Video: 'The Brooklyn Bridge - Modern Marvels' (May 24, 1883, at 40:35)
(Thursday, May 24, 1883) — The Brooklyn Bridge, linking New York City and Brooklyn by spanning the East River, was dedicated today by President Chester Alan Arthur and New York Gov. Grover Cleveland. With a main span of 1,595.5 feet (486.3 m), it was the longest suspension bridge in the world from its (until 1903) and the first steel-wire suspension bridge.
Audio: 'The Beatles - Pop Go The Beatles Episode 1'
(Friday, May 24, 1963, 2:00-6:00 pm BST) — The Beatles performed this afternoon for the debut of the BBC Light Programme Pop Go The Beatles at Studio 2, Aeolian Hall in London. They performed Pop Go The Beatles, From Me To You, Everybody’s Trying To Be My Baby, Do You Want To Know A Secret, You Really Got A Hold On Me, Misery and The Hippy Hippy Shake for broadcast on June 4, 1963, at 5:00 p.m.