Video: 'Murder by Zeppelin! - London Attacked!' (refers to May 31, 1915, Zeppelin attack on London)
(Sunday, January 19, 1915; during World War I) — Germany carried out its first air raid on Britain tonight as a pair of Zeppelins dropped bombs onto Great Yarmouth and King’s Lynn in England. Four people were killed and 16 injured.
Video: 'The Beach Boys Today! (Full Album HQ Stereo Remaster) (1965) - Beach Boys' (all the tracks except 'Bull Session With Big Daddy')
(Tuesday, January 19, 1965, 1:00-4:00 p.m. PST) — The Beach Boys completed recording their eighth studio album The Beach Boys Today! at Western Recorders studio in Hollywood by finishing off the last four tracks: “Good to My Baby,” (at 2:22 into the embedded video) “I’m So Young,” (at 17:02) “In the Back of My Mind” (at 24:49) and the album version of “Help Me, Ronda” (spelled without an “h” at this time; at 8:56).
(Saturday, January 19, 1985) — “You’re the Inspiration” by Chicago peaked at #3 on today’s Billboard Hot 100 singles chart for two weeks.
(Saturday, January 19, 1985) — “Run to You” by Bryan Adams peaked at #6 on today’s Billboard Hot 100 singles chart for one week. Continue reading ‘Run to You’ by Bryan Adams peaks at #6 in USA 30 years ago today (Jan 19 1985)
(Saturday, January 19, 1985) — “Born in the U.S.A.” by Bruce Springsteen peaked at #9 on today’s Billboard Hot 100 singles chart for one week. Rolling Stone ranked the song 275th on their list of “The 500 Greatest Songs of All Time.”
Video: 'Eisenhower Gives Press Conference (1955)'
(Wednesday, January 19, 1955, 10:32 a.m. EST; during the Cold War) — A presidential news conference was filmed for television and newsreels for the first time today, with the permission of President Dwight D. Eisenhower.