Daily Archives: April 16, 2012

McCartney, Jackson record ‘The Girl is Mine’ in Los Angeles 30 years ago today (1982)


Video: McCartney, Jackson in studio Apr. 14-16, 1982 (at 1:52-1:59)

(Friday, April 16, 1982) — Ex-Beatle Paul concluded three days of sessions today with Michael Jackson at Westlake Studios in Los Angeles, where they recorded Jackson’s The Girl is Mine. Continue reading McCartney, Jackson record ‘The Girl is Mine’ in Los Angeles 30 years ago today (1982)

Apollo 16 rockets toward Moon 40 years ago this hour (1972)


Video: Apollo 16 lift-off (part 2, NBC News coverage here begins at 12:48:51, actual lift-off is at 5:10 into video)

(Sunday, April 16, 1972, 12:54 p.m. EST) — America’s Apollo 16 explorers were launched flawlessly toward the Moon today but they reported a few hours later that insulation on the outside of their lunar lander was being stripped away as they streaked from Earth. Continue reading Apollo 16 rockets toward Moon 40 years ago this hour (1972)