Video: 'Pleasant Valley Sunday' (Carole King demo)
(Tuesday, June 13, 1967, 3:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m. PDT) — The Monkees completed recording “Pleasant Valley Sunday” today at RCA Recording Studios in Hollywood. Continue reading The Monkees complete recording ‘Pleasant Valley Sunday’ 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Jun 13 1967)
Video: 'Stock Footage - CHARLES LINDBERGH. 1927. CROWDS. PARADE. TICKERTAPE. POLICE / NYC CELEBRATE'
(Monday, June 13, 1927, 1:30 p.m. EDT) — American aviation hero Charles Lindbergh, who completed the first solo transatlantic flight and the first non-stop flight between North America and mainland Europe on May 20-21, 1927, was honored today with a ticker-tape parade in New York City. Continue reading Lindbergh honored with ticker-tape parade in New York City 90 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Jun 13 1927)
Video: '"Thurgood Marshall Nominated to Supreme Court" (Washington DC, 6/13/1967)'
(Tuesday, June 13, 1967, noon EDT) — U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson today nominated Solicitor-General Thurgood Marshall to become the first African-American justice on the U.S. Supreme Court. Continue reading Thurgood Marshall nominated as first African-American justice on U.S. Supreme Court 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Jun 13 1967)
(Saturday, June 13, 1987) — “Always” by Atlantic Starr peaked at #1 on today’s Billboard Hot 100 singles chart for one week. Continue reading ‘Always’ by Atlantic Starr peaks at #1 in USA 30 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (June 13 1987)