What Happened Today:
•1942 - Henry Ford patents a method of constructing plastic auto bodies
•1979 - YMCA files libel suit against Village People's YMCA song
•1990 - 1st elected African American Governor inaugurated (Douglas Wilder-Virginia)
•1992 - US serial killer Jeffrey Dahmerpleads guilty but insane
•1969 - Elvis Presley began a ten day recording session that would produce his final US number one record, 'Suspicious Minds'. The tracks were laid down at American Sound Studios in Memphis and marked the first time Presley had recorded in his hometown since his Sun Records days in 1956.
•1966 – Bruce Wayne and Dick Grayson entered our lives via ABC on Wednesdays. The television series “Batman” debuted with the episode Hi Diddle Riddle. Each half hour episode contained either part 1 or part 2 of the dynamic duo’s fight against the criminal of the week.