Video: 'The Beatles - Hello Hello (very rare jam session)'
(Monday, October 2, 1967, 10:00 p.m.-2:30 a.m. BST) — The Beatles began recording Paul McCartney’s “Hello, Goodbye” song (under the working title “Hello Hello”) today at EMI Studio 2 in London for the group’s single for the 1967 Christmas season. Continue reading The Beatles begin recording ‘Hello, Goodbye’ 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Oct 2 1967)
Video: 'The Bridge on the River Kwai' trailer
(Wednesday, October 2, 1957) — The Bridge on the River Kwai, a British-American epic war film about World War II POWs forced by the Japanese Army to build a strategic bridge in Burma, premiered tonight in London. Continue reading ‘The Bridge on the River Kwai’ premieres in London 60 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Oct 2 1957)
Video: '"Thurgood Marshall Nominated to Supreme Court" (Washington DC, 6/13/1967)'
(Monday, October 2, 1967, morning EDT; during the African-American Civil Rights Movement (1954–68)) — Thurgood Marshall was sworn in today by Chief Justice Earl Warren as the first black U.S. Supreme Court justice in the nation’s history. Continue reading Thurgood Marshall sworn-in as first African-American justice on U.S. Supreme Court 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Oct 2 1967)