Video: 'Paul McCartney on David Frost At The Phonograph, 1966'
(Monday, August 1, 1966, 8:30 p.m. BST) — Paul McCartney of The Beatles was interviewed tonight for the David Frost At The Phonograph radio show, pre-recorded “as live” in Studio B15 in London’s Broadcasting House for broadcast on Aug. 6, 1966, at noon-1:30 p.m. on the BBC Light Programme.
Video: ‘Denver, Colorado Travel Guide – Must-See Attractions’
(Tuesday, August 1, 1876) — U.S. President Ulysses S. Grant signed a proclamation today admitting Colorado to the Union as the 38th state and earning it the moniker “Centennial State.”
Video: 'Texas tower shootings - KLRN live' (3 videos)
(Monday, August 1, 1966, 11:48 a.m.-1:24 p.m. CDT) — Charles Joseph Whitman, 25, went on a shooting rampage today at the University of Texas in Austin, killing 14 people and wounding 32 others from atop the University of Texas at Austin Main Building tower overlooking the campus. Continue reading Sniper opens fire from University of Texas at Austin tower, kills 14 people 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Aug 1 1966)
Video: '1936 Berlin Olympics Opening Ceremony'
(Saturday, August 1, 1936, 4:00 p.m. CET/11:00 a.m. EDT) — Chancellor Adolf Hitler officially opened the 1936 Summer Olympics (officially known as the Games of the XI Olympiad) this afternoon at the Berlin Olympic Stadium in Berlin, Germany, marking the first live television coverage of a sports event in world history. Continue reading Adolf Hitler opens 1936 Summer Olympics in Berlin 80 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Aug 1 1936)