“Way Back When” for Tues. June 1, 2021


Paul Layendecker’s “WAY BACK WHEN” for Tuesday, June 1, 2021 Sponsored by Great Lakes Pondscapes in Paw Paw. Experience the Great Lakes Pondscapes Lifestyle at Greatlakespondscapes.com.

1869 The soon to be famous inventor Thomas Edison was granted his first patent – for an electrical vote recorder. Although his vote recorder was a failure and was never used, Edison went to on to invent many other famous devices.

1925 Baseball legend Lou Gehrig began his record 2,130 consecutive major-league games.

1980 Ted Turner’s Cable News Network CNN began broadcasting.


Music History:

1968 Simon & Garfunkel went to No.1 on the US singles chart with ‘Mrs Robinson’. Featured in the Dustin Hoffman and Ann Bancroft film ‘The Graduate’, the song earned the duo a Grammy Award for Record of the Year in 1969.


Notable Birthdays today:

Heidi Klum 48

Lisa Hartman Black 65

Morgan Freeman 84



Credit to:

Thisdayinmusic.com and Thisdaytrivia.com