Add Your Piece of History… 10th July

10 Jul
  • On this day in 1985.  The Greenpeace ship “Rainbow Warrior” is sunk when French agents plant a bomb on the hull of the boat while docked in Auckland harbour, New Zealand. The Rainbow Warrior had been preparing for a protest voyage to the French nuclear test site in the South Pacific Greenpeace.
  • On this day in 1964.  The Beatles release the “A Hard Day’s Night” album as the soundtrack to their first film of the same name. The album included well known tracks which enter the charts as single’s including “A Hard Day’s Night”, “Tell Me Why”, “Can’t Buy Me Love”, “And I Love Her”.

Please feel free to add your piece of history (something personal or general history).

Matauri Bay, Northland, New Zealand. Memorial ...

Matauri Bay, Northland, New Zealand. Memorial to the Rainbow Warrior, a Greenpeace vessel sunk in Auckland by French agents in 1985. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

"Rainbow Warrior II" On The Bosphorus.

“Rainbow Warrior II”  (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Starr, McCartney, Lennon, Harrison and Epstein...

Starr, McCartney, Lennon, Harrison and Epstein at the preview of A Hard Day’s Night in 1964 (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

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