Time Rewind is your pop culture time machine—an online portal to amazing and sometimes forgotten events, fads, music, people and places through the decades.
WHERE ON THE AIR
Buddy Holly's last studio session is held in New York. “It Doesn't Matter Anymore,” which would become a No. 1 hit, is among the songs he records that day.
Lulu begins a five-week run at No. 1 on the singles chart with the theme from the film “To Sir With Love.”
Curtis Mayfield begins four weeks on top of the Billboard album chart with the soundtrack to the movie "Super Fly." Sales of the album, which contains the hits "Freddy's Dead" and "Super Fly," go on to surpass the movie's box office performance.
Janet Jackson's "Miss You Much" is mid-way through a four-week domination of the Billboard Hot 100.
"Come on Over Baby (All I Want Is You)" becomes the third No. 1 single of Christina Aguilera's music career.
Thomas Edison throws the switch on his newly invented incandescent lamp, which burns for nearly 14 hours.
The distinctive and world-renowned Guggenheim Museum opens in New York City. Designed by acclaimed architect Frank Lloyd Wright, the museum houses one of the world's top collections of contemporary art.
In Washington, D.C., thousands of Vietnam War protesters stage a peaceful rally at the Lincoln Memorial before attempting to storm the Pentagon. Police arrest 250 of the demonstrators.
Socialite and reality TV star Kim Kardashian (36)
Actor Ken Watanabe ("The Last Samurai," "Batman Begins," "Inception," "Godzilla") (57)
Actress and author Carrie Fisher, who played Princess Leia in the original "Star Wars" trilogy and wrote "Postcards From the Edge" (60)
Judge Judy (Judith Sheindlin) (74)
Baseball Hall of Famer Whitey Ford (88)
Actress Joyce Randolph, who played Trixie Norton in the 1950s sitcom "The Honeymooners" (92)
Legendary jazz trumpeter-composer Dizzy Gillespie, who helped develop the "bebop" music style (1917 - 1993)