On this day: February 13

POSTED: 10:42 PM PST Feb 12, 2013    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PST Feb 12, 2016 

Bruno Hauptmann is convicted in the Lindbergh baby case, France tests a nuclear weapon, and the last "Peanuts" comic strip runs, all on this day.

OTD February 13 - Beatles
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Capitol Records

1967: The Beatles' "Penny Lane" backed as a double A-sided single with "Strawberry Fields Forever" is released in the U.S. It would be released four days later in the United Kingdom. Both songs were later included on the "Magical Mystery Tour" album. "Penny Lane" would climb to No. 1 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 singles chart on March 18, 1967, while "Strawberry Fields Forever" would peak at No. 8.


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