(Saturday, February 21, 1976) — “Breaking Up Is Hard to Do” (a new slow version of his 1962 #1 hit) by Neil Sedaka peaked at #8 on today’s Billboard Hot 100 singles chart for one week.
Video: 'The Beatles Rock Band Nowhere Man (Dreamscape)'
(Monday, February 21, 1966) — The single “Nowhere Man”/“What Goes On” by The Beatles was released today in the U.S. (although not in the UK). Continue reading ‘Nowhere Man/What Goes On’ single by The Beatles released 50 years ago today (Feb 21 1966)
Video: 'World War I: Battle of Verdun' (Feb. 21, 1916, at 7:34; 4 videos)
(Sunday, February 21, 1916, 7:15 a.m. CET; during the Battle of Verdun, part of the Western Front of World War I) — The Battle of Verdun, one of the largest battles of the First World War on the Western Front between the German and French armies, began this morning when a 10-hour German artillery bombardment by 808 guns was launched in the hills north of Verdun-sur-Meuse in northeastern France. Continue reading Battle of Verdun begins in France 100 years ago this hour (Feb 21 1916)