Video: 'Junior's Farm (DJ Edit) // Wingspan: Hits and History // Disc 1 // Track 13 (Stereo)'
Video: 'Paul McCartney Discusses the Frantic Years on "Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson" - 1984'
(Tuesday, October 23, 1984, 11:30 p.m. EDT) — Ex-Beatle Paul McCartney taped an appearance on The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson today in Burbank, California, to promote his new film Give My Regard To Broadstreet. Continue reading
Video: 'BBC News 10/23/84' Michael Buerk (Highest Quality)'
(Tuesday, October 23, 1984) — BBC Television reported on the famine in Ethiopia today; the story, which shocked viewers, prompted rock star Bob Geldof to organize “Band Aid,” a group of celebrities who recorded the song “Do They Know It’s Christmas?” for charity.
Video: 'The Battle of Westport'
(Sunday, October 23, 1864; during American Civil War) — Union forces under Major General Samuel R. Curtis decisively defeated an outnumbered Confederate force under Major General Sterling Price today in the Battle of Westport in Westport (now a part of Kansas City, Missouri).
Video: 'Paul McCartney's "Give My Regards To Broad Street" premiere'
(Monday, October 22, 1984) — Give My Regards to Broad Street, a British musical drama film about ex-Beatle Paul McCartney’s search for the master tapes of his new album, premiered tonight at the Westwood Egyptian Theatre in Los Angeles. Continue reading
Video: 'Battlefield I: Battle of Leyte Gulf Part 2' (Oct. 23, 1944, at 21:14)
(Monday, October 23, 1944, 5:24 a.m. local time; during the Battle of Leyte Gulf, part of the Pacific Theatre of World War II) — The Battle of Leyte Gulf, generally considered to be the largest naval battle of World War II and, by some criteria, possibly the largest naval battle in history, began today in waters near the Philippine islands of Leyte, Samar and Luzon between combined U.S. and Australian forces and the Imperial Japanese Navy. Continue reading
Video: 'Funeral of Former President Herbert Hoover (1964)'
(Wednesday, October 22, 1964, 4:33 p.m. EDT) — Led by U.S. President Lyndon Johnson and his Republican challenger Senator Barry Goldwater, New York City bade goodbye to former President Herbert Hoover in a solemn funeral service today. Hoover had died Oct. 20, 1964, at the age of 90.
Video: 'Pretty boy Floyd' (5 videos)
(Monday, October 22, 1934, afternoon local time) — Charles “Pretty Boy” Floyd, one of the most notorious outlaws of the present era, was shot and killed on a farm seven miles from East Liverpool, Ohio, this afternoon as he fled from federal agents and East Liverpool police who were closing in on him.
Video: 'Give My Regards To Broad Street'
(Monday, October 22, 1984) — “Give My Regards to Broad Street” by ex-Beatle Paul McCartney, the soundtrack album to the film of the same name, was released simultaneously today in both the US and UK. It was McCartney’s fifth solo studio album outside of The Beatles and Wings.