Video: 'Bob Dylan Live at the Newport Folk Festival'
(Sunday, July 25, 1965, evening EDT) — Singer-songwriter Bob Dylan drew boos from some spectators tonight at the Newport Folk Festival in Rhode Island as he went electric, performing a rock-and-roll set publicly for the very first time.
Video: 'Peter Jennings - Hiroshima: Why the Bomb was Dropped (1995)' (July 25, 1945, at 54:18)
(Wednesday, July 25, 1945, 5:15-7:30 p.m. CEST; during World War II) — U.S. President Harry S. Truman today gave control of the atomic bombs to the military, which ordered that they be used as soon as the Potsdam Conference was over (click here for a clip of this event from “American Experience: Truman” at 2:07:28).
(Thursday, July 25, 1985) — A spokeswoman for actor Rock Hudson, whose recent frail appearance stunned a public that retains an image of him as a tall, dark and handsomely squared-jawed romantic screen hero, confirmed today that he was hospitalized in Paris suffering from AIDS.