In April of 1989, 96 football fans were killed in a tragic crush at the FA Cup Final at Hillsborough Stadium in Sheffield, South Yorkshire, England. In this episode, Dan Birtle tells us what happened and about his brother, David, who was among the victims.
[0:00] AI brings back the creativity of dead musicians in the Lost Tapes of the 27 Club.
[10:23] Mark’s friend and colleague Dan joins us for our main topic, but first, we talk about what we’ve been watching lately.
[25:45] Dan tells us about the Hillsborough Disaster, in which 96 football fans were killed, and his personal connection to the tragedy.
[1hr15] We take a sudden turn into a conversation about Twister, Blockbuster, and nostalgia.
Stuff we referenced:
- Lost Tapes of the 27 Club – https://losttapesofthe27club.com/
- Hillsborough disaster: deadly mistakes and lies that lasted decades – https://www.theguardian.com/football/2016/apr/26/hillsborough-disaster-deadly-mistakes-and-lies-that-lasted-decades
- Hillsborough Stories: David William Birtle – https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-26994811
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