(Saturday, August 25, 1984) — “Leave a Tender Moment Alone” by Billy Joel at #27 on today’s Billboard Hot 100 singles chart for two weeks.
(Tuesday, August 25, 1964) — Having been eliminated as President Lyndon Johnson’s running mate, U.S. Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy, brother of the recently assassinated president, John F. Kennedy, formally entered the race for the U.S. Senate today as a Democrat from New York. The Republican opposition immediately labeled Kennedy “the carpetbagger candidate.”
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(Friday, August 25, 1944, 6:00 p.m. CEST; during the Liberation of Paris, part of Operation Overlord, World War II) — Paris was liberated tonight by Allied forces after four years of Nazi occupation as the final unconditional surrender was signed in a bare, dingy baggage master’s office in Montparnasse railroad station. Continue reading Paris liberated by Allied forces after four years of Nazi occupation 70 years ago this hour (Aug 25 1944)