CKNW AM 980’s Mike Eckford's will be hosting the Corus Radio Network Special Talk Show Presentation about Marijuana. Is it time to legalize Pot? Join this cross country conversation
ENVIRONMENT CANADA IS conducting simulated geo-engineering experiments to control climate change!!!
On this date the PBS kiddies favorite Mister Rogers Neighborhood was seen for the first time, while To Tell the Truth, the Rosie O'Donnell daytime talk show and Johnny Carson's Tonight Show were seen for the final time. Famed Top 40 deejay Robert W. Morgan checked out much too young, along with the Jack Benny radio show. Canada's broadcast regulator the CRTC made headlines, along with Jerry Lee Lewis, Cher, Raymond Burr, and Phil Donahue. Details of these and scores of other broadcast anniversaries INSIDE.
Dan's last newscast as anchor was Wednesday May 21st at 11 pm. That ends nearly 27 years as the prime face of KOMO4 News in Seattle. The 64-year-old told us last month the decision was two years in the making. Station officials say Lewis will still appear on the air on special occasions and on special assignments. Full details inside.
May 21st brought us Raymond Burr, Fats Waller, Dennis Day, Bill Reiter and Al Franken. News was made by Lauren Bacall and Humphrey Bogartt, John Lennon and Yoko Ono, and two newly-crowned American Idols. And TV shows Miami Vice and Newhart, as well as distinguished actor Sir John Gielgud, took their final bows. Full details .. and many more anniversaries inside.
Eric Rhoads, Publisher of Radio Ink talks about Reinventing Radio Sales. Read More about this Inside...
This was the day of birth for James Stewart, George Gobel, Joe Cocker and Cher. Entertainment headline grabbers this date include Paul Anka, Jimi Hendrix and Connie Chung. And the first runs of TV favorites "Roseanne," " Barney Miller," " Fresh Prince of Belair" and "Cheers" all checked out for the last time, as did Gilda Radner and Annis Stukus. MANY MORE ANNIVERSARIES OF NOTE ARE INSIDE!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qgp885fi7YY&feature=youtu.be Mark Summers provides us with yet another aircheck 'nugget' from 1983 from K97, which Mark tells us was his home for over 20 years....
The retroactive fact of this matter illustrates how slowly law moves compared to technology.
Here's another aircheck put together by Mark Summers of 630 CHED during it's rock and roll heyday...