(Tuesday, July 6, 2004) — Presumed Democratic presidential nominee Sen. John F. Kerry tapped freshman Sen. John Edwards of North Carolina as his running mate today, calling his one-time rival for the Democratic nomination a politician of passion, middle-class values and clear conviction who can help the party “bring back our mighty dream” of a better America by ousting President Bush.
Video: 'The Beatles Anthology 3 [Legendado/Parte 5(Final)] HD' (July 6, 1964, at 7:54-9:20)
(Monday, July 6, 1964, evening BST) — The Beatles attended the Royal Premiere of the band’s first feature film A Hard Day’s Night this evening at the London Pavilion. At one point Princess Margaret arrived and received the film’s stars, lined up in front of Beatle-print drapery.
Video: 'Hartford Circus Fire book trailer Final Edit'
(Thursday, July 6, 1944, at about 2:00 p.m. EWT) — An estimated 168 people died today in a fire that broke out during a performance in the main tent of the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus in Hartford, Connecticut. Among the survivors was future actor Charles Nelson Reilly, then age 13.