Saturday, June 14, 2014

On June 15 In Radio History

On the 15th in 1945...NBC Blue Network becomes the American Broadcasting Company.

The NBC Blue Network, was the on-air name of an American radio production and distribution service from 1927 to 1945. Tracing its formal origins back to 1927 as one of the two radio networks owned by the National Broadcasting Company, the Blue Network was born of a divestiture in 1942, arising from anti-trust litigation, and is the direct predecessor of the American Broadcasting Company.

On the 15th in 1958...Jan & Dean's "Surf City" was released to Radio.

On the 15th in 1968...Sandy Beach did his last show on WDRC, Hartford, Connecticut before moving to WKBW, Buffalo, New York.  Today, Beach does the 9a-12n show on N/T WBEN 930 AM.

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