(Saturday, April 1, 1989) — Eternal Flame by The Bangles peaked at #1 on today’s Billboard Hot 100 singles chart for one week. Continue reading ‘Eternal Flame’ by The Bangles peaks at #1 in USA 30 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Apr 1 1989)
Video: 'John & Yoko Return to London"
(Tuesday, April 1, 1969) — John Lennon of The Beatles and his new wife, Yoko Ono, arrived at London’s Heathrow Airport today, speaking with reporters following their wedding in Gibraltar, bed-in for peace in Amsterdam and lightning trip to Vienna. Continue reading Lennon, Ono return to London following wedding, bed-in 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Apr 1 1969)
Video: '4th March 1789: US Constitution goes into effect as first Congress meets'
(Wednesday, April 1, 1789) — The United States House of Representatives, the lower chamber of the U.S. Congress, which compromises the legislative branch of government, attained its first quorum today at Federal Hall in New York and elected Frederick Muhlenberg of Pennsylvania as the first Speaker of the House. Continue reading U.S. House Representatives convenes in New York, Frederick Muhlenberg elected first speaker 230 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Apr 1 1789)