The Doors begin recording first album in Los Angeles 50 years ago today (Aug 29 1966)


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(Monday, August 29, 1966) — The Doors (Jim Morrison, Ray Manzarek, Robby Krieger and John Densmore) began recording their first album for Elektra Records today at at Sunset Sound Recorders in Hollywood, recording four takes of “Moonlight Drive” and two takes of “Indian Summer,” both of which would be released on future albums. Continue reading The Doors begin recording first album in Los Angeles 50 years ago today (Aug 29 1966)

The Beatles perform at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Aug 28 1966)


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(Sunday, August 28, 1966, evening PDT) — The Beatles performed tonight at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles with 46,000 in attendance on the 13th stop of The Beatles’ 1966 US tour. Continue reading The Beatles perform at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Aug 28 1966)

Britain’s Prince Charles and Princess Diana officially divorced 20 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Aug 29 1996)


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(Wednesday, August 28, 1996) — The troubled 15-year marriage of Britain’s Prince Charles and Princess Diana officially ended today with the issuing of a divorce decree. Continue reading Britain’s Prince Charles and Princess Diana officially divorced 20 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Aug 29 1996)

‘Elizabeth I,’ ‘The Office’ and ’24’ big winners at Emmy Awards 10 years ago this hour (Aug 27 2006)


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(Sunday, August 27, 2006, 8:00 p.m. EDT) — The miniseries Elizabeth I dominated the 58th Primetime Emmy Awards tonight, winning four awards, including Outstanding Miniseries.

24 won three awards, including Outstanding Drama Series and The Office won Outstanding Comedy Series. Ceremonies at Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles were hosted by Conan O’Brien.