The number one song was Monster Mash by Bobby “Boris” Pickett & The Crypt-Kickers!
Here’s a fun fact: This Halloween hit would re-enter the Billboard singles chart in 1970 and 1973, getting as high as number 10 in ‘73.
Mother Teresa was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize.
She was a true gift to the world
An earthquake measuring 7.1 on the Richter scale struck Northern California, killing 67 people and causing $7 billion worth of damage. This is known as the Loma Prieta earthquake
The timing couldn’t have been worse, either! Millions were watching the third game of the World Series between the San Francisco Giants and the Oakland Athletics, when the seats at Candlestick Park began to rock, light towers swayed, and 58,000 fans became eerily quiet. Homes crumbled, gas lines ruptured, ‘earthquake-safe’ structures fell and the upper section of a two-tiered freeway collapsed onto the lower level at the height of rush hour — trapping commuters in flattened cars. The tremor and its aftershocks reached north to Sacramento and south to Los Angeles, causing an estimated 270 deaths, 3,000 injuries, and damages up to $3 billion.
Rapper Warren G sued country star Garth Brooks, claiming Garth infringed on the rapper’s trademark circled “g” logo.
Do you know who really owns these logos! The type-writer does!
(By the way, they came to an agreement that they both could use it because it was positive symbol for both brands!)
and then lastly…
The teen thriller I Know What You Did Last Summer opened up in theaters!
Starring Jennifer Love Hewitt, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Ryan Phillippe and Freddie Prinze Jr., they play a group of high-school kids who run over a mysterious person on the road. They decide to dump the ‘body’, and, well, it didn’t go se
I Know What You Did Last Summer had scared up $72,219,000 at the box office!