Monthly Archives: July 2011

What Happened – July 31

It was on this day in 1970 that 30,000 people began to show up in Middlefield, CT for a rock festival that had already been canceled. Planned to be held at the Powder Ridge Ski Area, the 3-day lineup was supposed … Continue reading

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Amadeus rocks the Wild Boys

Rockin’ it 80’s style tonite, just because I can. And to make it extra-fun, I even found extended mixes of these two tunes….        

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What Happened – July 30

It was on this day in 1971 that Dave Scott and Jim Irwin landed on the moon. While this was the fourth time that the US had put a team on the moon, it was the first time that the Lunar … Continue reading

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What Happened – July 29

It was on this day in 1987 that Jerry and Ben and Jerry announced a new flavor of ice cream called Cherry Garcia. Goooooood stuff….yum!   The earliest event that Wiki says occurred on this day is “238 – The Praetorian Guard stormed the palace and … Continue reading

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What Happened – July 28

It was on this day in 1932 that President Hoover ordered the Army to clear Washington DC of Army veterans that had gathered to protest. The men who had served in The Great War had been given a delayed “bonus” while serving, due to … Continue reading

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What Happened – July 27

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w0j0rsQXi3k It was on this day in 1940 that Bugs Bunny was introduced to the world. The wise-cracking rabbit would go on to star in over 160 cartoon shorts as well as full-length movies, comic books, theme parks, television series, and was the first cartoon character … Continue reading

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What Happened – July 26

We-the President of the United States, the President of the National Government of the Republic of China, and the Prime Minister of Great Britain, representing the hundreds of millions of our countrymen, have conferred and agree that Japan shall be … Continue reading

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What Happened – July 25

It was on this day in 1965 that Bob Dylan got boo’d on stage. The event was the Newport Folk Festival, and there are conflicting reasons given for why the crowd turned on the popular singer. Some say it was because he was playing an … Continue reading

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What Happened – July 24

It was on this day in 2008 that the US minimum wage was increased to $6.55 per hour, and also on this day in 2009 that it was raised to $7.25 an hour. The federal minimum wage was first established … Continue reading

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Everyday People Feel Good

A few hot songs for a hot night.

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