(Saturday, October 29, 1955) — “Autumn Leaves” by Roger Williams was the #1 song on today’s Billboard Best Sellers in Stores chart for four consecutive weeks (Oct. 29, Nov. 5/12/19, 1955).
Video: 'The Beatles We Can Work It Out studio takes' (take 2 with Oct. 29, 1965, overdubs at 2:38)
(Friday, October 29, 1965, 2:00-4:00 p.m. GMT) — The Beatles completed recording the A-side of their next single, Paul McCartney and John Lennon’s “We Can Work It Out,” this afternoon at EMI Studio 2 in London, adding more vocals and a second harmonium part (recording began on Oct. 20, 1965). Continue reading The Beatles complete ‘We Can Work It Out’ 50 years ago this hour (Oct 29 1965)
Video: '1995 World Series, Game 6: Braves @ Indians'
(Saturday, October 28, 1995, 10:26 p.m. EDT) — The Atlanta Braves won the 1995 World Series tonight, beating the Cleveland Indians 1-0 at Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium in Atlanta, Georgia, in the sixth and deciding game.
It was the third of three World Series title for the Braves (1914-1995).
(Friday, October 28, 2005) — Vice President Dick Cheney’s chief adviser, I. Lewis “Scooter” Libby, was indicted on five charges today in the “CIA leak scandal” (also known as the “Plame affair”) and resigned from his White House position.
Libby would be convicted and sentenced to 30 months in prison. President George W. Bush would commute his sentence.
Video: 'Wings Over The World Behind the Scenes' (Oct. 28, 1975, at 2:26-3:14)
(Tuesday, October 28, 1975) — Former Beatle Paul McCartney and his band Wings (consisting of his wife Linda, Denny Laine, Jimmy McCulloch and Joe English, together with a brass section led by Howie Casey) arrived in Perth, Australia, today to resume their world tour this Saturday (Nov. 1, 1975) at Entertainment Centre. Continue reading ‘Wings Over the World’ tour lands in Australia 40 years ago today (Oct 28 1975)
Video: 'Nostra Aetate 10-28'
(Thursday, October 28, 1965) — Pope Paul VI today issued Nostra aetate, the Declaration on the Relation of the Church with Non-Christian Religions which, among other things, absolved Jews of collective guilt for the crucifixion of Jesus Christ.
Video: '1985 World Series, Game 7: Cardinals @ Royals'
(Sunday, October 27, 1985, 10:21 p.m. CDT) — The Kansas City Royals won the 1985 World Series tonight, beating the St. Louis Cardinals 11-0 at Royals Stadium in Kansas City, Missouri, in the seventh and deciding game.
It was the first (and last to date) World Series title for the Royals.
Video: 'Venus & Mars/Rock Show (Single Version)'
(Monday, October 27, 1975) — The “Venus and Mars-Rock Show”/“Magneto and Titanium Man” by ex-Beatle Paul McCartney and his band Wings was released today in the U.S. (Nov. 28, 1975 in the UK), the third single from the group’s album Venus and Mars. Continue reading McCartney/Wings release ‘Venus and Mars-Rock Show’/Magneto and Titanium Man’ single 40 years ago today (Oct 27 1975)
Video: '2005 World Series, Game 4: White Sox @ Astros'
(Wednesday, October 26, 2005, 10:48 p.m. CDT) — The Chicago White Sox won the 2005 World Series tonight, beating the Houston Astros 1-0 at Minute Maid Park in Houston, Texas, in the fourth and deciding game.
It was the third of three World Series title for the White Sox (1906-2005).
(Saturday, October 26, 1985) — “Saving All My Love for You” by Whitney Houston peaked at #1 (her first of eleven number ones on the charts between 1985-1995) on today’s Billboard Hot 100 singles chart for one week.