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Bird Flu Pandemic 1997 0

December 28, 1997 – The Bird Flu Pandemic In Hong Kong – Egypt Upholds Ban On Female Genital Mutilation – Kenya Braces For Elections.

December 28, 1997 – BBC World Service – Newshour – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – December 28, 1997 – Busy day as 1997 rapidly comes to a close. Bird Flu was sweeping Hong Kong and the culprit was found to be its Poultry population. So the authorities ordered the mass...

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Ania Dorfmann Makes Her U.S. Debut On The Magic Key – 1937 – Plus Max Reinhardt – Ezio Pinza – Fats Waller – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

In the late 1930s, when radio was becoming the preeminent entertainment source for most of America, the technology was now making it possible for programs to be sent and received from all over the world via much improved Shortwave. This was an exciting development, and one which would be indispensable...

Christmas Day 1964 0

It’s The Day After Christmas 1964 – You’re A Teenager – You Had A Blast On Christmas Day – That’s What Your Friends Told You – It’s Your First Hangover.

KYA – Norman Davis Substituting for Tom Donahue – December 26, 1964 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – ‘Tis the morning after Christmas; 1964. You are laying in bed, you are very quiet. You gradually open your eyes. Your mouth feels like Death Valley, the rain outside thunders in your...

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The Real People – In Session 1991 – Nights At The Roundtable: Session Edition

The Real People – a group which may not ring a lot of bells, unless you had your ears to the ground at the time and knew something was up. Although not from Manchester (they were from Liverpool), they probably did a lot to bring Madchester to fruition, if for...

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December 23, 1988 – ‘I Think Something Was Wrong With That Flight’ – PanAm 103 –

A confusing and disturbing day in history, this December 23rd in 1988. With details about PanAm Flight 103, which exploded mid-air over Lockerbie Scotland emerging, more questions than answers were being raised. Claims the U.S. government was warned as early as 16 days before by a terrorist group of a...

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Style Council – Live At Gold Digger’s – 1984 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Style Council tonight. In concert from Gold Digger’s in 1984 and preserved for posterity by the ever-venerable BBC Radio 1’s In Concert series. When The Jam called it quits and went their separate ways, there was always a question as to what Paul Weller would be doing, what new direction...