Video: 'American Survivors Of Torpedoed Transport 'tuscania' (1914-1918)'
(Tuesday, February 5, 1918, approximately 6:40 p.m. GMT) — The Cunard liner SS Tuscania, which was transporting about 2,000 American troops to Europe, was torpedoed by a German U-boat tonight in the Irish Sea with the loss of approximately 210 of the troops and crew. Continue reading SS Tuscania torpedoed off Irish coast 100 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Feb 5 1918)
Video: 'The Unbearable Lightness of Being' trailer
(Friday, February 5, 1988, 12:30 p.m. EST) — The Unbearable Lightness of Being, an American film adaptation of the novel of the same name about a womanizer visiting the West during the 1968 Russian invasion of Czechoslovakia, opened today at Loews Tower East theater in New York City. Continue reading ‘The Unbearable Lightness of Being’ opens in New York 30 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Feb 5 1988)