Last update: 2013-02-27

Ford’s The Edsel… Auto Maker’s Biggest Bomb…

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2013-02-27
Back to 1957 we go… A fascinating time in pop culture history. Our timeline takes a look at September of that month – from the first week: The TV ad business was up 20% from a year prior! That’s amazing … Continue reading


TV Trivia – Fascinating Facts – New York TV Station Transmitting Real Police Lineups…

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2013-02-23
Fascinating Facts – TV Trivia – Real Police Lineups Featured On NY TV Station…   Back we go to 1962… TV station WUHF-TV (channel 31) and the NYPD had a great idea – transmit police line-ups on the station – … Continue reading


NBC Saturday Night History & Trivia – Pop Culture/TV History

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2013-01-09
In Late 1975 – There Were Two Shows And A Hit Pop Single Called, “Saturday Night”  We Loved Our Saturday Nights Back In 1975  NBC-TV’s “Saturday Night Live” debuted in October of 1975. Originally, it was suppose to air Saturdays … Continue reading


I just heard that Neil McIntyre passed away September 11. I can’t find his obit anywhere.

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2012-12-03
From Christy – I hope you can help me. I just heard that Neil McIntyre passed away September 11. I can’t find his obit anywhere. Do you know more about his life?  I was an old friend from the 1960′s … Continue reading


When did Mr. Microphone come out?

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2012-12-03
From Rich C. – When did Mr. Microphone come out? Mr. Pop History – Sometime around late 1978, but the TV airwaves came alive with Ronco’s Mr. Microphone in 1979. Who could forget that 70′s guy exclaiming “Hey good looking, … Continue reading


Can you tell me the first sports “personality” show that set the standard?

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2012-12-03
From Len G – Mr. Pop – With so many sports shows on ESPN, the Bob Costas NFL program on HBO and all the networks, can you tell me the first sports “personality’ show that set the standard? Mr. Pop … Continue reading


Rush Limbaugh has been using a piece of bumper music on his show. It’s very catchy, but it isn’t anything that was ever popular.

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2012-12-03
From Marty H – Mr. Pop History, I swear if you get this one, you are the best! For years, Rush Limbaugh has been using a piece of bumper music on his show. It’s very catchy, but it isn’t anything … Continue reading


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