Daily Archives: October 7, 2013

The Rolling Stones record The Beatles’ ‘I Wanna Be Your Man’ as second single 50 years ago today (1963)


Audio: 'The Rolling Stones - I Wanna Be Your Man'

(Monday, October 7, 1963) — The Rolling Stones recorded their second single today at De Lane Lea Studios in London, including Lennon-McCartney’s “I Wanna Be Your Man” and “Stoned,” an original group composition. Continue reading The Rolling Stones record The Beatles’ ‘I Wanna Be Your Man’ as second single 50 years ago today (1963)

Kennedy ratifies Partial Nuclear Test Ban Treaty 50 years ago today (1963)


Audio: 'President John F. Kennedy - August, September & October 1963' (Oct. 7, 1963, at 2:18

(Monday, October 7, 1963; during the Cold War) — U.S. President John F. Kennedy formally ratified the Partial Nuclear Test Ban Treaty today, calling it “a clear and honorable national commitment” to the cause of man’s survival. Continue reading Kennedy ratifies Partial Nuclear Test Ban Treaty 50 years ago today (1963)

Mountbatten takes post as Supreme Allied Commander South East Asia Command (SEAC) 70 years ago today (1943)


Video: 'The World At War: It's A Lovely Day Tomorrow Burma 3/5' (Oct. 7, 1943, at 3:15)

(Thursday, October 7, 1943; during the Burma Campaign, part of the Pacific War during World War II) — Admiral Lord Louis Mountbatten, former leader of Britain’s Commandos, arrived in New Delhi, India, today to take over his new post as Supreme Allied Commander South East Asia Command (SEAC). His mission was to end the stalemate and knock out the Japanese.