Category: History

The Breakfast Club (Boiled)

Welcome to The Breakfast Club! AP’s Today in History for June 26th President John F. Kennedy rallies West Berlin during the Cold War; The U.N. Charter signed; Scientists complete first rough map of the human genetic code; Charlie Chaplin’s ‘The Gold Rush’ premieres. Breakfast Tune The Dream Show 2022: Rhiannon Giddens—At the Purchaser’s Option (with …

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The Breakfast Club (not enough hours)

Welcome to The Breakfast Club! AP’s Today in History for June 19th Julius and Ethel Rosenberg executed; Father’s Day first celebrated in the U.S.; The event behind ‘Juneteenth’; Author Salman Rushdie born; NBA draft pick Len Bias dies; Entertainer Paula Adbul born. Breakfast Tune Thick as a Brick – Jethro Tull – Banjo Cover Something …

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The Breakfast Club (Pound Cake)

Welcome to The Breakfast Club! AP’s Today in History for June 5th Sen. Robert F. Kennedy is assassinated in Los Angeles; The Six-Day War erupts in the Mideast; Birth of the Marshall Plan; First reported AIDS cases in the U.S.; Former President Ronald Reagan dies. Breakfast Tune Whip It – Devo – Banjo Cover Something …

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The Breakfast Club (Cheddar Bread)

Welcome to The Breakfast Club! AP’s Today in History for May 29th Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay become the first to scale Mt. Everest’s peak; President John F. Kennedy born; Patrick Henry gives his “If this be treason” speech; Comedian Bob Hope born. Breakfast Tune “Climbing Mt Everest” banjo guitar piccolo drums 0 Something to …

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The Breakfast Club (Frozen Fruit)

Welcome to The Breakfast Club! AP’s Today in History for May 22nd Nazi Germany and Fascist Italy sign the ‘Pact of Steel’; Richard Nixon is the first U.S. president to visit the Soviet Union; Actor Laurence Olivier born; Johnny Carson hosts his last ‘Tonight Show.’ Breakfast Tune Hillside Home Something to think about, Breakfast News …

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The Breakfast Club (No News = Good News)

Welcome to The Breakfast Club! AP’s Today in History for May 15th Alabama Gov. George Wallace shot on presidential campaign trail; Newly-founded Israel attacked by Arab neighbors; The U.S. Supreme Court breaks up Standard Oil.; Country singer June Carter Cash dies. Breakfast Tune Man of Constant Sorrow Banjo Cover Something to think about, Breakfast News …

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Cinco de Mayo: They Won The Battle But Lost The War

This article was adapted from the original that was published on May 5, 2011. It is a brief history of the origins of the Cinco de Mayo holiday which is not Mexico’s Independence Day. On this day in 1862, the Mexican Army defeated the French forces at the Battle of Puebla Certain that French victory …

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The Breakfast Club (Scrambled)

Welcome to The Breakfast Club! AP’s Today in History for May 1st President George W. Bush announces major combat has ended in Iraq; U2 spy plane shot down over Soviet Union; Empire State Building dedicated. Breakfast Tune Cluck Old Hen Something to think about, Breakfast News & Blogs below A truck loaded with thousands of …

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The Breakfast Club (Break)

Welcome to The Breakfast Club! AP’s Today in History for April 24th An aborted mission to free American hostages in Iran ends in disaster; Ireland’s ‘Easter Rising’ begins; Armenians face mass deportation during World War I; Singer Barbra Streisand born. Breakfast Tune Banjo Break: Whiskey Before Breakfast/Big Rock Candy Mountain Something to think about, Breakfast …

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The Breakfast Club (Rabbit Season)

Welcome to The Breakfast Club! AP’s Today in History for April 17th Cuban exiles invade Bay of Pigs; Three astronauts of Apollo 13 land safely in pacific ocean; Benjamin Franklin dies at age 84; JP Morgan born in Connecticut; Ford rolls out the Mustang convertible. Breakfast Tune Big eyed rabbit banjo Something to think about, …

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The Breakfast Club (Peanuts)

Welcome to The Breakfast Club! AP’s Today in History for April 10th Peace talks conclude in Northern Ireland with Good Friday agreement; the Titanic sets sail; F. Scott Fitzgerald’s ‘The Great Gatsby’ published; Comedian Sam Kinison killed. Breakfast Tune Take Me Out To The Ball Game – claw hammer style John Curtis: …A claw hammer …

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The Breakfast Club (Box Cake Cookies)

Welcome to The Breakfast Club! AP’s Today in History for April 3rd Martin Luther King Jr. gives speech before assasination; Bruno Richard Hauptmann electrocuted for kidnap and murder of Charles Lindbergh’s son; President Harry Truman signs Marshall plan; Jesse James shot to death; Pony Express begins service Breakfast Tune Roger Sprung, The Town I Loved …

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