It was September 4th, 1966 and the television world saw its first Jerry Lewis Muscular Dystrophy Telethon. That’s right, 50 years ago. The Telethon is no longer on TV and Jerry Lewis, who was a huge part of the telethon and was asked not to return in 2011, passed away on August 20th at the age of 91. Without him, the telethon suffered. So much so, that the once 24 hour telethon was eventually pare
I was having a conversation over the past weekend pertaining to local TV weathermen/women. We were talking about people who have worked doing the weather at WGEM and KHQA over the years when the mention of the "weatherbird" came up.
On this date, October 3rd, 1995, just about everyone in this area was watching WGEM or KHQA at the same time. Today marks the 21st anniversary of the OJ Simpson “Not Guilty” verdict. It was one of those moments where you knew where you were when the verdict was read.