Category Archives: 1960s

‘Strange Days’ album by The Doors peaks at #3 in USA 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Nov 18 1967)


Video: 'Strange Days' (10 videos)

(Saturday, November 18, 1967)Strange Days, the second studio album by the American rock band The Doors, peaked at #3 on today’s Billboard Top LP’s chart for four consecutive weeks (Nov. 18/25, Dec. 2/9, 1967). Continue reading ‘Strange Days’ album by The Doors peaks at #3 in USA 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Nov 18 1967)

‘We are making progress’ says LBJ on Vietnam War 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Nov 17 1967)


Video: '11/17/1967: LBJ on Vietnam War'

(Friday, November 17, 1967, 11:00 a.m.-11:45 a.m. EST; during the Vietnam War, part of the Indochina Wars and the Cold War) — Acting on optimistic reports by General William Westmoreland and U.S. Ambassador to South Vietnam Ellsworth Bunker, President Lyndon Johnson said today at a press conference that his advisers had assured him that the war in Vietnam was going well, in response to a reporter’s question, and that it was a different kind of conflict. Continue reading ‘We are making progress’ says LBJ on Vietnam War 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Nov 17 1967)

Westmoreland ‘very, very encouraged’ by situation in Vietnam 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Nov 15 1967)


Video: 'Vietnam: A Television History - Tet [6/11]' (Nov. 15, 1967, at 10:00)

(Wednesday, November 15, 1967; during the Vietnam War, part of the Indochina Wars and the Cold War) — General William Westmoreland, commander of U.S. forces in the Vietnam War, told reporters today at Andrews Air Force Base that he is “very, very encouraged” by the military situation in Vietnam. Continue reading Westmoreland ‘very, very encouraged’ by situation in Vietnam 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Nov 15 1967)