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Good News in History, June 23

Good News in History, June 23

Source: Good News Network 15 years ago today, former Vermont governor and physician Howard Dean launched his maverick campaign for the Democratic presidential nomination that would become the model for grassroots internet campaigning and raise $50 million mostly in...

Good News in History, June 22

Good News in History, June 22

Source: Good News Network Happy Birthday to the musical pioneer Todd Rundgren, who turns 70 today. After his chart-climbing hits as a musician-songwriter (Hello It’s Me, I Saw the Light, Bang on the Drum, and We Gotta’ Get You a Woman), the soulful Philadelphia...

Good News in History, June 21

Good News in History, June 21

Source: Good News Network 125 years ago today, the first Ferris wheel premiered. Designed and built by George Ferris Jr. for an exposition in Chicago, the amusement ride measured 264-feet tall (80m) and was intended to rival the Eiffel Tower, centerpiece of the 1889...

Good News in History, June 18

Good News in History, June 18

Source: Good News Network On this day 70 years ago, the dream of a Columbia Records president to hear an entire symphonic movement on one side of an album came to life, as mass production began on the 33-rpm long-playing (LP) record. Edward Wallerstein cajoled a team...

Good News in History, June 17

Good News in History, June 17

Source: Good News Network Today is Father’s Day in the U.S., first celebrated 108 years ago in Spokane, Washington. After hearing a church sermon about the newly recognized Mother’s Day, Sonora Louise Smart, whose father had raised her, felt strongly that fatherhood...

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