Daily Archives: June 26, 2015

President Truman closes UN Conference with plea to translate charter into deeds 70 years ago this hour (June 26 1945)


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(Wednesday, June 26, 1945, 5:28 p.m. PDT; on the Western Front and Eastern Front during World War II) — The United Nations Conference ended this afternoon with a demand by President Truman to translate the lofty words of the new world Charter into worthy deeds ringing in the ears of the delegates from fifty nations who signed it today. Continue reading President Truman closes UN Conference with plea to translate charter into deeds 70 years ago this hour (June 26 1945)

‘Venus and Mars’ TV commercial promoting Wings album debuts in UK 40 years ago tonight (June 26 1975)


Video: 'Wings 'Venus and Mars' [TV Ad]'

(Thursday, June 26, 1975) — A 60-second TV commercial to promote the Venus And Mars album by (former Beatle) Paul McCartney and his band Wings, directed by Karel Reisz at a private house in Holland Park, London the previous month, debuted tonight across the UK ITV network.