Daily Archives: March 28, 2013

‘The Birds’ opens in New York City 50 years ago today (1963)

Video: 'The Birds Official Trailer #1 - Charles McGraw Movie (1963) HD'

(Thursday, March 28, 1963)The Birds, a suspense/horror film about a wealthy San Francisco socialite who pursues a potential boyfriend to a small Northern California town that slowly takes a turn for the bizarre when birds of all kinds suddenly begin to attack people, opened today in New York City.

Directed by Alfred Hitchcock, the film stars Rod Taylor, Jessica Tandy, Suzanne Pleshette and Tippi Hedren.

Chinese, North Koreans accept POW trade offer, propose peace talks be resumed 60 years ago today (1953)

Video: 'Korean War - PART 28, End of the War, 6.25' (at 0:42-0:53)

(Saturday, March 28, 1953; during the Korean War, part of the Cold War) — The Chinese and North Korean Communist commanders accepted today a long-standing United Nations proposal for an immediate exchange of sick and wounded prisoners of war by both sides in Korea, and at the same time proposed immediate resumption of suspended armistice talks.