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.
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“Mother-in-Law,” by New Orleans native Ernie K-Doe, is the No. 1 single.
The Beatles have a ticket to the No. 1 spot on the Billboard singles chart with "Ticket to Ride."
"Silly Love Songs," by Wings featuring Paul McCartney, begins a five-week run as the hottest single in the U.S.
Grammy-winning pop vocalist Ricky Martin is midway through a five-week run at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 with "Livin’ La Vida Loca."
The Truman Doctrine takes effect, providing U.S. aid to Greece and Turkey in an effort to combat Communism after World War II.
The most powerful earthquake ever recorded (9.5 magnitude) strikes southern Chile, killing 2,000 people and leaving two million people homeless.
Bill Cosby, the first African American actor to star in a regular dramatic series, wins the Best Actor Emmy for his role in "I Spy."
The educational children's series "Mister Rogers' Neighborhood" premieres on PBS, hosted by creator Fred Rogers donning his famous cardigan sweater.
The video game is revolutionized with the release of Pac-Man in Japan. The iconic game features a maze filled with dots and prizes and menacing bright-colored ghosts that players must gobble up or avoid in order to win. It becomes one of the highest-grossing video games of all time.
After nearly 30 years as the king of late-night television, Johnny Carson makes his final appearance as host of "The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson."
Model-turned-actress Maggie Q, born Margaret Quigley ("Mission: Impossible III," "Live Free or Die Hard," "Nikita," "Divergent," "Designated Survivor") (39)
British supermodel and actress Naomi Campbell (48)
Singer-songwriter and former The Smiths frontman Morrissey, born Stephen Patrick Morrissey ("This Charming Man," "How Soon Is Now?" "Bigmouth Strikes Again," "Girlfriend in a Coma") (59)
Pop music lyricist and longtime Elton John collaborator Bernie Taupin (68)
Golden Globe-winning actor Richard Benjamin (“Goodbye, Columbus,” “Westworld,” “The Sunshine Boys”) (80)
Oscar and Golden Globe-winning actor Sir Laurence Olivier (“Wuthering Heights,” “Hamlet,” “Marathon Man”) (1907 - 1989)
"Sherlock Holmes" author Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (1859 - 1930)
German classical music composer Richard Wagner (1813 - 1883)