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)
(Saturday, July 28, 2007) — “Hey There Delilah” by Plain White T’s peaked at #1 on today’s Billboard‘s Hot 100 singles chart for two consecutive weeks (July 28, Aug. 4, 2007). Continue reading ‘Hey There Delilah’ by Plain White T’s peaks at #1 in USA 10 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Jul 28 2007)
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)