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Skanes Radio Mercur - Key Dates

1958

1959

1960

1961

1962

1st September 1958

Radio Mercur begins broadcasting experimental programmes in Swedish

14th December 1958

Skanes Radio Mercur begins official broadcasting

** March 1962

Skanes Radio Mercur changes name to Radio Syd

**August 1961

Nils-Eric Svensson sells his interest in Skanes Radio Mercur to Sales Manager, Britt Wadner







In other  N E W S

4th October 1958 The first trans-Atlantic passenger jetliner service begins.

16th February 1959 Fidel Castro becomes Prime Minister of Cuba .

18th August 1960 Beatles gave their first public performance in Hamburg.

26th June 1961  President Kennedy  makes his "ich bin ein Berliner" speech.

17th March 1962 The Soviet Union asks the United States to remove its military personnel from South Vietnam.



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