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Saturday Serials


Where our Special GUEST HOST Continues to tickle our Funny Bone!!!!

Don't Miss it!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

And A Special Bonus Serial!! Don't miss the Further Adventures of The Planet Man!!!!

Got a Serial You would like to Request? Or would you like to be our Next Guest Host????

PM Gandalf!!!!


There was only one Gregory Peck. This weekend, the Drive-in will feature two classic films starring this iconic American actor: ONLY THE VALIANT (1951) and THE SNOWS OF KILIMANJARO (1952). See you at the Drive-in.

Got a movie you want to see?


Get your Movie requests in!!!! PM airlanes!!!

Channel Surfing......

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Tune in to Channel Surfing........


Please Be Patient as we do a little housecleaning again this month. Remember if you haven't posted at least 2 times or haven't posted in awhile.....Stop in and say "HI" So that you can continue to enjoy your stay here without any problems.....

Also.... OTR TRADE wants you!!! We are looking for a few good listeners to help us out, What would you like to see us add or get rid on this site? And if you can help us in any way PM Gandalf. We are looking for help in any area--News, articles, Series/show logs, Blue Plate Special, GUEST HOSTS for Saturday Serials,etc.............

On this day in History......

1291 Everlasting League forms, basis of Swiss Confederation (Nat'l Day)
1619 1st black Americans (20) land at Jamestown, Virginia
1716 1st sculling race (London Bridge to Chelsea)
1774 Priestly discovers oxygen
1785 Caroline Herschel becomes 1st woman discoverer of a comet
1789 US Customs begins enforcing Tariff Act
1790 1st US census (population of 3,939,214)
1794 Whiskey Rebellion begins
1798 Battle of Nile
1812 A rare tornado hits Westchester County, NY
1831 London Bridge opens
1834 Slavery abolished in British empire
1838 Emancipation of British slaves on Bahamas
1852 SF Methodists establish 1st black church, Zion Methodist
1861 Brazil recognizes Confederacy
1863 Cavalry action near Brandy Station-End of Gettysburg Campaign
1867 Blacks vote for 1st time in a state election in South (Tenn)
1869 1st voyage down Colorado River
1873 SF's 1st cable car begins service
1876 Colorado becomes 38th state
1881 US Quarantine Station authorized for Angel Island, SF Bay
1896 George Samuelson completes rowing the Atlantic (NY to England)
1901 Burial within SF City limits prohibited
1903 1st coast-to-coast automobile trip (SF-NY) completed
1906 Bkln Dodger Harry McIntire no-hits Pitts for 10 2/3 loses in 13th
1906 Bkln Harry McIntire pitches 10.2 no-hit innings but loses to Pitts
1907 Bank of Italy opens 1st branch at 3433 Mission Street, SF
1914 Germany declares war on Russia in WW I
1916 Hawaii National Park established
1917 Frank Little, IWW organizer, lynched in Butte, MT
1918 Pitts Pirates beat Boston Braves, 2-0, in 21 innings
1933 NRA (National Recovery Administration) established
1936 Adolph Hitler opens Berlin Olympic Games
1936 Benjamin E Mays named president of Morehouse College
1943 Race riot in Harlem NYC
1944 Adam Clayton Powell elected 1st black congressman from East
1946 Pres Truman establishes Atomic Energy Commission (AEC)
1950 1st Major League baseball player to fight in Korea (Curt Simmons)
1950 American Bowling Congress ends all-white-males rule
1950 King Leopold of Belgium abdicates, Baudouin becomes king
1950 Territory of Guam created
1953 Calif introduces sales tax (for education)
1953 Northern Rhodesia becomes part of Federation of Rhodesia & Nyasaland
1955 1st microgravity research begins
1957 1st coml building heated by Sun (Albuquerque NM)
1957 Glen Gorbous throws a baseball a record 136 m (445'10")
1958 1st class postage up to $0.04 (had been $0.03 for 26 years)
1959 New Continental baseball league formed
1960 Benin (Dahomey) gains independence from France
1960 Chubby Checker releases "The Twist"
1960 Dahomey gains independence
1961 New SF Hall of Justice opens
1961 Whitney Young Jr named executive director of National Urban League
1962 Boston Red Sox Bill Monboquette no-hits Chic White Sox, 1-0
1963 The Beatles Book is sold out on its 1st day of sale
1964 Beatles' "Hard Day's Night, A," single goes #1 & stays #1 for 2 weeks
1966 Charles Whitman climbs U of Texas tower & shoots 12 dead
1969 110,000 attend Atlantic City Pop Festival
1970 EAA Convention moves from Rockford Ill to Oshkosh, Wi
1970 Willie Stargell (Pirates) ties record of 5 extra base hits in a game
1971 CBS presents Masterpiece Theatre's 6 Wives of Henry VIII
1971 George Harrison's concert for Bangladesh takes place in NYC
1972 1st article exposing Wategate scandal (Bernstein-Woodward)
1972 Nate Colbert of SD Padres hits record tying 5 HRs in a double header
1973 Munson & Fisk get into a brawl at Fenway Park
1974 Virginia Squires trade Julius "Dr J" Erving to the NY Nets
1975 Billy Martin replaces Bill Virdon as manager of NY Yankees
1975 Helsinki Pact guaranteeing boundaries, rights signed by 35 nations
1976 Liz Taylor's 6th divorce (re-divorces Richard Burton)
1976 Seattle Seahawks play 1st (preseason) game (SF 27, Seattle 20)
1978 Pete Rose goes hitless, ends his 44 game hitting streak (ties NL)
1980 Gerd Wessig of East Germany set the high jump record
1981 MTV premiers at 12:01 AM
1982 Greg Louganis, US becomes 1st diver to score 700 (752.67) in 11 dives
1987 Bananarama's Siobhan Fahey marries Eurythmics Dave Stewart
1987 Crossbow flight record (2,005 yds 1'9") set by Harry Drake in Nevada
1987 Mike Tyson beats Tony Tucker to become undisputed boxing champ
1988 Deep Rover 1-man research submarine unveiled at Crater Lake, Oregon
1990 Iraq pulls out of talks with Kuwait
1991 Actress Hedy Lamarr, 77, arrested for shoplifting in Florida

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