Tuesday, December 3, 2013

December 3 In Radio history

In 1923...the first Congressional open session was broadcast on radio.

In 1950...Paul Harvey began broadcasting his show nationally.

In 1955...Elvis Presley's first single release for RCA Victor was announced as "Mystery Train" b/w "I Forgot to Remember to Forget," sides purchased from Presley's previous label, Sun Records. His new record company described Elvis as "The most talked about personality in recorded music in the last 10 years."

In 1961…The Beatles met Brian Epstein for the first time at his Liverpool record store, NEMS. They met again that evening to discuss Epstein's management of the group.

  In 1968...Elvis' critically-acclaimed comeback TV special aired on NBC.

In 1979...Debut of Shadow Traffic in NYC

In 1991...Disc jockey Alan Feed posthumously received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

In 2003...Canadian broadcast pioneer Allan Waters died in his sleep at the age of 84. Waters founded 1050/CHUM, once one of Canada's most prominent Top 40 radio stations.

In 2007...Don Imus first show at WABC

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