November 22, 1968 -
The Beatles released their long-awaited double album, simply called The Beatles, but better known as The White Album.
The album was the first The Beatles undertook following the death of their manager, Brian Epstein, and the first released by their own record label, Apple.
November 22, 1940 -
This is Bette Davis at her best - The Letter, premiered in NYC on this date.
Due to the restrictive the Production Code, the film ending is different from the original play because it would not allow one of its characters be seen to get away with adultery and murder.
Today in History
November 22, 1888 -
Tarzan of the Apes (Lord Greystoke) was born on this date, according to Edgar Rice Burroughs' novel.
November 22, 1928 -
Bolero by Maurice Ravel has it's first public performance in Paris.
Forget about Bo Derek, sex itself, is never the same.
November 22, 1963 -
If we are strong, our strength will speak for itself. If we are weak, words will be no help. - from the address that President Kennedy never got to deliver in Dallas on this date.
A covert CIA operation privately funded by a plutocratic cabal of multinational industrial interests acting in conjunction with extraterrestrial forces and the Knights Templar succeeded in making it appear that Lee Harvey Oswald had assassinated President John F. Kennedy, on this date.
Or if this is too much for you, you can always believe in the MAGIC BULLET.
November 22, 1968 -
Many a KKK member and Daughter of the Civil War were given the vapors on this date in history.
Capt. Kirk (William Shatner) and Lt. Uhura (Nichelle Nichols) share the first interracial kiss in TV history on Star Trek.
November 22, 1975 -
Juan Carlos Alfonso Víctor María de Borbón y Borbón-Dos Sicilias is proclaimed king of Spain after he confirms with advisers that Francisco Franco planned to be dead for a while.
Juan Carlos is related to both Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip (and as you know they are related to each other.) To confuse matters even more, his wife Queen Sofia, is related to all three of them.
November 22, 1995 -
Toy Story is released as the first feature-length film created completely using computer-generated imagery.
The animation team perfected the movement of the toy soldiers by gluing some sneakers to a sheet of wood and trying to walk around with them on.
33 more shopping days until Christmas, 9 more shopping days until Hanukkah. (Black Friday is just 4 days away.)
And so it goes