Video: 'President John F. Kennedy's 53rd Press Conference (April 3, 1963)'
(Wednesday, April 3, 1963, 4:00 p.m. EST; during the Cold War) — U.S. President John F. Kennedy says 9,000 Soviet troops and technical experts have left Cuba since November, about 4,000 of them within the past six weeks.
Audio: '# 12. The Beatles - (BBC Radio, "Easy Beat" # 1, April 7, 1963)' (recorded Apr. 3, 1963)'
(Wednesday, April 3, 1963, 8:30-9:45 p.m. BST) — The Beatles recorded an appearance tonight for the BBC Light Programme Easy Beat at Playhouse Theatre, London. They performed “From Me To You,” for broadcast on Apr. 7, 1963 from 10:31 to 11:30 a.m.
Video: 'First Cell Phone Call - How We Invented The World'
(Tuesday, April 3, 1973) — The first handheld portable telephone was demonstrated today for reporters on a New York City street corner. Martin Cooper, a Motorola researcher and executive, made the first call to his rival, Dr. Joel S. Engel of Bell Labs.
(Friday, April 3, 1953) — TV Guide, a weekly American magazine with listings of TV shows, was published for the first time today, with 10 editions and a circulation of 1,562,000.
The cover featured a photograph of Lucille Ball’s newborn son Desi Arnaz, Jr. A small photo of Lucy was also placed in the top corner under the title of the issue which read: “Lucy’s $50,000,000 baby.”