Monthly Archives: October 2013

Kennedy questions whether Soviet Union abandoning moon race 50 years ago this hour (1963)


Video: 'President John F. Kennedy's 63rd News Conference - October 31, 1963'

(Thursday, October 31, 1963, 4:00 p.m. EDT; during the Cold War and Space Race) — U.S. President John F. Kennedy told a news conference today that he “would not make any bets at all upon Soviet intentions” despite Premier Khrushchev’s statement that his country would not race to the moon but, rather, would profit from American experience in that field. Continue reading Kennedy questions whether Soviet Union abandoning moon race 50 years ago this hour (1963)

The Beatles arrive at London Airport from Stockholm 50 years ago tonight (1963)


Video: 'BEATLES Too Much Monkey Business 1962 1963 1964 Rare Footage!' (Oct. 31, 1963, at 2:16)

(Thursday, October 31, 1963, evening) — The Beatles touched down at London Airport this evening from Stockholm, greeted by 10,000 fans standing outside in spite of heavy rain. Continue reading The Beatles arrive at London Airport from Stockholm 50 years ago tonight (1963)

The Beatles record appearance for Swedish TV’s ‘Drop In’ 50 years ago this hour (1963)


Video: 'The Beatles "Drop In" Swedish TV show 1963'

(Wednesday, October 30, 1963, 7:00 p.m. CEST) — The Beatles recorded an appearance tonight on the Sveriges television music show Drop In in front of a studio audience at the Narren-teatern (arena theatre), a small theatre in Stockholm’s Gröna Lund amusement park for airing on Nov. 3, 1963, at 7:00 p.m. Continue reading The Beatles record appearance for Swedish TV’s ‘Drop In’ 50 years ago this hour (1963)

Paul McCartney interviewed live on ‘The Late Late Breakfast Show’ 30 years ago this hour (1983)


Video: 'Paul & Linda McCartney on The Late Late Breakfast Show '1983'

(Saturday, October 29, 1983, 5:50-6:35 p.m. UTC) — Ex-Beatle Paul McCartney and his wife Linda made their first live television studio appearance in ten years today on the variety show The Late Late Breakfast Show, hosted by the DJ Noel Edmonds and transmitted from the BBC Television Centre in Wood Lane, London, on BBC1.