Daily Archives: October 9, 2013

Kennedy okays sale of U.S. wheat to Russians 50 years ago this hour (1963)


Video: 'October 9, 1963 - President John F. Kennedy says 'Yes' for wheat for Russia'

(Wednesday, October 9, 1963, 6:00 p.m. EDT) — U.S. President John F. Kennedy announced the sale of U.S. wheat to Russia and communist nations of Eastern Europe during a news conference tonight (click here for extended audio of the news conference). Continue reading Kennedy okays sale of U.S. wheat to Russians 50 years ago this hour (1963)

The Beatles perform on ‘The Ken Dodd Show’ radio show 50 years ago this hour (1963)


Audio: 'The Beatles - She Loves You ('The Ken Dodd Show', 9/10/1963)'

(Wednesday, October 9, 1963, 10-11 p.m. BST) — On John Lennon’s 23rd birthday, The Beatles made their only appearance on the BBC radio programme The Ken Dodd Show tonight at the BBC Paris Studio in London, performing “She Loves You” for airing on Nov. 3, 1963, at 2:30 p.m.