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.
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Ricky Nelson reaches the top of the singles chart with “Travelin' Man.”
"Help Me, Rhonda<" by the Beach Boys, is the most popular single on the radio.
The Rolling Stones achieve their sixth No. 1 U.S. single with "Brown Sugar." The track, off the band's "Sticky Fingers" album, sticks to the top spot for two weeks.
Diana Ross claims the top spot on the Billboard Hot 100 for two weeks with "Love Hangover."
Sir Edmund Hillary of New Zealand and Tenzing Norgay, a Sherpa guide from Nepal, become the first explorers to reach the summit of Mount Everest, the highest point on Earth.
Tom Bradley is elected the first black mayor of Los Angeles.
"America's sweetheart," actress Mary Pickford, dies at the age of 86. She is considered one of Hollywood's first true movie stars
President Ronald Reagan begins his first visit to the Soviet Union as he arrives in Moscow for a superpower summit with Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev.
Oscar and Grammy-winning singer-songwriter Melissa Etheridge ("Come to My Window," "I’m the Only One") (56)
Actress Annette Bening ("The Grifters," "Bugsy," "The American President," "American Beauty," "Being Julia," "The Kids Are All Right") (59)
Former Oingo Boingo frontman-turned-Grammy and Emmy-winning composer Danny Elfman ("Beetlejuice," "Batman," The Simpsons," "Edward Scissorhands") (64)
Actor Anthony Geary, best known for playing Luke on the ABC soap, "General Hospital" (70)
35th U.S. President John F. Kennedy (1917 - 1963)
Entertainer and comic actor Bob Hope, who frequently traveled overseas to perform for American troops. (1903 - 2003)