In 1952...the "Big Show" finished a two year run on the NBC Radio Network.
In 1961…The U.S. Federal Communications Commission approved FM stereo broadcasting.
In 1985...Flashback..From the pages of Radio&Records...
In 2007...a survey was released which said 54% of Americans thought firing talk show host, Don Imus, several days earlier, was justified for his comments about the Rutgers women basketball team.
The following is an excerpt from a 1999 memo written by Mark Katz, the in-house humorist at the Clinton White House, to presidential adviser Paul Begala regarding an interview request from radio host Don Imus:
Courtesy of the previously restricted documents released on Friday by the Clinton Library.
In 2011…Former Los Angeles radio personality (KFWB, KRLA, KEZY, KFI) Ted Quillan, the first to play a Ritchie Valens record on the radio and portrayed by Rick Dees in the film "La Bamba," died at age 81.
Quillin's years in radio include: KFWB–Hollywood, 1958–61; KRLA–Pasadena, 1962–64; KORK–Las Vegas, 1964–1966, KFI- L.A, 1969; KFOX-Long Beach 1969-71; XPRS-1972, and finally, KORK-Las Vegas, 1972, when he became a permanent resident of Las Vegas.
In 2005 Ted was inducted into the Broadcasters' Hall of Fame in Nevada.