Monthly Archives: July 2017

‘You Only Live Twice’ by Nancy Sinatra peaks at #44 in USA 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (July 29 1967)

(Saturday, July 29, 1967)“You Only Live Twice,” the theme song to the 1967 James Bond film of the same name by Nancy Sinatra, peaked at #44 on today’s Billboard Hot 100 singles chart for two weeks. Continue reading ‘You Only Live Twice’ by Nancy Sinatra peaks at #44 in USA 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (July 29 1967)

‘Baby, You’re a Rich Man’ by The Beatles debuts at #64 in USA 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (July 29 1967)

(Saturday, July 29, 1967)“Baby, You’re a Rich Man” by The Beatles, the B-side of the band’s “All You Need Is Love” single, debuted at #64 on today’s Billboard Hot 100 singles chart. Continue reading ‘Baby, You’re a Rich Man’ by The Beatles debuts at #64 in USA 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (July 29 1967)

134 servicemen killed by fire, explosions aboard USS Forrestal 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (July 29 1967)


Video: 'USS FORRESTAL AIRCRAFT CARRIER FIRE TRIAL BY FIRE MOVIE 1967 42704'

(Saturday, July 29, 1967, 10:51:21 a.m. local time; during the Vietnam War, part of the Indochina Wars and the Cold War) — An accidental rocket launch on the deck of the supercarrier USS Forrestal today in the Gulf of Tonkin resulted in a fire and explosions that killed 134 U.S. Navy sailors and officers. Continue reading 134 servicemen killed by fire, explosions aboard USS Forrestal 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (July 29 1967)

The Beatles sue Nike, Capitol Records over shoe commercials 30 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (July 28 1987)


Video: 'Beatles "Revolution" 1988 Nike Air Commercial'

(Tuesday, July 28, 1987) — A shoe company that began using a Beatles song earlier this year in a highly publicized television advertising campaign was sued today by the Beatles’s music company. Continue reading The Beatles sue Nike, Capitol Records over shoe commercials 30 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (July 28 1987)