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
“Lisbon Antigua” by Nelson Riddle begins a four-week run as a No. 1 single.
The most popular single belongs to The Buckinghams: “Kind of a Drag.”
Christopher Cross, then a little-known musician from Texas, cleans up at the Grammy Awards with five statuettes, including Best New Artist, Album of the Year ("Christopher Cross") and Song of the Year ("Sailing").
Van Halen's “Jump” tops the singles chart for five weeks beginning on this day.
The TV comedy "Your Show of Shows," hosted by Sid Caesar and Imogene Coca, premieres, eventually helping launch the successful entertainment careers of Carl Reiner, Mel Brooks, Neil Simon, Woody Allen and others.
Twenty-two-year-old Cassius Clay (who later changed his name to Muhammad Ali) stuns odds-makers by dethroning world heavyweight boxing champ Sonny Liston in a seventh-round technical knockout.
President Ferdinand Marcos of the Philippines flees the nation after 20 years of rule. Corazon Aquino becomes the first Filipino woman president.
Actress Isabelle Fuhrman, best known for playing a demonic child in "Orphan" and Clove in "The Hunger Games" (21)
Actress Rashida Jones ("The Office," "Parks and Recreation," "The Social Network," "Our Idiot Brother," "Angie Tribeca") (42)
Actor Sean Aston ("The Goonies," "Rudy," the "Lord of the Rings" trilogy) (47)
Actress Tea Leoni, born Elizabeth Téa Pantaleoni ("Bad Boys," "Deep Impact," "The Family Man," "Tower Heist," "Madam Secretary") (52)
Comedian Carrot Top, born Scott Thompson (53)
Emmy-winning CBS News anchor-commentator and author Bob Schieffer (81)
Retired talk show host Sally Jessy Raphael (83)
Singer-songwriter-guitarist and Beatles member George Harrison (1943 - 2001)
Actor Jim Backus, best known for playing stranded millionaire Thurston Howell III in the comedy "Gilligan's Island" and providing the voice for the cartoon character "Mr. Magoo" (1913 - 1989)