Video: 'Thunderbolt and Lightfoot' trailer
(Thursday, May 23, 1974) — Thunderbolt and Lightfoot, a crime film about an ex-thief who teams up with an enthusiastic, amiable young drifter, opened today in New York City.
Directed by Michael Cimino, the film starred Clint Eastwood and Jeff Bridges.
(Saturday, May 23, 1964) — “It’s Over” by Roy Orbison peaked at #9 on today’s Billboard’s Hot 100 singles chart for two weeks.
Video: 'Jackie Kennedy Onassis' (11 videos, coverage begins at 10:00 a.m. EDT)
(Monday, May 23, 1994, 2:30 p.m. EDT) — Eulogized by President Clinton as a “remarkable woman whose life will forever glow in the lives of her fellow Americans,” Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis was buried this afternoon on an Arlington hillside next to her martyred first husband, John F. Kennedy, the 35th president of the United States. Continue reading Funeral for former First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis held 20 years ago this hour (May 23 1994)
Video: 'Real Bonnie and Clyde - Crime History Documentary' (May 23, 1934, at 38:58)
(Wednesday, May 23, 1934, approximately 9:15 a.m.) — Wanted outlaws Clyde Barrow and Bonnie Parker were shot to death by Texas and Louisiana state police officers today as they attempted to escape apprehension in a stolen 1934 Ford Deluxe near Bienville Parish, Louisiana.