Video: 'The Ed Sullivan Show - Vol. 2 (Hosted by Burt Reynolds)' (August 6, 1956, at 57:51)
(Sunday, August 12, 1956, 8:00-9:00 p.m. EDT) — Comedian Phil Silvers hosted The Ed Sullivan Show tonight on CBS-TV, filling in for Ed Sullivan, 54, who was injured in a head-on collision on Aug. 6, 1956, in Seymour, Connecticut. Continue reading Phil Silvers fills in for injured Ed Sullivan 60 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Aug 12 1956)
Video: 'WKLO's Ken Douglas: Beatle Views (1966)' (Aug. 12, 1966, at 7:26-22:37)
(Friday, August 12, 1966, early evening CDT) — After launching a 14-city, 19-show North American tour this afternoon at the International Amphitheatre in Chicago (and before their evening show), The Beatles were interviewed by British DJ Ken Douglas, who was then working in Louisville, Kentucky. Continue reading The Beatles interviewed in Chicago 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Aug 12 1966)
Video: '(Synced) The Beatles - Live At International Amphitheatre - August 12nd, 1966'
(Friday, August 12, 1966, 3:00/7:30 p.m. CDT) — The Beatles launched a 14-city 19-show North American tour this afternoon with the first of two shows at the International Amphitheatre in Chicago. Continue reading The Beatles launch final tour in Chicago 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Aug 12 1966)