Daily Archives: March 17, 2014

The Beatles film ‘Le Circle’ scenes 50 years ago today (Mar 17 1964)


Video: 'A Hard Day's Night (Full Movie) 1080p [HD] subtitulada' (Mar. 17, 1964, at 20:26-21:01; 21:42-22:12; 25:06-26:09)

(Tuesday, March 17, 1964) — The Beatles today filmed the first of two scenes for A Hard Day’s Night at the exclusive private members’ club Les Ambassadeurs in London. The first was on this day primarily featured Paul McCartney’s grandfather, played by Wilfrid Brambell, gambling at a poker table in ‘Le Circle.’

Anne-Marie falls to Viet Minh at Dien Bien Phu 60 years ago today (Mar 17 1954)


Video: 'Vietnam The Ten Thousand Day War 2of13 Dien Bien Phu' (Mar. 17, 1954, at 18:10)

(Wednesday, March 17, 1954; during the Battle of Dien Bien Phu, part of the First Indochina War) — Strong point Anne-Marie fell to the Viet Minh today, the third French outpost silenced at Dien Bien Phu. The French estimate communist dead at 2,500. Indeed, with some hills covered with dead and dying, the Viet Minh pause. Continue reading Anne-Marie falls to Viet Minh at Dien Bien Phu 60 years ago today (Mar 17 1954)