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John Peel

John Peel (born John Ravenscroft in 1939) cut his teeth as a DJ in the USA, working on stations in Dallas, Oklahoma and San...

Disc Jockeys

In Britain, Radio 1 and Top of the Pops began in the Sixties, but by 1970 the Disc Jockeys (or DJ's) had been elevated to stardom,...

Pete Myers – ‘The Mad Daddy’

Pete Myers (aka "The Mad Daddy") was the wildest Disc Jockey from America's golden age of Rock & Roll radio - a cat who...

Rodney Bingenheimer

Many fans of Rock & Roll will have come across the name Rodney Bingenheimer: KROQ DJ, proprietor of Rodney's English Disco, friend of the stars and...

Alan Freed

The Disc Jockey widely believed to have first coined the phrase "rock 'n' roll" began life as a jazz trombonist with a band called...

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Fonz and the Happy Days Gang, The

1 9 8 0 - 1 9 8 2 (USA) This ABC cartoon was an extension series based on the long-running hit sitcom Happy Days. When Cup Cake,...

Boy In The Plastic Bubble, The (1976)

John Travolta starred in this (made for TV) ABC Friday Night Movie about Tod Lubitch - a boy who has no immune system and...

Orm and Cheep

1 9 8 4 (UK) 1 9 8 7 (UK) Cheep is a fluffy little bird who, after falling from his nest as a baby, fails to learn...

Spectrum, The

The Melody Maker had this to say about the band in 1967; "This fast rising group with their chart-chasing success Samantha is mine is now available...

Great Muppet Caper, The (1981)

A frog and a bear as identical twins? A pig fashion model? Only in the world of Jim Henson's Muppets could anyone get away...

Moorgate Tube Crash (1975)

On 28 February 1975, a tube train rammed into the end of a dead-end tunnel at Moorgate on the London Underground, killing the driver...

One Life To Live

1 9 6 8 - 2 0 1 2 (USA) Even though set in small-town Llanview (a fictional suburb of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania), the plots still managed...

Nanny and the Professor

1 9 7 0 - 1 9 7 1 (USA) 54 x 30 minute episodes "Phoebe Figalilly is a silly name, and so many silly things keep happening" Long...