Daily Archives: July 16, 2017

‘Seaside Woman’ by Suzy and the Red Stripes peaks at #59 in USA 40 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (July 16 1977)

(Saturday, July 16, 1977)“Seaside Woman” by Suzy and the Red Stripes (featuring Linda McCartney with her husband, ex-Beatle Paul McCartney, and his band Wings) peaked at #59 on today’s Billboard Hot 100 singles chart for one week. Continue reading ‘Seaside Woman’ by Suzy and the Red Stripes peaks at #59 in USA 40 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (July 16 1977)

John Glenn sets transcontinental speed record 60 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Jul 16 1957)


Video: 'John Glenn's Transcontinental Record (1957)'

(Tuesday, July 16, 1957, 6:04:12.2 a.m. PDT-12:27:20.6 EDT) — Marine Maj. John Glenn set a transcontinental speed record today by flying a F8U-1P Crusader jet from from Los Angeles, California, to Floyd Bennett Field in Brooklyn New York in three hours, 23 minutes and 8.4 seconds. Continue reading John Glenn sets transcontinental speed record 60 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Jul 16 1957)