Daily Archives: June 3, 2015

Two Beatles attend Allen Ginsberg’s 39th birthday party in London 50 years ago today (June 3 1965)


Video: 'How The Beatles Met Alan Ginsberg'

(Thursday, June 3, 1965) — John Lennon and George Harrison of The Beatles attended beat poet Allen Ginsberg’s 39th birthday party at a basement flat in London’s Chester Square. Continue reading Two Beatles attend Allen Ginsberg’s 39th birthday party in London 50 years ago today (June 3 1965)

Anne Frank’s father, Otto, returns to Amsterdam 70 years ago today (June 3 1945)


Video: 'Anne Frank (The Whole Story)' (June 3, 1945, at 2:47:31)

(Sunday, June 3, 1945; during World War II)Otto Frank, a survivor of the Auschwitz concentration camp, returned to Amsterdam today, not knowing whether his daughters, Anne and Margot, are still alive. He is reunited with Miep and Jan Gies, two of the people who protected his family while they were in hiding in the Secret Annexe from 1942 to 1944 (click here to watch scenes from this time depicted in the 1959 film The Diary of Anne Frank at 5:35 and 2:50:59, although Otto did not receive the diary until after he confirmed his daughter’s death on July 18, 1945). Continue reading Anne Frank’s father, Otto, returns to Amsterdam 70 years ago today (June 3 1945)