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The Golden Age Of Rock 'N' Roll DVD Complete TV Series 5 Discs
August 16, 1977 - Elvis Presley was pronounced dead at the Memphis Baptist Hospital at 3:30 p.m., at age 42.
Satchmo In New Orleans DVD Louis Armstrong Documentary
August 4 Birthday - History's greatest Jazz trumpet player Louis Armstrong (1901-1971) was born in New Orleans, Louisiana.
An Ocean Apart 7 Part TV Series 4 Disc DVD Set
Commemorating the August 14, 1941 founding of the Atlantic Charter agreement between American President Franklin D. Roosevelt and British Prime Minister Winston Churchill, whose ultimate evolution became the United Nations.
A Rustling Of Leaves: Inside The Philippine Revolution DVD
August 21, 1983 - Filipino opposition leader Benigno S. Aquino, Jr., was assassinated at the Manila airport while leaving his plane. Public outcry over the killing ultimately led to the collapse of the government of Ferdinand E. Marcos and the inauguration of Corazon C. Aquino, widow of the slain man, as president.
Radio First Termer MP3 CD Dave Rabbit Vietnam War Broadcasts
Commemorating the August 15. 1948 birthday of "Dave Rabbit", the disguise that Dave DeLay used during the Vietnam War to conceal his identity as the host of the number one American pirate radio station in country during the Vietnam War (whose disguise was revealed when he contacted J.C. by email at this website to disclose his secret identity!).
The American Adventure Series US 1st Century 4 DVDs
August 6-10, 1787 - The Great Debate occurred during the Constitutional Convention. Outcomes included the establishment of a four-year term of office for the President, granting Congress the right to regulate foreign trade and interstate commerce, and the appointment of a committee to prepare a final draft of the Constitution. | August 12, 1676 - King Philip's War ended with the assassination of Metacom, leader of the Pokanokets, a tribe within the Wampanoag Indian Federation. Nicknamed 'King Philip' by colonists, he led a Native American uprising against white settlers which resulted in a war that raged for nearly two years, now known as King Philip's War. | Commemorating Shays' Rebellion of August 31, 1786.
Mandela DVD 1987 TV Movie Nelson Mandela 2 Disc Set
August 4, 1962 - Apartheid opponent Nelson Mandela was arrested by security police in South Africa. He was then tried and sentenced to five years in prison. In 1963, he was placed on trial for sabotage, high treason and conspiracy to overthrow the government and was sentenced to life in prison. A worldwide campaign to free him began in the 1980s and resulted in his release on February 11, 1990, at age 71 after 27 years in prison. In 1993, Mandela shared the Nobel Peace Prize with South Africa's President F.W. de Klerk for their peaceful efforts to bring a nonracial democracy to South Africa. In April 1994, black South Africans voted for the first time in an election that brought Mandela the presidency of South Africa.
The Struggles For Poland DVD Set All 9 Shows 5 Discs
Commemorating the August 1, 1944 Warsaw Uprising against German military occupation during World War II, and the August 31, 1980 formation of the Polish trade union Solidarity.
Lawrence Of Arabia DVD T. E. Lawrence Documentaries
Commemorating the August 16 birthday of T.E. Lawrence "of Arabia" (1888-1935).
The Age Of Ballyhoo DVD 1920s Documentary Gloria Swanson
Commemorating the August 2, 1923 passing of President Warren G. Harding.
The Beginning or the End DVD 1947 Atomic Bomb Manhattan Project
Commemorating the August 2, 1939 letter from Albert Einstein to President Franklin D. Roosevelt urging that the U.S. develop a deplyable atomic bomb before Germany and Japan and, six years later, the atomic bombing of the Japanese cities of Hiroshima on August 6th, 1945 and Nagasaki on August 9th, 1945.
The Guns Of August DVD 1964 World War I Movie Documentary
Commemorating the August 1914 political and military developments that resulted in World War I, the August 7, 1876 birthday of the infamous spy Mata Hari, and the August 16, 1888 birthday of T.E. Lawrence ala Lawrence of Arabia
The Triumph Of The West DVD Set Complete TV Series 5 Discs
Commemorating the August 3, 1492 setting sail of Christopher Columbus from Palos, Spain, with three ships, Nina, Pinta and Santa Maria to seek a westerly route to the Far East and to ultimately re-discover the Americas, and the August 29, 1632 birthday of English philosopher and pioneer in modern political thinking, John Locke (1632-1704) was born in Wrington, England. His ideas greatly influenced American colonists, namely that rulers derive their power only from the consent of the governed - and the doctrine that men naturally possess certain rights, the chief being life, liberty, and property.
Nixon Watergate Tapes MP3 CD With PDF Transcripts
Commemorating the August 9, 1974 resignation of Richard M. Nixon from the presidency of the United States.
Fidel Castro Documentaries 2 DVD Set
Commemorating the August 13, 1927 birthday ov Cuban President Fidel Castro.
WEAF False VJ Day Radio MP3 CD Live World War II News
Commemorating the August 14, 1945 announcement of V-J Day by President Truman's in celebration of Japan's surrender to the Allies, ending World War II.
Story Of Civilization Will & Ariel Durant MP3 DVD 11 Audiobooks
Commemorating the August 15, 1769 birthday of Napoleon Bonaparte.
Ghosts On The Loose DVD East Side Kids Bowery Boys Movie
Commemorating the August 15, 1920 birthday of Henry Richard "Huntz" Hall.
Dwight David Eisenhower: A Decent Man LP Album MP3 CD
Commemorating the August 21, 1959 proclamation President Eisenhower signed admitting Hawaii to the Union as the 50th state.
The Romantic Spirit DVD Set Complete TV Series 7 Discs
Commemorating the August 28, 1749 birthday of German author-philosopher Johann Wolfgang von Goethe and the August 30, 1797 birthday of Frankenstein author Mary Shelley.
Hollywood DVD Set Complete 1980 TV Documentary Series 7 Discs
Commemorating the August 12, 1881 birthday of film pioneer Cecil B. DeMille.
Vietnam: The 10,000 Day War 4 Dual Layer DVDs All 13 TV Shows
Commemorating the August 7, 1964 phantom attack on two U.S. destroyers in the Gulf of Tonkin off North Vietnam.
Lyndon Johnson DVD 1986 Laurence Luckinbill David Susskind
Commemorating the August 27, 1908 birthday of the 36th U.S. President, Lyndon Baines Johnson.
General George S. Patton World War II Dual Layer DVD
Commemorating General Patton's first great victory of World War II on August 17th, 1943 with the liberation of Sicily.
Crusade In Europe DVD Complete Eisenhower WWII TV Series 5 Discs
Commemorating the August 17, 1943 liberation of Sicily during World War II.
Radio Broadcasting History Films 2 DVD Set
Commemorating the August 26th, 1873 Birthday of American inventor and radio pioneer Lee De Forest.
Arthur Godfrey 3 Disc ValuePack 2 TV DVDs + 1 MP3 CD
Commemorating the August 31, 1903 birthday of Arthur Godfrey.
Black Civil Rights Films: African-American History DVD
Commemorating the August 4, 1964 murder of civil rights workers James Chaney, Andrew Goodman and Michael Schwerner outside Philadelphia, Mississippi, the passage of the August 6, 1965 Voting Rights Act and the August 7, 1904 birthday of African American statesman and Nobel Prize recipient Ralph J. Bunche.
Adolf Hitler: Man And Myth DVD
Commemorating the August 19, 1934 plebiscite in which 89.9 percent of German voters approved granting Chancellor Adolf Hitler additional powers including the office of president.
King: A Filmed Record - Montgomery To Memphis DVD
Commemorating the August 28, 1963 March on Washington where Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. gave his I Have a Dream speech.
The Divided Union American Civil War TV Series 3 Dual Layer DVDs
Commemorating the August 11, 1841 first public speech by Frederick Douglass, an escaped slave, beginning a career as a prominent anti-slavery and black American leader.
Perspective On Greatness: The Female Rebellion Suffragette DVD
Commemorating the August 13, 1818 birthday of women's rights pioneer Lucy Stone and the August 18, 1920 ratification of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution which gave women the right to vote.
Cold War Propaganda Films 2 Dual Layer DVDs
Commemorating the August 13, 1961 building of the Berlin Wall.
Portraits Of The Presidency Roosevelt Wilson Hoover Taft Willkie
Commemorating the August 10, 1874 birthday of the 31st U.S. President, Herbert Hoover.
Aviation History Films 2 Dual Layer DVD Set
Celebrating the August 19, 1903 birthday of aviation pioneer Orville Wright (1871-1948) who with his brother Wilbur achieved the world's first successful sustained and controlled flight of a motor-driven aircraft.
Perspective On Greatness: The Twice-Promised Land DVD Israel
Celebrating the August 7, 1904 birthday of African American statesman and Nobel Prize winner Ralph J. Bunche (1904-1971), who in 1949 mediated for the United Nations an end to hostilities in the war between Israel and the Arab League.
Henchmen Of The Third Reich Dual Layer DVD Goering Goebbels Hess
In observance of the September 15, 1935 enactment by the Nazis of the "Nuremburg Laws" which deprived Jews of their rights of citizenship!
Mein Kampf (1960) DVD Adolf Hitler Third Reich Holocaust
In observance of the August 1, 1944 penning by Anne Frank of her last entry diary entry before she and her family were arrested and sent to their deaths at Bergen-Belsen concentration camp!
Outer Space Films 11 Space Race US vs USSR DVD
August 2, 1964: The Ranger 7 space probe transmitted remarkably clear close-up photographs of the moon's surface. 4,308 total photographs of excellent quality were transmitted in the 17 minutes before impact.