Thursday, 22 March 2012

Today in 1963

today in 1963 was the breaking of the Profumo Affair

22nd March, 1963: The British Secretary of State for War, John Profumo, has denied any impropriety with the model, Christine Keeler.

Later in June John Profumo did admit to having an affair with Christine Keeler and resigned from his post as British Secretary of State for War

The Profumo affair as it was known in Britain was a major news story because Christine Keeler was linked to Soviet Intelligence due to her affair with Captain Eugene Ivanov, a naval attaché at the Russian Embassy.
also 1963 England The Beatles Please Please Me Album Released

 following the success of the singles "Please Please Me" and "Love Me Do" earlier in Great Britain.
what a day

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