Daily Archives: October 31, 2013

Kennedy questions whether Soviet Union abandoning moon race 50 years ago this hour (1963)


Video: 'President John F. Kennedy's 63rd News Conference - October 31, 1963'

(Thursday, October 31, 1963, 4:00 p.m. EDT; during the Cold War and Space Race) — U.S. President John F. Kennedy told a news conference today that he “would not make any bets at all upon Soviet intentions” despite Premier Khrushchev’s statement that his country would not race to the moon but, rather, would profit from American experience in that field. Continue reading Kennedy questions whether Soviet Union abandoning moon race 50 years ago this hour (1963)

The Beatles arrive at London Airport from Stockholm 50 years ago tonight (1963)


Video: 'BEATLES Too Much Monkey Business 1962 1963 1964 Rare Footage!' (Oct. 31, 1963, at 2:16)

(Thursday, October 31, 1963, evening) — The Beatles touched down at London Airport this evening from Stockholm, greeted by 10,000 fans standing outside in spite of heavy rain. Continue reading The Beatles arrive at London Airport from Stockholm 50 years ago tonight (1963)