The Beatles released ‘Hey Jude’ in 1968 – it was their first single with Apple Records.

The summer Olympics opened in Munich in West Germany on this day in 1972 and would be marred by violence.

US Aviator Charles Lindberg died on this day in 1974 aged 72 – he was the first man to fly across the Atlantic.

And singer Laura Branigan died of a brain aneurysm in 2004.

Today’s Birthdays:

Troubled child star McCauley Culkin and actor Chris Pine are both 36 (1980)

And actress Melissa McCarthy turns 46 (1970)

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