Daily Archives: October 28, 2015

VP Dick Cheney’s chief adviser charged with lying in ‘Plame affair’ 10 years ago today (Oct 28 2005)

(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.

‘Wings Over the World’ tour lands in Australia 40 years ago today (Oct 28 1975)


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)