Daily Archives: December 11, 2012

McCartney performs second concert for MTV’s ‘Up Close’ series at Ed Sullivan Theater in New York 20 years ago this hour (1992)


Video: Bootleg audio of 18 of 21 songs performed

(Friday, December 11, 1992) — Ex-Beatle Paul McCartney tonight performed the second of two concert appearances at the Ed Sullivan Theater in New York City, the scene of The Beatles’ historic live American TV debut on February 9, 1964, for the new MTV series Up Close to coincide with the release of his album Off The Ground.

Apollo 17 lands on the Moon 40 years ago this hour (1972)


Video: 'Apollo 17 "On The Shoulders of Giants" - NASA Space Program &' (Challenger lands on the Moon at 8:04)

(Monday, December 11, 1972, 2:54:57 p.m. EST) — Mankind landed on the Moon for the sixth and final time this afternoon, as the Apollo 17 lunar module Challenger touched down at the Taurus-Litrow crater with astronauts Eugene Cernan and Harrison Schmitt aboard. Continue reading Apollo 17 lands on the Moon 40 years ago this hour (1972)