It’s Juneteenth!

Juneteenth is a federal holiday marking the effective end to slavery in the United States. It's considered the longest-running African American holiday but wasn't a federal holiday until 2021, when President Biden signed the Juneteenth…

Hit a home run, DON THE PURPLE ONE!

The Minnesota Twins, among other Minnesota-based teams, have long held Prince as a big part of their in-game playlist.  And now, they're taking that playlist and PRINCE-themed fun to a new level with a new home run celebration. Now, when…

Happy Birthday to Sir Paul McCartney

One of our favorite Beatles, Paul McCartney, is celebrating his 82nd birthday today! That's right, James Paul McCartney was born on June 18, 1942 in Liverpool, England. He remains one of the most successful composers and performers of…

OJ Bronco Chase: Where Were You?

There are some key moments in our nation's history that we all instantly remember: where we were, what we were doing, who we were with, how we felt. The assassination of President John F. Kennedy. The Challenger space shuttle…

Your Father’s Day Playlist

Happy Father's Day! Today is a day to honor fathers and the men in our lives who give guidance, support, and love. Music is a great part of any celebration, so here is our Throwback Nation Radio Father's Day Playlist! "Father Figure"…

We First Met Mariah 34 Years Ago Today!

Mariah Carey released her self-titled debut album 34 years ago today, on June 12, 1990! The album topped the Billboard 200 chart for 11 consecutive weeks. It was the best-selling album in the United States in 1991. The album helped Carey…

‘Ghostbusters’ Turns 40!

Our favorite funny-scary-supernatural film, "Ghostbusters," was released in theaters 40 years ago today! Starring Dan Aykroyd, Bill Murray, Harold Ramis, Ernie Hudson, Sigourney Weaver, and Rick Moranis, it was an instant hit with…

‘Reading Rainbow’ is 41 Today!

The show you probably watched at home and in the classroom is 41 years old today! "Reading Rainbow" premiered in 1983 as a children's television series designed to encourage reading. Do you remember the theme song? "Reading…

Top 10 NKOTB Songs

We love New Kids on the Block at Throwback Nation Radio... so we're giving YOU the chance to win four tickets to their Magic Summer 2024 tour in the city of your choice! If you haven't entered, take a moment and get in to win!  OK, now…

There’s a New #2 Soda in the U.S.

If you ask someone in the United States if they want a soda, it's pretty likely they'll want a Coke. The second most likely answer? It's not Pepsi anymore... it's Dr Pepper! The trade publication Beverage Digest just released new…