Tag Archive: History

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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Jan 03 2021

The Breakfast Club (Leftover Popcorn)

Welcome to The Breakfast Club! AP’s Today in History for January 3rd Washington’s army routs the British in the Battle of New Jersey; Manuel Noriega surrenders to U.S. forces; Jack Ruby dies; Author J.R.R. Tolkien is born. Breakfast Tune RUMBLE Web Exclusive: Rhiannon Giddens plays ‘Georgie Buck’ on Banjo Something to think about, Breakfast News …

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Dec 27 2020

The Breakfast Club (Chocolate Orange)

Welcome to The Breakfast Club! AP’s Today in History for December 27th Soviet Union invades Afghanistan; Charles Darwin sets out on round-the-world voyage; Radio City Music Hall opens in New York; James Barrie’s play “Peter Pan: The Boy Who Wouldn’t Grow Up” opens in London. Breakfast Tune Nashville Blues Something to think about, Breakfast News …

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