Daily Archives: August 19, 2012

Crowd stilled as Florida mom issues AIDS plea at Republican Convention 20 years ago tonight (1992)


Video: 'Mary Fisher "Whisper of AIDS" Speech 1992 Pt 1'

(Wednesday, August 19, 1992)Mary Fisher, a Florida mother from a politically prominent family, urged Americans watching the 1992 Republican National Convention in Houston tonight to put politics aside when they consider AIDS, which she compared to the Holocaust. Continue reading Crowd stilled as Florida mom issues AIDS plea at Republican Convention 20 years ago tonight (1992)

McCartney/Wings perform in Groningen, Holland 40 years ago tonight (1972)

(Saturday, August 19, 1972) — Paul McCartney and his group Wings performed today at Evenementenhal Martinihal in Groningen, The Netherlands, the 21st stop of their 25-city Wings Over Europe Tour, McCartney’s first of Continental Europe since The Beatles made a three-city swing through Germany in June 1966. Continue reading McCartney/Wings perform in Groningen, Holland 40 years ago tonight (1972)