Video: 'Nelson Rockefellor swearing in ceremony as the 41st Vice President'
(Thursday, December 19, 1973, 10:12 p.m. EST) — Former New York Gov. Nelson A. Rockefeller was sworn in tonight as the 41st Vice President of the United States by Chief Justice Warren E. Burger in a televised ceremony in the Senate chamber with President Gerald Ford looking on. Continue reading Nelson Rockefeller becomes 41st U.S. Vice President 40 hours ago this hour (Dec 19 1974)
Video: 'George Harrison Living in the Material World 1 [1de 2].' (Dec. 19, 1974, at 7:14)
(Thursday, December 19, 1974) — Paul McCartney and George Harrison, former members of The Beatles, signed papers today at the Plaza Hotel in New York City that legally dissolved the band’s partnership. John Lennon skipped the meeting (he would sign Dec. 29, 1974) and Ringo Starr called in from England, where he had already signed. Continue reading McCartney, Harrison sign papers in New York dissolving The Beatles 40 years ago today (Dec 19 1974)
(Saturday, December 19, 1964) — “Come See About Me” by The Supremes peaked at #1 on today’s Billboard Hot 100 singles chart for two non-consecutive weeks (Dec. 19, 1964, Jan. 16, 1965). It was the group’s third of 12 number one hits on the chart (1964-1969). Continue reading ‘Come See About Me’ by The Supremes peaks at #1 in USA 50 years ago today (Dec 19 1964)
(Saturday, December 19, 1964) — “Dance, Dance, Dance” by The Beach Boys peaked today at #8 on Billboard‘s Hot 100 singles chart for two weeks. It was the band’s seventh consecutive top ten hit on the chart and seventh of 15 top ten hits (1963-1988).