Video: 'George Harrison in Tulsa, 1974' (no audio)
(Thursday, November 21, 1974) — Ex-Beatle George Harrison performed tonight at Tulsa Assembly Center in Tulsa, Oklahoma, on the 11th stop of his 45-show “George Harrison & Friends North American Tour” in support of his new single “Dark Horse,” the title track of his new album, and Dark Horse Records.
ETHEL MERMAN - ANYTHING GOES 1979
(Wednesday, November 21, 1934) — The Cole Porter musical Anything Goes, starring Ethel Merman as Reno Sweeney and set aboard an ocean liner bound from New York to London, opened today at the Alvin Theatre (now known as the Neil Simon Theatre) on Broadway in New York.
(Saturday, November 21, 1964) — “Come a Little Bit Closer” by Jay and the Americans peaked at #3 on today’s Billboard Hot 100 singles chart for two weeks.
Video: 'George C. Marshall reads Abraham Lincoln's letter to Mrs. Bixbey'
(Monday, November 21, 1864; during American Civil War) — A letter was signed tdoay by President Abraham Lincoln expressing condolences to Lydia Bixby, a widow in Boston whose five sons supposedly died while fighting in the Civil War.
As it turned out, only two of Mrs. Bixby’s sons had been killed in battle. Also, historians are not certain that Lincoln actually wrote the letter.
Still, the text has been widely praised as one of Lincoln’s finest works of writing alongside the Gettysburg Address and his second inaugural address