13 March – CBS carries the first-ever point-to-point news roundup, including Edward R. Murrow's first live report, as part of its coverage of the Anschluss in Austria. Over the next few months, the daily programme will evolve into the CBS World News Roundup, a fixture on the CBS network to this day.
12 September – Commentator H. V. Kaltenborn begins his famous marathon of news bulletins on the CBS network covering the intensifying Czech Crisis over the Sudetenland. The first bulletin is a summation of Hitler's closing address to the Tenth (and, as it would prove, last) Party Congress of the Nazi party in Nuremberg. Kaltenborn would eat and sleep in the studio, making periodic updates, until the signing of the Munich Agreement on 29 September.
The cinema releases of 1935 were highly representative of the early Golden Age period of Hollywood. This period was punctuated by performances from Judy Garland, Clark Gable and Shirley Temple. A significant number of productions also originated in the UK film industry. It was also a period notable in Soviet Russia for the increasing amount of state control exercised over their film industry.
The Armstrong Tower, also known as Alpine Tower, is a 129.5 meter (425 foot) tall lattice tower built and used by Edwin Armstrong in 1938 at Alpine, New Jersey, United States, at 40°57'39.0" N and 73°55'21.0" W (40.9607 -73.9225) for his transmission experiments that led to modern FM radio. The original transmissions (W2XMN) occurred at 42.8 MHz. The tower is owned by Alpine Tower Company and is managed by CSC Management, LLC, both owned by Charles E. Sackermann, Jr.The Armstrong Tower looks like a huge pylon with three crossbars and is now used for directional radio services (including as a cell site). It was also used as a temporary transmitter site for some of New York City's television stations and FM stations after the September 11, 2001 attacks and the collapse of the World Trade Center, including its transmitting antenna. It is also the permanent transmitter site of WFDU and WA2XMN.
The tower still stands today, still in use, and is clearly visible from across the Hudson River.
At the base of the tower is a building (the Armstrong Field Lab) originally used by Armstrong for research. It now serves as a museum and contains artifacts from the development of FM radio technology. The building still has the call sign of the original station written above the entrance, W2XMN.The tower is used as a VFR waypoint by aircraft flying the New York City Special Flight Rules Area.
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