(Saturday, July 5, 1986) — “There’ll Be Sad Songs (To Make You Cry)” by Billy Ocean peaked at #1 on today’s Billboard Hot 100 singles chart for one week.
Video: 'The bikini turns 69'
(Friday, July 5, 1946) — The bikini, a women’s abbreviated two-piece swimsuit with a bra top for the chest and underwear cut below the navel created by Parisian engineer Louis Reard, was modeled by nude dancer Micheline Bernardini, 18, during a poolside fashion show today in Paris.
Image: John Lennon (right, dark glasses) at the Manila International Airport as The Beatles are jostled by angry Philippines before their departure for home.
(Tuesday, July 5, 1966, 4:45 p.m. PHT) — The Beatles finally took off from Manila for New Delhi this afternoon after they had found themselves not only ostracized, but threatened with physical violence from all sides as they made their way to the airport and onto a plane. Continue reading The Beatles jostled by angry Filipinos as they depart Manila 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (July 5 1966)