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Good Morning East Tennessee!

This day in history January 28:

1985 - American recording artists gather to record "We Are The World."

1942 - Elvis Presley made his first appearance on national Television.

1986 - The space shuttle Challenger exploded.

1964 - The Soviets shot down a US Jet.

2006 - Clint Eastwood was honored by The Directors Guild of America.

1959 - Vince Lombardi was hired as Green Bay Packers head coach.

1915 - The Germans sank The William P. Frye (American Merchant ship).

1878 - The first telephone switchboard was installed.

1972 - Don McLean's "American Pie" topped the charts.


Best quotes:

"To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment." -Ralph Waldo Emerson

"I don't know what weapons will be used in world war three, but in world war four people will use sticks and stones." -Albert Einstein

"Do not confine your children to your own learning, for they were born in another time." -Chinese Proverbs

"The beauty of the second amendment is that it will not be needed until they try to take it." -Thomas Jefferson


Have a great day!

Published January 28, 2011

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