Video: 'Truman Library Dedication 1957/7/8'
(Saturday, July 6, 1957, afternoon CDT) — The Harry S. Truman Presidential Library and Museum, a presidential library and future resting place of Harry S. Truman, the 33rd President of the United States (1945–1953), was dedicated today in Independence, Missouri, with former President Herbert Hoover, Chief Justice Earl Warren and former First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt among those in attendance. Continue reading Harry S. Truman Presidential Library and Museum dedicated 60 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Jul 6 1957)
Video: 'How Lennon Met McCartney'
(Saturday, July 6, 1957, late afternoon BST) — John Lennon, 16, first met Paul McCartney, 15, today when Lennon’s band, the Quarrymen skiffle group, performed at the garden fete of St. Peter’s Church in Woolton, Liverpool. Continue reading Lennon and McCartney meet at garden fete in Liverpool 60 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Jul 6 1957)
Video: 'Sport - Men's And Ladies Singles Finals At Wimbledon (1957)' (July 6, 1957 at 1:15)
(Saturday, July 6, 1957) — American Althea Gibson, 29, became the first black tennis player to win a Wimbledon singles title today as she defeated fellow American Darlene Hard 6-3, 6-2 at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club in London. Continue reading Althea Gibson becomes first black tennis player to win Wimbledon singles title 60 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Jul 6 1957)