Daily Archives: June 29, 2016

Marilyn Monroe marries playwright Arthur Miller 60 years ago #OTD this hour (June 29 1956)


Video: 'Marilyn Monroe & Arthur Miller - The Civil Wedding 1956'

(Friday, June 29, 1956, 7:21 p.m. EDT) — Actress Marilyn Monroe, 30, married playwright Arthur Miller, 40, in a civil ceremony tonight in White Plains, New York. It was her third marriage and his second marriage. Continue reading Marilyn Monroe marries playwright Arthur Miller 60 years ago #OTD this hour (June 29 1956)

Democrats nominate Thomas A. Hendricks for vice president 140 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (June 29 1876)

(Thursday, June 29, 1876) — Governor Thomas A. Hendricks of Indiana was almost unanimously nominated vice president today on the first ballot at the 1876 Democratic National Convention meeting at the Merchants Exchange Building in St. Louis. Continue reading Democrats nominate Thomas A. Hendricks for vice president 140 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (June 29 1876)

The Beatles hold a news conference in Tokyo #OTD 50 years ago this hour (June 29 1966)


Video: 'Beatles Japan 1966 Press Conference - True Stereo (Temp Mix)'

(Wednesday, June 29, 1966, 3:20 p.m. JST) — Nearly twelve hours after arriving in Tokyo for their Summer 1966 Asia Mini-Tour, The Beatles held a news conference this afternoon at the Tokyo Hilton. Continue reading The Beatles hold a news conference in Tokyo #OTD 50 years ago this hour (June 29 1966)