Video: 'Jayne Mansfield on The Ed Sullivan Show 1957'
(Sunday, May 26, 1957, 8:00-9:00 p.m. EDT) — Jayne Mansfield played the violin on tonight’s live edition of the CBS-TV variety show The Ed Sullivan Show from CBS Studio No. 50 in New York City. Continue reading Jayne Mansfield performs on ‘The Ed Sullivan Show’ 60 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (May 26 1957)
(Saturday, May 26, 2007) — “Buy U a Drank (Shawty Snappin’)” by T-Pain featuring Yung Joc peaked at #1 on today’s Billboard‘s Hot 100 singles chart for one week.
Video: '26th May 1897: Bram Stoker's gothic novel Dracula is published'
(Wednesday, May 26, 1897) — Dracula, a Gothic horror novel by Irish author Bram Stoker, famous for introducing the character of the vampire Count Dracula, was published today in London by Archibald Constable and Company. Continue reading Gothic horror novel ‘Dracula’ by Bram Stoker published in London 120 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (May 26 1897)
Video: 'George Willig Climbs the World Trade Center - Channel 2 & 4 News Stories'
(Thursday, May 26, 1977, 6:30 a.m.-10:05 a.m. EDT) — Using equipment he designed and built himself and tested in secret at night, George Willig, a 27-year-old toymaker and mountain climber from Queens, scaled the South Tower of New York’s World Trade Center this morning to the delight of thousand of pedestrians who watched his three-and-a-half-hour effort. Continue reading Climber conquers 110-story World Trade Center tower in New York 40 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (May 26 1977)