Audio: 'I Want to Tell You'
(Saturday, August 1, 1992) — Live in Japan, a live album of George Harrison’s December 1991 tour of Japan, debuted and peaked at #126 on today’s Billboard 200 pop albums chart. Read more on ‘Live in Japan’ by George Harrison debuts, peaks at #126 in USA 20 years ago today (1992)…
Video: 'Unforgiven' trailer
(Monday, August 3, 1992) — Unforgiven, a dark Western film that deals frankly with the uglier aspects of violence and the myth of the Old West, premiered today in Los Angeles.
Directed by Clint Eastwood, the film starred Eastwood, Gene Hackman, Morgan Freeman and Richard Harris. It would go on to win the Oscar for Best Picture.
Video: 'Lizzie Borden Biography' (August 4, 1892 at 1:54)
(Thursday, August 4, 1892, morning) — Andrew and Abby Borden were axed to death in their home this morning in Fall River, Massachusetts. Lizzie Borden, Andrew’s 32-year-old daughter from a previous marriage, was accused of the killings, but acquitted at trial.
Video: Bremer shoots Wallace (Bremer first appears in video at 0:22, clapping and wear sunglasses)
(Friday, August 4, 1972) — Arthur Bremer was convicted and sentenced today in Upper Marlboro, Md., to 63 years in prison for his attempt on the life of U.S. Democratic presidential candidate George Wallace. The governor of Alabama was shot on May 15, 1972, in Laurel, Maryland, leaving him paralyzed from the waist down for life.