On this day: January 18

POSTED: 11:53 AM PST Jan 17, 2013    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PST Jan 17, 2013 

Three B-52s become the first aircraft to circle the globe non-stop, Willie O'Ree breaks the NHL's color barrier, "The Jeffersons" premieres, and Jim Thorpe gets his Olympic medals back, all on this day.

OTD January 18 - I Want To Hold Your Hand
22 / 42
Capitol Records

1964: "I Want To Hold Your Hand" enters the Billboard Hot 100 chart at No. 45. The first Beatles' song to catch on in the U.S., it would hit No. 1 on Feb. 1 and hold that spot for seven weeks before being replaced by "She Loves You."

Comments

The views expressed are not those of this company or its affiliated companies. Please note by clicking on "Post" you acknowledge that you have read the Terms Of Service and the comment you are posting is in compliance with such terms. 
blog comments powered by Disqus
Advertisement

Most Popular

Advertisement