Tagged: June

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Berkeley Takes A Dive – Judy Takes A Tumble – June 30, 1968

Click on the link here for Audio Player – News from KMPC-Los Angeles – June 30, 1968 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Not all the news that happened on this June 30th in 1968, but enough to keep you on your toes. During one of their hourly “news capsules”, KMPC...

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Another Hostage Crisis – June 19, 1995

Click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS World News Roundup – June 19,1995 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Another day in history fairly groaning with dismal familiarity, this June 19th in 1995. The six-day hostage drama at Budyonnovsk Hospital in Southern Russia finally came to an end,...

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Editors – Live At Pinkpop 2014 – Nights At The Roundtable: Festival Edition

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Editors – In Concert at Pinkpop 2014 – June 6, 2014 – VPRO/3VOOR12 – Netherlands When I ran a recent single by Editors on our Soundbooth featurein April, I mentioned Editors were up for a full schedule this year, hitting most...

50 Days In History – Tiananmen Square – April-June 1989 – Past Daily Weekend Reference Room 0

50 Days In History – Tiananmen Square – April-June 1989 – Past Daily Weekend Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Tiananmen Square – Timeline – May-June 1989 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Twenty-five years ago, all eyes were on Beijing and the unfolding events that, at first seemed wildly optimistic and then turned very bad. Beginning in April, coinciding with the...

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A Celebration And A Coup – June 19, 1955

Click on the link here for Audio Player: https://s3.amazonaws.com/oildale/wp-content/uploads/2013/06/22152610/news-for-june-19-1955.mp3 While the United Nations were preparing to celebrate 10 years as a peacemaking body on the 20th of June, a military coup was going on in Argentina, with a plan to oust Juan Pèron. this day in June 1955. At the time...

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Summer Of Love, But Not In Damascus – June 10, 1967

Click on the link here for Audio Player: News for this 10th of June in 1967 had a lot to do with the Middle East. Notably, the Israeli advance on Syria and the approach to Damascus. Cause for much concern in diplomatic circles. The Soviet Union decided it...

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Nights At The Roundtable – Thousand Yard Stare – 1992 (Live At Glastonbury).

In case you haven’t noticed, there is no Glastonbury Festival this year. Reports are, organizers are giving the grounds a rest. Other reports are the upcoming Olympics made the annual festival impossible to pull off. And still other reports had a drastic shortage of Porta-Potties, since the Olympics had most...