In 1933..."Waltz Time" debuted on NBC Radio. It remained on the network until 1948.
In 1938...Comedian Bob Hope premieres a new song, "Thanks For The Memory," on his eponymous NBC radio show.
|Diana Ross, not MJ|
The rest of the Top 10: Paul Simon's "Late in the Evening", Eddie Rabbitt hopped up with "Drivin' My Life Away", Irene Cara's "Fame" was at #8, Larry Graham remained at 9 with "One In a Million You" and Kenny Loggins reached the Top 10 with "I'm Alright".
In 1985...Howard Stern did last show at WNBC
In 1995...Alison Steele air personality at WNEW FM, WNEW AM, WPIX FM, WXRK died.
In 2004...Legendary rock producer Phil Spector, best known for creating the "Wall Of Sound" on hits like the Ronettes' "Be My Baby" and the Righteous Brothers' "You've Lost That Lovin' Feeling," is indicted for the February 2003 murder of actress Lana Clarkson at his estate in Alhambra, CA.
In 2012...Chuck Crane OM at WHTZ, PD at WYNY died.