George Harrison visits Haight-Ashbury in San Francisco 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Aug 7 1967)

Video: 'The Beatles Anthology Seven' (August 7, 1967, at 7:50)

(Monday, August 7, 1967, 6:00 p.m. PDT) ā€” After spending six days in Los Angeles, George Harrison of The Beatles flew to San Francisco today, where he walked around the hippy district of Haight-Ashbury, attracting a huge crowd of hippies and beggars.

For Harrison, it marked the point where he moved on from taking LSD and decided to explore more spiritual matters.

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