Category Archive: History

Mar 07 2021

The Breakfast Club (Fritter)

Welcome to The Breakfast Club! AP’s Today in History for March 7th Civil rights marchers attacked in Selma, Alabama; Nazi Germany’s dictator Adolf Hitler sends troops into the demilitarized Rhineland; Movie director Stanley Kubrick dies. Breakfast Tune Roger Sprung singing Hillside Home by Shoregrass Something to think about, Breakfast News & Blogs below The $15 …

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Feb 28 2021

The Breakfast Club (Leftover Chili)

Welcome to The Breakfast Club! AP’s Today in History for February 28th Scientists discover DNA’s double-helix structure; The Branch Davidian standoff begins in Waco, Texas; Swedish Prime Minister Olof Palme is killed; U2 releases its ‘War’ album. Breakfast Tune Mofo (U2 Cover, Banjo) Something to think about, Breakfast News & Blogs below On the Minimum …

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Feb 21 2021

The Breakfast Club (Hotdog)

Welcome to The Breakfast Club! AP’s Today in History for February 21st Malcolm X assassinated; President Richard Nixon visits China; Televangelist Jimmy Swaggart makes a tearful confession; Steve Fossett is the first to fly across the Pacific Ocean in a balloon. Breakfast Tune Rambling, Gambling Willie Something to think about, Breakfast News & Blogs below …

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Feb 14 2021

The Breakfast Club (Red Foil Chocolate Hearts)

Welcome to The Breakfast Club! AP’s Today in History for February 14th The St. Valentine’s Day Massacre; Iran’s Ayatollah Khomeini calls on Muslims to kill author Salman Rushdie; Slobodan Milosevic begins his defense against war crimes charges; Dolly the cloned sheep dies. Breakfast Tune In Your Eyes – Peter Gabriel – Banjo Cover Something to …

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Feb 07 2021

The Breakfast Club (Berries)

Welcome to The Breakfast Club! AP’s Today in History for February 7th The Beatles arrive in America; Ramzi Yousef arrested for the 1993 blast at New York’s World Trade Center; Jordan’s King Hussein dies; Author Charles Dickens and Country music star Garth Brooks are born. Breakfast Tune Shine On You Crazy Diamond- Pink Floyd – …

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Jan 31 2021

The Breakfast Club (Popsicle)

Welcome to The Breakfast Club! AP’s Today in History for January 31st U.S. launches first satellite into orbit; Libyan intelligence officer convicted of Pan Am 103 bombing; U.S. soldier executed for desertion during World War II; Norman Mailer is born; Franz Schubert is born. Breakfast Tune Roger Sprung & Drew Smith – My Grandfather’s Clock …

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Jan 24 2021

The Breakfast Club (Eat more cake)

Welcome to The Breakfast Club! AP’s Today in History for January 24th James Marshall finds a gold nugget. Winston Churchill dies. Ted Bundy is executed. Thurgood Marshall dies. John Belushi born. Breakfast Tune Smokey Mokes by Roger Sprung on 1963-64 Folkways LP Lrh1966 “From the rare “Progressive Bluegrass” #1, instrumental album(Folkways – FA 2370). Not …

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Jan 18 2021

The Mountaintop, April 3, 1968

Re-posted from 1.21.2019 by TMC for ek hornbeck. Given in support of striking Sanitation Workers in Memphis, Tennessee. Thank you very kindly, my friends. As I listened to Ralph Abernathy and his eloquent and generous introduction and then thought about myself, I wondered who he was talking about. It’s always good to have your closest …

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Jan 17 2021

The Breakfast Club (Always room for Jello)

Welcome to The Breakfast Club! AP’s Today in History for January 17th Benjamin Franklin is born; Soviet and Polish forces liberate Warsaw; Eisenhower gives his Farewell Address; Japan earthquake; Al Capone is born; Muhammad Ali is born. Breakfast Tune Woody Guthrie – All You Fascists Bound To Lose (Quarantine Edition) Something to think about, Breakfast …

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Jan 10 2021

The Breakfast Club (Eatin’ Right Along)

Welcome to The Breakfast Club! AP’s Today in History for January 10th Thomas Paine publishes Common Sense; London’s Underground opens; The Beatles first album released in US hits store shelves; Rod Stewart born. Breakfast Tune Movin’ Right Along to 2021 with Kermit the Frog and Fozzie Bear | The Muppets Something to think about, Breakfast …

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