Video: 'Oct 16, 1996 2nd Presidential Debate Clinton & Dole'
(Thursday, October 16, 1996, 9:00-10:30 p.m. EDT; during the — In a spirited confrontation before the nation’s voters, former U.S. Senator Bob Dole used the second and final televised presidential debate United States presidential election, 1996) tonight in San Diego to attack the ethical and governmental record of President Bill Clinton repeatedly as scandal tainted and undeserving of renewal at the ballot box. Continue reading Dole charges after Clinton in last debate 40 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Oct 16 1996)
Video: 'The Four Tops- (Reach Out) I'll Be There (1966)' (Oct. 16, 1966)
(Sunday, October 16, 1966, 8:00-9:00 p.m. EDT) — The Four Tops performed “Reach Out, I’ll Be There” live on tonight’s edition of the CBS-TV variety show from CBS Studio No. 50 in New York City. The Ed Sullivan Show Continue reading The Four Tops perform on ‘The Ed Sullivan Show’ 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Oct 16 1966)
(Saturday, October 16, 1976) — “Disco Duck” by Rick Dees & His Cast of Idiots peaked at #1 on today’s Billboard Hot 100 singles chart for one week. Continue reading ‘Disco Duck’ by Rick Dees & His Cast of Idiots peaks at #1 in USA 40 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Oct 16 1976)
Video: 'Margaret Sanger - Mini Biography'
(Monday, October 16, 1916) — Planned Parenthood had its beginnings today as Margaret Sanger and her sister, Ethel Byrne, opened the first birth control clinic in the U.S. in the Brownsville section of the New York borough of Brooklyn. Continue reading Margaret Sanger opens the first U.S. birth control clinic 100 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Oct 16 1916)
Video: 'William T.G. Morton Biography'
(Friday, October 16, 1846, just after midnight local time) — Dentist William T. G. Morton demonstrated the effectiveness of ether as an anesthetic today by administering it to a patient undergoing jaw surgery before an audience of doctors at the operating theater of the Massachusetts General Hospital, or MGH.