Video: 'The President: December 1967. MP891.' (Dec. 23, 1967, at 23:36)
(Saturday, December 23, 1967, 8:43 a.m.-10:25 a.m. local time/1:43-3:25 UTC; during the Vietnam War, part of the Indochina Wars and the Cold War) — During a 4+ day, 27,000-mile round-the-world journey to promote peace ahead of the Christmas holiday, U.S. President Lyndon Johnson made an unannounced visit to American troops today in South Vietnam, stopping at the Cam Ranh Base on his way back from memorial services for Australian Prime Minister Holt. Continue reading LBJ visits American troops in South Vietnam 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Dec 23 1967)
Video: 'Frankie Lymon - Goody Goody HD (The Ed Sullivan Show (December 22, 1957)'
(Sunday, December 22, 1957, 8:00-9:00 p.m. EDT) — Frankie Lymon performed “Goody Goody” and “It’s Christmas Time Once Again” on tonight’s edition of the CBS-TV variety show The Ed Sullivan Show live from CBS Studio No. 50 in New York City. Continue reading Frankie Lymon performs on ‘The Ed Sullivan Show’ 60 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Dec 22 1957)
Video: 'Conquest of the Hudson - Building the Lincoln Tunnel' (Dec. 22, 1937, at 18:50)
(Wednesday, December 22, 1937, 4:00 a.m. EST) — The first, center tube of the Lincoln Tunnel connecting New York City and New Jersey beneath the Hudson River was opened to traffic this morning. Continue reading Lincoln Tunnel opens to traffic 80 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Dec 22 1937)