Bea Thompson

By: Gareth Cattermole
Getty Images Entertainment

History: Got A Vaccum Cleaner? Thank Bissell

Would you prefer beating your rugs–or using a carpet sweeper? Thanks to Melville Bissell, this day saw the patent registered for a carpet sweeper–the precursor to the vacuum–now, when did he patent this floor cleaner?

V 101.9–09/19/2014

By: Keystone
Hulton Archive /Getty Images

History:Diahann Carroll Makes Television History

It was the sixties–and Diahann Carroll took on the lead role in a situation comedy–making her the first Black woman in the starring role. Do You know the name of the show

V 101.9–09/17/2014

By: Mario Tama
Getty Images News

Health:The CDC Confirms It–America’s Waistline is Expanding…….

It may not be big news to you–but Americans are getting bigger–in the middle, and the CDC says that is very bad for your health.

V 101.9–09/17/2014

By: Streeter Lecka
Getty Images Sport

Legal Briefs: NFL May Weigh In On Greg Hardy

Carolina Panthers defensive end Greg Hardy may have the NFL: weighing in on his guilty verdict on assaulting an ex-girlfriend

V 101.9–09/17/2014

By: Justin Sullivan
Getty Images News

Business: Social Security Statements Are Coming Back

The Social Security Administration is bringing back the mailed benefit statements to keep you up on what you are eligible for when you retire.

V 101.9–09/17/2014

By: Scott Gries
Getty Images Entertainment

History:Rapper’s Delight Makes It For Sugar Hill Gang

It was on this day that the song, “Rapper’s Delight”–made the Sugar Hill Gang the first commercially successful rap group.

V 101.9–09/16/2014

By: SAJJAD HUSSAIN
AFP/Getty Images

Health:Pre-Diabetes In America At Epidemic Levels

You may not be a diabetic–but statistics show the numbers are high for those in the pre-diabetic category

V 101.9–09/16/2014

By: ERIC FEFERBERG
AFP /Getty Images

Business:Here’s The Envelope–Tip The Maid………

Marriott International hotels wants guests to start tipping the housekeeping staff–and they are making it convenient to do so.

V 101.9–09/16/2014

Getty Images Latam/ Getty Images

Survey Says: Millenials & TV–Don’t MIx…

Paying for traditional television is quickly turning into a thing of the past for many young people.

V 101.9–09/15/2014

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History: First TV Show With A Black Lead Character- “I Spy….”

It was the sixties and change was happening on the streets–and on America’s television screens.

V 101.9–09/15/2014

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