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The Video Store Chain That’s Still Thriving — And They’re Based In Illinois!

Yes, video stores still exist in some places!

104.3 K-Hits Chicago–21 hours ago

2nd July 1964:  The Beatles (from left to right, John Lennon (1940 - 1980), George Harrison (1943 - 2001), Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr) arrive back at London Airport after their Australian tour.  (Photo by Fox Photos/Getty Images)

A Big Day For The Beatles

The Beatles first number 1 record in England was a different song than their first American chart-topper.

104.3 K-Hits Chicago–02/22/2017

Roses (Photo: PORNCHAI KITTIWONGSAKUL/AFP/Getty Images)

Valentine’s Day & The National Flower Of The United States

Long before Valentine’s Day existed, they grew as wildflowers in America.

104.3 K-Hits Chicago–02/14/2017

Sledgehammer! (Photo: HECTOR RETAMAL/AFP/Getty Images)

Most-Played Music Video In MTV History

Happy birthday to this London-born singer/songwriter/musician.

104.3 K-Hits Chicago–02/13/2017

Forgotten Favorites Friday

Forgotten Favorites Friday Remembers The Beatles Lead Guitarist

He was the first Beatle to have a #1 hit as a solo artist.

104.3 K-Hits Chicago–02/10/2017

NEW YORK - SEPTEMBER 27:  The Pointer Sisters perform during the 25th Great Sports Legends Dinner to benefit The Buoniconti Fund to Cure Paralysis at The Waldorf=Astoria on September 27, 2010 in New York City.  (Photo by Jason Kempin/Getty Images for The Buoniconti Fund to Cure Paralysis)

Preacher’s Daughters Sing Springsteen Song

These Grammy winners appeared in the movie Car Wash.

104.3 K-Hits Chicago–02/09/2017

2nd July 1964:  The Beatles (from left to right, John Lennon (1940 - 1980), George Harrison (1943 - 2001), Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr) arrive back at London Airport after their Australian tour.  (Photo by Fox Photos/Getty Images)

The Week That Changed Popular Music Forever

For 14 straight weeks, beginning in February 1964, the #1 record in the USA was by this group.

02/08/2017

Paul Simon performs the album 'Graceland' live on stage during the third day of Hard Rock Calling at Hyde Park on July 15, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Jim Dyson/Getty Images)

This Song Topped The Charts For Three Weeks In February 1976

Simon & Garfunkel had three number-one hits, but this solo song by Simon was the folk musician’s biggest success…

104.3 K-Hits Chicago–02/07/2017

UNDATED: (FILE PHOTO) Former U.S. President Ronald Reagan speaks at a rally for Senator Durenberger February 8, 1982.  Reagan turns 92 on February 6, 2003. (Photo by Michael Evans/The White House/Getty Images)

Three Presidents Have Ties To Illinois, Just One Was Born Here

Our 40th president was born in Tampico, Illinois.

104.3 K-Hits Chicago–02/06/2017

Forgotten Favorites Friday

Forgotten Favorites Friday Takes A Ride With Paul McCartney

Def Leppard covered this song in 2014.

104.3 K-Hits Chicago–02/03/2017

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