McCartney appears on ‘Tonight Show’ to promote ‘Broad Street’ 30 years ago this hour (Oct 23 1984)

Video: 'Paul McCartney Discusses the Frantic Years on "Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson" - 1984'

(Tuesday, October 23, 1984, 11:30 p.m. EDT) — Ex-Beatle Paul McCartney taped an appearance on The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson today in Burbank, California, to promote his new film Give My Regard To Broadstreet. Continue reading

‘Give My Regards to Broad Street’ premieres in Los Angeles 30 years ago tonight (Oct 22 1984)

Video: 'Paul McCartney's "Give My Regards To Broad Street" premiere'

(Monday, October 22, 1984)Give My Regards to Broad Street, a British musical drama film about ex-Beatle Paul McCartney’s search for the master tapes of his new album, premiered tonight at the Westwood Egyptian Theatre in Los Angeles. Continue reading

Battle of Leyte Gulf begins in the Philippines 70 years ago this hour (Oct 23 1944)

Video: 'Battlefield I: Battle of Leyte Gulf Part 2' (Oct. 23, 1944, at 21:14)

(Monday, October 23, 1944, 5:24 a.m. local time; during the Battle of Leyte Gulf, part of the Pacific Theatre of World War II) — The Battle of Leyte Gulf, generally considered to be the largest naval battle of World War II and, by some criteria, possibly the largest naval battle in history, began today in waters near the Philippine islands of Leyte, Samar and Luzon between combined U.S. and Australian forces and the Imperial Japanese Navy. Continue reading

Paul McCartney’s ‘Give My Regards to Broad Street’ soundtrack album released 30 years ago today (Oct 22 1984)

Video: 'Give My Regards To Broad Street'

(Monday, October 22, 1984)“Give My Regards to Broad Street” by ex-Beatle Paul McCartney, the soundtrack album to the film of the same name, was released simultaneously today in both the US and UK. It was McCartney’s fifth solo studio album outside of The Beatles and Wings.