JOURNALISTS

On this date in 1956, Chet Huntley and David Brinkley team up as the NBC evening news team.

David Brinkley (left) and Chet Huntley who co-anchored the NBC Evening Newscast from  October 29, 1956 until July 31, 1970.

David Brinkley (left) and Chet Huntley who co-anchored the NBC Evening Newscast from 
October 29, 1956 until July 31, 1970.

David Brinkley was born in Wilmington, North Carolina and died in Houston, Texas at the age of 82.   Chet Huntley was born in Cardwell, Montana and died in Big Sky, Montana at the age of 62..

Things you may not have known about Montana...
•They have a lot of loons!|
•Where the deer and antelope play describes this state and they along with the elk outnumber the humans.
•The Going to the Sun Road in Glacier Park is considered one of the most scenic roads in America.
•In 1888 Helena had more millionaires than any other city in the world.
•Montana's nickname is the Treasure State.

Things you may not have known about North Carolina...
•The oldest town in this state is Bath, incorporated in 1705.
•Pepsi was invented in Bern, NC
*The University of North Carolina Chapel Hill is the oldest state university in the country.
•North Carolina is home to the first miniature golf course built in Fayetteville.
•The first state owned art museum in the country is located in Raleigh.

Born on this date in 1958:
Journalist David Remnick, editor of the NEW YORKER magazine.

David Redneck, American journalist born in New Jersey.

David Redneck, American journalist born in New Jersey.

Things you may not have known about New Jersey...
•Tourism is the second largest industry.
•The first Indian Reservation is in New Jersey.
•New Jersey is the largest chemical producing state in the nation.
•New Jersey has the highest population density in the country with an average of 1030 people per square mile, 13 times higher than the national average.
•The Passaic River was the site of the first submarine ride by inventor John P. Holland.

Walter Cronkite was the anchorman for CBS Evening News from 1962 to 1981 and was considered the most trusted man in America.

Walter was born in 1916 in Missouri and died in New York City in 2009 at the age of 92.

Walter was born in 1916 in Missouri and died in New York City in 2009 at the age of 92.

Things you may not have known about Missouri...
•The first successful parachute jump from a moving airplane took place in St. Louis in 1912.
•The ice cream cone was invented at the World's Fair in St. Louis in 1904.
•Kansas City has more boulevards than Paris and more fountains than any other city in the world other than Rome.
•The most powerful earthquake to strike the U.S. occurred in 1911 centered in New Madrid, MO.  The quake shook more than one million square miles and could be felt as far as 1,000 miles away.
•Aunt Jemima self rising pancake flour was invented in Missouri.

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TOP FIVE NEWSPAPERS in the United States by circulation.
1.  Wall Street Journal   2. The New York Times   3. USA Today   4.  Los Angeles Times  5. Daily News (New York)

The longest running newspaper in the US in the New Hampshire Gazette founded in 1756.

Top Rated News Talk Radio Shows in the US.
1.  Rush LImbaugh   2. Morning Edition Public News   3. The Sean Hannity Show  4. All Things Considered Public News   

The most popular news websites include:
1. Yahoo News   2. Google News   3. Huffington Post  4. CNN  

Today's Song...

Today's Quote:  "A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him."  ~David Brinkley