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TIAM Saturday March 14th

Happy Pi Day! Which in St. Louis is also area code day! Plus, it’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade Day in St. Louis and Cottleville. This morning we talked with Grand Marshal Charlie Brennan about the downtown parade and Y98’s Jill Devine about the Cotttleville event. 130 more words

Heard On

NASA shares new look at the far side of the Moon

This weekend NASA released a video of planet Earth and the Moon from an unusual angle.  The two-minute time-lapse clip was made using computer mapping data imagery from the… 281 more words

Pop Culture

When Judgment Trumps Skill

“A superior pilot uses his superior judgment to avoid situations which require the use of his superior skill.” — Frank Borman, commander of Apollo 8… 12 more words


TMBP Extra: Time to leave the capsule

Today, Jan. 8, marks David Bowie’s birthday. We’ve noted Bowie’s birthday here before, purely as an afterthought in conjunction with the fact it’s also Elvis Presley’s birthday. 1,001 more words

John Lennon

This Day in History Dec 27 2014 Radio City Apollo 8

Dec 27, 1932:

Radio City Music Hall opens

At the height of the Great Depression, thousands turn out for the opening of Radio City Music Hall, a magnificent Art Deco theater in… 469 more words


1968: Apollo 8 Returns To Earth

July 21st, 1969 is a date etched in history as, at 20:18 Coordinated Universal Time Neil Armstrong became the first human being to step foot on the Moon’s surface. 311 more words

Historical Events

Still waiting for Santa

‘Please be informed, there is a Santa Claus”
Command Module Pilot James Lovell, Apollo 8, Christmas 1968

On 21 December 1968, Apollo 8 launched into space and its astronauts – Frank Borman, James Lovell, and William Anders, became the first people to orbit the Moon. 326 more words