Daily Archives: October 22, 2015

Klansman freed in Viola Liuzzo killing 50 years ago today (Oct 22 1965)


Video: 'Viola Liuzzo Murdered After Driving Voting Rights Activists to Selma'

(Friday, October 22, 1965; during the African-American Civil Rights Movement (1954–68)) — An all-white jury today found Collie Leroy Wilkins Jr., a 22-year-old Ku Klux Klansman, not guilty of the murder of Viola Liuzzo, a 39-year-old white civil rights activist, housewife and mother of five from Michigan who was shot dead March 25, 1965, by members of the Ku Klux Klan after participating in the successful Selma to Montgomery marches for voting rights.

The Beatles complete ‘Nowhere Man’ 50 years ago this hour (Oct 22 1965)


Video: 'The Beatles- Nowhere Man (2012 remastered)'

(Friday, October 22, 1965, 2:30-11:30 p.m. BST) — The Beatles resumed recording their sixth studio album Rubber Soul this afternoon at EMI Studio 2 in London, completing John Lennon and Paul McCartney’s “Nowhere Man,” which they had begun the night before. Continue reading The Beatles complete ‘Nowhere Man’ 50 years ago this hour (Oct 22 1965)

The Beatles complete ‘In My Life’ 50 years ago this hour (Oct 22 1965)


Video: 'The Beatles - "In My Life" Stereo Remaster'

(Friday, October 22, 1965, 10:30-11:30 a.m. BST) — The Beatles resumed recording their sixth studio album Rubber Soul this morning at EMI Studio 2 in London, completing John Lennon and Paul McCartney’s “In My Life,” with producer George Martin’s baroque-style piano overdub. Continue reading The Beatles complete ‘In My Life’ 50 years ago this hour (Oct 22 1965)

Fisk homer beats Reds 7-6 in 12th, forcing 7th World Series game 50 years ago this hour (Oct 22 1975)


Video: '1975 World Series, Game 6: Reds @ Red Sox'

(Wednesday, October 22, 1975, 12:33 a.m. EDT) — Boston Red Sox catcher Carlton Fisk hit a ball that struck the left field foul pole in Boston’s Fenway Park for a home run tonight, giving the Red Sox a dramatic 7-6 victory in 12 innings over the Cincinnati Reds in Game 6 of the World Series.