Daily Archives: May 3, 2017

2008 Republican presidential candidates hold first debate 10 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (May 3 2007)

(Thursday, May 3, 2007, 8:00 p.m.-9:30 p.m. EDT) — Ten Republican presidential candidates held their first debate of the 2008 race tonight at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley, California, criticizing the Bush administration’s management the Iraq War but insisting that U.S. troops should not be withdrawn (click here to watch the full debate).

Madeleine McCann, 3, vanishes during family vacation in Portugal 10 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (May 3 2007)


Video: 'Crimewatch UK - October 2013 Madeleine Mccann Special' (May 3, 2007, at 8:49)

(Thursday, May 3, 2007, 10:00 p.m. WEST) — British girl Madeleine McCann disappeared tonight from her bed in a holiday apartment in Praia da Luz, a resort in the Algarve region of Portugal, while her parents dined at a nearby restaurant during a family vacation, sparking what one newspaper called “the most heavily reported missing-person case in modern history.” Continue reading Madeleine McCann, 3, vanishes during family vacation in Portugal 10 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (May 3 2007)

The Beatles continue work on ‘Magical Mystery Tour’ song 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (May 3 1967)


Video: 'Magical Mystery Tour (film version)' (at 0:55)

(Wednesday, May 3, 1967, 7:00 p.m.-12:15 a.m. BST) — The Beatles added brass to “Magical Mystery Tour,” the title track to their next film and record project, tonight at EMI Studio 3 in London. Continue reading The Beatles continue work on ‘Magical Mystery Tour’ song 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (May 3 1967)

Democratic presidential front-runner Gary Hart linked to woman 30 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (May 3 1987)


Video: 'Almanac: The Gary Hart scandal'

(Sunday, May 3, 1987, scheduled for 10:00 a.m. MDT) — The Miami Herald said today its reporters had observed a young woman (later identified as Miami model Donna Rice) spending “Friday night and most of Saturday” at a Washington townhouse belonging to Senator Gary Hart of Colorado, the front-runner for the 1988 Democratic presidential nomination. Continue reading Democratic presidential front-runner Gary Hart linked to woman 30 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (May 3 1987)