(Monday, November 25, 1957, 4:00 p.m. EST) — Just hours after greeting King Mohammed V of Morocco at National Airport in Washington, President Dwight Eisenhower suffered a mild stroke late today as he found he could not complete his sentences while speaking to his secretary. Continue reading President Eisenhower suffers a slight stroke 60 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Nov 25 1957)
(Monday, November 25, 1957) — “Summertime” by Sam Cooke peaked at #81 on today’s Billboard Top 100 Sides chart for one week. Continue reading ‘Summertime’ by Sam Cooke peaks at #81 in USA 60 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Nov 25 1957)
Video: 'The Hollywood Ten (1950)'
(Tuesday, November 25, 1947; during the Second Red Scare and the Cold War) — Movie studio executives meeting at the Waldorf-Astoria hotel in New York voted unanimously today to “discharge or suspend without compensation” the ten Hollywood figures who have been cited for contempt of Congress for refusing to testify to the House Un-American Activities Committee. Continue reading Film executives agree to blacklist ‘Hollywood Ten’ 70 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Nov 25 1947)
Video: 'John Lennon - BBC Wireless Programme 1967'
(Saturday, November 25, 1967, 2:00-3:00 p.m. GMT) — John Lennon and Paul McCartney of The Beatles appeared separately on today‘s BBC Radio 1’s Where It’s At program. Continue reading Lennon, McCartney appear on BBC Radio 1’s ‘Where It’s At’ 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Nov 25 1967)