Thursday, September 13th, 2012 by Mike McKay
Posted in 101 Gold's Posts
…in the year 1788. Think about that for a moment.
(Hint: it was not Washington D. C.)
Today is Positive Thinking Day.
1788: New York City became the capital of the United States.
1960 – The U.S. Federal Communications Commission banned payola. A scandal, investigated by a Congressional committee, involved some of the biggest names in radio, including popular New York DJ Alan Freed. He lost his job at WABC for allegedly accepting gifts and money for playing certain records. There was substantial evidence to prove that the practice was quite widespread.
1965: A big day for the Beatles. They won their first Grammy for Best Group and Best Album (A Hard Day’s Night), and they released “Yesterday,”