Presty the DJ for Nov. 2

Wisconsinites know that the first radio station was what now is WHA in Madison. Today in 1920, the nation’s first commercial radio station, KDKA in Pittsburgh, went on the air.

The number one British single today in 1956 is the only number one song cowritten by a vice president, Charles Dawes:

The number one song today in 1974:

The number one British album today in 1985 was Simple Minds’ “Once Upon a Time” …

 

… while over here number one was the “Miami Vice” soundtrack:

Birthdays start with Keith Emerson of Emerson, Lake & Palmer:

Dave Pegg, who played bass for Jethro Tull …

… was born one year before Rich Gooch of Quaterflash:

Maxine Nightingale:

KD Lang:

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