Video: 'The Spy Who Loved Me' trailer
(Thursday, July 7, 1977) — The Spy Who Loved Me, the tenth spy film in the James Bond series, and the third to star Roger Moore as the fictional secret agent James Bond, premiered tonight at the Odeon Leicester Square in London. Continue reading James Bond film ‘The Spy Who Loved Me’ premieres 40 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Jul 7 1977)
Video: 'The Beatles - All You Need is Love (11, 1967, Stereo Remastered 2009)'
(Friday, July 7, 1967) — The single “All You Need Is Love”/“Baby, You’re a Rich Man” by The Beatles was released today in the UK (July 17, 1967, in the U.S.). Continue reading ‘All You Need Is Love’/’Baby, You’re a Rich Man’ single by The Beatles released 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Jul 7 1967)
Video: 'The Marco Polo Bridge Incident'
(Wednesday, July 7, 1937, 11:00 p.m. local time) — The Second Sino-Japanese War, a military conflict fought primarily between the Republic of China and the Empire of Japan, erupted into full-scale conflict tonight as Imperial Japanese forces attacked the Marco Polo Bridge in Beijing. Continue reading Japanese forces attack Marco Polo Bridge, Second Sino-Japanese War begins 80 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Jul 7 1937)
Video: '1987 Iran Contra Hearings 1'
(Tuesday, July 7, 1987, 8:15 a.m. EDT) — After more than seven months of silence, Lieut. Col. Oliver North finally began his long-awaited public testimony at the Iran-Contra hearing today, telling Congress, often in combative tones, that the secret operations he ran out of the White House were conducted only under orders from his superiors. Continue reading Oliver North insists his superiors backed Iran-Contra deals 30 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Jul 7 1987)