Daily Archives: April 10, 2017

‘A Man for All Seasons’ wins Best Picture at 39th Academy Awards 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Apr 10 1967)


Video: '1967 Oscars' (20 videos)

(Monday, April 10, 1967, 7:00 p.m.-9:31 p.m. PST)A Man for All Seasons, a British biographical drama film about a devout scholar who gets caught in the middle of Henry VIII’s plans to break with the Catholic Church, won six Oscars tonight at the 39th Academy Awards, including Best Picture, Fred Zinnemann for Best Director and Paul Scofield for Best Actor. Continue reading ‘A Man for All Seasons’ wins Best Picture at 39th Academy Awards 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Apr 10 1967)

Johnson, backing Roosevelt’s court plan, wins seat in Congress in Texas election 80 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Apr 10 1937)


Video: 'PBS LBJ Part 1' (1937 campaign at 4:45)

(Saturday, April 10, 1937) — Youthful Lyndon B. Johnson, who shouted his advocacy of President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s plan to add more justices to the U.S. Supreme Court all over Texas’ 10th congressional district, was elected today to the seat in Congress that covered Austin and the surrounding hill country. Continue reading Johnson, backing Roosevelt’s court plan, wins seat in Congress in Texas election 80 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Apr 10 1937)

Beatle Paul McCartney visits Los Angeles 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Apr 10 1967)


Video: 'Magical Mystery Trip - Mal and Paul's Home Movies' (Apr. 10, 1967, at 5:51-7:54)

(Monday, April 10, 1967) — Paul McCartney of The Beatles was filmed today hanging out at the swimming pool of former press officer Derek Taylor and shopping at the Century Square Center in Los Angeles. Continue reading Beatle Paul McCartney visits Los Angeles 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Apr 10 1967)