We have come to the end of another year. The time where some will remember the joyful memories that this past year created. Others will look back on this year and think, “Good Riddance”. It is also a time where most of us will come up with things we would like to try to achieve in the coming year. Be it health, business, financial or other goals (you know, those “resolutions”).


However you choose to celebrate tonight, please be safe and as Mitch would say, “make those good decisions”.


So, what happened on this date in entertainment history?


2000 – Black Crowes singer Chris Robinson married Kate Hudson. The couple separated in 2006.

1991 – Ted Nugent donated 200 pounds of venison to a Salvation Army soup kitchen in Detroit with the message ‘I kill it, you grill it’.

1984 – Def Leppard drummer Rick Allen crashed his Corvette Stingray in London. He lost his left arm in the accident

1973 – AC/DC made their live debut when they appeared at Chequers Bar in Sydney.

1970 – Paul McCartney sued the other three Beatles to dissolve their partnership and gain control of his interest.

1935 – The Monopoly Game was invented.

1929 – Guy Lombardo played, “Auld Lang Syne,” to usher in the new year at New York City’s Hotel Roosevelt Grill.

1904 – The first New Year’s Eve celebration was held in Times Square


Today’s River Rocker Birthdays

1963 – Scott Ian, guitar – Anthrax

1951 – Tom Hamilton, bass – Aerosmith

1942 – Andy Summers, guitar – The Police


Today’s Unscientific Poll Questions

Who do you think is better? Journey or Reo Speedwagon


Happy New Year from all of us here at 95.9 The River!