Video: 'Babe Ruth hits his 60th Home Run Sept 30,1927'
(Friday, September 30, 1927, game played at approximately 3:00 p.m.-4:40 p.m. EDT) — Babe Ruth of the New York Yankees hit his 60th home run of the season today (in the eighth inning off Tom Zachary to break a 2–2 tie with the Washington Senators) to break his own major-league record of 59 home runs in a season. Continue reading Babe Ruth becomes first MLB player to hit 60 home runs in a season 90 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Sep 30 1927)
(Monday, September 30, 1957) — “Honeycomb” by Jimmie Rodgers with Hugo Peretti & His Orch. peaked at #1 on today’s Billboard Best Sellers in Stores chart for two consecutive weeks (Sept. 30, Oct. 7, 1957). Continue reading ‘Honeycomb’ by Jimmie Rodgers peaks at #1 in USA 60 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Sep 30 1957)
(Monday, September 30, 1957) — “Mr. Lee” by The Bobbettes peaked at #6 on today’s Billboard Top 100 Sides chart for two weeks. Continue reading ‘Mr. Lee’ by The Bobbettes peaks at #6 in USA 60 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Sep 30 1957)
Video: 'The Beatles cartoons Episode 36'
(Saturday, September 30, 1967, 12:00 noon EDT) — The Beatles go to Coney Island to try to cheer Ringo up because he thinks he has been jinxed; and later, the band work on their hobbies on this morning’s episode of The Beatles, a weekly cartoon television series on ABC. Continue reading ‘Good Day Sunshine/Ticket To Ride’ episode airs on ‘The Beatles’ cartoon series 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Sep 30 1967)