Video: 'Unhappy Girl'
(Thursday, August 24, 1967) — The Doors recorded “Unhappy Girl” today at Sunset Sound Recorders in Hollywood, California, essentially completing the American rock band’s second studio album Strange Days.
Video: 'The Brian Epstein Story (Full)' (August 24, 1967, at 1:25:11-1:25:29)
(Thursday, August 24, 1967, 8:00 p.m. BST) — The Beatles and their partners (minus Ringo and Maureen Starkey, whose second child Jason had been born five days previously) attended a lecture by Maharishi Mahesh Yogi today at the London Hilton on Park Lane. Continue reading The Beatles meet Maharishi Mahesh Yogi 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Aug 24 1967)
(Thursday, August 24, 1967, 11:00 a.m. EDT) — Dollar bills thrown by a band of hippies led by social activist Abbie Hoffman fluttered down on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange today, disrupting the normal hectic trading pace.
Video: 'Panic of 1857'
(Monday, August 24, 1857) — The Panic of 1857 began today when the president of Ohio Life Insurance and Trust Company announced that its New York branch had suspended payments, setting off one of the most severe economic crises in United States history. Continue reading Panic of 1857 sets off severe economic crisis 160 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Aug 24 1857)