Video: '503rd Parachute Infantry Regiment, Corregidor Invasion, Philippine Islands, February 16, 1945'
(Friday, February 16, 1945, 8:33 a.m. PHT; during the — The Battle for the recapture of Corregidor began today as the first of one thousand troopers of the 503rd PRCT based at Mindoro, Battle of Corregidor (1945), part of the Pacific Theatre of World War II) began dropping out of C-47 troop carriers of the US Thirteenth Air Force.
Video: 'Lost in America' (trailer)
(Friday, February 15, 1985) — , a comedy film about a discontented yuppie couple who quit their jobs to rediscover America on the road, opened today in U.S. theaters (limited), including Cinema 2 in New York City. Lost in America
Directed by Albert Brooks, the film starred Brooks and Julie Hagerty.
(Saturday, February 15, 1975) — “You’re No Good” by Linda Ronstadt peaks at #1 on today’s Billboard Hot 100 singles chart for one week.
(Saturday, February 15, 1975) — “Look in My Eyes Pretty Woman” by Tony Orlando and Dawn peaks at #11 on today’s Billboard Hot 100 singles chart for two weeks.
Video: 'O Canada- February 15, 1965, the Maple Leaf flys for the first time'
(Monday, February 15, 1965, noon, EST) — Canada’s new maple-leaf flag, which replaced the “Red Ensign” design, was unfurled today in ceremonies in Ottawa.
Video: 'The Beatles - Ticket To Ride [Take 2]'
(Monday, February 15, 1965, 2:30-5:45 p.m. GMT) — The Beatles today began recording their fifth album Help! and their second feature film of the same title at EMI Studio 2 in London, tracking “Ticket to Ride” this afternoon. Continue reading The Beatles begin recording fifth album, record ‘Ticket to Ride’ 50 years ago this hour (Feb 15 1965)
Video: 'Mini Bio: Nat King Cole'
(Monday, February 15, 1965, 5:30 a.m. PST) — Nat King Cole, the velvet-voiced popular singer, died this morning at St. John’s Hospital in Santa Monica, California, of lung cancer (he was a heavy cigarette smoker). Cole was 45 years old. Continue reading Singer Nat ‘King’ Cole dies of lung cancer 50 years ago this hour (Feb 15 1965)