the djbc happy hour

# 299 - The Long, Hot Summer Night '19


59:15 minutes (54.25 MB)

Tonight on the show, a score of June events are talked about tonight.

Columbus Arts Festival (June 7-9): http://www.columbusartsfestival.org
Columbus Community Pride: http://www.columbuscommunitypride.org
Pride: http://www.columbuspride.org

The DJBC Happy Hour # 300 Promo


0:15 minutes (245.35 KB)

# 297 - 2002: Music and Headlines


59:50 minutes (54.79 MB)

2002 was the first full year of a post-9/11 America. The Department of Homeland Security was created. The Houston Texans are founded.

Here at home, Governor Bob Taft was re-elected in a landslide. Wendy's founder Dave Thomas passed away. Central Crossing High School opened in Grove City, the fourth high school of South-Western City Schools. Freshman running back phenom Maurice Clarett helps Ohio State to its first National Championship since 1968. The Bengals suffer their worst season in franchise history at 2-14.

SPORTS CHAMPIONS:
NBA: Los Angeles Lakers
Super Bowl XXXVI: New England Patriots (the first of the Belichick/Brady era)
World Series: Anaheim Angels
Stanley Cup: Detroit Red Wings
NCAA Men's Basketball: Maryland Terrapins
NCAA Women's Basketball: UConn Lady Huskies
College Football: THE Ohio State B*ckeyes
Heisman Trophy: Carson Palmer, Quarterback, University of Southern California
FIFA World Cup: Brazil
U.S. (Golf) Open: Tiger Woods

LOCAL SPORTS CHAMPIONS:
The Memorial - Jim Furyk
The Game - Ohio State won 14-9 in Columbus
Division II Boys' H.S. Basketball: Brookhaven Bearcats (first State Championship for Columbus City Schools since 1979)
Division II Football: Bishop Watterson Eagles

ACADEMY AWARDS (for 2001 Films):
Best Picture: A Beautiful Mind
Best Director: Ron Howard, A Beautiful Mind
Best Actress: Halle Berry, Monster's Ball (first African-American winner in this category)
Best Actor: Denzel Washington, Training Day (second African-American winner, and first since 1964 in this category)
Best Supporting Actress: Jennifer Connelly, A Beautiful Mind
Best Supporting Actor: Jim Broadbent, Iris
Best Original Song: "If I Didn't Have You", Monsters, Inc., Music and Lyrics by Randy Newman (first-ever Oscar win for Newman)

GRAMMY AWARDS (for 2000-01 Music):
Album of the Year: Soundtrack from O, Brother, Where Art Thou?
Record of The Year: "Walk On" (U2)
Song of the Year: "Fallin" (Alicia Keys)

# 296 - 1959: Music and Headlines


2:00:16 minutes (110.11 MB)

1959...
Castro takes over Cuba. Alaska and Hawaii enter Statehood. NASA introduces the Mercury Seven. Bonanza becomes the first regular TV series to air in color. Three of Rock and Roll's finest rising stars are killed in a plane crash on "The Day The Music Died". Nixon and Khruschev have the first Big Table at the Kitchen Table.

Making their debuts in 1959: The Grammy Awards, Pantyhose, Motown Records, The St. Lawrence Seaway, BIC Ballpoint Pen, the 50-Star American Flag, and Barbie (and Ken)

Here at home, City Council President Westlake defeats Mayor Sensenbrenner in the November Mayoral Election. The Columbus Citizen and Ohio State Journal merge into one as The Columbus Citizen-Journal. Kingsdale Shopping Center is built on 38 acres of land in Upper Arlington. A flood sweeps through Ohio in January. Michael DiSalle is sworn in as Ohio's Governor.

GRAMMYS (Held for the Very First Time):
Record/Song of the Year: "Volare" (Domenico Modugno)
Album of the Year: Soundtrack from Peter Gunn (Henry Mancini)

OSCARS (for 1958 films):
Best Picture: Gigi (a perfect 9-for-9)
Best Actor: David Niven, Separate Tables
Best Actress: Susan Hayward, I Want to Live!
Best Supporting Actor: Burl Ives, The Big Country
Best Supporting Actress: Wendy Hiller, Separate Tables
Best Director: Vincente Minnelli, Gigi
Best Original Song: "Gigi" (by Lerner & Loewe)

EMMY AWARDS:

SPORTS CHAMPIONS:
NCAA Basketball: Cal-Berkeley Golden Bears
NCAA Football: Syracuse Orangemen
Big Ten Football: Wisconsin Badgers
NFL: Baltimore Colts
NBA: Boston Celtics (this was the very first Celtics/Lakers NBA Finals, and the ONLY one when the Lakers were still in Minnesota)
Stanley Cup: Montreal Canadiens
World Series: Los Angeles Dodgers (first World Series since moving from Brooklyn)
The Game: Michigan

TONY AWARDS:
Best Play -
Best Musical - Redhead

LINKS:
1959 Facts - https://molinehigh1959.webs.com/1959.htm

# 295 - May Science, Fun, and Prosperity Be With You


59:00 minutes (54.01 MB)

Tonight on the show, it's YP Week (http://www.columbusypweek.com) and Sci-Fest Week (http://www.cosiscifest.org). Plus, the Avenue 4 All People celebrates ALL things Parsons Avenue and the South Side. Plus, other events near you.

# 294 - The St8 of Our Show is BOLD


58:23 minutes (53.45 MB)

Tonight on the show, the State of the Show is...Bold, Bold, Bold, Bold. What to look out for on the show in the coming months, plus events happening through the remainder of April.

# 293 - April 8, 2019 (Lots of Music and Lots of Geats)


59:50 minutes (54.79 MB)

Tonight on the show, music that featured the late drummer extrordinaire Hal Blaine on the drums, and the Weekend Warrior highlights events happening near you, including Beowulf, April 11-20 at MadLab Theatre (http://www.theactorstheatre.org).

# 291 - The DJBC Motown60 Happy Hour


1:00:16 minutes (55.18 MB)
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