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aa390392 Mon Sep 12, 2016 11:32 am

What happened on any certain day.
For example 15 yrs ago today, America was mourning/fricking out about yesterday 9/11

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Glenn Mon Sep 12, 2016 11:37 am

Barry White was born.

slave1pilot Mon Sep 12, 2016 12:43 pm

Adolf Hitler joins the "German Workers' Party" in 1919

djkeev Mon Sep 12, 2016 2:10 pm

1959 Bonanza premiered bringing the Cartwrights into our homes. Broadcast in living color!

Yes kids, THAT was a huge deal back then.


BSQUARE Tue Sep 13, 2016 2:15 pm

September 13, 1814 - Francis Scott Key wrote the poem "The Star Spangled Banner"

enjoyther1de Wed Sep 14, 2016 4:54 am

This day 1901 president William McKinley dies of infection from a gunshot wound.

mark tucker Wed Sep 14, 2016 4:48 pm

this day the first scheduled flight between 2 cities took place hear in florida. from st petersburg to tampa........ well if your not fimillular with ST Pete & tampa locations in fl they could of just used a boat& jumped a wave and got that designation . must of been a 2 min flight at most.

Enkiel Wed Sep 14, 2016 6:48 pm

33 years ago, Amy Winehouse was born

Glenn Wed Sep 14, 2016 6:51 pm

Grace Kelly dies.

BSQUARE Thu Sep 15, 2016 7:01 am

On this day in 1954, Marilyn Monroe filmed this scene:

enjoyther1de Thu Sep 15, 2016 8:58 am

Nazi Germany got a new flag with a swaztika. 1935

Long-roofs Thu Sep 15, 2016 11:46 am

Sept. 15th 1991. Nirvana fans are getting ready for Beehive Records in-store, the following day. :)

notchback Sun Oct 02, 2016 4:08 pm

1950 – Peanuts by Charles M. Schulz is first published.

cdennisg Sun Oct 02, 2016 9:23 pm

31 years ago today Rock Hudson died of AIDS.

KTPhil Sun Oct 02, 2016 10:04 pm

As he told us on his last broadcast today, on this day 80 years ago Vin Scully became a baseball fan, and specifically a Giants fan.

The boxscore of Game 2 of the World Series was displayed in the Chinese laundry store and it caught the attention of the 8-year-old Bronx-born kid when he was walking home from grammar school. It was Oct. 2, 1936.

“As I walked by, I stopped to look. The Yankees beat the Giants, 18-4, and I remember looking at it and I felt so sad for the Giants,” says Vin Scully. “So I became, that instant, a rabid Giants fan.”

But the Giants love affair only lasted until Scully landed a broadcasting job with the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1950 — “It’s amazing what a paycheck will do,” Scully jokes — working with the late broadcasting legend Red Barber. Scully was 22 when he started in Brooklyn, before embarking on a journey that has taken him from Ebbets Field to the Los Angeles Coliseum and, finally, to Dodger Stadium, where his singular, mellifluous voice has delivered Dodger baseball to generations of fans.

Scully’s career came full circle in another extent, a fitting and tidy bow on an inimitable life.

“The last game of this season, which is a Giants-Dodgers game (in San Francisco), is Oct. 2, 2016, exactly 80 years to the day (actually, to the very minute) that I saw that boxscore and became a baseball fan,” says Scully, who credits a fan with alerting him of the symmetry.

It is one of my visions of heaven to find Dodger stadium beyond the pearly gates, with Vinny's soothing voice over a handy transistor radio, making for an endless summer, where it is always "time for Dodger baseball."

Vaya con Dios, Vin.

BSQUARE Mon Oct 03, 2016 5:14 am

26 years ago today - East Germany and West Germany reunited.

Malokin Martin Tue Oct 04, 2016 12:30 pm

BSQUARE wrote: 26 years ago today - East Germany and West Germany reunited.

This happened 10 months AFTER David Hasselhoff performed on top of the wall. Progress man. Progress.

Fish Mon Oct 10, 2016 10:03 am

Upside down day. 9102016 :D

Edit: Gezz, I'm a month behind. #-o

Glenn Mon Oct 10, 2016 10:49 am

#1 on the charts

Volks Wagen Fri Oct 21, 2016 12:26 pm

Marty McFly arrived in his future, last year today.

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