Video: 'The Beatles in Sweden 1964' (July 28, 1964, TV interview at 1:55)
(Tuesday, July 28, 1964, afternoon CET) — The Beatles were interviewed on television this afternoon by Torsten Ljungstedt at Hotel Foresta in Stockholm, Sweden, where members George Harrison and John Lennon proceed to hilariously rip Lennon’s new book In His Own Write to shreds.
(Saturday, July 27, 1974, 7:05 p.m. EDT; during the Watergate scandal) — The House Judiciary Committee voted 27-11 tonight to adopt the first of three articles of impeachment against President Richard Nixon, charging he had personally engaged in a course of conduct designed to obstruct justice in the Watergate case.
In the days that followed, the Committee also adopted articles accusing Nixon of abuse of power and contempt of Congress.
(Saturday, July 27, 1974) — “Don’t Let the Sun Go Down on Me” by Elton John peaked at #2 on today’s Billboard Hot 100 singles chart for two weeks. It was John’s eighth top ten hit on the chart since 1971.
Image: 'Hoffa, second row, center, leaves court after being found guilty of jury tampering in 1964'
(Sunday, July 26, 1964) — A federal jury found James R. Hoffa, president of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters (who is appealing a Chattanooga federal court conviction for jury tampering), guilty of mail and wire fraud and conspiracy today in the use of his union’s pension fund; six co-defendants were found guilty of conspiracy.