Waki Leaks and History for June 1st 2012
Experts say that Internet traffic is expected to quadruple by 2016 because of mobile devices. Which has had Telecom engineers working overtime to try to develop dial up technology for smart phones. and because men won’t have to wait until their wives are gone from the house anymore to access online porn.
Mark Zuckerberg that facebook founder and his wife were reportedly seen eating lunch at a restaurant in Italy without leaving a tip. Apparently he learned his lesson after insulting several waiters at other restaurants by trying to tip with shares of Facebook stock.
Prince William has received a new honor from Queen Elizabeth II. He has been made a Knight of the Most Ancient Most Noble Order of the Thistle.London insiders say that No one knew that the Queen had told Prince William to officially come out as gay
Maori Party co-leader Tariana Turia has suggested drivers should show their disapproval of others smoking in cars carrying children by tooting at them and wagging their finger like Supernanny scolding a child.The rock fraternity is some what puzzled by this as they always thought tooting was something they did with cocaine.
And thats it for today oh Faithful listeners and if you love the beatles you will love The Beatles Live at the BBC, its our Friday Night Live concert tonight from 7 full of great Beatles songs and their irreverent humour. and remember tomorrow night from 5 its our Hot Country Show the best of country music from the past thirty years. Thats on www.theflea.co.nz and 88.2 and 107.1 on The North Shore, and, dont forget to send the love.
History June 1st 2012
1960 Broadcast from Shortland Street in that strange red brick building with no windows, in central Auckland, New Zealand’s first official television transmission began at 7.30 p.m. The first night’s programming lasted just three hours and could only be seen in Auckland.The first broadcast included an episode of The Adventures of Robin Hood, a live interview with a visiting British ballerina and a performance by the Howard Morrison Quartet.
1926 Marilyn Monroe was born in Los Angeles. On her birthday in 1995 the U.S. Postal Service honored the late actress with a 32-cent stamp.
1938: Superman first appeared in Action Comics. His creator, Toronto artist Joe Shuster, sold his rights to the character for $130. Superman’s origin was inspired by the biblical story of Moses, whose parents abandoned him as a baby to save his life.
1967: The Beatles released the album, “Sergeant Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band.”
1980: Cable News Network (CNN) debuted as the first all-news television network.
Pat boone is 78
Alanis Morissette 38;
Rolling Stones guitarist Ron Wood is 65;
Andy Griffith turns 86;
That Great actor with one of the greatest voices in the world Morgan Freeman is 75;
1969: John Lennon and Yoko Ono recorded “Give Peace a Chance” with Derek Taylor, Murray the K, Tommy and Dick Smothers, and Timothy Leary.