Video: 'Nuremberg trials' (14 videos of Sep. 30 1946)
(Monday, September 30, 1946, 10:00 a.m.-4:22 p.m. CEST; during the Nuremberg trials) — Hermann Goering, Rudolf Hess, Joachim von Ribbentrop and sixteen other arch-conspirators of the Nazi regime were found guilty of war crimes by the International Military Tribunal today in Nuremberg, Germany, and it was virtually certain that all or most of them would hang or be shot.
(Thursday, September 28, 1066; during the Norman conquest of England) — An army of Norman, Breton and French soldiers led by Duke William II of Normandy (later styled as William the Conqueror) landed at Pevensey Bay today, launching an invasion and occupation of England.
(Saturday, September 27, 1986) — “Twist and Shout” by The Beatles peaked at #23 on today’s Billboard Hot 100 singles chart for one week, fueled by an appearance in the film Ferris Bueller’s Day Off (the same version peaked at #2 in 1964).
(Tuesday, September 26, 2006) — The Departed, a crime drama film about an undercover cop and a mole in the police who attempt to identify each other while infiltrating an Irish gang in South Boston, premiered tonight at the Ziegfeld Theater in New York City.
Directed by Martin Scorsese, the film starred Leonardo DiCaprio, Matt Damon, Jack Nicholson, Mark Wahlberg, Martin Sheen, Ray Winstone, Vera Farmiga and Alec Baldwin.