(Saturday, June 30, 1973) — “Give Me Love (Give Me Peace on Earth)” by George Harrison peaked at #1 on today’s Billboard Hot 100 singles chart for one week. It was Harrison’s second of three #1 hits on the chart (1970-1988) after The Beatles broke up.
(Saturday, June 30, 1973) — “Long Train Runnin'” by The Doobie Brothers peaked at #8 on today’s Billboard Hot 100 singles chart for one week.
(Saturday, June 30, 1973) — “In the Right Place” by Dr. John peaked at #9 on today’s Billboard Hot 100 singles chart for two weeks.
Video: 'The Beatles' Interview at the ABC Cinema; 30th June 1963 [Full HiD]'
(Sunday, June 30, 1963) — The Beatles were interviewed today for TV 7 at ABC Cinema in Great Yarmouth, England.
Video: 'The World At War: Wolf Pack U-Boats In The Atlantic 5/5' (June 30, 1943, at 8:38)
(Wednesday, June 30, 1943, during the Battle of the Atlantic, part of World War II) — British Prime Minister Winston Churchill said in a speech at Guild Hall in London today that the Allies had achieved a “total defeat” of the German U-boat attack in May and June, sinking more than 30 in May alone, and that Great Britain would fight until Japan submits or “bite the dust.”
Video: 'June 29, 1963 - President John F. Kennedy arrives at Galway's sports ground, Ireland'
(Saturday, June 29, 1963) — U.S. President John F. Kennedy, grinning like a kid who has had the time of his life, said farewell today to Ireland. Continue reading Kennedy ends trip to Ireland with emotional farewell 50 years ago today (1963)
(Saturday, June 29, 1963) — “Those Lazy-Hazy-Crazy Days of Summer” by Nat King Cole peaked at #6 on today’s Billboard’s Hot 100 singles chart for one week.
(Saturday, June 29, 1963) — The first song written by John Lennon and Paul McCartney of the British rock band The Beatles debuted on today’s Billboard’s Hot 100 singles chart at #96 in the form of “From Me To You” by Del Shannon.
Video: 'A Shakespeare Experience in London'
(Tuesday, June 29, 1613) — London’s original Globe Theatre, where many of Shakespeare’s plays were performed, was destroyed today by a fire sparked by a cannon shot during a performance of “Henry VIII.” No fatalities were reported.