Daily Archives: September 12, 2013

The Beatles record ‘Don’t Bother Me’ 50 years ago this hour (1963)


Audio: 'The Beatles - Don't Bother Me [Take 10]'

(Thursday, September 12, 1963, 7:00 p.m.-11:30 p.m. BST) — After a half-hour break, The Beatles returned to EMI Studio 2 in London tonight to record George Harrison’s first solo composition “Don’t Bother Me” for their second album With The Beatles. Continue reading The Beatles record ‘Don’t Bother Me’ 50 years ago this hour (1963)

Senator Kennedy marries Jacqueline Lee Bouvier 60 years ago today (1953)


Video: 'The Wedding of John F. Kennedy & Jacqueline Bouvier in Color'

(Saturday, September 12, 1953) — U.S. Senator John F. Kennedy, 36, married Jacqueline Lee Bouvier, 24, today at St. Mary’s Church in Newport, Rhode Island, in a Mass celebrated by Boston’s Archbishop Richard Cushing. Continue reading Senator Kennedy marries Jacqueline Lee Bouvier 60 years ago today (1953)

The Beatles record ‘Hold Me Tight’ 50 years ago this hour (1963)


Audio: 'Messages To Australia'

(Thursday, September 12, 1963, 2:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m. BST) — After recording a few special messages for broadcast on Australian radio this afternoon, The Beatles recorded “Hold Me Tight” at EMI Studio 2 in London for their second album With The Beatles. Continue reading The Beatles record ‘Hold Me Tight’ 50 years ago this hour (1963)

Nazi raiders rescue Benito Mussolini 70 years ago this hour (1943)


Video: 'The World At War: Tough Old Gut Italy 2/5' (Sep. 12, 1943, at 0:14)

(Thursday, September 9, 1943, shortly after 2:00 p.m. local time/8:00 a.m. EWT; during the Allied invasion of Italy, part of the Italian Campaign of World War II) — German SS Sturmbannfuhrer Otto Skorzeny today led a rescue of Benito Mussolini, the recently-deposed Italian dictator, who had been imprisoned at the Campo Imperiale Hotel, located in the Abruzzi Mountains. Continue reading Nazi raiders rescue Benito Mussolini 70 years ago this hour (1943)