Happy 25th Birthday to Texarkana’s Classic Rock Station Eagle 106.3
Happy Birthday to 106.3 The Eagle. Texarkana's Classic Rock station has been rockin' the area for 25 years today.
The Eagle signed on the air on this day back in 1995. All of us here at The Eagle know it wouldn't be possible to be around this long without you, our listeners. So, thank you!
Let's take a look back at 1995. So what was going on back in 1995? It's kinda crazy to see things like the cost of living and some of the big events that took place back in 1995.
According to The People History website:
Cost of a gallon of Gas $1.09
US Postage Stamp 32 cents
Average cost of new car $15,500
Ground Coffee per Ib $4.07
Loaf of Bread $1.15
Dozen Eggs 87 cents
Some of the big news stories from 1995 include:
Grateful Dead announced their break up.
Toy Story is released and is the first fully computer-generated film and we loved it.
Sadly, the Oklahoma City bombing of a Federal Building killed 168 people and injured more than 680 people.
Windows 95 is released.
DVD format is introduced.
A new way of shopping was introduced with eBay.
O.J. Simpson is found innocent of murder.
What were you doing back in 1995?