Video: 'Paul McCartney & Wings at Madison Square Garden, New York City/ interview with Fans - May 25, 1976'
(Tuesday, May 25, 1976) — Former Beatle Paul McCartney and his band Wings performed the second of two shows tonight at Madison Square Garden in New York on the 11th stop of the 21-city, 31-show Wings Over America leg of his band’s Wings Over The World tour. Continue reading Paul McCartney & Wings perform in New York again 40 years ago tonight (May 25 1976)
Video: 'Truman & the Railroad Strike of 1946 - Part 3' (May 25, 1946)
(Saturday, May 25, 1946, 3:57 p.m. EST; during the Strike wave of 1945–46) — With only three minutes left before the U.S. Army would seize control of the nation’s railroads, the leaders of both striking railway workers’ unions signed a settlement at the White House. Continue reading Rail strike ends as Truman demands laws, including draft, to stop action against U.S. 70 years ago this hour (May 25 1946)
Video: 'May 25, 1986: Hands Across America'
(Sunday, May 25, 1986) — Approximately 6.5 million people held hands in a human chain for fifteen minutes along a path across the continental United States today, participating in “Hands Across America” to raise money for the nation’s hungry and homeless. Continue reading Millions of Americans join hands to raise money for hungry, homeless 30 years ago today (May 25 1986)
(Saturday, May 25, 1946) — “The Gypsy” by the Ink Spots peaked at #1 on today’s Billboard Best Sellers in Stores chart for ten consecutive weeks (May 25, June 1/8/15/22/29, July 6/13/20/27, 1946).