(Monday, June 16, 1975) — Former Beatle John Lennon, fighting a 197 deportation order, filed suit today against the Justice Department, former Attorney John N. Mitchell and other officials, charging they singled him out for “improper selective prosectuion.”
Video: 'Like a Rolling Stone'
(Wednesday, June 16, 1965) — Bob Dylan recorded the song “Like A Rolling Stone” at Columbia Studio A at 799 Seventh Avenue in New York City. In 2004 and again in 2011, Rolling Stone magazine picked “Like a Rolling Stone” as number one on its list of “The 500 Greatest Songs of All Time.”
Video: 'Help 1965'
(Wednesday, June 16, 1965) — The Beatles’ work on their second feature film Help! ended today, with some extra audio recording of speech and sound effects at Twickenham Film Studios.
Video: 'Lady and the Tramp' trailer
(Thursday, June 16, 1955) — Lady and the Tramp, an animated romantic musical comedy film produced by Walt Disney about the adventures of an American Cocker Spaniel named Lady who lives with a refined, upper-middle-class family, and a male stray mutt named Tramp, premiered today at the State-Lake theater in Chicago.
Directed by Clyde Geronimi, Wilfred Jackson and Hamilton Luske, the film starred Peggy Lee, Barbara Luddy, Larry Roberts, Verna Felton, Bill Thompson and Bill Baucom.
Video: 'Bombing and Coup 1955 Argentina'
(Thursday, June 16, 1955, 12:40 p.m. ART) — Members of Argentina’s military bombarded the Plaza de Mayo today in Buenos Aires in a failed attempt to assassinate President Juan Domingo Peron and his Cabinet, causing hundreds of civilian deaths, the same day Peron was excommunicated by Pope Pius XII for expelling two bishops from his country.