(Saturday, July 24, 1993) — “Can’t Help Falling in Love” by UB40 peaked at #1 on today’s Billboard Hot 100 singles chart for seven weeks (July 24/31, August 7/14/21/28, September 4, 1993).
(Saturday, July 24, 1993) — “Fields of Gold” by Sting peaked at #23 on today’s Billboard Hot 100 singles chart for two weeks.
Video: 'Pine Tar Incident with George Brett.wmv'
(Sunday, July 24, 1983) — A two-run homer by George Brett of the Kansas City Royals was disallowed and Brett called out today after New York Yankees manager Billy Martin pointed out there was too much pine tar on Brett’s bat.
American League president Lee MacPhail later reinstated the home run. The game was re-completed Aug. 18, 1983, with the Royals beating the Yankees, 5-4.
Video: 'A Future President Meets JFK'
(Wednesday, July 24, 1963) — Future U.S. President Bill Clinton, 16, of Hot Springs, Arkansas, shook hands today with President John F. Kennedy during a Boys Nation reception at the White House.
(Saturday, July 24, 1943) — “You’ll Never Know” by Dick Haymes was the #1 song on today’s Billboard National List of Best Selling Retail Records chart for the first of four weeks (July 24/31, August 7/14, 1943).