Video: 'Jerry Maguire' trailer
(Friday, December 6, 1996) — Jerry Maguire, an American romantic comedy-drama sports film about a sports manager strikes out on his own after he loses his job, premiered tonight at Pier 88 in New York City. Continue reading ‘Jerry Maguire’ premieres in New York City 20 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Dec 6 1996)
Video: 'WRAP Iraq Study Group meets Bush, delivers its recommendations, ADDS bite'
(Wednesday, December 6, 2006) — The bipartisan Iraq Study Group concluded today that President George W. Bush’s war policies had failed in almost every regard, and said the situation in Iraq was “grave and deteriorating.”
(Tuesday, December 6, 1966, 6:45 p.m.-1:50 a.m. GMT) — The Beatles recorded a Christmas message today at EMI Studio 2 in London for pirate stations Radio London and Radio Caroline (click here and here to listen; be sure to right click on the links and choose “Open link in incognido window”). Continue reading The Beatles record Christmas messages, first song for ‘Sgt. Pepper’ album 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Dec 6 1966)
(Saturday, December 6, 1986) — “The Next Time I Fall” by Peter Cetera and Amy Grant peaked at #1 on today’s Billboard Hot 100 singles chart for one week.
(Saturday, December 6, 1986) — “Hip to Be Square” by Huey Lewis and the News peaked at #3 on today’s Billboard Hot 100 singles chart for one week.
(Saturday, December 6, 1986) — “Wild Wild Life” by Talking Heads peaked at #25 on today’s Billboard Hot 100 singles chart for one week.
Video: 'Blood in the Water Match 1956'
(Thursday, December 6, 1956) — A violent water polo match known as the “Blood in the Water” match between Hungary and the USSR took place today during the 1956 Summer Olympics in Melbourne, Australia, against the backdrop of the Hungarian Revolution of 1956. Continue reading Soviet, Hungarian teams battle in ‘Blood in the Water’ Olympic polo match 60 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Dec 6 1956)