(Saturday, August 15, 1987) — “Back in the High Life” by Steve Winwood peaked at #13 on today’s Billboard Hot 100 singles chart for one week. Continue reading ‘Back in the High Life by Steve Winwood peaks at #13 in USA 30 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Aug 15 1987)
(Saturday, August 15, 1987) — “Seven Wonders” by Fleetwood Mac peaked at #19 on today’s Billboard Hot 100 singles chart for one week. Continue reading ‘Seven Wonders’ by Fleetwood Mac peaks at #19 in USA 30 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Aug 15 1987)
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(Friday, August 15, 1057) — Macbeth, King of Scots, was killed today at the Battle of Lumphanan by the forces of Máel Coluim mac Donnchada, the eldest son of King Duncan, whom Macbeth had slain. Continue reading King Macbeth killed at Battle of Lumphanan 960 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Aug 15 1057)
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(Friday, August 15, 1947, 10:30 a.m. IST) — India became an independent country today as Jawaharlal Nehru became the nation’s first prime minister and participated in the official raising of the Indian flag in New Delhi’s War Memorial Square in front of half a million people. Continue reading India becomes independent of British rule 70 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Aug 15 1947)