Video: 'WW II : RARE COLOR FILM : IWO JIMA : US FLAG ON MT SURIBACHI' (Feb. 19, 1945, at 2:32)
(Monday, February 19, 1945, 8:59 a.m. JST; during the Battle of Iwo Jima, part of the Pacific Theatre of World War II) — After three days of heavy naval and aerial bombardment, some 30,000 U.S. Marines began landing today on the Western Pacific island of Iwo Jima, where they commenced a successful month-long battle to seize control of the island from Japanese forces. Continue reading U.S. Marines storm ashore on Iwo Jima 70 years ago this hour (Feb 19 1945)
Video: 'If You've Got Trouble Take 1 / The Beatles'
(Thursday, February 18, 1965, 6:30-10:30 p.m. GMT) — The Beatles today continued production of their fifth album Help! at EMI Studio 2 in London, tracking “If You’ve Got Trouble” (which would not be released until 1996) and “Tell Me What You See” this evening. Continue reading The Beatles record ‘If You’ve Got Trouble’ and ‘Tell Me What You See’ 50 years ago this hour (Feb 18 1965)
Video: 'The Beatles You've Got to hide your love away Anthology'
(Thursday, February 18, 1965, 3:30-5:15 p.m. GMT) — The Beatles today continued production of their fifth studio album Help! and second feature film of the same title at EMI Studio 2 in London, completing “You’ve Got to Hide Your Love Away” this afternoon. Continue reading The Beatles record ‘You’ve Got to Hide Your Love Away’ 50 years ago this hour (Feb 18 1965)
Video: 'The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn Audiobook Full by CCProse'
(Wednesday, February 18, 1885) — Mark Twain’s Adventures of Huckleberry Finn was published in the U.S. for the first time today (after already being published in Britain and Canada).