(Sunday, October 5, 1986, afternoon CST) — In an incident that helped expose the Iran-Contra affair, a plane secretly ferrying supplies to Nicaraguan Contra rebels was shot down over southern Nicaragua today by Sandinista forces. Continue reading Plane shot down over southern Nicaragua, exposing Iran–Contra affair 30 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Oct 5 1986)
Video: 'Willem Duys - Voor de Vuist weg 1976 met Ringo Star'
(Tuesday, October 5, 1976) — Former Beatle Ringo made a 15-minute live appearance on the AVRO NED2 program Voor de vuist weg today at Algemene Omroepvereniging AVRO in Hilversum, the Netherlands, hosted by Williem Duys, to promote his new album Ringo’s Rotogravure. Continue reading Ringo Starr appears on Holland’s ‘Voor de vuist weg’ 40 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Oct 5 1976)