Video: ‘Democratic Nat. Convention 1976 (pre-show)’
(Wednesday, July 14, 1976, 11:43 p.m. EDT) — Former Governor Jimmy Carter of Georgia was nominated president tonight at the 1976 Democratic National Convention meeting at Madison Square Garden in New York. Continue reading Democrats nominate Jimmy Carter for president 40 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (July 14 1976)
Video: 'Aliens' trailer
(Wednesday, July 14, 1986, evening PDT) — , a science fiction action horror film that follows Ellen Ripley as she returns to the planet where her crew encountered the hostile Alien creature, this time accompanied by a unit of space marines, premiered tonight at Avco Centre Cinemas in Westwood, California. Aliens
Directed by James Cameron, the film starred Sigourney Weaver.
Video: 'Paul McCartney - Press' (
filmed Monday, June 16, 1986)
(Monday, July 14, 1986) — The single “Press”/”It’s Not True” by ex-Beatle Paul McCartney was released today in the U.S. (July 23, 1976, in the UK), the first single from his forthcoming album . Press to Play Continue reading Paul McCartney releases ‘Press’/’It’s Not True’ single 30 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (July 14 1986)
(Saturday, July 14, 1956) — “I’m in Love Again” by Fats Domino peaked at #3 on today’s Billboard Most Played in Jukeboxes chart for two weeks.
Video: 'DERANGED: Richard Speck (SERIAL KILLER CRIME DOCUMENTARY)' (July 13-14, 1966, at 17:41)
(Thursday, July 14, 1966, early morning CDT) — Drifter Richard Speck today forced his way into a nurses’ dormitory that served the nearby South Chicago Community Hospital, and tied up, and then strangled eight of the nine student nurses who lived there, including three who arrived while the crime was in progress. Continue reading Eight student nurses murdered by Richard Speck in a Chicago dormitory 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (July 14 1966)