Daily Archives: December 6, 2012

$225,000 awarded by Kennedy foundation 50 years ago tonight (1962)

Video: 'December 6, 1962 - President Kennedy at the Awards Dinner of the Joseph P. Kennedy, Jr.,'

(Thursday, December 6, 1962, evening) — U.S. President John F. Kennedy awarded $225,000 tonight to four foreign scientists, an American educator and a national association for their outstanding work in the field of mental retardation.

The funds and awards were made by the Joseph P. Kennedy Jr. Foundation for the first time at a dinner in Washington presided over by Adlai E. Stevenson, U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations.

McCartney films ‘Broad Street’ scenes at Royal Albert Hall 30 years ago today (1982)

Video: 'Give My Regards to Broad Street [FULL MOVIE]' (Royal Albert Hall scenes begin at 1:12:18)

(Monday, December 6, 1982) — Ex-Beatle Paul McCartney filmed scenes at Royal Albert Hall in London for the movie Give My Regards To Broad Street today, performing “Eleanor Rigby.” The film, directed by Peter Webb, was written and starring McCartney.