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Elizabeth Rocklin

Elizabeth Rocklin CNBC
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  • 61 years of lovin’ it

    It was 61 years ago on April 15, 1955 Ray Kroc opened his first McDonald’s in Des Plaines, Illinois. Kroc bought the restaurant from brothers Richard and Maurice McDonald for $2.7 million in 1961.

  • The Apollo 13 launch & splashdown

    On April 11th, the Apollo 13 spacecraft launched from the Kennedy Space Center headed for the moon. A look back on footage when the oxygen and power were lost inside the orbiter “Odyssey,” and mission control and the Apollo 13 crew had to abort the mission, and work quickly together to power up the lunar module “Aquarius” for a safe return to Earth.

  • Remembering Charlie Chaplin’s $675k movie deal

    At age 26, Charlie Chaplin became the world’s highest-paid film star after signing a contract with Mutual Film Corporation on April 6th 1916. When adjusted to today’s inflation, this deal would be worth over $14 million.

  • 35 years ago, John Hinckley, Jr. shot Ronald Reagan

    Here is a look back with NBC Footage of the shots on March 30, 1981, when John Hinckley, Jr. attempted to assassinate U.S. President Ronald Reagan just 69 days into his presidency. The shots wounded the president, his press secretary James Brady, Washington police officer Thomas Delahanty and Secret Service Agent Timothy McCarthy as agents and police officers tackle Hinckley to the ground.

  • Sue Herera remembers kissing Will Ferrell

    CNBC’s Sue Herera and Bill Griffeth reflect on the day Will Ferrell crashed the set of “Power Lunch” in 2004.

  • Toys that made millions

    A look back on zany holiday toy crazes through the decades.

  • National Thanksgiving turkey pardons through the years

    This year's National Thanksgiving turkey "Abe" wasn't the first turkey to interrupt a president. Check out the turkey pardons since 1989.

  • Remembering the JFK assassination

    On November 22nd, 1963, President John F. Kennedy was shot while traveling in a motorcade in Dallas. Here is the live coverage from NBC.

  • A look back 50 years ago to the 1965 blackout

    At the height of rush hour, on November 9, 1965, several northeastern states and parts of Canada were hit with a power outage that lasted up to 13 hours and affected more than 30 million people.

  • The Reagan-Carter Debate, October 28, 1980

    On this day in history, a look back on the presidential debate between Governor Ronald Reagan and President Jimmy Carter just a week before the election.