The 1965 Blackout: Hear The Eerie Broadcast When New York Went Dark

The 1965 Blackout: Hear The Eerie Broadcast When New York Went Dark

Before we hear his broadcast, we need to set the scene. West Island Weather has more: Over 30 million people were affected including some provinces in Canada. Everything went dark. Patients in the middle of surgery, people in subways were trapped in darkness from New York to Canada and most states in between. A plane was getting ready to land when the runway disappeared. 1700 Passengers from a powerless subway train were rescued from a bridge in New York.

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Nazis against Nazis – Germany’s most involuntary charity walk

Nazis against Nazis – Germany's most involuntary charity walk

On November 15th, neo-Nazis walked through the streets of Wunsiedel. We could not stop them – but we could make them walk for something meaningful: and that is how for the first time a right-wing memorial march became a charity walk – without knowing of the participants. For every meter they walked, €10 went to EXIT-Deutschland – a Nazi opt-out programme. The result: €10.000 and lots of surprised right-wing extremists.

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31st October 1984 – The prime minister of India is assassinated

31st October 1984 - The prime minister of India is assassinated

Indira Gandhi, the prime minister of India, is assassinated in New Delhi by two of her own bodyguards. Beant Singh and Satwant Singh, both Sikhs, emptied their guns into Gandhi as she walked to her office from an adjoining bungalow.

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