Daily Archives: June 10, 2017

8 people killed as Dutch storm terror train 40 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Jun 11 1977)


Video: 'Einde gijzelingen 11 juni 1977'

(Saturday, June 11, 1977, 5:00 a.m. CEST) — Six terrorists and two hostages were killed today when Dutch marine commandos stormed a hijacked train and a village school in simultaneous dawn raids in Glimmen, northeastern Netherlands, to free 55 hostages held for 20 days by South Moluccan gunmen. Continue reading 8 people killed as Dutch storm terror train 40 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Jun 11 1977)

The Monkees record ‘Peter Percival Patterson’s Pet Pig Porky’ 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Jun 10 1967)


Video: '09. The Monkees - "Peter Percival Patterson's Pet Pig Porky" (Mono)' (at 35:34)

(Saturday, June 10, 1967, 7:00 p.m.-11:30 p.m. PDT) — The Monkees recorded the brief spoken word track “Peter Percival Patterson’s Pet Pig Porky” tonight at Studio A, RCA Recording Studios in Hollywood, the second of 13 tracks to be recorded for the group’s next studio album Pisces, Aquarius, Capricorn & Jones Ltd. Continue reading The Monkees record ‘Peter Percival Patterson’s Pet Pig Porky’ 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Jun 10 1967)

‘Headquarters’ album by The Monkees debuts at #197 in USA 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Jun 10 1967)


Video: 'Headquarters [Deluxe Edition]' (first 14 videos comprise the original album)

(Saturday, June 10, 1967)Headquarters, the third studio album issued by The Monkees, debuted at #197 on today’s Billboard Top LP’s chart. Continue reading ‘Headquarters’ album by The Monkees debuts at #197 in USA 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Jun 10 1967)