Video: 'Franklin Delano Roosevelt renominated as President of United States. HD Stock Footage'
(Thursday, July 20, 1944, 8:20 p.m. PWT; during World War II) — President Franklin Roosevelt of New York accepted the nomination for an unprecedented fourth term tonight during a speech from an observation car on the presidential train located at a naval base in San Diego, California, (on his way to a military conference in Hawaii) to the 1944 Democratic National Convention at Chicago Stadium in Chicago (click here for full audio/transcript of Roosevelt’s speech). Continue reading Roosevelt accepts nomination for fourth term 70 years ago this hour (July 20 1944)
Video: 'THE BATTLE OF GUAM: WORLD WAR II - Military History (documentary)' (July 21, 1944, at 7:20)
(Friday, July 21, 1944, 8:29 a.m. ChST; during the Battle of Guam, part of the Pacific War of World War II) — United States assault troops and sea forces began today the long awaited invasion of the big island of Guam and have established good beachheads against light opposition, although resistance increased in some sectors as the Americans drove inland. Continue reading American forces land on Guam 70 years ago today (July 21 1944)
(Saturday, July 20, 1974) — “Rock and Roll Heaven” by The Righteous Brothers peaked at #3 on today’s Billboard Hot 100 singles chart for two weeks.
Video: 'The Beatles - "Something New" (U.S. Stereo LP - Capitol) [Full Album]'
(Monday, July 10, 1964) — Something New by The Beatles was released in the U.S. today, the British group’s fifth American album. Continue reading ‘Something New’ album by The Beatles released in USA 50 years ago today (July 20 1964)
Video: 'The Beatles And I Love Her (2009 Stereo Remaster) HD'
(Monday, July 20, 1964) — “And I Love Her”/“If I Fell” by The Beatles was released today as a single in the U.S. on Capitol records. Continue reading ‘And I Love Her/If I Fell’ single by The Beatles released in USA 50 years ago today (July 20 1964)
Video: 'Popular 20 July plot Videos'
(Thursday, July 20, 1944, between 12:40 and 12:50 p.m. ; during World War II) — An attempt by a group of German officials to assassinate Adolf Hitler, Führer of the Third Reich, with a bomb inside his Wolf’s Lair field headquarters near Rastenburg, East Prussia, Germany (today K?trzyn, Warmia-Masuria, Poland), failed today as the explosion only wounded the Nazi leader. Continue reading Hitler injured in failed assassination bombing attempt 70 years ago this hour (July 20 1944)