The Rock of Talk "Daily Fives" for Conservatives + Yesterday's Radio Show Audio / TV Show - Friday, November 4th, 2022
The people of NM are voting, the Democrats are going to react badly, layoffs state that we are in a recession, Republicans win on Immigration, Fauci needs to go down and Trump 2024 is here
TODAY’S ‘FIVE’ STARTING POINTS
ALBUQUERQUE, NM, USA - 35.056516° N, 106.624363° W
Today is Friday, Nov. 4th, 2022., the 308th day of 2022. 57 days to 2023
Forecast from the KIVA Weather Station: SUNNY H: 50F. L: 37F.
TODAY’S ‘FIVE’ HISTORY MOMENTS
In 1980, Republican Ronald Reagan won the White House as he defeated President Jimmy Carter substantially.
Five years ago: China's rubber-stamp legislature made it a criminal offense to disrespect the country's national anthem, punishable by up to three years in prison; the move came amid rising nationalist appeals from the ruling Communist Party. Saudi Arabian authorities began a wave of arrests of dozens of the country's most powerful princes, military officers, businessmen, and government ministers in a purported anti-corruption sweep; they included potential rivals or critics of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.
On Nov. 4, 1995, Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin was assassinated by a right-wing Israeli minutes after attending a festive peace rally.
In 1991, Ronald Reagan opened his presidential library in Simi Valley, California; attending were President George H.W. Bush and former Presidents Jimmy Carter, Gerald R. Ford, and Richard Nixon — the first-ever gathering of five past and present U.S. chief executives.
In 2008, Democrat Barack Obama was elected the first Black president of the United States, defeating Republican John McCain. California voters approved Proposition 8, a constitutional amendment outlawing same-sex marriage, overturning a state Supreme Court decision that gave gay couples the right to wed just months earlier.
TODAY’S ‘FIVE’ ENTERTAINMENT MOMENTS
In 1974, Elton John released his "Greatest Hits" album.
On Nov. 4, 1963, The Beatles performed for the Queen Mother in London. This was when John Lennon commented that people in the cheap seats could clap and the rest could rattle their jewelry.
In 1978, the band Boston played the city of Boston for the first time in a sold-out show.
In 1984, Prince launched his Purple Rain tour in Detroit.
In 1989, Roxette hit number one with "Listen To Your Heart." It was the first number-one song to be available only on cassette.
TODAY’S ‘FIVE’ NOTEWORTHY BIRTHDAYS
Actor Matthew McConaughey is 53.
Actor Loretta Swit is 85.
Former first lady Laura Bush is 76.
Actor Ralph Macchio is 61.
Rapper-producer Sean "Puffy" Combs is 53.
TODAY’S POLL QUESTION - THE ROCK OF TALK
Early Voting Higher Than in Past U.S. Midterms
41% of registered voters plan to vote early, up from 34% in the 2018 midterms
More than twice as many plans to vote in person than by absentee ballot
Democrats are more likely than Republicans to vote early
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