Video: 'April 11, 1963 - General Edwin Walker interviewed after shooting incident'
(Wednesday, April 10, 1963, at approximately 9 p.m. CST) — An unknown gunman tonight narrowly missed killing former U.S. Army General Edwin A. Walker, who had been working on his taxes at his home in Dallas, Texas. The would-be killer would later turn out to have been Lee Harvey Oswald, who would use the same rifle to assassinate U.S. President John F. Kennedy seven months later.
(Friday, April 10, 1953) — House Of Wax, a horror film about a vengeful sculptor who rebuilds his fire-destroyed showplace by using human victims as wax figures, premiered today at the Paramount in New York City. It was the first 3-D color feature from a major American studio.
Directed by André de Toth, the film starred Vincent Price, Frank Lovejoy, Charles Bronson, Carolyn Jones and Phyllis Kirk.
(Wednesday, April 10, 1963, 9:18 a.m. EST) — The fast-attack nuclear submarine USS Thresher (SSN-593) sank today during deep-diving tests east of Cape Cod, Massachusetts, in a disaster that claimed 129 lives.