(Saturday, October 15, 1977) — “You Light Up My Life” by Debby Boone peaked at #1 on today’s Billboard Hot 100 singles chart for ten consecutive weeks (Oct. 15/22/29, Nov. 5/12/19/26, Dec. 3/10/17, 1977), setting a new record for that time. Continue reading ‘You Light Up My Life’ by Debby Boone peaks at #1 in USA 40 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Oct 15 1977)
Video: 'Ringo The 4th' (10 videos)
(Saturday, October 15, 1977) —Ringo the 4th, the sixth studio album by former Beatle Ringo Starr, debuted at #179 on today’s Billboard 200 albums chart. Continue reading ‘Ringo the 4th’ album by Ringo Starr debuts at #179 in USA 40 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Oct 15 1977)
Video: 'Baseball World Series (1917)'
(Monday, October 15, 1917, at approximately 2:00 p.m.-4:18 p.m. EST) — The Chicago White Sox won the 1917 World Series today, beating the New York Giants 4-2 at the Polo Grounds in Manhattan, New York, in the sixth and deciding game. Continue reading White Sox beat Giants to win World Series 100 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Oct 15 1917)
(Wednesday, October 15, 1997) — Former Beatle Paul McCartney, his wife Linda, former Beatle Ringo Starr and his wife Barbara, attended Stella McCartney’s (Paul and Linda’s youngest daughter) first catwalk show for the fashion house Chloe today at the Opéra Garnier in Paris. Continue reading Two ex-Beatles attend Stella McCartney’s Chloe debut 20 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Oct 15 1997)
Video: 'mata hari firing squad execution scene'
(Monday, October 15, 1917, at 6:15 a.m. CET) — Dutch exotic dancer and courtesan Margaretha Geertruida “Margreet” MacLeod, better known by the stage name Mata Hari, was executed today by firing squad in the Parisian suburb of Vincennes having been convicted of spying for Germany during World War I. She was 41. Continue reading Mata Hari executed by firing squad in France 100 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Oct 15 1917)