Daily Archives: March 14, 2017

Bodies of President Kennedy, children moved to permanent grave 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Mar 14 1967)


Video: 'JFK Exhumation 1967'

(Tuesday, March 14, 1967, 6:19 p.m.-9:02 p.m. EST) — The bodies of U.S. President John F. Kennedy, assassinated on Nov. 22, 1963, and his two dead children were quietly moved about 40 feet to their permanent grave in Arlington National Cemetery tonight. Continue reading Bodies of President Kennedy, children moved to permanent grave 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Mar 14 1967)

The Monkees record early version of ‘Pillow Time’ 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Mar 14 1967)


Video: 'Pillow Time [Take 1 Vocal]'

(Tuesday, March 14, 1967, 12:00 noon-? PST)The Monkees recorded an early version of “Pillow Time” and “Micky In Carlsbad Cavern” today at Studio C, RCA Recording Studios in Hollywood during the group’s recording sessions for the album Headquarters. Continue reading The Monkees record early version of ‘Pillow Time’ 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Mar 14 1967)

Train carring Czar Nicholas II stopped by hostile soldiers 100 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Mar 14 1917)


Video: 'The Great War episode 5 Mutiny' (March 14, 1917, at 43:11)

(Wednesday, March 14, 1917; during World War I) — Six days into the February Revolution, soldiers hostile to Czar Nicholas II, with machine guns and artillery, halted his train today about a hundred miles short of the Petrograd. Continue reading Train carring Czar Nicholas II stopped by hostile soldiers 100 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Mar 14 1917)

‘The Best Years of Our Lives’ wins Best Motion Picture at 19th Academy Awards 70 years ago this hour (Mar 13 1947)


Video: 'Ann Sheridan - Academy Awards For 1946 - March 13, 1947'

(Thursday, March 13, 1947, 8:45-11:37 p.m. PST)The Best Years of Our Lives, an American drama film about three returning servicemen who fight to adjust to life after World War II, won seven Oscars tonight, including Best Motion Picture, Best Director (William Wyler) Best Actor (Fredric March) and Best Supporting Actor (Harold Russell) at the 19th Academy Awards ceremony at Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles. Continue reading ‘The Best Years of Our Lives’ wins Best Motion Picture at 19th Academy Awards 70 years ago this hour (Mar 13 1947)