Thursday, October 21, 2010

Oct. 21, 1969

I know it's a bit late in the day for this kind of post, but I'll go ahead regardless. It was on October 21st, 1969, that the fantastical rumor about Paul's premature death hit the airwaves of one of the biggest cities in the world. Roby Yonge, a DJ for New York's WABC radio station, broadcast a report about it that day, giving the story more of a global dimension than it had before. The following month, it reached the peak of its prominence. Read more here. And go here, here, and here for other posts I've done about the oh-so fascinating but oh-so overcooked "Paul-is-dead" hoax.

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