(Wednesday, May 19, 1976) — Former Beatle Paul McCartney and his band Wings performed the second of two shows tonight at Omni Coliseum in Atlanta on the eighth stop of the 21-city, 31-show Wings Over America leg of his band’s Wings Over The World tour.
Video: 'The Killing' trailer
(Saturday, May 19, 1956) — The Killing, a film noir about a team of specialists that plots a daring racetrack robbery but doesn’t reckon with human frailty, opened today at the Mayfair theater in New York City.
Directed by Stanley Kubrick, the film starred Sterling Hayden, Coleen Gray, Vince Edwards, Jay C. Flippen, Marie Windsor and Ted de Corsia.
Video: 'The Beatles - For No One (10, 1966, Stereo Remastered 2009)'
(Thursday, May 19, 1966, 7:00-11:00 p.m. BST) — The English rock band The Beatles continued production of their seventh studio album Revolver this evening at EMI Studio 3 in London with the addition of a French horn overdub played by Alan Civil for Paul McCartney’s “For No One.”
(Saturday, May 19, 1956) — “Blue Suede Shoes” by Carl Perkins peaked at #2 on today’s Billboard Most Played in Jukeboxes chart for four weeks. In 2004, this track was ranked No. 95 on Rolling Stone‘s list of “The 500 Greatest Songs of All Time.”
Video: 'The Beatles-Rain' (version 1)
(Thursday, May 19, 1966, 10:00 a.m.-6:30 p.m. BST) — The English rock band The Beatles assembled today at EMI Studio 1 in London to videotape promotional clips for their new single “Paperback Writer”/“Rain.” Continue reading The Beatles videotape promo clips for new single 50 years ago this hour (May 19 1966)