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Tidbits for August 1

We realize you have limitless avenues for finding the “fodder” that can help make your on-air personalities sound fascinating, relevant and substantive. But we’d love to help make that happen by adding a few “tidbits” to the mix. The stuff you’ll find here is mostly about the ministries we serve (events, birthdays, milestones)—but definitely not limited to that. Hey, we care about National Chocolate Month just as much as the next guy!

A Quote for Today...

Truly great madness cannot be achieved without significant intelligence. Henrik Tikkanen

Famous Birthdays...

Herman Melville (1819-1891): Author of Moby-Dick.

Francis Scott Key (1779-1843): Attorney who wrote "The Star-Spangled Banner."

On This Date...

In 1981: MTV debuted in some two million homes. The first music video was "Video Killed the Radio Star" by The Buggles.

Today is...

Colorado Admission Day. Colorado became the 38th U.S. state on August 1, 1876.