Daily Archives: July 3, 2015

‘Back to the Future’ opens in U.S. theaters 30 years ago today (July 3 1985)

Video: 'Back to the Future' trailer

(Wednesday, July 3, 1985)Back to the Future, a comic science fiction film about a young man who travels into the past and almost keeps his parents from getting married, opened today at Loew’s State in New York City and other theaters in the U.S.

Directed by Robert Zemeckis, the film starred Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd, Lea Thompson and Crispin Glover.

Byrnes promises no policy change as he becomes Secretary of State 70 years ago today (July 3 1945)

Video: 'The World At War 1973(World War II Documentary)Episode 24-The Bomb(February–September 1945)' (July 3, 1945, at 16:55)

(Tuesday, July 3, 1945; during World War II)Taking the oath of office within twenty-four hours after his nomination as Secretary of State, James F. Byrnes asserted today that there would be no change in basic foreign and peace policies charted by the late U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt and no change in State Department personnel until after his return from the Big Three conference in Berlin later this month.