Episode 644: Escape Key Minor

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Summary: <br> Listen below with the audio player or <a href="https://wp.me/pe53l-1x8">Click Here</a> for complete show notes and video from the show.<br> <br> <br> <br> Feedback<br> <br> QOTW: What is a famous movie that you cannot understand the appeal of?<br> <br> <a href="https://www.facebook.com/technoramapodcast/photos/a.10151218397851671/10157839003021671">Technorama</a><br> <br> <br> <br> On This Day In History for June 23, 2021<br> This is the 174th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. There are 191 days remaining in 2021.<br> <br> It was on this date in 1810, that John Jacob Astor formed the Pacific Fur Company<br> It was also this date in 1860 that The United States Congress established the Government Printing Office<br> On June 23, 1868, Christopher Latham Sholes received a patent for an invention he called the “Type-Writer”<br> Also today in 1894, The International Olympic Committee was founded at the Sorbonne in Paris, at the initiative of Baron Pierre de Coubertin<br> That same date in 1926, The College Board administered the first SAT exam<br> On June 23, 1931, Wiley Post and Harold Gatty took off from Roosevelt Field, Long Island in an attempt to circumnavigate the world in a single-engine plane<br> June 23, 1960, The United States Food and Drug Administration declared Enovid to be the first officially approved combined oral contraceptive pill in the world<br> It was on this date in 1969, that IBM announced that effective January 1970 it will price its software and services separately from hardware thus creating the modern software industry<br> That same date in 1994, NASA’s Space Station Processing Facility, a new state-of-the-art manufacturing building for the International Space Station, officially opened at Kennedy Space Center.<br> <br> Happy birthday goes out on this date to:<br> <br> English mathematician and computer scientist, Alan Turing, born on this date in 1912.<br> Also turning 101 today is Kuwaiti astronomer Saleh Ajeery.<br> Born June 23, 1922, American lieutenant and physicist Morris R. Jeppson.<br> Donn F. Eisele, American colonel, pilot, and astronaut was born on that same date in 1930.<br> Baron Rees of Ludlow, English cosmologist and astrophysicist, Martin Rees, born on this date in 1942.<br> Also turning 68 today is Armenian physicist, politician and current President of Armenia Armen Sarkissian.<br> American director, producer, and screenwriter, Joss Whedon is 57 today.<br> <br> Listener Birthdays<br> <br> 25 – Mark Sheppard (Wichita, Kansas) Born 1957<br> 25 – Jim Guckin from Philadelphia, Pa<br> 26 – Patrick Norton<br> 26 – Daughter of Will The Computer Guy<br> 27 – Jordan Burkhead, daughter of Chip Burkhead from The Scotchcast<br> 29 – Martin McKeay (Accch, this is the Big 40!)<br> <br> And that’s the way it was, on this day in history for June 23, 2021<br> <br> If you want to get on the Technorama Birthday Calendar, visit our website and look for the <a href="https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSenNyl8MEsC_eVDvCerLe8wNvhgtjg2d7F0Yj0IFYl4dOU2uA/viewform">Birthday Calendar</a> link.<br> <br> News<br> <br> <a href="https://www.the-sun.com/news/us-news/3085332/spider-apocalypse-australia-countryside-cobwebs-biblical-mouse-plague/">‘Spider apocalypse’ hits Australia covering countryside in eerie blankets of cobwebs after biblical mouse plague</a><br> <a href="https://gizmodo.com/ghostly-deep-sea-fish-surprises-scientists-again-it-can-1847120406">Coelacanth Surprises Scientists Again—It Can Live for 100 Years</a><br> <a href="https://scitechdaily.com/worlds-first-wooden-satellite-set-to-launch-can-plywood-survive-in-space/">World’s First Wooden Satellite Set To Launch – Can Plywood Survive in Space?</a><br> <br> Hacks &amp; Strange Stories<br> <br> <a href="https://www.msn.com/en-us/money/smallbusiness/can-a-110-million-..."></a>