(Saturday, November 3, 1984) — “Caribbean Queen” by Billy Ocean peaked at #1 on today’s Billboard Hot 100 singles chart for two consecutive weeks (Nov. 3/10, 1984).
(Saturday, November 3, 1984) — “Blue Jean” by David Bowie peaked at #8 on today’s Billboard Hot 100 singles chart for two weeks.
Video: '1964 - Edward Kennedy's plane crash & Presidential Election Day' (Nov. 3, 1964, at 0:47)
(Tuesday, November 3, 1964, during the 1964 presidential campaign) — Democratic President Lyndon B. Johnson of Texas, who had come to office less than a year earlier following the assassination of his predecessor, John F. Kennedy, was elected today to a full term, soundly defeating Republican challenger Sen. Barry Goldwater of Arizona (click here to watch a newsreel from this day; click here to watch American Experience: LBJ at 1:46:40). Continue reading LBJ defeats Goldwater in landslide to win White House term in his own right 50 years ago today (Nov 3 1964)
Video: 'Godzilla official trailer Collection 1954-1995.'
(Wednesday, November 3, 1954) — Godzilla, a Japanese science fiction kaiju film about a 400-foot monster reptile with radioactive breath that is revived thanks to nuclear testing, was released today in Japan.
Directed by Ishiro Honda, the film starred Akira Takarada, Momoko Kochi, Akihiko Hirata and Takashi Shimura.