Here's what you'll hear today (right-click to download MP3 or to open in a new tab or window):
- Chad Hollister: "Grow"
- Chad Hollister: "Change"
- Chad Hollister: "My Best Friend's Girl"
Today is Kalevala Day, the day of Finnish culture. John Wesley chartered the Methodist Church this day in 1784. The first vaudeville theater opened in Boston this day in 1883. American gangster Bugsy Siegel was born this day in 1906. Cartoonist Milton Caniff (whose works included the adventure strips Terry and the Pirates and Steve Canyon) was born this day in 1907. Actor Zero Mostel was born this day in 1915. Writer Henry James died this day in 1916. Actor Charles Durning was born this day in 1923. Fordham University faced the University of Pittsburgh in the first televised basketball game this day in 1940. Actress Kelly Bishop was born this day in 1944. Nobel-winning economist Paul Krugman was born this day in 1953. The Four Seasons' "Walk Like a Man" topped the U.S. singles chart this day in 1963. Train frontman Patrick Monahan was born this day in 1969. Author Daniel Handler (aka Lemony Snicket) was born this day in 1970. Model-turned-actress Ali Larter was born this day in 1976. Czech model Karolína Kurková (you're welcome for the link) was born this day in 1984. The first Gulf War ended this day in 1991, and Irish actress Sarah Bolger was born the same day. Peabo Bryson and Regina Belle's "A Whole New World (Aladdin's Theme)" was the No. 1 single in the U.S. this day in 1993. Historian, political commentator and former Kennedy White House staffer Arthur M. Schlesinger Jr. died this day in 2007. And legendary radio broadcaster Paul Harvey died this day in 2009.