“Way Back When” TODAY!


Paul Layendecker’s “WAY BACK WHEN” for Friday, Feb. 2, 2024

 Groundhog Day!


1876 Baseball’s National League was founded.

1913 Grand Central Station opened in New York City. More than 100,000 people visited on its opening day.

1914 The first Cub Scout pack was formed in Sussex, England.

1982 NBC debuted the show hosted by David Letterman that would bring us stupid pet tricks, elevator races and top-ten lists.


Music History:

1985 – Foreigner started a two-week run at No. 1 on the U.S. singles charts with “I Want To Know What Love Is.


Notable Birthdays:

Christie Brinkley 70

TV Chef Ina Garten 75

Singer Graham Nash 82



Credit to:

Thisdayinmusic.com and Thisdaytrivia.com