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On This Day – 20 August

Posted on: Tue 20 Aug 2019

On This Day:

In 1977 Voyager 2 was launched by the United States. The spacecraft was carrying a 12 inch copper phonograph record containing greetings in dozens of languages, samples of music and sounds of nature.


In 2012 Green Day partner with the video game Angry Birds for a special 10-level edition of the game.

Zoe Kounadis chats with Tom Mann about the significance of these events from history.

Produced by Tom Mann

Image Source: Flickr


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