Video: 'USS Bunker Hill (CV-17) damaged by suicide planes - 11 May 1945'
(Friday, May 11, 1945, shortly after 10:00 a.m. JST; during the — The aircraft carrier Battle of Okinawa, part of the Pacific Theatre of World War II) USS was Bunker Hill attacked and severely damaged today by two kamikaze aircraft off Okinawa; according to the U.S. Navy’s official website, 346 men were killed, 43 were left missing, and 264 were wounded.
Video: 'The Beatles - Bad Boy (2009 Stereo Remaster)'
(Monday, May 10, 1965, 8:00-11:30 p.m. BST) — The Beatles recorded two Larry Williams songs tonight, “Dizzy Miss Lizzy” and “Bad Boy,” initially intended for the June 14, 1965, release of the Capitol album Beatles VI. Continue reading The Beatles record ‘Dizzy Miss Lizzy,’ ‘Bad Boy’ 50 years ago this hour (May 10 1965)
(Saturday, May 10, 1975) — “Walking in Rhythm” by The Blackbyrds peaked at #6 on today’s Billboard Hot 100 singles chart for two weeks.
(Saturday, May 10, 1975) — “Young Americans” by David Bowie peaked at #28 on today’s Billboard Hot 100 singles chart for one week. The song is ranked at number 481 on Rolling Stone magazine’s list of the “500 Greatest Songs of All Time.”
Video: 'Help 1965' (May 10-11, 1965, at 30:54-30:59; 58:31-1:04:02)
(Monday, May 10, 1965) — The Beatles today began a two-day shoot at Cliveden House, a 19th century stately home in Maidenhead, Berkshire, for the Buckingham Palace scenes in the group’s second feature film Help!. Continue reading The Beatles begin filming Buckingham Palace scenes for ‘Help!’ film 50 years ago today (May 10 1965)
Video: 'Ken Burns The Civil War: Episode 9 The Better Angels of Our Nature (1865) |Ken Burns Docum' (May 10, 1865 at 26:45)
(Wednesday, May 10, 1865, dawn) — Union forces led by Lieutenant Colonel Benjamin D. Pritchard captured Confederate President Jefferson Davis today at a military camp in Irwinville, Georgia.
Video: 'Technology News Timeline 1975 - Betamax Video Tape Recorder Debut'
(Saturday, May 10, 1975) — Sony began selling its Betamax home videocassette recorder today in Japan, launching the death of appointment television viewing.