Video: 'Senator Edward Kennedy In Air Crash (1964)'
(Friday, June 19, 1964, shortly after 11:00 p.m. EDT) — U.S. Senator Edward M. Kennedy, the 32-year-old younger brother of the late President John F. Kennedy and current Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy, was badly injured tonight when the private Aero Commander 680 airplane he was flying in crashed into an apple orchard in the western Massachusetts town of Southampton on the final approach to the Barnes Municipal Airport in Westfield. Continue reading Senator Ted Kennedy badly injured in plane crash 50 years ago this hour (June 19 1964)
Video: 'Twilight Zone: The Bewitchin' Pool'
(Friday, June 19, 9:30 p.m. EDT) — Two unhappy children find a happy escape in a swimming pool on the series finale of the anthology TV series created by Rod Serling The Twilight Zone.
Video: 'The Beatles - "Long Tall Sally" (2009 Remastered EP)'
(Friday, June 19, 1964) — The Beatles today released Long Tall Sally, the band’s fifth official extended play release, and the first British EP that included songs not previously released on an album or single in the United Kingdom.
Image: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. reacts in St. Augustine after learning that the U.S. Senate passed the Civil Rights Act by two votes, June 19, 1964
(Friday, June 19, 1964, during the African-American Civil Rights Movement (1955–68)) — The Civil Rights Act of 1964 was approved today by the U.S. Senate, 73-27, after surviving a lengthy filibuster.
Video: 'The World At War: Morning 4/5' (June 19, 1944, at 9:17)
(Monday, June 19, 1944; during the Normandy landings on the Western Front of World War II) — A raging Atlantic storm, the worst in June for 40 years, battered the D-Day beaches of Normandy today, casting about like matchsticks the 1,000-ton concrete caissons that formed the perimeter of a temporary Allied harbor, known as Mulberry Harbor, built off Omaha Beach.