Title page from book

Meet the Flintstones, goodbye James Dean, a tennis love story and John Lennon.

  • Nice swing

    22 years ago – In 2000, tennis stud Pete Sampras married Bridgette Wilson, of”I Know What You Did Last Summer” and “The Wedding Planner” fame.

    Novak Djokovic of Serbia shares a moment with Pete Sampras after an...

    Novak Djokovic of Serbia shares a moment with Pete Sampras after an exhibition match against tournament director Tommy Haas and John McEnroe on Day 13 of the BNP Paribas Open at the Indian Wells... Get premium, high resolution news photos at Getty Images

  • The Beatles

    34 years ago – In 1988, John Lennon received his posthumous star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

    Head shot of Beatle John Lennon with rose during the "Bed-in for...

    Head shot of Beatle John Lennon with rose during the "Bed-in for Peace" demonstration. Get premium, high resolution news photos at Getty Images

  • Yabba dabba doo

    62 years ago – In 1960, “The Flintstones” premiered on ABC.

    Leon Rodriguez, Director, US Citizenship and Immigration Services ,...

    Leon Rodriguez, Director, US Citizenship and Immigration Services , dresses as Fred Flintstone, delivers remarks to 27 children from 19 countries during a special Halloween-themed ceremony at the... Get premium, high resolution news photos at Getty Images

  • Death

    67 years ago – In 1955, James Dean was killed in a two-car collision near Cholame, California.

    James Dean plays Jim Stark in the motion picture Rebel Without a...

    James Dean plays Jim Stark in the motion picture Rebel Without a Cause. Get premium, high resolution news photos at Getty Images

  • Not the candy bar

    95 years ago – In 1927, Babe Ruth hit his 60th home run of the season. He held the single-season home run record for 34 years until Roger Maris broke it in 1961.

    Yankees' baseball champion, Babe Ruth, preparing to bat at the...

    Yankees' baseball champion, Babe Ruth, preparing to bat at the opening game at the Polo Grounds, New York, on April 22, 1920. Get premium, high resolution news photos at Getty Images