Daily Archives: October 16, 2015

837,000 black men gather in Washington for ‘Million Man March’ 20 years ago today (Oct 16 1995)

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(Monday, October 16, 1995, during the Million Man March) — Heeding a call for personal atonement and racial solidarity, hundreds of thousands of black men gathered from across the nation in the heart of the capital today to vow stronger leadership in protecting their communities from violence and social despair.

“There’s a new black man in America today,” declared Louis Farrakhan, the leader of the Nation of Islam, whose call for the rally brought out an extraordinary throng — officially estimated at 400,000 — to gather in an exuberant mood of self-dedication on the Mall.

The Beatles record ‘Day Tripper’ 50 years ago this hour (Oct 16 1965)

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(Saturday, October 16, 1965, 7:00 p.m.-12:15 a.m. BST) — The Beatles recorded the B-side to their next single, John Lennon and Paul McCartney’s “Day Tripper” this afternoon at EMI Studio 2 in London. Continue reading The Beatles record ‘Day Tripper’ 50 years ago this hour (Oct 16 1965)

‘Not A Second Time/Slow Down’ episode airs on ‘The Beatles’ cartoon series 50 years ago this hour (Oct 16 1965)

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(Saturday, October 16, 1965, 10:30 a.m. EDT) — The Beatles abandon their flight and land in Africa while trying to get away from their fans on this morning’s episode of The Beatles, a weekly cartoon television series on ABC.