Daily Archives: February 22, 2015

Marines raise American flag on Mt. Suribachi 70 years ago this hour (Feb 23 1945)


Video: 'Iwo Jima Flag Raising on Mount Suribachi in Color'

(Friday, February 23, 1945, noon JST; during the Battle of Iwo Jima, part of the Pacific Theatre of World War II) — Five U.S. Marines and a U.S. Navy Corpsman were photographed today raising an American flag atop Mount Suribachi on the island of Iwo Jima (There were actually two flag-raisings this day, this was the second). Continue reading Marines raise American flag on Mt. Suribachi 70 years ago this hour (Feb 23 1945)

The Beatles arrive in the Bahamas to begin filming ‘Help!’ 50 years ago this hour (Feb 22 1965)


Video: 'The Beatles - Audio interviews during the making of "Help!" - February/March, 1965' (Feb. 22, 1965)

(Monday, February 22, 1965, 7:00 P.M. EST) — The Beatles arrived at Nassau Airport tonight on a chartered flight from London via New York to begin filming their second feature film Help!. Continue reading The Beatles arrive in the Bahamas to begin filming ‘Help!’ 50 years ago this hour (Feb 22 1965)

The Beatles depart London for the Bahamas to film ‘Help!’ 50 years ago this morning (Feb 22 1965)


Video: '2007 The Making of HELP Part 3/6' (Feb. 22, 1965, at 2:03/2:14/2:26/2:34/2:51)

(Monday, February 22, 1965, morning GMT) — The Beatles left London Airport today on a chartered flight to the Bahamas to begin filming their second feature film Help!. Continue reading The Beatles depart London for the Bahamas to film ‘Help!’ 50 years ago this morning (Feb 22 1965)