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On this day in 1985, the first Blockbuster store opened in Dallas! It was started by David Cook, who owned a company that supplied software services to the oil and gas industries. However, there was a market
Today is Alaska Day! That’s because on this day in 1867, the U.S. formally took possession of Alaska after buying the territory from Russia for $7.2 million. It was pretty much the only positive thing to come
Happy throwback Thursday! Today, we’re spotlighting the year 1976 – the year that the Muppet Show first graced TV screens everywhere. The Muppets were created by Jim Henson in the 1950’s, and began appearing in skits on
Happy I Love Lucy Day! 68 years ago today, the show premiered on CBS. It aired for 6 seasons, and starred Lucille Ball, her husband Desi Arnaz, Vivian Vance and William Frawley as their neighbors, the Mertz’s.
There was more sad news from Hollywood over the weekend – actor (and Rochester native!) Robert Forster passed away at the age of 78 from brain cancer. After graduating in 1964 with a degree in history from
The announcement of the 2019 Nobel Prizes have been underway all this week, with just one more award to be announced Monday. The prize is of course named for Alfred Nobel, who was a Swedish chemist, engineer
It’s another Throwback Thursday here on LEGENDS 102.7! Our throwback year this week is 1967 – and that’s the year that Pringles were first sold here in the U.S.! Procter & Gamble had started developing a new
Today would have been John Lennon’s 79th birthday! He was born in Liverpool, and began singing as a choir boy in church. As a teenager, he got involved in the skiffle craze. He formed his first band,
Happy National Fluffernutter Day! You can’t have a Fluffernutter without marshmallow creme, which was invented in the early 1900s. There are 2 origins of this sticky treat – one was invented in 1913 by Paul Revere’s great
62 years ago today, the classic TV show Leave it to Beaver debuted on CBS! The show was created by writers Joe Connelly and Bob Mosher, who found inspiration for the show in the lives, experiences and conversations of