Episode 642: His name is my name too

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  • QOTW: Which video game have you accumulated the most hours in?

On This Day In History for June 9, 2021

This is the 160th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. There are 205 days remaining in 2021.

  • It was on this date in 1534, that Jacques Cartier was the first European to describe and map the Saint Lawrence River
  • On June 9, 1928, Charles Kingsford Smith completed the first trans-Pacific flight in a Fokker Trimotor monoplane, the Southern Cross
  • The USS George Washington was launched. It is the first nuclear-powered ballistic missile submarine on this date in 1959

Happy birthday goes out on this date to:

  • German astronomer and academic, Johann Gottfried Galle, born on this date in 1812.
  • Pierre Duhem, the French physicist, mathematician, and historian was born 160 years ago today.
  • Born June 9, 1861, Russian-German chemist and physicist Gustav Heinrich Johann Apollon Tammann.
  • Cole Porter, American composer and songwriter was born on that same date in 1891.
  • American guitarist and songwriter, Les Paul, born on this date in 1915.
  • Also born on that same date in 1937,  German hydro-biologist and academic, Harald Rosenthal.
  • American actor, Johnny Depp, born on this date in 1963.
  • Also born on that same date in 1981,  Israeli-American actress, Natalie Portman.

Listener Birthdays

  • 10 – Tim (from Australia)
  • 10 – Weber (BTW June 10 – AA was founded 1935)
  • 15 – Miss Eliza Sea from Wingin’ It 3D

And that’s the way it was, on this day in history for June  9, 2021

  • If you want to get on the Technorama Birthday Calendar, visit our website and look for the Birthday Calendar link.


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  • Chuck: “The Beatles: Eight Days A Week – the touring years” (Hulu)
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