Video: 'The Beatles at The Cow Palace in San Fransisco in 1964'
(Wednesday, August 19, 1964, 9:29-10:02 p.m. PDT) — The Beatles launched their first North American tour before a sell-out crowd of 17,130 yelling their lungs out at the Cow Palace in San Francisco, California. Continue reading The Beatles launch first North American tour in San Francisco 50 years ago this hour (Aug 19 1964)
Video: 'The World At War: Morning 5/5' (August 19, 1944, at 8:43)
(Saturday, August 19, 1944; during the Liberation of Paris, part of Operation Overlord, World War II) — The Liberation of Paris began today with an uprising by the French Forces of the Interior (FFI) against their German (and Vichy) rulers, encouraged by reports of approaching Allied forces.
Video: 'The World At War: A New Germany 2/5' (Aug. 19, 1934, at 8:23)
(Sunday, August 19, 1934) — 89.9% German voters in today’s plebiscite endorsed Chancellor Adolf Hitler’s assumption of greater power than has ever been possessed by any other ruler in modern times. Nearly 10 per cent indicated their disapproval.