(Saturday, June 14, 1997) — “I’ll Be Missing You” by Puff Daddy and Faith Evans featuring 112 peaked at #1 on today’s Billboard Hot 100 singles chart for 11 consecutive weeks (June 14/21/28, July 5/12/19/26, Aug. 2/9/16/23, 1997). Continue reading ‘I’ll Be Missing You’ by Puff Daddy and Faith Evans featuring 112 peaks at #1 in USA 20 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Jun 14 1997)
(Saturday, June 14, 1997) — “Alone” by the Bee Gees peaked at #3 on today’s Billboard Hot 100 singles chart for three weeks. Continue reading ‘Alone’ by Bee Gees peaks at #3 in USA 20 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Jun 14 1997)
Video: 'To Sir, with Love' trailer
(Wednesday, June 14, 1967, 12:50 p.m. EDT) — To Sir, with Love, a British drama film about a substitute teacher who changes the lives of the slum children in his class, opened this afternoon at Cinema 1 theater in New York City. Continue reading ‘To Sir, with Love’ opens in New York City 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Jun 14 1967)
Video: 'Today in History June 14, 1777 - Congress adopts the Stars and Stripes'
(Saturday, June 14, 1777; during the American Revolutionary War and the American Revolution) — The Continental Congress, meeting in Philadelphia, today adopted the original design of the Stars and Stripes, specifying a flag containing thirteen red and white stripes and thirteen stars. Continue reading Stars and Stripes adopted by Congress as Flag of the United States 240 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Jun 14 1777)
Video: 'Launch of Mariner 5 Spacecraft to Explore Venus'
(Wednesday, June 14, 1967, 06:01:00 UTC) — The space probe Mariner 5 was launched this morning from Cape Kennedy, Florida, on a flight that would take it past Venus. Continue reading Mariner 5 flies accurate path toward cloud-covered Venus 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Jun 14 1967)