Rabbi's On This Day: Wednesday, 19/22/14

Posted 10/22/2014 12:00:00 PM

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

TODAY'S BIRTHDAYS:

  • Brian Boitano (U.S. figure skater, gold medalist at the 1988 Olympics) (51)
  • Catherine Deneuve (French actress/model) (71)
  • Lynette "SqueakyFromme (Charles Manson follower, tried to assassinate President Gerald Ford) (66)
  • Jeff Goldblum (actor, The Fly, the Jurassic Park movies, Independence DayLaw And Order: Criminal IntentThe Grand Budapest Hotel) (62)
  • Christopher Lloyd (Actor, Taxi's Reverend Jim, the Back To The Future movies, Who Framed Roger RabbitPiranha 3D) (76)
  • Bobby Seale (Political activist, founder of the Black Panthers) (78)
  • Shaggy (Rap/reggae singer) (46)
  • Shelby Lynne (country singer) (46)
  • Deepak Chopra (alternative medicine advocate) (67, disputed)
  • Leslie West (singer-guitarist, Mountain) (69)
  • Eddie Brigati (singer-percussionist, the Rascals) (69)
  • Jonathan Lipnicki (actor, Jerry Maguire, the Stuart Little movies) (24)
  • Michael Fishman (actor, Roseanne's D.J.) (33)
  • Carlos Mencia (comedian, Mind Of Mencia) (47)
  • Derek Jacobi (actor) (76)
  • Tony Roberts (actor, Annie Hall, Hannah And Her Sisters, Play It Again, Sam) (75)
  • Zac Hanson (youngest member of pop trio Hanson) (29)
  • Spike Jonze (director, Being John MalkovichAdaptationWhere The ...


Led Zeppelin Release Led Zeppelin II – October 22nd, 1969

Posted 10/22/2014 12:00:00 AM

Led Zeppelin Release Led Zeppelin II – October 22nd, 1969

Conversation Starters

  • Led Zeppelin II turns 45 today! What was your all-time favorite Led Zeppelin album?
  • Today marks the 45th anniversary of Zeppelin II! “Like” if you own and a copy!
  • Today in 1969, Led Zeppelin released Led Zeppelin II!  What’s your favorite track from the LP?

US Release Date: October 22nd, 1969 via Atlantic Records

Album Fast Facts

  • As named, it is the 2nd studio album to be released by Led Zeppelin
  • The album received the nickname “Brown Bomber” due to the cover’s brown background
  • The album took from January to August 1969 to record, due to the fact that Zeppelin was also touring at the time
  • Zeppelin II was recorded in six different studios: Olympic Studios, London, A&R Studios, New York, Morgan Studios, London, Juggy Sound, New York, Mirror Sound, Los Angeles, Atlantic Studios, Los ...


New Leash On Life - Public Affairs

Posted 10/21/2014 9:32:00 PM

This Sunday, Marion Marchese, founder and CEO of New Leash On Life USA along with Dwayne Marks, a participant and graduate of New Leash On Life, were in the WMMR studios to talk about the New Leash On Life program in Phildelphia. We discussed in Detail what the New Leash on Life program is and how it works helping inmates who are trying to get out of prison/jail and into a better place. The inmates are taught life skills and work very closely with a dog for three months learning to train through positive reinforcement. You can get more info about New Leash On Life, here. Thank you so much for listening,

Markus



Foo Fighters - "Something From Nothing" Official Video & Letterman Performances

Posted 10/21/2014 2:00:00 PM

Foo Fighters on Letterman

Flashback

"Something For Nothing"

"Stiff Competition" with Rick Neilson

"Polk Salad Annie" with Tony Joe White

"Kick It Out" wuth Heart

"War Pigs" with Zac Brown

"Miracle" with David Letterman

Top 10 List

Interview

Dave Grohl's Gangsta Daughter



Rabbi's On This Day: Tuesday, 10/21/14

Posted 10/21/2014 12:00:00 PM

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

TODAY'S BIRTHDAYS:

  • Patti Ann Davis (daughter of former President Ronald Reagan and his wife Nancy) (62)
  • Kim Kardashian West (reality TV star, socialite, Keeping Up With The Kardashians) (34)
  • Carrie Fisher (Actress and author, Princess Leia in the first three Star Wars movies, The Blues BrothersWhen Harry Met Sally...Jay And Silent Bob Strike BackCharlie's Angels: Full ThrottleStar Wars: Episode VII) (58)
  • Whitey Ford (Major League Baseball Hall Of Famer, pitched the most World Series wins in history) (86, disputed)
  • Joyce Randolph (actress, played Trixie Norton on The Honeymooners) (90)
  • Judge Judy Sheindlin (TV's Judge Judy) (72)
  • Kathy Young (singer, "A Thousand Stars") (69)
  • Lee Loughnane (trumpet player of Chicago) (68)
  • Steve Lukather (guitarist, Toto) (57)
  • Ken Watanabe (actor, Batman Begins, Letters From Iwo JimaThe Last SamuraiInceptionGodzilla) (55)
  • Manfred Mann (musician) (74)
  • Steve Cropper (guitarist, Booker T. & the MG's, the Blues Brothers band) (73)
  • Elvin Bishop (singer-guitarist, "Fooled Around And Fell In Love") (72)
  • ...


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