(Saturday, November 21, 1987) — “Mony Mony” by Billy Idol peaked at #1 on today’s Billboard Hot 100 singles chart for one week. Continue reading ‘Mony Mony’ by Billy Idol peaks at #1 in USA 30 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Nov 21 1987)
(Saturday, November 21, 1987) — “Brilliant Disguise” by Bruce Springsteen peaked at #5 on today’s Billboard Hot 100 singles chart for one week. Continue reading ‘Brilliant Disguise’ by Bruce Springsteen peaks at #5 in USA 30 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Nov 21 1987)
Video: 'Step Inside Love - Paul McCartney and Cilla Black making song and George Martin'
(Tuesday, November 21, 1967) — Paul McCartney of The Beatles joined singer Cilla Black and Beatle producer George Martin today at Chappell Recording Studios in London to rehearse and record demos of McCartney’s song “Step Inside Love.” Continue reading McCartney filmed recording ‘Step Inside Love’ demo with Cilla Black 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Nov 21 1967)
Video: 'Our World Winter 1968 Part 1' (Nov. 21, 1967, at 2:16)
(Tuesday, November 21, 1967; during the Vietnam War, part of the Indochina Wars and the Cold War) — General William Westmoreland, commander of U.S. forces in the Vietnam War, told the National Press Club today in Washington that he is “absolutely certain that whereas in 1965 the enemy was winning, today he is certainly losing.” Continue reading Westmoreland sees beginning of end to Vietnam conflict 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Nov 21 1967)
Video: 'Columbine Mine Massacre: The Sacrifice Made to Earn Rights for Future Miners (Award Video)'
(Monday, November 21, 1927) — The Colorado state police opened fire with machine guns on 500 unarmed striking coal miners today at the Rocky Mountain Fuel Company’s Columbine mine in Serene, Colorado. Continue reading Police open fire on 500 unarmed miners, killing six 90 years ago#OnThisDay #OTD (Nov 21 1927)
Video: 'The Phonograph | Thomas Edison's Favorite Invention'
(Wednesday, November 21, 1877) — American inventor Thomas Edison announced today his invention of the phonograph, the first device to be able to reproduce the recorded sound, considered his first great invention. Continue reading Edison announces he’s invented the phonograph 140 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Nov 21 1877)