Daily Archives: November 13, 2015

U.S. Army’s first major military operation of the Vietnam War begins 50 years ago this hour (Nov 14 1965)


Video: 'Inside Vietnam: Battle at Ia Drang'

(Sunday, November 14, 1965, 10:48 a.m. ICT; during the Vietnam War, part of the Indochina Wars and the Cold War) — The U.S. Army’s first major military operation of the Vietnam War began today with the start of the five-day Battle of Ia Drang.

The fighting between American troops and North Vietnamese forces ended on Nov. 18, 1965, with both sides claiming victory.

James Bond film ‘GoldenEye’ premieres in New York 20 years ago tonight (Nov 13 1995)


Video: 'Goldeneye Trailer'

(Monday, November 13, 1995)GoldenEye, the seventeenth spy film in the James Bond series and the first to star Pierce Brosnan as the fictional MI6 officer James Bond, premiered tonight at Radio City Music Hall in New York City. Continue reading James Bond film ‘GoldenEye’ premieres in New York 20 years ago tonight (Nov 13 1995)

Filming for ‘The Monkees’ TV pilot begins 50 years ago today (Nov 13 1965)


Video: 'The Monkees "Unaired" Pilot Episode (Improved Color & audio)'

(Saturday, November 13, 1965) — Filming for The Monkees TV pilot, a situation comedy about four young men trying to make a name for themselves as rock ‘n roll singers, starring Davy Jones, Micky Dolenz, Michael Nesmith and Peter Tork, began today in San Diego and Los Angeles; filming continued through Nov. 23, 1965.

The musical performances were originally recorded by Candy Store Prophets (Tommy Boyce & Bobby Hart) lip-synced by the Monkees for the pilot and later re-recorded by The Monkees when the episode actually aired Nov. 14, 1966.

‘Any Time At All/Twist And Shout’ episode airs on ‘The Beatles’ cartoon series 50 years ago this hour (Nov 13 1965)


Video: 'Episode 08'

(Saturday, November 13, 1965, 10:30 a.m. EST) — The Beatles visit a French museum and admire a portrait of the Three Musketeers and later attend an art show in Paris on this morning’s episode of The Beatles, a weekly cartoon television series on ABC.

Paul McCartney and Wings perform in Melbourne, Australia 40 years ago tonight (Nov 13 1975)


Video: 'Paul McCartney Live In Myers Music Bowl, Melbourne, Australia (Thursday 13th November 1975)'

(Thursday, November 13, 1975) — Former Beatle Paul McCartney and his band Wings performed the eighth of nine shows tonight on the Australian leg of their Wings Over the World tour at Sidney Myer Music Bowl in Melbourne. Continue reading Paul McCartney and Wings perform in Melbourne, Australia 40 years ago tonight (Nov 13 1975)