Video: 'Bodyshock - The Boy In The Bubble - David Vetter' (parts 1-6)
(Wednesday, February 22, 1984, 8:00 p.m. CST) — David Vetter, a 12-year-old Texas boy who’d spent most of his life in a plastic bubble because he had no immunity to disease, died today, 15 days after being removed from the bubble for a bone-marrow transplant.
(Saturday, February 22, 1964) — “Dawn (Go Away)” by The Four Seasons peaked at #3 on today’s Billboard’s Hot 100 singles chart for three weeks. It was the group’s fifth of 15 top ten hits (1962-1976).
(Saturday, February 22, 1964) — “What Kind of Fool (Do You Think I Am)” by The Tams peaked at #9 on today’s Billboard’s Hot 100 singles chart for one week.
Video: 'Nijmegen 1944, American bombs on the city'
(Tuesday, February 22, 1944; part of World War II) — American aircraft mistakenly bombed the Dutch towns of Nijmegen, Arnhem, Enschede and Deventer today, resulting in 800 dead in Nijmegen alone.
Video: 'It Happened One Night'
(Thursday, February 22, 1934) — It Happened One Night, a screwball comedy film about a pampered socialite who tries to get out from under her father’s thumb and falls in love with a roguish reporter, premiered today at New York’s Radio City Music Hall.
Directed by Frank Capra, the film starred Clark Gable, Claudette Colbert and Walter Connolly.
Video: 'The Beatles - "Beatles Welcome Home" Newsreel 1964 (HD 1080p RARE)'
(Saturday, February 22, 1964, 8:10 a.m. GMT) — After their successful first tour of America, The Beatles returned to London Airport this morning to be greeted by nearly 10,000 screaming fans. They had flown from Miami to New York, and from there back to London Airport, where they arrived half an hour later than scheduled. Continue reading Nearly 10,000 fans greet The Beatles’ return to London 50 years ago this hour (Feb 22 1964)