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     1  +2 2014 sep 20pop print ads 2011The iPod Silhouettes - The Pop History Dig - a collection of short By 2011 , however, Apple was No. ..... The silhouette print ads used taglines such as “Welcome To The Digital Music Revolution” and “10,000 ...
     2  +1 2014 aug 28economist snow whiteThe Pop History Dig » Snow White and the Seven DwarfsIn the 1930s, in the depths of the Depression, a new kind of economics began to emerge from an unlikely source: a cartoon character named Mickey Mouse and ...
     2  +4 2014 jul 17ipod print campaignThe Pop History Dig » “The iPod Silhouettes”2000-2011Initiated first with the iPod digital music player, the ads – which soon appeared globally in print , on TV and the web, and in various outdoor ...
     3  +1 2014 aug 18frank sinatra cyclesThe Pop History Dig » “ Sinatra : Cycles ”1968“ Cycles ” is the name of a song Frank Sinatra recorded in July 1968. The song was written by Gayle Caldwell, a singer-songwriter who had ...
     3  ~ 2014 jul 19norman rockwell rosieThe Pop History Dig » Norman Rockwell & Rosie The RiveterNorman Rockwell's ' Rosie The Riveter' cover for the May 29, 1943 edition of The Saturday Evening Post, was the first visual image to incorporate the 'Rosie' ...
     3  +1 2014 jul 17rumble link wrayThe Pop History Dig » Link Wray & RumbleAt one of these live dance events that January, Link Wray and his band, a local ... Link Wray's 1958 hit “ Rumble ” on the Cadence record label – a short lived ...
     4  -1 2014 sep 16musik businessshort storyThe Pop History Dig - a collection of short stories about popular Pop History Dig - a collection of short stories about popular culture - its history, its people, and its power. Pop culture and the history & businesses of pop culture, with emphasis on media & entertainment, including ... Music , Politics, Big Biz ...
     4  +5 2014 sep 12run around sue wiki discographyDion DiMucci - The Pop History Dig“A Teenager in Love” was followed by the group's first album , .... Two albums were also produced – Runaround Sue and Lovers Who Wander.
     4  +2 2014 sep 06sports card commercials2.8 Million Baseball Card - The Pop History DigIn early September 2007, a rare sports trading card was sold at auction for $2.8 .... to make commercial ties with a sporting equipment company — in this case, ...
     4  -2 2014 aug 24we can do itThe Pop History Dig » We Can Do It posterOne of these posters became the famous “ We Can Do It !” image — an image that in later years would also become “Rosie the Riveter,” though not intended at its ...
     4  -3 2014 aug 14planter peanuts radio commercialThe Pop History Dig » Frank Gifford Planters PeanutsAlso in the mid-1950s, Gifford appeared in a TV commercial for Florida orange juice in his .... Gifford stayed with CBS for six years – and as the CBS Radio ad at left shows, the .... Screenshot from a Planters Nuts TV ad featuring Frank Gifford.
     4  +3 2014 aug 13apple ipod adsThe iPod silhouette ads were particularly notable for the evocative effect they had on culture, fashion, and “hipness”– reaching Apple customers ...
     4  -1 2014 aug 06yes we can posterOne of these posters became the famous “ We Can Do It!” image — an image that in later years would also become “Rosie the Riveter,” though not intended at its ...
     4  ~ 2014 jul 18danny and the juniorsThe Pop History Dig » Danny and the Juniors biographyDanny & The Juniors – from left, Danny Rapp, Dave White, Joe Terranova, and ... Danny and the Juniors ' member Joe Terranova, who later renamed himself ...
     4  ~ 2014 jul 16mickey silvia babyThe Pop History Dig » Mickey & Sylvia historyMickey Baker and Sylvia Vanderpool Robinson of “ Mickey & Sylvia ” fame, had .... The plot thickens when Baby tries to help by borrowing money for an illegal ...
     5  +5 2014 sep 19beatles harmonicabeatles harmonica songs - The Pop History DigOn October 5th, 1962 – more than 50 years ago – the Beatles ' first major hit song was released, “Love Me Do.” It was recorded by the famous ...
     5  ~ 2014 sep 02ssgt barry sadlerThe Pop History Dig » Barry Sadler biographyGreen Beret Barry Sadler shown on the record sleeve for his 1966 No. .... A Special Forces Staff Sergeant named Barry Sadler , while leading a patrol in Vietnam ...
     5  +3 2014 aug 23american hot waxThe Pop History Dig » American Hot Wax filmIn America during the early 1950s, the music being broadcast on the radio was beginning to change – but not everywhere. The normal fare of the day was mostly  ...
     5  +1 2014 aug 22memory from catsThe Pop History Dig » Memory & CatsIn the stage production of Cats there is the very poignant song, “ Memory ,” performed by the aging female feline, Grizabella — a cat who has seen better days.
     5  ~ 2014 aug 19green beret songThe Pop History Dig » Ballad of the Green BeretsGreen Beret Barry Sadler shown on the record sleeve for his 1966 No. ... In 1966, the most popular song of the year wasn't from the Beatles or the Rolling Stones ...
     5  +20 2014 aug 10agnus dei barberThe Pop History Dig » Agnus Dei historyThe music sample below – “Adagio for Strings” by Samuel Barber from 1936 – might also be called “Adagio for Tears” since it is known for evoking very powerful ...
     5  +14 2014 jul 25ipod ad strategyAn iPod silhouette ad with the tagline: “10,000 songs in your pocket. ... The iPod music player grew out of this strategy , as did a plan for selling ...
     6  -3 2014 sep 20the locomotionThe Loco-Motion - The Pop History Dig - a collection of short stories “ The Loco-Motion ” is the name of a 1962 dance song recorded by a young artist named Eva Boyd, then known as Little Eva. “ The Loco-Motion ” ...
     6  +32 2014 sep 06dig deal computersThe Pop History Dig » Apple Computer IPOIn fact, after Apple made its deal with Xerox, there would be years of research and development ahead. Apple had already begun two major computer research  ...
     6  -2 2014 aug 28honus wagner signed batThe Pop History Dig » $2.8 Million Baseball Card1909- Honus WagnerHonus Wagner was a legendary baseball player who began his professional .... In 1905, Wagner signed a contract with Hillerich which allowed him to use ...
     6  -2 2014 aug 24big machine recordsThe Pop History Dig » Taylor Swift & Big Machine RecordsTaylor Swift was a freshman sitting in her high school math class in Hendersonville, Tennessee when she began writing her first hit song. She was 14 years old.
     6  +7 2014 aug 22beach boys hitsThe Pop History Dig » “Early Beach Boys ”1962-1966In the early 1960s, the Beach Boys hit upon a kind of magical if basic
     6  +10 2014 aug 01hunter colford leather bootsThe Pop History Dig » Newhouse magazines... named “Woman of the Year” appeared in just a scarf and thigh-high leather boots . ..... Jeannine F. Hunter , “Cox Communica- tions May Swap Myrtle Beach, ... Paul D. Colford , “Newhouse Magazines Bask in Glow of Multiple ...
     6  ~ 2014 jul 23wall street speechThe Pop History Dig » “greed-is-good” speechProducer Oliver Stone set his Wall Street film in the mid-1980s, around the time ... This is the famous “greed is good” speech as Gekko defends his planned ...
     7  +32 2014 sep 18football 2004 guaranteed win“I Guarantee It.” Joe Namath - The Pop History Dig - a collection of In 1969, Joe Namath and the Jets were the outsiders in professional football
     7  +2 2014 aug 31paramount theatre nycThe Pop History Dig » Paramount TheaterOn December 30,1942, when Sinatra played his first solo concert at New York city's Paramount Theater near Times Square, the Bobbysoxers came out in droves ...
     7  +2 2014 aug 29taylor swift nationThe Pop History Dig » Taylor Swift & National Anthem
     7  -2 2014 aug 27the teddy bearsThe Pop History Dig » Teddy Bears 1958Shown on the above CD cover are Teddy Bears ' lead singer Annette Kleinbard and a young Phil Spector, right, author of their 1958 hit song, ...
     7  ~ 2014 aug 18working girl soundtrackThe Pop History Dig » Working Girl soundtrackIn Working Girl , Melanie Griffith, the film's central character, plays a smart, but stuck-in-a- dead-end-job secretary, who rises to the top with a good idea despite  ...
     7  -2 2014 jul 22janis joplin memorialThe Pop History Dig » Janis Joplin high school reunionJanis Joplin was a shooting star in the rock 'n roll firmament of the 1960s who burned ..... There was a dedication of a Janis Joplin Memorial , which included a ...
     8  -3 2014 sep 23memory catsMemory & Cats - The Pop History Dig - a collection of short stories In the stage production of Cats there is the very poignant song, “ Memory ,” performed by the aging female feline, Grizabella — a cat who has ...
     8  +2 2014 aug 25rodgers and hammerstein musicalsThe Pop History Dig » Rodgers & Hammerstein musicalsRodgers did the composing and Hammerstein the writing. The musicals with their songs – and the film versions that typically followed – garnered an impressive ...
     8  +18 2014 aug 13steve jobs time magazineThe Pop History Dig » Steve Jobs Time magazine coverSteve Wozniak was born in 1950; Steve Jobs in 1955. They both attended Homestead High School of Los Altos, California, though at different times , and would ...
     8  +1 2014 jul 16sandy koufax cardThe Pop History Dig » Sandy Koufax baseball cardsSandy Koufax on the cover of Life magazine – August 2, 1963 – “The Mostest ... 1956 Topps baseball trading card for Sandy Koufax , pitcher, Brooklyn Dodgers.
     9  +3 2014 sep 07saturday evening post artistThe Pop History Dig » Saturday Evening Post historyWhile Rockwell's name became practically synonymous with the Saturday Evening Post , he also did art for other publications, including: Ladies' Home Journal, ...
     9  +5 2014 sep 07coca cola music sampler 1989The Pop History Dig » music & filmand its characters, plus a sampling of the excellent 1960s music used throug- hout the film. ... use in advertising and marketing – from Coca - Cola's use of pop music , to music ... Jack Doyle, “Big Chill Promo, 1983- 1989 : Video,”
     9  +9 2014 sep 02ghost of tom joadThe Pop History Dig » The Ghost of Tom JoadThe Grapes of Wrath is a Pulitzer Prize-winning novel written by John Steinbeck in 1939. Not only was this book a landmark social commentary in its day and a ...
     9  +1 2014 aug 26singing teddy bearsThe song Spector penned and performed as a member of the singing group, The Teddy Bears , shown at right, became a No. 1 hit and a ...
     9  +17 2014 aug 25elton john candleThe Pop History Dig » Candle in the Wind“ Candle in the Wind” is a name of a song performed by Elton John and written by he and collaborator Bernie Taupin in 1972. The song was originally written as ...
     9  ~ 2014 aug 20watching the wheelsThe Pop History Dig » John Lennon Watching the WheelsJohn Lennon, circa 1960s, later recorded the 1980 song, “ Watching The Wheels ,” about his choice to step back from the “big time” and help raise his son in ...
     10  ~ 2014 sep 26u2 2001 hit singleU2 Song - “ One ” - The Pop History Dig - a collection of short stories First released in March 1992, the song became a top-ten hit on U.K. and U.S. pop ..... U2 : The Complete Encyclopedia, New York: Firefly, 2001 .
     10  +48 2014 sep 18woman factory figureRosie The Riveter - The Pop History Dig - a collection of short stories This came precisely at a time when America's need for factory output and munitions soared. ... Its intent was to help recruit women to join the work force. At the ... to make his Rosie appear as a more powerful, Isaiah-like figure .
     10  ~ 2014 sep 13worn out attack sammyThe Pop History Dig » Sammy Baugh & TCUBaugh had come out of the college ranks, an innovative “passing” back, still
     10  -6 2014 sep 08timex company historyThe Pop History Dig » Timex historyThe company later became the Timex Corporation, then the Timex Group . To date, Timex has sold over one billion watches. But it was in the ...
     10  ~ 2014 aug 18film ditribution loansThe Pop History Dig » film stars & bank loansBy 1909, after fighting with inventor and film -maker businessman Thomas Edison over film distribution rights, he established his own film production company, ...
     10  +3 2014 aug 03rosie the riveter posterThe Pop History Dig » “ Rosie The Riveter ”1941-1945One of these posters became the famous “We Can Do It!” image — an image that in later years would also become “ Rosie the Riveter ,” though ...
     10  ~ 2014 aug 01max headroom episodesThe Pop History Dig » Max Headroom TV seriesWith that, more or less, the Max Headroom TV series was introduced to the American audience. The first episode aired on the ABC network in March 1987.
     10  +5 2014 jul 17why england sleptThe Pop History Dig » Why England SleptYork in July 1940 as Why England Slept – a play on Winston Churchill's 1938 title, While England Slept , which also examined the buildup of German power.
     11  ~ 2014 sep 17how did janis joplin dieJanis Joplin & the blues - The Pop History DigShe died of a heroin overdose at age 27. Joplin sang ... Janis Joplin did not initially see herself as a big-time performer or a major talent. But in ...
     11  -2 2014 sep 15robert taylor ava gardnerAva Gardner 1940s - The Pop History DigOther films quickly followed, among them, The Hucksters (1947), One Touch of Venus (1948), The Bribe (1949) with Robert Taylor , and The ...
     11  +9 2014 sep 10pinocchio walThe Pop History Dig » Walt Disney & Wal -MartBut first, consider the classic film Pinocchio as Disney struggled internally ... like Target and Wal -Mart who had not previously sold home videos.
     11  -4 2014 sep 09welcome ibm seriouslyThe Pop History Dig » Apple vs IBMOffice machine giant IBM had hired a young company named Microsoft, and .... ad in the Wall Street Journal with a headline that read, “ Welcome IBM . Seriously .
     11  +5 2014 aug 28gordon gekko posterThe Pop History Dig » Gordon Gekko & Fortune magazineFortune magazine used a Michael Douglas image to invoke Gordon Gekko , the ruthless fictional trader of 1987's film “Wall Street” for a June ...
     11  +7 2014 aug 25old gold cigarettesThe Pop History Dig » Old Gold cigarette advertisingShown at right is a 1938 Los Angeles Times newspaper ad for White Owl cigars. Featured in this ad is the venerable New York Yankee ...
     11  -4 2014 aug 01norman rockwell kidsThe Pop History Dig » “ Rockwell & Race”1963-1968Norman Rockwell's painting of six year-old Ruby Bridges being escorted into a New ... Ruby was the first African American child to enroll at the school, and the local ..... written with the help of his middle son, Thomas Rockwell .
     11  -1 2014 jul 16dream lover bobby darinThe Pop History Dig » Bobby Darin & Dream Lover“ Dream Lover ” ... But for a time, Bobby Darin set the entertainment world on fire, reaping fame, ... Bobby Darin was born Walden Robert Cassotto in May 1936.
     12  -11 2014 oct 01taylor swift childhoodTaylor Swift , Rising - The Pop History Dig - a collection of short Taylor Swift at age 19, on October 22, 2008 cover of 'Billboard' music ... Her song- writing abilities began forming back in her early childhood .
     12  -5 2014 sep 11norman rockwell ruby bridgesNorman Rockwell and race - The Pop History DigNorman Rockwell's painting of six year-old Ruby Bridges being escorted into a New Orleans school in 1960 was printed inside the January 14, ...
     12  +1 2014 aug 29john wayne green beretsThe Pop History Dig » John Wayne & Green BeretsIn 1966, the most popular song of the year wasn't from the Beatles or the Rolling Stones. Nor was it from the Beach Boys or any of the hot Motown soul singers or  ...
     12  +4 2014 aug 27monterey pop festivalThe Pop History Dig » Janis Joplin & Monterey Pop FestivalAt the June 1967 Monterey Pop Festival she captured national attention with a stunning blues performance of “Ball and Chain.” From that point on, she became  ...
     12  ~ 2014 aug 21heat wave songThe Pop History Dig » Heat Wave song history“ Heat Wave ”. One of the first big hits to come from Martha and the Vandellas was “ Heat Wave ”– a key song released in July 1963; a song that ...
     12  +15 2014 aug 14mac knife corporation seriesThe Pop History Dig » Bobby Darin & Mack The KnifeOriginally, “The Ballad of Mack the Knife ” (composed by Kurt Weill with lyrics by ..... including his own show — The Bobby Darin Amusement Company — which ...
     12  +10 2014 aug 08simply jobs john clowThe Pop History Dig » Steve Jobs Lee ClowFor it was the simple but powerful imagery of the free-spirited dancers in these ads
     12  +9 2014 aug 05cal neva lodgeThe Pop History Dig » Marilyn Monroe Cal - Neva lodgeThis is the second part of a two-part story on the history of Frank Sinatra and his Rat Pack and their dealings with the 1960 presidential campaign of John F.
     12  ~ 2014 jul 26floyd cramer last dateThe Pop History Dig » Floyd Cramer last date“ Last Date ” is the name of a 1960 instrumental song written and performed by Floyd Cramer . It entered the Top 40 on the music charts in October 1960, a time ...
     12  +22 2014 jul 17wheaties breakfast of championsThe Pop History Dig » Wheaties advertising 1930s“ Wheaties & Sport” 1930s .... He is quoted as saying “ Breakfast of Champions is the tops. ... That's a 'Breakfast of Cham- pions' you want to try.
     13  +3 2014 sep 20paris kennedy shaing“JFK's Texas Statue”Fort Worth: 2012 - The Pop History Dig - a Kennedy was then making a larger tour of western states, sounding out some .... into the crowd for a time, shaking hands and thanking folks for coming out. ... that I was the man who had accompanied Mrs. Kennedy to Paris .
     13  +4 2014 sep 14jfk's last speechThe Pop History Dig » President Kennedy's last speechesOn the fateful day of November 22nd, 1963, when President John F. Kennedy ( JFK ) was assassinated in Dallas, Texas, some may not know that JFK also visited  ...
     13  -1 2014 aug 31frank sinatra chart singlesThe Pop History Dig » frank sinatra songsFrank Sinatra , looking a little “life weary” in a troubled pose on the cover ... six weeks on the Billboard singles chart beginning August 31, 1968.
     13  +2 2014 aug 22love story erich segalThe Pop History Dig » Erich Segal Love StoryLove Story began its journey with a somewhat unlikely creator – a Yale University classics professor named Erich Segal . Segal was born in Brooklyn, New York, ...
     13  +9 2014 aug 01ibm battle conceptsOffice machine giant IBM had hired a young company named Microsoft, and was
     13  +3 2014 jul 25honus wagner baseball cardThe 1909 Honus Wagner baseball card , therefore, honors a great player. But there's a lot more to this baseball card story than Wagner's impressive career ...
     14  -1 2014 sep 11dolores costelloThe Pop History Dig » Dolores Costello voiceNorma Talmadge, a Hollywood star of the silent film era, is shown at right on the December 1929 cover of Photoplay magazine. Photoplay was founded in ...
     14  -1 2014 aug 14patriotic norman rockwell picturesNorman Rockwell's 'Rosie The Riveter' cover for the May 29, 1943 edition of The
     14  +19 2014 aug 12yogasm new yorkerThe Pop History Dig » yogi-ismsArtist Earl Mayan's cover illustration of New York Yankee catcher Yogi Berra in
     15  -10 2014 oct 04bette davis eyes“ Bette Davis Eyes ” 1981 - The Pop History Dig - a collection of short “ Bette Davis Eyes ,” in fact, became the third best-selling song of the entire 1980s decade, ranking only behind “Physical” by Olivia Newton John ...
     15  +12 2014 aug 28apple i computerIn 1975, they began work on what would become Apple I computer – essentially a circuit board – in Jobs' bedroom. Along the way, they made little bits of ...
     15  -1 2014 jul 29barber adagio for stringsThe Pop History Dig » Samuel Barber Adagio for StringsThe music sample below – “ Adagio for Strings ” by Samuel Barber from 1936 – might also be called “Adagio for Tears” since it is known for evoking very powerful ...
     15  +10 2014 jul 28frank sinatra wikiThe Pop History Dig » “ Sinatra : Cycles”1968Frank Sinatra , looking a little “life weary” in a troubled pose on the cover of a “ Cycles” single .... “Cycles ( Frank Sinatra album),” Wikipedia .org.
     16  -8 2014 oct 05janis joplin deathJoplin's Shooting Star - The Pop History Dig - a collection of short Janis Joplin was a shooting star in the rock 'n roll firmament of the 1960s who burned white hot for five short years. She died of a heroin ...
     16  ~ 2014 sep 05instant translation gifford neilsonThe Pop History Dig » Ted Turner business dealsWJRJ was a UHF station, UHF meaning “ultra high frequency,” then the second- class citizen of .... Nielsen wouldn't give us the ratings for several years. I had to ...
     16  ~ 2014 sep 03stevie wonder hitsThe Pop History Dig » Stevie Wonder 1960s“Little Stevie Wonder ” they called him; a Detroit kid who had a sixth sense about him .... U.S. tour that year, where he unveiled the soon-to-be #1 hit “ Superstition .
     16  -3 2014 aug 17adagio for strings
     16  +3 2014 jul 27paint it black lyricsThe Pop History Dig » “ Paint It Black ” pop historyRecord sleeve for ' Paint It Black ' single issued in South Africa, 1966, with ... tune in its lyrics , but in 1966 its musical appeal pushed it to the top of the pop charts.
     17  -5 2014 oct 01chanel coco mademoiselle tv spot 2011Keira & The Zombies - The Pop History Dig - a collection of short Still, in the Chanel TV spot , the Zombies' sound is crisp and clear, the vocals ... The new Coco Mademoiselle perfume ad, explains Chanel's promo, ..... ebsite w/ thumbnails & links ) PopHistoryDig.com, December 15, 2011 .
     17  +84 2014 sep 08california surfin 1970sThe Pop History Dig » Beach Boys 1970sIn the early- and mid-1960s, a new kind of music from the West coast was being heard across the U.S. It featured the California surfing and beach scene.
     17  -4 2014 sep 01stevie wonder motownThe Pop History Dig » Stevie Wonder & Motown“Little Stevie Wonder ” they called him; a Detroit kid who had a sixth sense about ... After an audition, Motown signed the boy to a contract, giving him the stage ...
     17  +3 2014 aug 22frost nixon interview videoThe Pop History Dig » history of Frost / Nixon interviewsNixon agreed to do more than 20 hours of on-camera interviews with Frost and ..... at video tapes, interviewing Frost , and observing his staff strategy sessions.
     17  -5 2014 aug 18michael starr bobby darrinThe Pop History Dig » Bobby Darin songwritingBut for a time, Bobby Darin set the entertainment world on fire, reaping fame, fortune ..... Michael Starr , Bobby Darin : A Life, Taylor Trade Publishing; 1st edition , ...
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