Arts and Culture

On This Day – 22 December

Posted on: Fri 22 Dec 2017

On this day in 1882 Thomas Edison created the first strand of electric lights for Christmas. However, it would take another 40 years for them to become the popular tradition they are now.

Also, on this day in 1931, Diego Rivera opens an art show at MoMa in New York.

Finally, on this day in 1984, Madonna’s ‘Like A Virgin’ reaches number 1 on the Billboard Hot 100.

Breakfast producer, Zoe Kounadis, joins Tom Jordan to discuss these events.

Produced by Zoe Kounadis

Image Sourced: Pexels


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