Video: 'WW2 - V1 "Flying Bomb"'
(Tuesday, June 13, 1944, 4:13 a.m. BDST; during World War II) — Germany launched the first V-1 flying bomb attack on England today, striking London next to the railway bridge on Grove Road, Mile End, and killing eight civilians. Continue reading First German V-1 flying bomb explodes in Britain 70 years ago this hour (June 13 1944)
Video: 'Ringo Starr on his way to join the Beatles in Australia June 1964, interviews and great footage' (June 12, 1964, at 0:00-3:56)
(Friday, June 12, 1964, afternoon PDT) — Beatle Ringo Starr, delayed from joining his band’s world tour by illness, arrived in San Francisco this afternoon en route to Australia. He gave a press conference at the airport before boarding the Qantas flight to Sydney.
(Wednesday, June 12, 1974; during the Watergate scandal) — Hoping to build on the diplomatic triumphs of the past, U.S. President Richard M. Nixon, arrived in Cairo, Egypt, today at the beginning of a Middle East tour (click here for video at 2:35:27).
Video: 'The World At War: Morning 4/5' (June 12, 1944, at 7:26)
(Monday, June 12, 1944; during the Normandy landings on the Western Front of World War II) — British Prime Minister Winston Churchill visited Normandy today, six days after the D-Day landings there by Allied troops.
Video: 'President Calvin Coolidge accepts Republic nomination for President in June 1924 ...HD Stock Footage'
(Thursday, June 12, 1924) — President Calvin Coolidge of Massachusetts was nominated for a full second term today at the 1924 Republican National Convention meeting at Public Auditorium in Cleveland, defeating U.S. Senator Robert M. La Follette, Sr. of Wisconsin 1065-34 on the first ballot. Continue reading Republicans nominate Coolidge-Dawes ticket 90 years ago today (June 12 1924)
Video: 'George H.W. Bush: Biography of the 41st American President'
(Thursday, June 12, 1924, 10:30 a.m. local time) — George Herbert Walker Bush, the 41st President of the United States (1989-1993) and the 43drd Vice President of the United States (1981-1989), was born today at 173 Adams Street in Milton, Massachusetts.
Video: 'The Beatles at Centennial Hall, Adelaide, Australia in 1964'
(Thursday, June 12, 1964, 7:05 p.m. ACST) — The Beatles performed their first concert in Australia tonight, the first of two sets at Adelaide’s Centennial Hall, which had just 3,000 seats. Continue reading The Beatles perform in Adelaide 50 years ago this hour (June 12 1964)
Video: 'Beatles -Adelaide Press Conference with Ringo lookalike'
(Friday, June 12, 1964, afternoon) — The Beatles held a press conference this afternoon at the South Australian Hotel in Adelaide, Australia (click here to watch an extended video).