Today in History for October 7th

Highlights of this day in history: U.S. and Britain strike Afghanistan; Achille Lauro hijacked; Supreme Court pick Clarence Thomas faces damaging claims; Matthew Shepard beaten to death; Singer John Mellencamp born; ‘Cats’ hits Broadway. (Oct. 7)

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Today in History for October 7th

Highlights of this day in history: U.S. and Britain strike Afghanistan; Achille Lauro hijacked; Supreme Court pick Clarence Thomas faces damaging claims; Matthew Shepard beaten to death; Singer John Mellencamp born; ‘Cats’ hits Broadway. (Oct. 7)

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Diamond shines at Songwriters Hall of Fame

Neil Diamond may have retired from touring due to Parkinson’s disease, but the singer didn’t let that stop him performing at the Songwriters Hall of Fame ceremony, where inductees included Kool and the Gang, Jermaine Dupri and John Mellencamp. (June 15)

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