On This Day, October 10, 2013...Beatle Paul McCartney surprised fans in New York City with an impromptu free concert in Times Square, announcing the show on social media about one hour before it occurred. The rocker was promoting his 16th studio album New and treated fans to four songs... Read More.
On This Day, October 9, 1985…John Lennon’s widow Yoko Ono joined Beatles fans for the opening of Strawberry Fields in New York’s Central Park, a memorial to the late Beatle named after the Lennon-penned track “Strawberry Fields Forever.”Located on Central Park West at 72nd Street, the five-acre plot... Read More.
On This Day, October 6, 2020…Van Halen guitarist Eddie Van Halen, considered one of the most influential guitarists in rock, passed away at age 65 following a long battle with cancer.Eddie and his brother, Alex, co-founded Van Halen in the early '70s, with Eddie on guitar and Alex... Read More.
On This Day, October 5, 1962…The Beatles launched their career with the U.K. release of their debut single, “Love Me Do," which peaked at #17 on the U.K. charts. A 1984 re-release of the track later peaked at #4. The song, written by John Lennon and Paul McCartney, wasn’t released... Read More.
This month is about spooky ghosts and goblins…and fog. Fog can occur throughout the year, but October is the number one month of the year for fog.As autumn progresses with longer nights and shorter days, fog becomes more prevalent this time of year. During... Read More.
On October 11th, Snohomish Regional Fire plans to hold what will likely be the largest full-scale exercise ever held in the region.A full-scale exercise means this effort will simulate a real event, including active police, fire, health care, emergency medical services and other regional... Read More.
On This Day, October 4, 1970…Legendary blues-rock singer Janis Joplin was found dead in her room at the Landmark Motor Hotel in Los Angeles. She was only 27. She passed away from a heroin overdose.Joplin had gained fame as one of the most electrifying performers of her... Read More.
This is as much fun as it is informative. Bring the kids and let them meet the firefighters AND see those big red trucks up close. They can even spray water from a big hose and learn a lot in the process. You can... Read More.
On This Day, October 3, 1949…Lindsey Buckingham, former singer, lead guitarist and songwriter for Fleetwood Mac, was born in Palo Alto, California.Before joining Fleetwood Mac, Buckingham and his then-girlfriend Stevie Nicks recorded together as Buckingham Nicks, releasing their debut album in September 1973. In 1974, Mick Fleetwood invited Lindsey to join... Read More.
Star Wars fans may have May the Fourth, but Mean Girls die-hards have October 3.That's right, Tuesday is officially — or at least "officially" among fans — Mean Girls Day.The day honoring the 2004 film was so commemorated thanks to what happened to Lindsay... Read More.