Daily Archives: October 14, 2013

Lennon coaches Billy J. Kramer through his-McCartney’s ‘I’m In Love’ song 50 years ago today (1963)


Audio: 'I`m In Love - Billy J. Kramer & the Dakotas'

(Monday, October 14, 1963) — Billy J. Kramer & the Dakotas recorded Lennon-McCartney’s composition “I’m In Love” today at EMI Studios in London with Beatle John Lennon coaching Kramer. This song was never recorded by Lennon’s group The Beatles.

Paul McCartney holds an autograph session in Paris 20 years ago today (1993)


Video: 'Paul Is Live In Concert On The New World Tour'

(Thursday, October 14, 1993) — Ex-Beatle Paul McCartney held an autograph session today at Fnac des Ternes in Paris before his show at Palais Omnisports de Bercy in Paris, France, on the 14th stop (and 22nd show) of the second European leg of his The New World Tour. Clips of the signing were shown during the performance of “Here, There and Everywhere” for the official tour video Paul Is Live In Concert On The New World Tour.

Second Raid on Schweinfurt results in German victory 70 years ago today (1943)


Video: 'The World At War: Whirlwind Bombing Germany 4/5' (Second Raid on Schweinfurt, Oct. 14, 1943, at 9:30)

(Thursday, October 14, 1943; during the Operation Pointblank, part of the European Theater of World War II) — The second Schweinfurt raid took place over Germany today between forces of the United States 8th Air Force and German Luftwaffe’s fighter arm (Jagdwaffe). Continue reading Second Raid on Schweinfurt results in German victory 70 years ago today (1943)

300 prisoners escape in Sobibor revolt 70 years ago today (1943)


Video: 'Holocaust Survivors Remember Sobibor Uprising Clips'

(Thursday, October 14, 1943; during the The Holocaust and World War II) — Members of the Sobibór underground, led by Polish-Jewish prisoner Leon Feldhendler and Soviet-Jewish POW Alexander Pechersky, succeeded in covertly killing eleven German SS officers and a number of guards today at the Nazi German extermination camp in occupied Poland. Continue reading 300 prisoners escape in Sobibor revolt 70 years ago today (1943)