Category Archives: 2000s

Barry Bonds becomes baseball’s career home run leader 10 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Aug 7 2007)


Video: '#756 HOmer hit by Barry Bonds'

(Tuesday, August 7, 2007, 8:51 p.m. PDT)Barry Bonds of the San Francisco Giants became baseball’s career home run leader tonight when he hit a 435-foot home run, his 756th, off a pitch from Mike Bacsik of the Washington Nationals at the Giants home AT&T Park in San Francisco, breaking the all-time career home run record, formerly held by Hank Aaron. Continue reading Barry Bonds becomes baseball’s career home run leader 10 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Aug 7 2007)

Former First Lady ‘Lady Bird’ Johnson dies 10 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Jul 11 2007)


Video: 'Lady Bird Johnson Dies'

(Wednesday, July 11, 2007, 4:18 p.m. CDT) — Claudia Alta “Lady Bird” Johnson, the former first lady (1963–69) who’d championed conservation and worked tenaciously for the political career of her husband, President Lyndon B. Johnson, died this afternoon of natural causes in Austin, Texas, at age 94. Continue reading Former First Lady ‘Lady Bird’ Johnson dies 10 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Jul 11 2007)

‘No Country for Old Men’ premieres at Cannes Film Festival 10 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (May 19 2007)


Video: 'No Country for Old Men' trailer

(Saturday, May 19, 2007)No Country for Old Men, an American neo-western neo-noir thriller film about a poacher who has to elude the Texas Rangers and the mob after stealing drug money, premiered today at the Cannes Film Festival in France. Continue reading ‘No Country for Old Men’ premieres at Cannes Film Festival 10 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (May 19 2007)

2008 Republican presidential candidates hold first debate 10 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (May 3 2007)

(Thursday, May 3, 2007, 8:00 p.m.-9:30 p.m. EDT) — Ten Republican presidential candidates held their first debate of the 2008 race tonight at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley, California, criticizing the Bush administration’s management the Iraq War but insisting that U.S. troops should not be withdrawn (click here to watch the full debate).