Video: 'Wings' trailer
(Thursday, May 19, 1927) — Wings, a silent war film about romantic rivals who fly against the enemy in World War I, had its world premiere today at the Texas Theater on Houston Street in San Antonio, Texas, the city where it had been filmed. Continue reading ‘Wings’ premieres in San Antonio, Texas 90 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (May 19 1927)
Video: '1967 05 19 Where Its At'
(Friday, May 19, 1967, evening BST) — Beatles manager Brian Epstein hosted a promotional party tonight at his home on 24 Chapel Street, London, for the forthcoming release of Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Heart’s Club Band. Continue reading The Beatles attend ‘Sgt. Pepper’ promo party 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (May 19 1967)
Video: 'No Country for Old Men' trailer
(Saturday, May 19, 2007) — No Country for Old Men, an American neo-western neo-noir thriller film about a poacher who has to elude the Texas Rangers and the mob after stealing drug money, premiered today at the Cannes Film Festival in France. Continue reading ‘No Country for Old Men’ premieres at Cannes Film Festival 10 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (May 19 2007)
Video: ‘The Girl in the Box | Colleen Stan’
(Thursday, May 19, 1977, 5:33 p.m. EDT) — In what became known as the “Girl in the Box” case, 20-year-old Colleen Stan, hitchhiking from her home in Eugene, Oregon, to a friend’s home in northern California, where she was heading to attend a birthday party, was abducted today by a couple she’d accepted a ride from and imprisoned as a sex slave for the next seven years. Continue reading Colleen Stan, 20, abducted in ‘Girl in the Box’ case 40 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (May 19 1977)