio drama series
broadcast
from April 24, 1955 to January 9, 1958 in numerous
timeslots on
NBC. The series was never able to generate a
large following.   

The writers of the magazine stories were not well known then
but now are the giants of today. These stories came from the
minds of Ray Bradbury, Isaac Asimov, and Poul Anderson to
name a few.

 

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A vintage Zenith tube radio from 1955.

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RECORD BROKE ON THIS DAY IN 1961

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Koufax’s total of 18 strikeouts in the game broke Dizzy Dean’s 26-
year-old National League record, and tied the major league record
held by Cleveland Indian ace Bob Feller.

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RECAPPING PAST WORLD NEWS

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On this day in 1980.

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The burned remains of a C-130 cargo plane used in the aborted
raid to rescue U.S. embassy hostages.

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Barbara Joan "Barbra" Streisand is 75 today.

Barbra Streisand is among a small group of entertainers
who have been honored with an
Emmy, Grammy, Oscar,
and Tony Award
, and is one of only two artists who have
also won a Peabody. Streisand is one of the best-selling
music artists of all time
, with more than 68.5 million albums
in the U.S.and a total of 145 million records sold worldwide.

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