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July 19, 1965 – “Not Since Korea” – Vietnam Takes A Turn – Funeral For Adlai Stevenson

Or click on the Link: News for July 19, 1965 Become a Patron! In what was described by commanders in the field as the worst fighting since The Korean War, the war in Vietnam took a new and deadly turn, this day in July, 1965. Despite attempts by The Pentagon...

Segregated Footballl Game - 1955 - Pictures can be deceiving 0

Wrapping Up A Fundraiser – Past Daily’s 2019 Search For Supporters And Why History Is Important.

Become a Patron! After a promising start, sidelined for almost two weeks by a website server crash, the scramble to catch up has been met with mixed results. A lot of you have been supportive of Past Daily during this fundraiser; either by new contributions or renewing older ones. That...

If you like us - could you support us? 2

If You Like Past Daily And All The Amazing Stuff You Hear, Would You Be Willing To Support It? – Part 2

A message from Gordon Skene And Past Daily The download version. In lieu of our Past Daily fundraiser this year, I have decided to also give PayPal a try. If you’ve heard my little pitch (hit the player), then you know what we’re up to. A few days ago I...

1961 - Things are Nervous. 1

It’s 1961 – You’re A Teenager – You Live In L.A. – You Know Something’s Happening, You Just Don’t Know What It Is.

KRLA – Jimmy O’Neil Program – October 9. 1961 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – It’s 1961. You’re sixteen. You’re the one on the left in the picture. You’re brooding. There’s something in the air – maybe it’s Cuba, maybe it’s Berlin – you know it’s the world and it...

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Days Of Conspicuous Consumption – Radio Commercials Of The 60s: Part 2 – More Of Everything – Past Daily Pop Chronicles

Days Of Conspicuous Consumption – Radio Commercials Of the 60’s – Part 2 – More Of Everything – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – As much as the 60s were all about Youth Culture, the spirit of Youth Culture; that permanent fixture of spur-of-the-moment vitality and a certain “who cares about...


Days Of Conspicuous Consumption – Radio Commercials In The 1960’s: Youthquake – Past Daily Pop Chronicles

Radio Commercials – 1960-1969 – The Come Alive Generation – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Conspicuous consumption – In the 1950s it was just starting – teens and pre-teens were still in the minority and not considered a major source of consumer dollars in those days. It was still the...