Daily Archives: April 11, 2013

‘Gandhi’ wins Best Picture at 55th Academy Awards 30 years ago this hour (1983)


Video: '1982 Oscar Winners'

(Monday, April 11, 1983, 9:00 p.m. EST)Gandhi won eight Oscars tonight at the 55th Academy Awards, including Best Picture, Richard Attenborough for Best Director and Ben Kingsley for Best Actor. Meryl Streep won Best Actress for Sophie’s Choice. Continue reading ‘Gandhi’ wins Best Picture at 55th Academy Awards 30 years ago this hour (1983)

The Beatles release third single ‘From Me To You/Thank You Girl’ 50 years ago today (1963)


Audio: 'From Me To You' (recorded March 5, 1963; stereo mix)

(Thursday, April 11, 1963) — The Beatles released their third single, “From Me To You” and “Thank You Girl,” today in the United Kingdom. Continue reading The Beatles release third single ‘From Me To You/Thank You Girl’ 50 years ago today (1963)