Video: 'The Doors - Moonlight Drive [Version 1] (2006 Remastered)'
(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)
Video: 'Aug. 28, 1996: Charles and Diana Divorce'
(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)
(Saturday, August 28, 1976) — “This Masquerade” by George Benson peaked at #10 on today’s Billboard Hot 100 singles chart for two weeks.
(Saturday, August 28, 1976) — “Baby, I Love Your Way” by Peter Frampton peaked at #12 on today’s Billboard Hot 100 singles chart for two weeks.
(Monday, August 28, 1916; during — Italy declared war on Germany World War I) today, expanding the scope of its military activities beyond the Italian-Austrian front.
Video: 'Paul McCartney Interview Rona Elliott - August 27, 1986'
(Thursday, August 28, 1986, 7:00-9:00 a.m. EDT) — Former Beatle Paul McCartney was interviewed by Rona Elliott for Today, recorded recently as the ex-Beatle’s MPL offices in London to promote the release of his new studio album Press to Play.
Video: '58th Primetime Emmy Awards - Topic' (51 videos)
(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.
Video: 'She (2006 Remastered)'
(Saturday, August 27, 1966) — The Monkees recorded “She” and early versions of “Words” and of “Valleri” today at RCA (B) in Hollywood (the latter two would be re-recorded next year for release). Continue reading The Monkees complete three recordings 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Aug 27 1966)
(Saturday, August 27, 1966) — “See You in September” by The Happenings peaked at #3 on today’s Billboard Hot 100 singles chart for two weeks.