This week in 1989, rocker Tom Petty played the last stop of his tour at the Dean Smith Center. Petty made sure to play at least one song from each of the eight albums he had released at the time.
29 Years Ago
This week in 1972, a proposal was made by Barry Burns, a Republican candidate for the General Assembly, to install breathalyzer machines in N.C. nightclubs to determine whether patrons were safe to drive home.
46 Years Ago
This week in 1955, Leroy and Ralph Frasier and John Brandon won the right to enter the University's undergraduate school. They were the first black undergraduate students admitted to Carolina.