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Radio 1

Radio 1, the BBC's pop music station, began broadcasting on 31 August 1967 with Tony Blackburn spinning Flowers In The Rain by The Move. The...

Pirate Radio

The 1960s pirate radio phenomenon was founded on a simple loophole and a cunning understanding of maritime law. If a ship was moored three or...

Radio Luxembourg

Arguably the earliest commercial radio station broadcasting in the English language, Radio Luxembourg started broadcasting to the entertainment-starved listeners of the United Kingdom. Often mistakenly referred to...

Radio London

In November 1964 a 780-ton former WWII minesweeper named MV Galaxy anchored three-and-a-half miles off the Essex coast and became home to Radio London -...

Radio Caroline

The first British pirate radio station, Radio Caroline, was founded by Ronan O'Rahilly in 1964 - he chose the name of the station in honour...

Transistor Radios

When the transistor replaced the bulky and unreliable vacuum tube in amplification units, transistors did the job better and were much smaller, making it...

Wolfman Jack

1 9 3 9 - 1 9 9 5 With the on-air cool of Alan Freed and the smokestack growl of Howlin' Wolf, Robert Weston Smith - a...

Fred Dagg

Fred Dagg was actually New Zealand-born comedian and political satirist John Clarke, who appeared as Dagg on television always wearing a black singlet and...

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,...

Jimmy Clitheroe

James Robinson 'Jimmy' Clitheroe died on 6th June 1973 (the day of his mother's funeral). A coronial inquest found that his death was due...

2JJ (Double-Jay) Radio

Monday 20 January 1975 saw the birth of alternative Australian rock radio station, 2JJ - or "Doublejay" - using an old ABC radio standby transmitter. Apart from...

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Skull, The (1965)

An antique collector named Christopher Maitland (Peter Cushing) has a particular interest in rare and unusual objects of the occult. He is offered the chance...

Dave and Charley

1 9 5 2 (USA) Broadcast live between 11:30 and 11:45 on NBC on weekday mornings, Dave and Charley starred Dave Willock appearing as himself. Cliff Arquette...

2010 (1984)

Dazzling special effects and fancy space hardware dominate this follow-up to Stanley Kubrick's 2001: A Space Odyssey. Yet, there's no feeling of awe, mystery or imagination...

Godzilla (1998)

When a Japanese vessel is sunk in the South Pacific and enormous footprints are discovered in Panama, a team of scientists is brought in...

Seance on a Wet Afternoon (1964)

Myra (Kim Stanley) and Bill (Richard Attenborough in a prosthetic nose) Savage are a married couple living in London. Myra is a medium who holds...

Blazing Saddles (1974)

The movie which made motion picture history by introducing farting to the big screen. Rescued from a railroad-gang, Black Bart (Cleavon Little) is appointed sheriff...

Kinvig

1 9 8 1 (UK) 7 x 30 minute episodes Absent-minded dreamer, Des Kinvig (Tony Haygarth) lives in a town called Bingleton with his doting wife, Netta (Patsy...

Secrets of Midland Heights

1 9 8 0 - 1 9 8 1 (USA) 10 x 60 minute episodes Midland Heights is a typical, small Midwestern college town full of...