(Friday, November 25, 1944, noon local time, Thursday, November 24, 1944, 11:00 p.m. EWT; during the Bombing of Tokyo, part of the Pacific Theatre of World War II) — U.S. bombers based on Saipan attacked Tokyo today in the first raid against the Japanese capital by land-based planes.
(Saturday, November 24, 1984) — “I Feel for You” by Chaka Khan at #3 on today’s Billboard Hot 100 singles chart for three weeks.
(Saturday, November 24, 1984) — “Better Be Good to Me” by Tina Turner at #5 on today’s Billboard Hot 100 singles chart for two weeks.
Video: 'John Lennon & Elton John Rehearsal - I Saw Her Standing There'
(Sunday, November 24, 1974) — Ex-Beatle John Lennon joined Elton John in rehearsals today at the Record Plant studios in New York, for Elton’s Nov. 28, 1974, Thanksgiving concert at Madison Square Garden. Lennon had agreed to Elton’s suggestion that if “Whatever Gets You Thru The Night” made it to number one in the charts (which it did on Nov. 16, 1974), they would perform together.
Video: 'Meeting in Vladivostok (1974)' (Nov. 23-24, 1974)
(Sunday, November 24, 1974) — American President Gerald Ford and Soviet General Secretary Leonid Brezhnev agreed today to terms that would limit both nations an “equal aggregate number” of various weapons on the second and final day of the Vladivostok Summit Meeting on Arms Control.