(Saturday, September 12, 1987) — “Solitude Standing” by Suzanne Vega peaked at #94 on today’s Billboard Hot 100 singles chart for one week. Continue reading ‘Solitude Standing’ by Suzanne Vega peaks at #94 in USA 30 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Sep 12 1987)
Video: 'Grateful Dead Support KMPX Strike! - This Forgotten Day in S.F.'
(Sunday, August 6, 1967) — KMPX of San Francisco became the first radio station in the United States today to take advantage of new FCC regulations and to go to a progressive rock format. Continue reading KMPX of San Francisco adopts progressive rock format 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Aug 6 1967)
Video: 'Air Crash Investigations Mayday 04x04 Final Approach Korean Air Flight 801'
(Wednesday, August 6, 1997, 1:42 a.m. ChST) — Korean Air Flight 801 crashed this morning on Nimitz Hill in Asan, Guam, while on approach to Antonio B. Won Pat International Airport, killing 228 of the 254 people aboard. Continue reading Korean Air Flight 801 crashes in Guam, killing 228 people 20 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Aug 6 1997)
Video: 'The Beatles Anthology Six' (July 23/26/27, 1967, at 1:05:44)
(Wednesday, July 26, 1967) — The Beatles, minus Ringo Starr, who had left for England earlier in the day, were taken around a set of Greek islands today where they intended to live and work alongside family and friends. Continue reading The Beatles visit Greek islands they intend to purchase 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (July 26 1967)
Video: 'The Bourne Ultimatum' trailer
(Wednesday, July 25, 2007) — The Bourne Ultimatum, an American-German action spy thriller film about a former CIA assassin and psychogenic amnesiac who continues his search for information about his past and becomes a target of a similar assassin program, premiered today at the ArcLight Hollywood Theaters in Hollywood, California. Continue reading ‘The Bourne Ultimatum’ premieres in Hollywood 10 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Jul 25 2007)
(Saturday, July 11, 1987) — “Alone” by Heart peaked at #1 on today’s Billboard Hot 100 singles chart for three consecutive weeks (July 11/18/25, 1987). Continue reading ‘Alone’ by Heart peaks at #1 in USA 30 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (July 11 1987)
(Saturday, July 9, 1977) — “Undercover Angel” by Alan O’Day peaked at #1 on today’s Billboard Hot 100 singles chart for one week. Continue reading ‘Undercover Angel’ by Alan O’Day peaks at #1 in USA 40 years ago #OnThisDay (Jul 9 1977)
Video: '"Thurgood Marshall Nominated to Supreme Court" (Washington DC, 6/13/1967)'
(Tuesday, June 13, 1967, noon EDT) — U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson today nominated Solicitor-General Thurgood Marshall to become the first African-American justice on the U.S. Supreme Court. Continue reading Thurgood Marshall nominated as first African-American justice on U.S. Supreme Court 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Jun 13 1967)
Video: 'Korean War - PART 2, Prelude to war (1946-1947) 6.25 ??' (May 1947, at 5:57)
(Wednesday, May 21, 1947) — The joint United States-Soviet Commission on Korea, comprising of five American and five Russian delegates, reconvened today at the Duk Soo Palace in Seoul, to discuss the creation of a united Korean government.