(Saturday, May 23, 1992, 12:00 a.m. EDT) — Ex-Beatle Ringo Starr appeared on tonight’s ABC In Concert on ABC-TV, rehearsing for an upcoming tour with his All-Starr band at S.I.R. Studios in Los Angeles.
Video: 'Tonight Show w/ Johnny Carson (Finale, pt. 1)'
(Friday, May 22, 1992, 11:35 p.m.-12:35 a.m. EDT) — Johnny Carson tonight hosted the final episode of the The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson, which was a retrospective show taped before an invitation-only studio audience of family, friends, and crew. Continue reading Johnny Carson hosts NBC’s ‘Tonight Show’ for the last time 20 years ago this hour (1992)
(Tuesday, May 22, 1962, 9:17 p.m. CDT) — Continental Airlines Flight 11, en route from Chicago to Kansas City, Missouri, crashed tonight about six miles north-northwest of Unionville, Missouri, after a bomb apparently brought on board by a passenger exploded, killing all 45 occupants of the Boeing 707.
Video: 'Weight Of The World'
(Friday, May 22, 1992) — Time Takes Time, the tenth studio album by ex-Beatle Ringo Starr, was released today, his first studio album since 1983. Continue reading Starr released ‘Time Takes Time’ album 20 years ago today (1992)
(Saturday, May 22, 1982) — Don’t Talk to Strangers by Rick Springfield peaked at #2 on today’s Billboard’s Hot 100 singles chart for four weeks.
(Saturday, May 22, 1982) — I’ve Never Been to Me by Charlene peaked at #3 on today’s Billboard’s Hot 100 singles chart for three weeks.
(Saturday, May 22, 1982) — 867-5309/Jenny by Tommy Tutone peaked at #4 on today’s Billboard’s Hot 100 singles chart for three weeks.
(Saturday, May 22, 1982) — ’65 Love Affair by Paul Davis peaked at #6 on today’s Billboard’s Hot 100 singles chart for two weeks.
Video: Martha Washington (at 1:03)
(Saturday, May 22, 1802) — Martha Dandridge Custis Washington, the first First Lady of the United States from 1789 to 1797 as the wife of President George Washington, died today in Mount Vernon, Virginia. She died 11 days before her 71st birthday.