Video: 'Jessica McClure Rescue (CBS) 10-16-87'
(Friday, October 16, 1987, just before 8:00 p.m. CDT) — An extraordinary drama Midland, Texas, came to a joyous conclusion tonight when rescue workers pulled 18-month-old Jessica McClure to safety 58 1/2 hours after she tumbled into an abandoned water well in her aunt’s backyard. Continue reading Toddler rescued after 58 hours in Texas well 30 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Oct 16 1987)
Video: 'Star Collector (stereo remix)' (at 31:08)
(Monday, October 16, 1967, 2:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. PDT) — The Monkees completed “Star Collector” today at United Recorders Studio A in Hollywood, completing the recording sessions for their fourth studio album Pisces, Aquarius, Capricorn & Jones Ltd (released Nov. 6, 1967). Continue reading The Monkees complete recording fourth studio album 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Oct 16 1967)
Video: 'Vietnam a Television History Episode 10' (Oct. 21, 1967, at 12:01)
(Monday, October 16, 1967; during the Vietnam War, part of the Indochina Wars and the Cold War) — “Stop the Draft Week” was launched today in front of the induction centers of 30 American cities, by thousands of people protesting against the Vietnam War. Continue reading ‘Stop the Draft Week’ begins in 30 American cities 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Oct 16 1967)