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The Day the Music Died

Today Is The 55th Anniversary Of 'The Day The Music Died'

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 02.04.2014 | Entertainment

In the early hours of Feb. 3, 1959, a single-engined, 1947 Beechcraft Bonanza plane crashed in a cornfield near Clear Lake, Iowa, killing everyone on ...

The Day The Music Died: Remembering Buddy Holly And Music Legends Lost In The Crash

The Huffington Post | Dean Praetorius | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

February 3 marks the 52nd anniversary of "The Day The Music Died." On this day in 1959, a plane carrying musical legends Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens,...

A Preposterous Pre-Digital Primer

Dave Astor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Dave Astor

In the days before the internet, how did out-of-town journalists transmit typewritten stories to their editors? They folded the stories into paper airplanes and hurled them out of hotel windows.