Video: 'American Bandstand- December 18, 1957'
(Monday, August 5, 1957, 3:00-4:30 p.m EDT) — The teenage dance television show American Bandstand, hosted by Dick Clark, made its network debut today on ABC. Continue reading ‘American Bandstand,’ hosted by Dick Clark, makes its network debut on ABC 60 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Aug 5 1957)
(Saturday, August 5, 1967) — “Out and About” by Tommy Boyce & Bobby Hart, best known for the songs they wrote for The Monkees, peaked at #39 on today’s Billboard Hot 100 singles chart for two weeks.
Video: 'The Piper at the Gates of Dawn' (11 videos)
(Saturday, August 5, 1967) — The Piper at the Gates of Dawn, the first Pink Floyd album, was released today in the United Kingdom on the Columbia label. Continue reading Pink Floyd’s debut album ‘The Piper at the Gates of Dawn’ released 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Aug 5 1967)
Video: 'Air Crash Investigations Mayday 04x04 Final Approach Korean Air Flight 801'
(Wednesday, August 6, 1997, 1:42 a.m. ChST) — Korean Air Flight 801 crashed this morning on Nimitz Hill in Asan, Guam, while on approach to Antonio B. Won Pat International Airport, killing 228 of the 254 people aboard. Continue reading Korean Air Flight 801 crashes in Guam, killing 228 people 20 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Aug 6 1997)