KLUE radio, Texas, is struck by lightning

The day after it organised a public burning of The Beatles' music and memorabilia, radio station KLUE of Longview, Texas was struck by lightning.

The lightning bolt hit the station's transmission tower, destroying broadcast equipment and knocking unconscious the news director. KLUE remained off-air for some time afterwards.

KLUE radio in Texas organises a public Beatles bonfire
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