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
Barbra Streisand dominates the pop chart for a third week with the Oscar and Grammy-winning theme from the movie "The Way We Were."
Grammy Award winners include Fleetwood Mac (Album of the Year for "Rumours"), The Eagles (Record of the Year for "Hotel California"),and The Bee Gees (Best Pop Vocal Performance for "How Deep Is Your Love").
Queen's "Crazy Little Thing Called Love," off the band's "The Game" album, begins a four-week run at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100.
Whitney Houston scores her ninth No. 1 single in five years with “All the Man That I Need.”
The Battle of the Alamo begins as Mexican General Antonio López de Santa Anna and his army arrive in San Antonio, Texas. Undaunted, William Travis, Davy Crockett, Jim Bowie and a few hundred others prepare to defend the mission together, holding out for 13 days. "Remember the Alamo!" becomes a rallying cry for the Texian Army.
During the Battle of Iwo Jima, a group of U.S. Marines and a commonly forgotten U.S. Navy Corpsman reach the top of Mount Suribachi on the island and are photographed raising the American flag. The photo would later win a Pulitzer Prize and become the model for the national U.S. Marine Corps War Memorial.
Elementary school children in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania receive the first injections of the new polio vaccine developed by Dr. Jonas Salk.
Wilt Chamberlain becomes the first NBA player to score more than 25,000 points.
American speed skater Eric Heiden wins the 10,000-meter race at the Winter Olympics in Lake Placid, New York, setting a world record with his time and winning an unprecedented fifth gold medal at the games.
Scientists in Scotland announce that they have cloned a sheep named Dolly—the first successful cloning of a mammal from an adult cell. This development sparks widespread speculation about the possibility of human cloning.
Actress Dakota Fanning ("I Am Sam," "Man on Fire," "War of the Worlds," "Charlotte's Web," "Coraline," "The Twilight Saga") (24)
Golden Globe-winning actress Emily Blunt ("The Devil Wears Prada," "Gideon's Daughter," "The Adjustment Bureau," "The Five-Year Engagement," "Edge of Tomorrow," "Sicario," "The Huntsman: Winter's War," "The Girl on the Train") (35)
Actress Kelly Macdonald (“Trainspotting,” “Gosford Park,” “The Girl in the Café,” “Boardwalk Empire”) (42)
Entrepreneuer and Dell Computer founder-CEO Michael Dell (53)
80s synth-pop singer-songwriter Howard Jones ("Things Can Only Get Better," "Life in One Day," "No One Is To Blame") (63)
Actor Peter Fonda ("Easy Rider," "Ulee’s Gold," "The Passion of Ayn Rand," "Wild Hogs," "3:10 to Yuma") (78)
American civil rights activist, sociologist, educator, historian and writer W.E.B. Du Bois (1868 - 1963)