- 1876] Curtains: Lt. Col. George Armstrong Custer
Thursday, June 25, 2009
Thursday, June 25, 2009...
10 Timeline Memories:
1950] War…what is it good for? Absolutely nothing: War breaks out on the Korean peninsula as forces from the communist North invade the South… 1968] Talkin’ Baseball: Bobby Bonds (father of Barry) becomes the first major leaguer to debut with a grand-slam home run… 1970] Beep It!: The FCC makes it illegal for radio stations to put telephone callers on the air without the permission of the person being called. A beep was then installed on the phone for that purpose… 1973] Ratted out: White House Counsel John Dean admits that President Nixon took part in the Watergate cover-up… 1985] Two and a half men: ABC-TV’s "Monday Night Football" announces a new line-up in the booth: Frank Gifford, Joe Namath and O.J. Simpson. The worst play-by-pay team ever… 1993] TV curtains: The last original “Late Night With David Letterman” airs on NBC-TV with guest Tom Hanks. Re-runs will follow until September. On August 30th, Letterman takes his show to CBS-TV where it still resides… 1996] Death in the desert: A truck bomb kills 19 Americans and injures hundreds at a U.S. military housing complex in Saudi Arabia… 1997] “Happy Trails": Oceanographer Jacques-Yves Cousteau dies of a heart attack at 87… 2005] Trouble in Tehran: Hardline Tehran Mayor Mahmoud Ahmadinejad is declared the winner of Iran’s presidential runoff election. Sound familiar??? For more on June 25th: