Daily Archives: May 22, 2015

‘One Wonderful Day’ episode airs on Desperate Housewives’ 10 years ago this hour (May 19 2005)


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(Sunday, May 22, 2005, 9:00 p.m. EDT) — Bree and Rex make amends, but tragedy hits the Van de Kamp family again on tonight’s episode of the ABC television comedy-drama-mystery series Desperate Housewives.

In 2009, the “One Wonderful Day” episode was ranked #55 on TV Guide‘s 100 Greatest Episodes of All Time.

James Bond film ‘A View to a Kill’ premieres in San Francisco 30 years ago today (May 22 1985)


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(Wednesday, May 22, 1985) — James Bond is pitted against Max Zorin, who plans to destroy California’s Silicon Valley, in A View to a Kill, which premiered today in San Francisco at the Palace of Fine Arts. Continue reading James Bond film ‘A View to a Kill’ premieres in San Francisco 30 years ago today (May 22 1985)

‘Ticket to Ride’ by The Beatles peaks at #1 in USA 50 years ago today (May 22 1965)

(Saturday, May 22, 1965)“Ticket to Ride” by The Beatles peaked at #1 on today’s Billboard‘s Hot 100 singles chart for one week. It was the British group’s eighth of a record 20 number one hits on the chart (1964-1970).

In 2004, this song was ranked number 394 on Rolling Stone‘s list of “The 500 Greatest Songs of All Time.”

Democrats nominate Van Buren-Johnson ticket 180 years ago today (May 22 1835)

(Friday, May 22, 1835) — Vice President Martin Van Buren of New York was unanimously nominated president today at the 1835 Democratic National Convention meeting at the Fourth Presbyterian Church in Baltimore, more than 19 months ahead of the 1836 general election. Continue reading Democrats nominate Van Buren-Johnson ticket 180 years ago today (May 22 1835)