Daily Archives: November 24, 2014

John Lennon rehearses with Elton John in New York 40 years ago today (Nov 24 1974)

Video: 'John Lennon & Elton John Rehearsal - I Saw Her Standing There'

(Sunday, November 24, 1974) — Ex-Beatle John Lennon joined Elton John in rehearsals today at the Record Plant studios in New York, for Elton’s Nov. 28, 1974, Thanksgiving concert at Madison Square Garden. Lennon had agreed to Elton’s suggestion that if “Whatever Gets You Thru The Night” made it to number one in the charts (which it did on Nov. 16, 1974), they would perform together.

Ford, Brezhnev reach accord on arms control at Vladivostok 40 years ago today (Nov 24 1974)

Video: 'Meeting in Vladivostok (1974)' (Nov. 23-24, 1974)

(Sunday, November 24, 1974) — American President Gerald Ford and Soviet General Secretary Leonid Brezhnev agreed today to terms that would limit both nations an “equal aggregate number” of various weapons on the second and final day of the Vladivostok Summit Meeting on Arms Control.