Video: 'CBS News: Town Meeting of the World, May 15, 1967'
(Monday, May 15, 1967, 10:00 p.m.-11:00 p.m. EDT; during the Vietnam War, part of the Indochina Wars and the Cold War) — U.S. Senator Robert F. Kennedy, a Democrat representing New York state, and California Governor Ronald Reagan, a Republican, faced each other on CBS-TV tonight and made clear their differing stands of issues concerning the war in Vietnam during a trans-Atlantic discussion between students of Europe, Asia, Africa and England. Continue reading Robert F. Kennedy, Ronald Reagan face off on TV 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (May 15 1967)
Video: 'PAUL MCCARTNEY & LINDA MEET FOR THE FIRST TIME'
(Monday, May 15, 1967, evening BST) — Paul McCartney, 24, of The Beatles rock band met his future wife Linda Eastman, 25, tonight during a Georgie Fame concert at the Bag O’Nails club, situated in the basement of 9 Kingly Street in Soho, London. Continue reading Beatle Paul McCartney meets Linda Eastman 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (May 15 1967)
Video: 'The Sweet Hereafter' trailer
(Thursday, May 15, 1997) — The Sweet Hereafter, a Canadian drama film about a community that plunges into tragedy when its school bus crashes into a lake, claiming the lives of more than a dozen of the town’s children, premiered today at the Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, France. Continue reading ‘The Sweet Hereafter’ premieres at Cannes Film Festival 20 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (May 15 1997)
Video: 'World War I: Nivelle Offensive 4/4' (May 15, 1917, at 1:44)
(Tuesday, May 15, 1917; during World War I) — Less than one month after launching the Nivelle Offensive, the disappointment of which triggered a series of significant mutinies on the Western Front, French General Robert Nivelle was replaced today as Commander-in-Chief of the French Army by Philippe Pétain. Continue reading Petain succeeds Nivelle as French Commander-in-Chief 100 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (May 15 1917)