Aug-19: Blowback in Iran and Radio Pirates

1953

For most Americans, their view of Iran is shaped by 1979-81 hostage crisis, but for most Iranians their view of America was shaped by an event much earlier – the CIA sponsored overthrow of Iranian Prime Minister Mohammad Mosaddeq that occurred on this date.

1989

Radio Caroline, the offshore pirate station in the North Sea, is raided by British and Dutch governments.

The station was depicted in the movie “Pirate Radio”

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