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Monday Aug 4 | WTAX-AM Springfield


THIS DAY IN 1957: "American Bandstand" with host Dick Clark debuted on ABC. The first act to appear was The Chordettes, who later had a hit with the song "Lollipop."


Related Topix: Entertainment, Dick Clark, The Chordettes, Oldies

Wed Jul 30, 2014

From Biloxi to Bahamas: Miss Teen USA brought neon outfits, high hairdos to Coast in early '90s

The year was 1990 but the fashion was as 1980s as it gets: Spandex leotards, high-waisted neon shorts, windbreakers, pastel blazers with shoulder pads, acid-washed overalls and bangs teased as high as hairspray and nature would allow.


Related Topix: Mississippi, Mississippi Government, Miss USA, Entertainment, Television, Entertainment Tonight

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Mayor to dedicate '96 Tears' as Bay City's official rock and roll song

Nearly five decades since a group of first generation Americans recorded one of the best known and most influential songs of the 1960s in a humble, homespun studio in Bay City, the ditty is garnering recognition in its hometown.


Related Topix: Bay City, MI, Pop/Rock, Douglas, MI, Entertainment, Television

Fri Jul 18, 2014

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Rock County 4-H Fair pulls in popular performers

Country duo The Swon Brothers share the spotlight with Danielle Bradbery on Wednesday, July 23, at the Rock County 4-H Fair.


Related Topix: Rock County, WI, Country, Danielle Bradbery, Entertainment, Television, Dick Clark, Janesville, WI, Reality TV, Nashville

Thu Jul 17, 2014


10 Signs You Were Born In The 1950s

Forget the Dollar Store-you shopped at Woolworth's. You bought candy, nuts, toy soldiers, makeup, hair clips, balloons, handkerchiefs-whatever childhood treasure you could afford with your precious nickels.


Related Topix: The Ed Sullivan Show, Entertainment, Television, Dance, Cher, Pop/Rock