Video: 'Karen Silkwood Biography'
(Wednesday, November 13, 1974, at about 7:00-7:30 p.m. CST) — Karen Silkwood, a 28-year-old technician and union activist at the Kerr-McGee Cimarron plutonium plant near Crescent, Oklahoma, died tonight in a car crash while on her way to meet a reporter.
(Saturday, November 13, 1954) — “I Need You Now” by Eddie Fisher was the #1 song on today’s Billboard Best Sellers in Stores chart for three consecutive weeks (Nov. 13/20/27, 1954).
Video: 'Yasser Arafat's Speech at the UN General Assembly Olive Branch Speech'
(Wednesday, November 13, 1974, 11:40 a.m. EST) — Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) Chairman Yasser Arafat addressed the U.N. General Assembly, the first representative of a non-governmental entity to do so, calling for creation of a Palestinian state in which Muslims, Jews and Christians could live in peace. Continue reading PLO leader Yasser Arafat calls for Palestinian state at UN 40 years ago this hour (Nov 13 1974)
Video: 'Amityville Horror Defeo Murders Documentary'
(Wednesday, November 13, 1974, at about 3:00 a.m. EST) — A well-to-do car dealer, his wife and four of his five children were found murdered in their beds tonight in Amityville on Long Island, New York, killed by eldest son Ronald DeFeo, Jr., 23. Continue reading Six DeFeo family members murdered by eldest son in Amityville 40 years ago this hour (Nov 13 1974)