Daily Archives: March 11, 2014

Mondale asks Hart ‘Where’s the beef?’ during debate 30 years ago this hour (Mar 11 1984)


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(Sunday, March 11, 1984, 5-6:30 p.m. EST) — Former Vice President Walter Mondale’s old-line Democratic Party values and Sen. Gary Hart’s “new ideas” collided today in Atlanta in a final, combative face-to-face meeting of the leading candidates before the crucial “Super Tuesday” voting. Continue reading Mondale asks Hart ‘Where’s the beef?’ during debate 30 years ago this hour (Mar 11 1984)

The Beatles film ‘I Should Have Known Better’ sequence for first film 50 years ago today (Mar 11 1964)


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(Wednesday, March 11, 1964, 8 a.m.-10 p.m. GMT) — On The Beatles’ first day at Twickenham Film Studios, where they would later shoot Help!, Let It Be and a number of promotional videos and solo projects, the group filmed the “I Should Have Known Better” sequence.

A set was built to resemble a train guard’s van, which was rocked while The Beatles mimed to the song. At one point, however, director Richard Lester had to stop the shoot because the technicians were rocking the set in time with the song.

Army says McCarthy ‘pulled rank’ for aide 60 years ago today (Mar 11 1954)

(Thursday, March 11, 1954; during the Second Red Scare) — The U.S. Army charged today that Sen. Joseph R. McCarthy, a Republican from Wisconsin, and his subcommittee’s chief counsel, Roy Cohn, had exerted pressure to obtain favored treatment for Pvt. G. David Schine, a former consultant to the subcommittee. The confrontation culminated in the famous Senate Army-McCarthy hearings.