Daily Archives: March 3, 2014

The Beach Boys record German version of ‘In My Room’ 50 years ago today (Mar 3 1964)

Video: 'The Beach Boys Ganz allein'

(Tuesday, March 3, 1964) — The Beach Boys today recorded a German-language version of “In My Room” at Western Recorders studio in Hollywood, inspired by The Beatles’ decision to record German-language versions of their hits “She Loves You” and “I Want To Hold Your Hand.” “Ganz Allein” would, however, go unreleased for 19 years.

Turkish Airlines Flight 981 crashes, killing all 346 people on board 40 years ago this hour (Mar 3 1974)

Video: 'Plane Crash Turkish Airlines flight 981 Dc 10'

(Sunday, March 3, 1974, at around 12:30 p.m. CET) — A Turkish Airlines DC-10 crashed shortly after takeoff from Orly Airport in Paris today, killing all 346 people on board. A faulty cargo door had blown open, resulting in sudden decompression that caused part of the jetliner’s floor to collapse, severely damaging the plane’s control cables