Tagged: Gordon Skene

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October 9, 1989 – Manuel Noriega And The Little Coup That Couldn’t

News for this October 9th in 1989 had to do with the growing protest movement in East Germany and the rioting going on in East Berlin. The riots erupted when East German police broke up a demonstration urging reforms from the hardline regime of Erich Honecker. Western Press were barred...

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October 8, 1941 – Facing East – All Planes For Russia – Big Profits In Defense

We can use the support: Become a Patron! News for this October 8th in 1941 had much to do with events taking place in Eastern Europe. The German push into Russia and the fierce fighting taking place all up and down the Eastern Front. Both sides were claiming gains, while...

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September 19, 1957 – The Asian Flu Comes To America

Subscribers can download for free:Become a Patron! The world on this September 19th in 1957 was awash with 104 degree fevers, paralyzed with aching muscles and joints, throwing up just about everything everyone ate the past year and it was only getting worse. 1957 was The Year Of The Asian...

August 5, 1962 – Marilyn Monroe: Fame Is Fickle

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Marilyn Monroe: Fame Is Fickle – NBC Radio Tribute – August 6, 1962 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Hard to imagine it was fifty-seven years ago today the world lost Marilyn Monroe. Within hours of finding her body, dead from an...

24 Hours Left Of Our Past Daily/Indiegogo Fundraiser – And We Need Your Support

Click on the link here to go directly to our Indiegogo Page 24 hours left. Time is almost out – we’re just about over and we’re a ways off from our realistic goal. We need your help and we can’t make it without your support. I know you’ve been hearing...

A Personal Appeal To Help Us Preserve History

Click on the link here for our DONATION PAGE – Indiegogo/Past Daily/Gordon Skene Sound Collection Fundraiser As you probably all know by now, we’ve been having a Fundraiser. In connection with Fractured Atlas and Indiegogo, Past Daily is in the middle of raising funds to continue our preservation and restoration...

Youth In A Changing World – 1965 – Past Daily Weekend Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player – NBC Radio Special – Youth In A Changing World – March 9 ,1965 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection As happens with seemingly every generation, every generation preceding the current one expresses worry. What’s going on with this generation, are they equipped...

August 5, 1942 – Dog Days In Cairo – Lull Between The Storms – News From The War Fronts

While intense fighting was going on in practically every other part of the Mediterranean, Europe and the Pacific, there was a lull of sorts in Cairo. Actually, Cairo was a hub of activity and a focal point for the allies to push the Germans out of Northern Africa. But it...

Arnett Cobb – George Shearing – Live At Birdland – 1952 – Past Daily Downbeat

Click on the link here for Audio Player – NBC Radio – Stars Of Jazz w/Arnett Cobb and George Shearing – July 2, 1952 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Blowing Hot and Cool this weekend with a set featuring Arnett Cobb and His Orchestra and The George Shearing Quintet, recorded...

The World In 1994 As Viewed In 1974 – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player – The World Of 1994 – NPR Special Program – March 30, 1974 Part 1 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Click on the link here for Audio Player – The World Of 1994 – NPR Special Program – March 30, 1974 Part...