Video: 'NBC Nightly News - Black Monday - 19 October 1987'
(Black Monday, October 19, 1987) — The stock market crashed today as the Dow Jones Industrial Average plunged 508 points, or 22.6 percent in value, to close at 1,738.74. Continue reading Black Monday: Record plunge rocks Wall Street 30 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Oct 19 1987)
Video: 'The Beatles - Hello, Goodbye (Anthology 2 [Disc 2])'
(Thursday, October 19, 1967, 7:00 p.m.-3:30 a.m. BST) — The Beatles returned to Paul McCartney’s “Hello, Goodbye” song (under the working title “Hello Hello”) tonight at EMI Studio 1 in London, adding guitar, lead/backing vocals and handclaps/”Hela, heba, heloa” vocals onto the coda, for the group’s single for the 1967 Christmas season. Continue reading The Beatles return to ‘Hello, Goodbye’ 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Oct 19 1967)
Photo: Air France / British Airways Concorde landing at JFK Airport after first supersonic transatlantic flight, New York, New York, October 19, 1977.
(Wednesday, October 19, 1977, 11:09 a.m. EDT) — After a 19-month battle over noise and pollution, the supersonic Concorde airliner made its maiden flight into New York’s John F. Kennedy Airport today with modest noise, no organized demonstrators to greet it and nonpaying officials and test teams as its only passengers. Continue reading Supersonic Concorde makes first landing in New York City 40 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Oct 19 1977)
Video: 'Looking for Mr. Goodbar' trailer
(Wednesday, October 19, 1977, 10:30 a.m. EDT) — Looking for Mr. Goodbar, an American drama film about a dedicated schoolteacher who spends her nights cruising bars, opened today at Loews State 1 theater in New York City. Continue reading ‘Looking for Mr. Goodbar’ opens in New York City 40 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Oct 19 1977)