Tagged: 1962

Leaving Cuban ports

November 20, 1962 – Cuban Redux – Russia And China Squabble – Upbeat Congress.

The lingering legacy of the Cuban Missile Crisis was still very apparent, this November 20th in 1962. On this day, news broke that Cuban Premier Fidel Castro backed down on a pledge to keep Russian Jet bombers on Cuban soil, averting another potential crisis and allowing the IL-28 Bombers to...

Johnny Hallyday – In Concert At L’Olympia, Paris -1962 – Nights At The Roundtable: Rock Without Borders/ Concert Edition – Johnny Hallyday (1943-2017)

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Johnny Hallyday – In Concert at L’Olympia, Paris – 1962 – Radio France Starting off the week with something unusual, and historic. A concert by France’s answer to Elvis Presley; Johnny Hallyday, recorded in 1962 at the fabled L’Olympia in Paris...

Cuban Missile Crisis – October, 1962 – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player: Cuban Missile Crisis re-cap Oct. 22, 1962 Today marks the 50th anniversary of the beginning of the Cuban Missile crisis. Undoubtedly one of the scarier periods in history because the threat of all-out nuclear war loomed very close over everyone’s heads, and...

Marylin Monroe - Photo credit: Alfred Eisenstadt - Life Magazine

An Interview With Marilyn Monroe – 1955 – Past Daily Pop Chronicles

August 5th will mark the 58th anniversary since the passing of Marilyn Monroe. August 5, 1962, actress/icon/sex symbol/misunderstood/exploited artist checked out via overdose. Conspiracies persist, but the fact of the matter is – Marilyn Monroe was dead and that was sadness enough for a lot of people. Monroe’s sudden death...

Dean Rusk Talks About Vietnam, Moscow And Foreign Policy In 1962 – Past Daily Reference Room

In 1962 Vietnam was hardly on the map as far as our Next Big Excursion was concerned. It was still largely a matter between the South Vietnamese and “rebel forces”, and we were assured the South Vietnamese had a handle on it, just as long as we supplied arms and...