Only the hardcore listeners hung out for this show. I did a good 80's block, a good stoner block, took some good requests, and thrashed it up the rest of the night.
We did on this date:
1876 - Colorado became the 38th state to join the United States.
1907 - The U.S. Army established an aeronautical division that later became the U.S. Air Force.
1914 - Germany declared war on Russia at the beginning of World War I.
1936 - Adolf Hitler presided over the Olympic games as they opened in Berlin.
1943 - Several deaths occurred in a race-related riot in Harlem, New York City.
1944 - In Warsaw, Poland, an uprising against Nazi occupation began. The revolt continued until October 2 when Polish forces surrendered.
1946 - In the U.S., the Atomic Energy Commission was established.
1957 - The North American Air Defense Command (NORAD) was created by the United States and Canada.
1966 - Fifteen people were shot and killed and 31 others were injured by Charles Joseph Whitman from a tower at the University of Texas at Austin. Whitman was killed in the tower.
1973 - The movie "American Graffiti" opened.
1976 - The Seattle Seahawks played their first (preseason) game. The Seahawks lost 27-20 to San Francisco.
1978 - Pete Rose of the Cincinnati Reds ended his streak of hitting in 44 consecutive games.
1986 - John McEnroe and Tatum O'Neal were married.
1986 - Bert Blyleven became only the 10th pitcher to strike out 3,000 batters in his career.
1988 - Martin Scorsese's "The Last Temptation of Christ" opened.
1993 - Reggie Jackson was admitted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, NY.
1995 - Westinghouse Electric Corporation announced a deal to buy CBS for $5.4 billion.
1998 - The U.S. books and music chain Borders opens its first European outlet with a 40,000-square-foot store on London's Oxford Street.
2006 - Cuban leader Fidel Castro turned over absolute power when he gave his brother Raul authority while he underwent an intestinal surgery.
Dom DeLuise 1933
Giancarlo Giannini 1942
Jerry Garcia (Grateful Dead) 1942
Boz Burrell (Bad Company) 1946
Tim Bachman (Bachman-Turner Overdrive) 1951
Robert Cray 1953
Michael Penn 1958
Robert Buck (10,000 Maniacs) 1958
Joe Elliot (Def Leppard) 1959
Suzi Gardner (L7) 1960
Chuck D (Public Enemy) 1960
Adam Duritz (Counting Crows) 1964
George Ducas 1966
Charlie Kelley (Buffalo Club) 1968
Tempestt Bledsoe 1973
Taylor Fry 1981
Asheley Angel (O-Town) 1981
1960 - Aretha Franklin made her first secular recordings, which included "Today I Sing the Blues."
1960 - Chubby Checker's "The Twist" was released.
1960 - Elvis Presley was named Public Enemy #1 by the East German newspaper, "Young World."
1968 - Mick Jagger's movie "Performance" was released.
1971 - "The Sonny and Cher Comedy Hour" was debuted on CBS-TV.
1973 - The movie "American Graffiti" opened.
1980 - George Harrison formed a production company called "Hand Made Films Productions."
1981 - MTV made its debut at 12:01am. The first video to be shown was "Video Killed the Radio Star" by the Buggles.
1987 - Siobhan Fahey (Bananarama) and Dave Stewart (Eurythmics) were married.
1994 - Michael Jackson and Lisa Marie Presley announced that they had been married 11 weeks earlier in the Dominican Republic.
1996 - MTV launched another channel known as M2.
1998 - Sandra Crouch was ordained as pastor of her church. This was in spite of the ban on woman ministers by the Church of God in Christ.
And your playlist:
|8/1/2011 19:05||Skintones||01-Basket Case||Never Get Better|
|8/1/2011 19:08||Skintones||02 - Don't Do It||This Is Science|
|8/1/2011 19:12||Armageddon||02 Burn The Sun||Three|
|8/1/2011 19:23||Iced Earth||Consequences||Something Wicked This Way Comes|
|8/1/2011 19:30||Piledriver||Witch Hunt||Metal Inquisition|
|8/1/2011 19:37||WARPATH||04-Face To Face||Damnation|
|8/1/2011 19:42||Cavalera Conspiracy||08- Genghis Khan||Blunt Force Trauma|
|8/1/2011 19:48||Vader||Dark Heart||Necropolis|
|8/1/2011 19:51||The Soulless||03 - Earthbound||Isolated|
|8/1/2011 19:54||Sylosis||06 - Awakening||Edge Of The Earth|
|8/1/2011 20:05||Megadeth||Holy Wars... The Punishment Due||Rust In Peace|
|8/1/2011 20:12||Megadeth||Hook In Mouth||So Far, So Good. So What|
|8/1/2011 20:17||Arch Enemy||03 - Nemesis||Doomsday Machine|
|8/1/2011 20:29||Def Leppard||Another Hit And Run||High N Dry|
|8/1/2011 20:34||Van Halen||03-Summer Nights||Live: Live Without A Net|
|8/1/2011 20:41||Ozzy Osbourne||Lightning Strikes||The Ultimate Sin|
|8/1/2011 20:48||Accept||Flash Rockin' Man||Restless And Wild|
|8/1/2011 20:52||Anvil||01 - Metal On Metal||Metal On Metal|
|8/1/2011 20:56||Motorhead||Dance||Ace Of Spades|
|8/1/2011 21:05||Place of Skulls||05 - Apart from Me||The Black Is Never Far|
|8/1/2011 21:10||Place of Skulls||09 - Masters of Jest||The Black Is Never Far|
|8/1/2011 21:14||Spiritual Beggars||02 - Blind Mountain||Another Way To Shine|
|8/1/2011 21:26||Orchid||05 - Down Into The Earth||Capricorn|
|8/1/2011 21:32||Black Sabbath||Children Of The Grave||Master Of Reality|
|8/1/2011 21:40||Iced Earth||Blessed are You||Something Wicked This Way Comes|
|8/1/2011 21:45||Mechanization||05 - skeletons at the banquet||Kenosis|
|8/1/2011 21:50||Abysmal Dawn||03 - In Service of Time||Leveling The Plane Of Existence|
|8/1/2011 21:57||The Black Dahlia Murder||Miscarriage||Miasma|
Be sure you all check out Reality Sucks: Friday Edition this week, Friday 05 August at 8PM EDT on INFERNAL ROCK RADIO.
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