Video: '1976 Gerald Ford Republican Convention Acceptance Speech'
(Thursday, August 19, 1976, 10:45 p.m. CDT) — President Gerald R. Ford of Michigan accepted the Republican nomination for President tonight at the 1976 Republican National Convention meeting at Kemper Arena in Kansas City, Missouri. Continue reading President Ford accepts Republican presidential nomination 40 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Aug 19 1976)
Video: 'The Beatles Live in Memphis 1966 From Many Footages'
(Thursday, August 19, 1966, 10:10 p.m. CDT) — The Beatles performed the second of two shows tonight at Mid-South Coliseum in Memphis on the eighth stop of The Beatles’ 1966 US tour. Continue reading ‘Cherry Bomb’ incident mars The Beatles’ second performance in Memphis 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Aug 19 1966)
Video: 'The Beatles - Live At Mid-South Coliseum - August 19th, 1966 (Afternoon Performance)'
(Thursday, August 19, 1966, 4:00 p.m. CDT) — The Beatles performed the first of two shows today at Mid-South Coliseum in Memphis on the eighth stop of The Beatles’ 1966 US tour. Continue reading The Beatles perform in Memphis 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Aug 19 1966)
(Saturday, August 19, 2006) — “London Bridge” by Fergie peaked at #1 on today’s Billboard‘s Hot 100 singles chart for three consecutive weeks (Aug. 19/26, Sept. 2, 2006).
Video: 'Bill Clinton: Mini Biography'
(Monday, August 19, 1946, 8:51 a.m. CST) — Bill Clinton, the 42nd President of the United States (1993-2001), was born William Jefferson Blythe III today at Julia Chester Hospital in Hope, Arkansas. Continue reading U.S. President Bill Clinton born in Hope, Arkansas 70 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Aug 19 1946)
Video: 'Russia remembers Stalin's purges'
(Wednesday, August 19, 1936) — The first of a series of show trials orchestrated by Soviet leader Josef Stalin began today in Moscow as 16 defendants faced charges of conspiring against the government.