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Happy birthday to… Amy Morris

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Federal News Radio 1500 AM's Amy Morris

Federal News Radio 1500 AM's Amy Morris

A happy birthday to Amy Morris , my co-anchor on Federal News Radio 1500 AM’s Daily Debrief with Chris Dorobek and Amy Morris.

Some of the events on this date in history…

On this day in 1923, in Thebes, Egypt, English archaeologist Howard Carter enters the sealed burial chamber of the ancient Egyptian ruler King Tutankhamen. Get more from The History Channel .

* In 1859, the French Government passes a law to set the A-note above middle C to a frequency of 435 Hz, in an attempt to standardize the pitch
* 1948 NBC-TV aired its first nightly newscast, “The Camel Newsreel Theatre,” which consisted of Fox Movietone newsreels.
* 1959 – Fidel Castro becomes Premier of Cuba after dictator Fulgencio Batista was overthrown on January 1.
* 1961 – Explorer program: Explorer 9 (S-56a) is launched.
* 1968 – In Haleyville, Alabama, the first 9-1-1 emergency telephone system goes into service.
* 1978 – The first computer bulletin board system is created (CBBS in Chicago, Illinois).

Amy shares her birthday with John McEnroe (50), Patty Andrews (91) of the Andrews Sisters, actor LeVar Burton (52), “Law and Order: Special Victims Unit” actor and rapper Ice-T (51), Duran Duran musician Andy Taylor (48).

And… Amy Morris. (No, I’m not listing her age — I spend four hours each day in a studio with Amy and hat is very enjoyable right now — and I want to keep it that way.)

Written by cdorobek

February 16, 2009 at 8:00 AM

Posted in birthdays, Circuit

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