Jean Francois Gravel, Charles Blondin, Niagara Falls discussed on What's On Tap
Heart radio this week in 18 59 Jean Francois Gravel Let a Frenchman known professionally as Charles Blondin becomes the first daredevil to walk across Niagara Falls on a tightrope. The stunt, which was performed 160 FT. Above the Niagara Gorge, just down River from the falls was witnessed by some fun. 5000 Spectators. Blondin crossed the cable about two inches in diameter and 1100 ft long with only a balancing pole to protect them from plunging into the dangerous rapids below. Jumping ahead this week in 1979, the Sony Corporation sparked a revolution in personal electronic with the introduction of the first personal stereo cassette player. A device as astounding on first encounter as the cellular phone or digital camera would later be. The Sony Walkman officially went on sale this weekend. 1984. The Motion Picture Association of America, which oversees the voluntary rating systems for movies introduces a new rating. PG 13. The initial ratings categories were g m R and X. The M category was eventually changed. The PG parental guidance suggested and the PG 13 category was added to indicate film content with a higher level of intensity. On August 10th 1984 the action film Red Dawn became the first ever PG 13 movie to be released. All right. Welcome back. What's on tap radio? Thanks for joining us. We got a man who appreciates tank just as much as I do. Well, you're saying I like Boateng as much as you? Yeah. No, I don't think so. I think you like way more. I am obsessed with taking a man. That's also a big fan of the Woo Tae. Mr. Jeremy bought us. Welcome to what's on tap radio, buddy. Yeah, I'm here. Appreciate you coming on, and I'm going to do this real quick. Hang on. Hang on, Hang on, Hang on. Always. Oh, see, what he's doing, is is we have we have to actually crack open a beer because the mics are hot. And James has in his hand pulled out of the art. I'm gonna let Jeremy guess, Jeremy, I'm gonna let you guess what beer? I just cracked. Take a wild guess of what beer. I just cracked and sell us white. Very good. Let's tell what he won..