Daily Archives: August 23, 2014

Ringo Starr of The Beatles interviewed in Los Angeles 50 years ago this hour (Aug 23 1964)


Video: 'The Beatles - "Hear The Beatles Tell All" (U.S. Mono LP - Vee-Jay) [Full Album]' (Aug. 23, 1964, at 21:57-24:19)

(Sunday, August 23, 1964, about 7:30 p.m. PDT) — Ringo Starr of The Beatles were interviewed this evening after the group’s press conference at the Cinnamon Cinder nightclub in Los Angeles by KRLA-AM’s Dave Hull.

President Reagan accepts GOP nomination for second term 30 years ago this hour (Aug 23 1984)


Video: 'Ronald Reagan Nomination Acceptance | Republican Convention 1984'

(Thursday, August 23, 1984, 9:11 p.m. CDT) — U.S. President Ronald Reagan, accepting the nomination for a second term at the 1984 Republican National Convention in Dallas, appealed tonight for the party’s help in finishing the ”unfinished agenda” of a conservative reformation of the Government.

Reagan told the delegates to the Republican National Convention that the contest between himself and Walter F. Mondale, the Democratic Presidential nominee, presented the nation’s voters “with the clearest political choice of half a century.”

Vice President Bush accepts GOP nomination for second term 30 years ago tonight (Aug 23 1984)

((Thursday, August 23, 1984, evening CDT) — U.S. Vice President George H.W. Bush accepted the nomination for a second term tonight at the 1984 Republican National Convention in Dallas, describing the 1984 election as a historic dividing line in American politics (click here to watch a video of the speech).

By winning election to a second term, the Vice President said in his acceptance speech, he and President Ronald Reagan would establish the Republicans as “the party of the future.”