ON THIS DAY – 3rd OF MARCH
Posted on: Wed 3 Mar 2021
On this day in history:
In 1986, the Australia Act was commenced. The result of this legislation was a formal separation of legal ties between the United Kingdom and Australia, allowing Australia to become fully independent.
In 1991, Rodney King was beaten by Los Angeles police officers after a high speed chase down an LA freeway.
In 1956 Elvis Presley’s classic song “Heartbreak Hotel” hit number one on Billboard’s top ten and stayed there for seven weeks.
Breakfast producer, Alex Capurso, joins Breakfast’s Tom Mann to tell us more about these events.
Produced by Alex Capurso
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