OCTOBER 5: The Daily Flashback
1921: The World Series was broadcast on the radio for the first time featuring a game between the New York Giants and the New York Yankees.
1930: The New York Philharmonic Orchestra was heard on the air over CBS radio from Carnegie Hall for the first time.
1959: Bobby Darin’s swinging version of “Mack the Knife,” a song about a killer from The Threepenny Opera, hit No. 1 on the Hot 100, where it stayed for nine weeks.
1962: The Beatles’ first single, “Love Me Do,” was released in the U.K.
1969: “Monty Python’s Flying Circus” debuted on BBC television.
1970: Led Zeppelin’s album Led Zeppelin III was released.
1975: The original members of the Wailers – Bob Marley, Peter Tosh and Bunny Wailer – played together for the last time at the Wonder Dream Concert, a benefit organized by Stevie Wonder, in Kingston, Jamaica.
1830: Chester A. Arthur
1902: Larry Fine
1924: Bill Dana
1936: Vaclav Havel
1938: Johnny Duncan
1943: Steve Miller
1947: Brian Johnson
1950: Eddie Clarke
1953: Russ Mael
1954: Bob Geldof
1981: Jud Strunk
1992: Eddie Kendricks
2011: Bert Jansch