Pirate Radio Crews Plunder For Airplay

Pirate Radio Crews Plunder For Airplay On this day in history (1967), Pirate Radio Pegasus began broadcasting off the coast of New Zealand.   What is Pirate Radio? Pirate radio generally describes the unlicensed (illegal or unregulated) broadcast of FM radio, AM radio, or short wave signals over a wide range. In some [...]

Coloring Outside The Lines: RCA Expands The Broadcast Spectrum

Coloring Outside The Lines: RCA Expands The Broadcast Spectrum On this day in history (1953), the FCC approved the regulations for commercial broadcast to black & white-color compatible television sets. RCA CT-100 To whom do we accredit this advancement in broadcast communications? The Record Corporation of America, better known as RCA. The [...]

The High Concept Marketing Strategy That Broke Box Office Records

The High Concept Marketing Strategy That Broke Box Office Records On this day in history (2001) the first of the Lord of the Rings Trilogy, directed by Peter Jackson, debuted in theaters. via AddisonRecorder.com The film was a box office success in the domestic market, as well as, the foreign market. [...]

Tim Berners-Lee and the World Wide Web

Tim Berners-Lee and the World Wide Web On this day in history (1990) the father of the world wide web, Tim Berners Lee, published his proposal for the online information space.  Cue the applause... During the world wide web’s inception, Berners-Lee was privy to an idea that would change the world and ultimately required [...]

How Muhammad Ali Made FUBU A Contender

How Muhammad Ali Made FUBU A Contender On this day in history (1960) Muhammad Ali (at the time Cassius Clay) won his first professional boxing bout against Tunney Hunsacker. A cultural icon, Ali has cemented himself into professional boxing’s Hall of Fame while serving as an important character in shaping the Civil Rights [...]

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