Video: 'December 1997: Kyoto Protocol adopted'
(Thursday, December 11, 1997, at approximately 1:00 p.m. JST) — The Kyoto Protocol, an international treaty that commits State Parties to reduce greenhouse gas emissions based on the scientific consensus that global warming is occurring and it is extremely likely that human-made CO2 emissions have predominantly caused it, was approved today by more than 150 countries at a global warming conference in Kyoto, Japan. Continue reading Kyoto Protocol adopted to combat climate change 20 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Dec 11 1997)
Video: '1967 Ed Sullivan Theatre Unveiling'
(Sunday, December 10, 1967, 8:00-9:00 p.m. EST) — CBS Studio 50, a theater located at 1697–1699 Broadway, between West 53rd and West 54th, in the Theater District in Manhattan, was officially renamed the Ed Sullivan Theater in honor of variety TV host Ed Sullivan at the end of his “20th Anniversary Celebration” telecast tonight on CBS. Continue reading CBS-TV Studio 50 renamed for Ed Sullivan 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Dec 10 1967)
Video: 'Deep Soul The Up Rising Of Otis Redding Part 6.' (Dec. 10, 1967, at 6:25)
(Sunday, December 10, 1967, 3:25 p.m. CST) — R & B singer Otis Redding, 26, and six others were killed today when the plane they were on plunged into Lake Monona in Wisconsin. Continue reading Singer Otis Redding killed in plane crash 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Dec 10 1967)
Video: 'Led Zeppelin Celebration Day 10 dicembre 2007 presso l'O2 Arena di Londra'
(Monday, December 10, 2007, just after 9:00 p.m. GMT) — The surviving members of Led Zeppelin (guitarist Jimmy Page, vocalist Robert Plant and bassist and keyboardist John Paul Jones) reunited tonight (with Jason Bonham substituting for his late father, John Bonham, on drums) for their first full-length concert in nearly 30 years during the Ahmet Ertegun Tribute Concert at London’s O2 Arena. Continue reading Led Zeppelin reunites for full-length concert 10 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Dec 10 2007)
Video: 'Paul McCartney Live At Mike Yarwood Xmas Show, UK (Saturday 10th December 1977)'
(Saturday, December 10, 1977) — Paul McCartney and Wings recorded an appearance for the Dec. 25, 1977, edition of the BBC1 variety show The Mike Yarwood Christmas Show today at BBC Television Studios in London. Continue reading McCartney, Wings perform ‘Mull of Kintyre’ for ‘Mike Yarwood Christmas Show’ 40 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Dec 10 1977)
(Saturday, December 10, 1977) — “Gone Too Far” by England Dan & John Ford Coley peaked at #23 on today’s Billboard Hot 100 singles chart for one week. —
(Saturday, December 10, 1977) — “Love Songs,” a compilation album that comprises love songs recorded by the Beatles between 1962 and 1970, peaked at #24 on today’s Billboard Top LPs & Tape chart for two weeks. Continue reading ‘Love Songs’ album by The Beatles peaks at #24 in USA 40 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Dec 10 1977)
(Saturday, December 10, 1977) — “She’s Not There” by Santana peaked at #27 on today’s Billboard Hot 100 singles chart for two weeks. —
Video: 'Top 10 Things To Do In Mississippi | Southern Living'
(Wednesday, December 10, 1817) — President James Monroe today signed a congressional resolution that admitted the western portion of Mississippi Territory as the State of Mississippi, located in the Southern United States, with part of its southern border formed by the Gulf of Mexico and its western border formed by the Mississippi River, as the 20th state of the Union. Continue reading Mississippi admitted as 20th state of the Union 200 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Dec 10 1817)