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 -
Maurice Ravel composition Boléro has it's first public performance in Paris on this date.
Boléro became Ravel's most famous composition, much to the surprise of the composer, who had predicted that most orchestras would refuse to play it
November 22, 1963 -
We, in this country, in this generation, are - by destiny rather than choice - the watchmen on the walls of world freedom. - 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 was 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.
Oh, love among the royals.
November 22, 1995 -
Toy Story is released as the first feature-length film created completely using computer-generated imagery.
Woody and Buzz Lightyear are inspired by director John Lasseter's own childhood toys. He based Woody on his own pull-string Casper doll, and once he grew out of Casper he moved on to a G.I Joe, a flashy toy at the time of his childhood.
32 more shopping days until Christmas, 27 more shopping days until Hanukkah. (Black Friday is just 3 days away.)
And so it goes