(Saturday, October 31, 1964) — “Little Honda” by The Hondells peaked at #9 on today’s Billboard Hot 100 singles chart for one week.
Video: 'The Beatles I saw her standing there.'
(Saturday, October 31, 1964) — Songs, Pictures and Stories of the Fabulous Beatles by The Beatles, Vee Jay’s final attempt to cash in on their soon-to-be expired license agreement to release recordings by the band, debuted at #121 on today’s Billboard Top 200 albums chart.
Video: 'Indira Gandhi Assassination - News Coverage In 1984'
(Wednesday, October 31, 1984, 9:20 a.m. IST) — Indira Gandhi, the 4th Prime Minister of India, was assassinated today at her Safdarjung Road, New Delhi residence, shot by two of her bodyguards (shot at 9:20 a.m.; declared dead at 2:20 p.m.) in the aftermath of Operation Blue Star, the Indian army’s June 1984 assault on the Golden Temple in Amritsar which left the temple heavily damaged.
(Saturday, October 30, 2004) — “My Boo” by Usher and Alicia Keys was the #1 song on today’s Billboard‘s Hot 100 singles chart for six consecutive weeks (Oct. 30, Nov. 6/13/20/27, Dec. 4, 2004).
Video: 'Rumble In The Jungle (1080p HD)'
(Wednesday, October 30, 1974, 4:00 a.m. WAT) — Muhammad Ali knocked out George Foreman in the eighth round of a 15-round bout at the 20th of May Stadium in Kinshasa, Zaire (now Democratic Republic of the Congo), known as the The Rumble in the Jungle, to regain his world heavyweight title.
Video: 'The T.A.M.I. Show (1964)'
(Thursday, October 29, 1964) — The concert film T.A.M.I. Show was shot tonight in Santa Monica, California, featuring performances by the Beach Boys, Chuck Berry, James Brown, Lesley Gore, Smokey Robinson and the Miracles, The Rolling Stones and The Supremes.
(Sunday, October 28, 1984, 7:00 p.m. EST) — Comedian, actor Jackie Gleason held court with correspondent Morley Safer tonight on the CBS television magazine series 60 Minutes, explaining just how he became known as “The Great One” (click here to watch an extended video clip).
Video: 'OSKAR SCHINDLER FUNERAL ENTREVISTA LEGENDADO'
(Monday, October 28, 1974) — Oskar Schindler, who is credited with saving the lives of 1,200 Jews during the Holocaust by employing them in his enamelware and ammunitions factories, was buried today at the Catholic cemetery on Mount Zion in Jerusalem, 19 days after dying in Frankfurt, West Germany, at age 66. Schindler was the only member of the Nazi Party to be honored in this way. Continue reading