Monthly Archives: May 2015

Supreme Court strikes down key component of FDR’s New Deal 80 years ago today (May 27 1935)


Video: 'Schechter Poultry vs US (1935): US History Review'

(Monday, May 27, 1935; during the Great Depression) — The U.S. Supreme Court today decided Schechter Poultry Corp. v. United States, which held the National Industrial Recovery Act (NIRA), a major piece of President Franklin Roosevelt’s New Deal, unconstitutional. Continue reading Supreme Court strikes down key component of FDR’s New Deal 80 years ago today (May 27 1935)

The Beatles record final BBC Radio musical performance 50 years ago this hour (May 26 1965)


Video: 'The Beatles - "Everybody's Trying to Be My Baby" (BBC Radio, June 7, 1965)'

(Wednesday, May 26, 1965, 2:30-6:00 p.m. BST) — The Beatles recorded what turned out to be their final musical appearance on BBC Radio today for the BBC Light Programme The Beatles (Invite You To Take A Ticket To Ride) at the BBC’s Piccadilly Studios in London, for airing on June 7, 1965, at 10 a.m. Continue reading The Beatles record final BBC Radio musical performance 50 years ago this hour (May 26 1965)