Happy Soundcheck Day

You can never have enough special days on the calendar, especially one that celebrates making an announcement. Today we commemorate a task that, if not performed correctly, results in dead air, unheard opening quips, anticlimactic show beginnings and the perfect heckling opportunity. Here’s some classic hot microphone moments that only were possible because someone first said 1,2…1,2…1,2…

A famous hippie public service announcement.

Tony Stark wanders off the script.

A cold war classic.

Still waiting for this one.

The worst best man ever!

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