Video: 'KUSA Denver Oklahoma City Bombing Trial - Terry Nichols Verdict (December 23, 1997)'
(Tuesday, December 23, 1997, shortly after 4:00 p.m. MST) — Terry Nichols, 42, was convicted today of involuntary manslaughter and conspiracy for his role in the Oklahoma City bombing, a domestic terrorist truck bombing on the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in downtown Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, on April 19, 1995, that killed 168 people. Continue reading Nichols convicted of Oklahoma City bombing plot 20 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Dec 23 1997)
Video: 'Woody and Soon Yi in Gondolas/Woody in: Woody vs. Paparazzi Part 2'
(Tuesday, December 23, 1997) — Oscar-winning director Woody Allen, 62, married Soon-Yi Previn, the 27-year-old adopted daughter of Allen’s former lover, actress Mia Farrow, in a secret wedding today in Venice, Italy. Continue reading Woody Allen marries Soon-Yi Previn in Venice 20 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Dec 23 1997)
Video: 'The President: December 1967. MP891.' (Dec. 23, 1967, at 28:58)
(Saturday, December 23, 1967, 8:50 p.m.-10:17 p.m. CET; 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, President Lyndon Johnson met with Pope Paul VI tonight in Vatican City, telling him the United States was ready to stop bombing North Vietnam if the Vietcong and North Vietnamese would offer “some guarantee” of movement toward peace talks. Continue reading LBJ visits Pope Paul VI at Vatican 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Dec 23 1967)
(Saturday, December 23, 1967) — “I Am the Walrus” by The Beatles, the B-side to the band’s number 1 hit single “Hello, Goodbye,” peaked at #56 on today’s Billboard Hot 100 singles chart for one week. Continue reading ‘I Am the Walrus’ by The Beatles peaks at #56 in USA 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Dec 23 1967)
Video: 'Magical Mystery Tour (Full Album Remastered 2009) - The Beatles'
(Saturday, December 23, 1967) — Magical Mystery Tour, an album by the English rock band The Beatles that included the soundtrack to the band’s Magical Mystery Tour television film, debuted at #157 on today’s Billboard Top LP’s chart. Continue reading ‘Magical Mystery Tour’ album by The Beatles debuts at #157 in USA 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Dec 23 1967)
(Monday, December 23, 1957) — “April Love” by Pat Boone peaked at #1 on today’s Billboard Best Sellers in Stores chart for two consecutive weeks (Dec. 23/30, 1957). Continue reading ‘April Love’ by Pat Boone peaks at #1 in USA 60 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Dec 23 1957)