Video: '1987 Oscars' (24 videos)
(Monday, March 30, 1987, 6:00-9:19 p.m. PST) — Platoon, an American war film about a rookie soldier who struggles under the unbearable conditions of a horrible war, won four Oscars tonight at the 59th Academy Awards, including Best Picture and Oliver Stone for Best Director. Continue reading ‘Platoon’ wins Best Picture at 59th Academy Awards 30 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Mar 30 1987)
Video: 'The Beatles - "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band" (Mono) [Full Album]'(''With a Little Help from My Friends' at 2:02)
(Thursday, March 30, 1967, 11:00 p.m.-7:30 a.m. BST) — The Beatles completed recording “With a Little Help from My Friends” tonight at EMI Studio 2 in London with various instruments and vocals added to the recording that began the previous day. Continue reading The Beatles complete ‘With a Little Help from My Friends’ 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Mar 30 1967)
(Saturday, March 30, 1957) — “Butterfly” by Andy Williams peaked at #1 on today’s Billboard Top 100 chart for three consecutive weeks (Mar. 30, Apr. 6/13, 1957).
(Saturday, March 30, 1957) — “Party Doll” by Buddy Knox peaked at #1 on today’s Billboard Best Sellers in Stores chart for one week.
Video: 'How The Beatles Changed Album Covers'
(Thursday, March 30, 1967, late afternoon-evening BST) — Prior to a late night recording session at EMI Studios, The Beatles this afternoon visited Michael Cooper’s photographic studio in London where the cover photographs for Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band were taken. Continue reading The Beatles pose for ‘Sgt. Pepper’ album cover 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Mar 30 1967)
Video: 'Alaska: "Seward's Folly" - Decades TV Network'
(Saturday, March 30, 1867, 4:00 a.m. local time) — U.S. Secretary of State William H. Seward reached agreement with Russia early today in Washington to purchase the territory of Alaska for $7.2 million ($125 million today), a deal ridiculed by critics as “Seward’s Folly.” Continue reading U.S. reaches agreement to purchase Alaska from Russia 150 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Mar 30 1867)