(Monday, October 21, 1985, body found shortly before 2:00 p.m. PDT) — Dan White, the man convicted of shooting to death Mayor George Moscone of San Francisco and fellow Supervisor Harvey Milk, a gay-rights advocate, in 1978, committed suicide today. Continue reading Dan White, killer of SF Mayor Moscone, Supervisor Milk, found dead 30 years ago this hour (Oct 21 1985)
Video: 'Carl Perkins, George Harrison, Ringo Starr, Eric Clapton, Dave Edmunds, Rosanna Cash - 1985'
(Monday, October 21, 1985) — Former Beatles George Harrison and Ringo Starr performed with Carl Perkins today at Limehouse Studios in London for his TV special Blue Suede Shoes: A Rockabilly Session before an audience of 250 specially invited guests. Continue reading Harrison, Starr join Carl Perkins for TV special in London taped 50 years ago today (Oct 21 1985)
(Saturday, October 21, 1995) — “Only Wanna Be with You” by Hootie & the Blowfish peaked at #6 on today’s Billboard Hot 100 singles chart for one week.
Video: 'The Beatles - Norwegian Wood (This Bird Has Flown) (Take 1, Take 2, Take 3, Take 4) (Remastered)' (Oct. 21, 1965, at 2:13)
(Thursday, October 21, 1965, 2:30-7:00 p.m. BST) — The Beatles resumed recording their sixth studio album Rubber Soul this afternoon at EMI Studio 2 in London, completing John Lennon and Paul McCartney’s “Norwegian Wood (This Bird Has Flown),” starting with take two. Continue reading The Beatles record ‘Norwegian Wood (This Bird Has Flown)’ 50 years ago this hour (Oct 21 1965)