Babe Ruth hit his 60th homer of the season, breaking his own record.
This is the single-season home run record that stood for 34 years, until it was broken by Roger Maris in 1961
1955 - James Dean died in a head-on collision near Paso Robles, California.
At the time of his death, Jimmy was one of the country’s most popular box office attractions and received five thousand to six thousand fan letters a day — more than any other actor or actress in Hollywood. His first film, East of Eden, had recently been released and his second, Rebel Without a Cause, was to open just four days later. His last film, Giant, hit theaters a year later.
Cheers began an 11-year run on NBC!
What a fantastic show!
1992 - George Brett of the Kansas City Royals got his 3,000 career hit!
He became the 18th player in major league history to do so.
Billy Currington‘s self-titled debut album hit stores!
This was my favorite song of that album!
11 years later, definitely glad Billy is still around!
George Strait went to number one with Give it Away!
This gem off the It Just Comes Natural album, was actually written by Jamey Johnson!
and then lastly…
20 years ago
HAPPY 20th BIRTHDAY TO B104.7!
On September 30, 1994, KTDF-FM became KXBZ-FM, and the rest is history!
Thank you Manhattan! Thank you for 20 fantastic years of letting us being the station that brings you Today’s Hot New Country and being Your Station First For New Country and The Home For Hot Country
Like they say…
Every town has a couple of country stations…Manhattan has a legend!
Here’s cheers to the next 20 years!