Video: 'Elvis Presley - Funeral Footage and Fan Reactions - August 1977.'
(Thursday, August 18, 1977, 2:00 p.m. CDT) — Private funeral services for rock music icon Elvis Presley were today at his Graceland estate in Memphis, Tennessee. Continue reading Funeral services for Elvis Presley begin 40 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Aug 18 1977)
Video: 'VIRGINIA DARE (FINAL)'
(Friday, August 18, 1587) — Virginia Dare, granddaughter of Governor John White of the Colony of Roanoke, today became the first child of English parents to be born in present-day America, on what is now Roanoke Island in North Carolina (Virginia and the other Roanoke colonists ended up mysteriously disappearing). Continue reading Virginia Dare becomes first English child born in Americas 430 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Aug 18 1587)
Video: 'We Love You'
(Friday, August 18, 1967) — The Rolling Stones released the single “We Love You” (featuring uncredited backing vocals by John Lennon and Paul McCartney of The Beatles)/“Dandelion” today in the UK (Sept. 2, 1967 in the U.S.). Continue reading ‘We Love You’/’Dandelion’ single by The Rolling Stones released 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Aug 18 1967)