Welcome to The Time Tunnel, a time when life was full of ups and downs, and crazy turnarounds. No matter who you are, or where you were raised everyone has their story… good, fair, or not so good but my mission is to brighten your days with music and historical events that you may have forgotten.
On this day October 2
1967 Thurgood Marshall sworn in as 1st black Supreme Court Justice.
1980, Leaveil Degree from the soul group The Whispers started a two-year prison sentence in Boron California for his part in diamond robbery.
1974 Future Baseball Hall of Fame right fielder Hank Aaron hits his final home run as a member of the Atlanta Braves, his 733rd career HR on his last NL at bat.
1980 38 year old Muhammad Ali comes out of 2-year retirement to challenge undefeated world heavyweight champion Larry Holmes at Caesars Palace, Las Vegas; Ali pounded unmercifully for 10 rounds before corner throws in towel.
1960, ‘Stay’ by Maurice Williams and the Zodiacs entered the US chart on its way to No.1. At just 1:37, it becomes the shortest US chart topper in Rock and Roll history.