Nov 30, 2015
On this date in 1982, Epic Records released Michael Jackson’s “Thriller.”
Here are some things you may not have known about the best-selling album of all time.
Jackson was unhappy with the reception his previous album, “Off the Wall” received in 1979. He...
Nov 25, 2015
Today is the 101st anniversary of the birth of baseball Hall of Famer Joe DiMaggio.
Here are a few things you may not have known about the Yankee Clipper.
DiMaggio was born Giuseppe Paolo...
Nov 24, 2015
On this date in 1971, a man using the alias Dan Cooper hijacked a Northwest Orient Airlines flight between Portland, Oregon and Seattle,...
Nov 23, 2015
Today is the 127th anniversary of the birth of Harpo Marx, the second-oldest of the Marx Brothers comedy troupe.
Here are some things you may not have known about Harpo and his brothers.
Adolph Marx was born in New York, and grew up on the Upper East Side of Manhattan. He was the third son of Sam and...
Nov 20, 2015
On this date in 1959, disc jockey Alan Freed, who popularized the term “rock and roll,” was fired by New York’s WABC for his part in what came to be known as the payola scandal.
Here are some things you may not have known about Freed,...