Video: 'Why are elections always on a Tuesday? The history of Election Day'
(Thursday, January 23, 1845) — Congress decided today that all presidential electors would be chosen on the first Tuesday after the first Monday in November every four years, beginning in 1848.
(Saturday, January 23, 1965) — “Downtown” by Petula Clark peaked at #1 on today’s Billboard Hot 100 singles chart for two consecutive weeks (Jan. 23/30, 1965). It was Clark’s first of two number one hits on the chart (1965-1966).
Video: 'Headline News - on the Death of Johnny Carson, Jan., 2005'
(Sunday, January 23, 2005, early morning) — Johnny Carson, the droll, puckish, near-effortless comedian who dominated late-night television for 30 years, tucking millions of Americans into bed as the host of the Tonight show, died today in Los Angeles. He was 79. Continue reading Johnny Carson, low-key king of late-night TV, dies 10 years ago this morning (Jan 23 2005)