Daily Archive: August 21, 2014

Au Pairs – In Session 1979 – Nights At The Roundtable: Session Edition

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Au Pairs – in session for John Peel – October 9, 1979 – BBC Radio 1 The Au Pairs were around for only a short time (1978-1983) and made very little dent outside the UK. Even though they were well received...

Hawaii Statehood

August 21, 1959- Hawaii Becomes Official – The 50th State.

After years of lobbying and decades of waiting, President Eisenhower finally made it official – Hawaii became the 50th state of the Union. The signing ceremony was brief, but the celebration quickly spread all over. We now had another star on the flag and another state in the Union. And...

Spreading Strikes – Thinning Patience – August 21, 1980

Click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS World News Roundup + News On The Hour – August 21, 1980 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Busy news day, this August 21st in 1980. One filled with drama and uproar. Starting with news of outrage in Japan over tariffs...