Podcast episode: '18 Cleveland (mid-14 August 1966)' (Jerry G. interview at 1:59-7:16)
(Sunday, August 14, 1966) — The Beatles were interviewed today in Cleveland by Jerry G. Bishop of WKYC-AM and Ringo Starr was interviewed again today by British DJ Ken Douglas, who was then working in Louisville, Kentucky, while the band was in Cleveland, the third stop of The Beatles’ 1966 US tour. Continue reading The Beatles interviewed in Cleveland 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Aug 14 1966)
(Saturday, August 14, 1976) — “Let ‘Em In” by (former Beatle Paul McCartney and) Wings peaked at #3 on today’s Billboard Hot 100 singles chart for four weeks. Continue reading ‘Let ‘Em In’ by Wings peaks at #3 in USA 40 years ago today (Aug 14 1976)
(Saturday, August 14, 1976) — “Rock and Roll Music” by The Beach Boys peaked at #5 on today’s Billboard Hot 100 singles chart for one week.
(Saturday, August 14, 1976) — “Turn the Beat Around” by Vicki Sue Robinson peaked at #10 on today’s Billboard Hot 100 singles chart for two weeks.
Video: 'On This Day: Last Public Execution Held in US'
(Friday, August 14, 1936, 5:44 a.m. local time ) — Rainey Bethea, an African-American who was about 27 years old, became the last man to be publicly executed in the United States today as he was hanged in Owensboro, Kentucky, for raping and murdering Lischia Edwards, a 70-year-old white woman. Continue reading Rainey Bethea hangs in last public execution in U.S. 80 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Aug 14 1936)