Thursday, February 01, 2007

Don't Call, Busted!, -and- I'll Drive

Don't Call - UK: use a cell phone, lose your car
Busted! - police chief writes himself a ticket
I'll Drive - man drives stolen car to probation meeting

On this day in history: February 1, 1964 - Governor Matthew Welsh of Indiana declares "Louie, Louie" as recorded by The Kingsmen (originally by Richard Berry & The Pharaohs) "pornographic." And while the FCC couldn't figure out the lyrics, the governor's move backfires by making the song one of the most covered titles in existence.

Born on this day in history: February 1, 1902 - Langston Hughes (1902 - 1967) poet, writer, editor. He was an important figure in the Harlem Renaissance who wrote "The Weary Blues," 1926.

Today's Video: The Rapture

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