Daily Archives: May 24, 2015

The Beatles re-record ‘Help!’ vocals for film soundtrack 50 years ago this hour (May 24 1965)

Video: 'The Beatles - Help! (rare out-of-print original film version)'

(Monday, May 24, 1965, 7:00-10:00 p.m. BST) — The Beatles re-recorded the vocals for the song “Help!” today at CTS Studios, a facility specializing in post-synchronisation, for the soundtrack of their second feature film of the same title.

Sherman’s men march in Grand Review of the Armies 150 years ago this hour (May 24 1865)

Video: 'Ken Burns The Civil War: Episode 9 The Better Angels of Our Nature (1865) |Ken Burns Docum' (May 24, 1865 at 30:26)

(Wednesday, May 24, 1865, 10:00 a.m. local time) — The Grand Review of the Armies, a two-day military procession and celebration in Washington, D.C., following the close of the American Civil War, concluded today as General William T. Sherman led the 65,000 men of the Army of the Tennessee and the Army of Georgia, with an uncharacteristic semblance of military precision, past the admiring celebrities, most of which had never seen him before.