Daily Archive: October 19, 2018

1970 – Tracing the History of the Iconic Telstar World Cup Soccer Ball – Past Daily Gallimaufry

1970 – Tracing the History of the Iconic Telstar World Cup Soccer Ball – Past Daily Gallimaufry

By: Zara Harvey There’s no question that the most popular soccer ball design in the world is the classic Telstar. First used during the 1968 European Football Championship, the now-iconic pattern comprised of 12 black polygons and 20 white hexagons and eventually became the official match ball of the 1970...

Caravan - In Concert

Caravan – In Concert – 1971 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Caravan In Concert – May 16, 1971 – John Peel Presents – BBC Radio 1 Caravan to end the week. One of the most influential of the Canterbury Sound bands of the late 1960’s, they continue to perform, although there have been several personnel changes over the years, as well...

Baby Boomers in 1946

1952 – School Overcrowding And The Importance Of Education – Past Daily Reference Room

1952 – The People Act – CBS Radio Unit 1 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – School overcrowding. It was a huge problem, beginning around 1946, when the first signs of that wave known as Baby Boomers started showing up for their first day at school. Post World War 2...

Berkeley Student Protests

Clark Kerr – The Battles Of Berkeley – 1967 – Past Daily Reference Room

Dr. Clark Kerr – CBS Radio: Face The Nation – February 1967 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Berkeley in the 1960s. More than just the subject for documentaries, books and essays, Berkeley was ground zero on the West Coast for the sweeping protests that helped define the 1960s, came...

Black Monday 1987

October 19, 1987 -Black Monday – The Stock Market Crash Of 1987

October 19, 1987 – CBS Radio News – Reports – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – October 19, 1987 – Going down in the history books as Black Monday, it was the day Wall Street took a tumble. Some 500 points dropped before closing time. The final tally was slow in...