Category Archives: This Day in History

This Day in History: June 25th


This Day In History: June 25, 1967 Already riding high after the release of the groundbreaking “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Heart’s Club Band” just weeks before, the biggest band in the world further solidified their status as larger-than-life pop culture icons on June 25, 1967. On that day, 300-400 million people around the globe watched and listened as the Beatles introduced […]

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This Day in History: June 6th


This Day In History: June 6, 1933 On this day in 1933, amorous teenagers and parents lacking a babysitter had reason to rejoice when curious patrons drove onto the grounds of Park-In Theaters, the world’s first drive-in located in Camden, New Jersey. The drive-in’s slogan was “The whole family is welcome, regardless of how noisy the children are.” Great. The […]

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This Day in History: June 5th


This Day In History: June 5, 1968 The United States in 1968 was a country torn by violence and divided by a political chasm so wide and bitter that any positive, unifying force seemed unimaginable. Then an infectiously optimistic young Senator galvanized even the most disenfranchised among us with his vision of what America should, could, and would be under […]

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