05 Monday 05th January 2015
American network CNN launched 34 years ago, with a message that they would broadcast 'until the world ends.' It may have seemed like TV theatrics at the time, but apparently founder Ted Turner was dead serious. A former intern recently leaked the segment that would play were the planet to meet its maker. It features a band playing Nearer My God To Thee, and nothing else. The same piece was allegedly played by the Titanic's band as it sank.
Read the fascinating full story on Jalopnik.
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