(Saturday, October 28, 1967) — “People Are Strange” by The Doors peaked at #12 on today’s Billboard Hot 100 singles chart for one week. Continue reading ‘People Are Strange’ by The Doors peaks at #12 in USA 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Oct 28 1967)
(Monday, October 28, 1957) — “Keep A-Knockin’ (but You Can’t Come In)” by Little Richard peaked at #8 on today’s Billboard Top 100 Sides chart for one week. Continue reading ‘Keep A-Knockin’ (but You Can’t Come In)’ by Little Richard peaks at #8 in USA 60 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Oct 28 1957)
(Monday, October 28, 1957) — “Treat Me Nice” by Elvis Presley peaked at #18 on today’s Billboard Most Played by Jockeys chart for one week. Continue reading ‘Treat Me Nice’ by Elvis Presley peaks at #18 in USA 60 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Oct 28 1957)
Video: 'You Bet Your Life - Secret Word, Foot (September 15, 1947)'
(Monday, October 27, 1947, 8:00 p.m.-8:30 p.m. EST) — You Bet Your Life, an American comedy quiz series hosted by Groucho Marx of the Marx Brothers, premiered tonight on ABC Radio (it would move to CBS Radio in 1949 and then transition to NBC-TV and NBC Radio in 1950). Continue reading ‘You Bet Your Life’ debuts on ABC radio 70 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Oct 27 1947)
Video: 'HISTORY TALKS: Federalist Papers - New Ideas for a New Nation'
(Saturday, October 27, 1787) — The first of The Federalist Papers, a series of articles and essays written under the pseudonym “Publius” by Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, and John Jay to promote the ratification of the United States Constitution, was published today in the Independent Journal, a New York newspaper. Continue reading The Federalist Papers published in New York 230 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Oct 27 1787)
Video: '1997 World Series, Game 7: Indians @ Marlins'
(Sunday, October 26, 1997, 7:55 p.m.-12:05 a.m. EST) — The Florida Marlins won the 1997 World Series today, beating the Cleveland Indians 3-2 in 11 innings at Pro Player Stadium in Miami Gardens, Florida, in the seventh and deciding game. Continue reading Marlins beat Indians to win World Series 20 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Oct 26 1997)
Video: 'John McCain Combat Footage'
(Thursday, October 26, 1967; during the Vietnam War, part of the Indochina Wars and the Cold War) — U.S. Navy pilot John McCain III, the son of Vice Admiral John S. McCain Jr., was shot down over North Vietnam today and taken prisoner. Continue reading John McCain shot down over North Vietnam 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Oct 26 1967)
Video: 'Wait Until Dark' trailer
(Thursday, October 26, 1967, 10:45 a.m. EDT) — Wait Until Dark, a psychological horror thriller film about a blind woman who fights against drug smugglers who’ve invaded her home, opened this morning at Radio City Music Hall in New York City. Continue reading ‘Wait Until Dark’ opens in New York City 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Oct 26 1967)
Video: '1987 World Series, Game 7: Cardinals @ Twins'
(Sunday, October 25, 1987, 7:26 p.m.-10:30 p.m. CST) — The Minnesota Twins won the 1987 World Series today, beating the St. Louis Cardinals 4-2 at Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome in Minneapolis, Minnesota, in the seventh and deciding game. Continue reading Twins beat Cardinals to win World Series 30 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Oct 25 1987)
Video: 'Daydream Believer (2010 Remastered Version)'
(Wednesday, October 25, 1967) — The single “Daydream Believer”/“Goin’ Down” by The Monkees was released today. Continue reading ‘Daydream Believer’/’Goin’ Down’ single by The Monkees released 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Oct 25 1967)