Video: 'Phil Collins - In The Air Tonight - Music for Montserrat'
(Monday, September 15, 1997, 7:45 p.m. BST) — Music For Montserrat, a concert to raise funds for the Caribbean island recently devastated by a major volcanic eruption, was held tonight at Royal Albert Hall in London. Continue reading Paul McCartney headlines Music for Montserrat benefit concert 20 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Sep 15 1997)
(Saturday, September 15, 2007) — “Crank That (Soulja Boy)” by Soulja Boy Tell ‘Em peaked at #1 on today’s Billboard‘s Hot 100 singles chart for seven non-consecutive weeks (Sept. 15/22, Oct. 6/13/20/27, Nov. 3, 2007). Continue reading ‘Crank That (Soulja Boy)’ by Soulja Boy Tell ‘Em peaks at #1 in USA 10 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Sep 15 2007)
Video: 'The Who My Generation Explodes on Live TV 1967'
(Friday, September 15, 1967) — The British rock band The Who trashed their instruments and stage gear and set off an explosion originating from Keith Moon’s drum kit during today’s taped performance of “My Generation” for the Sept. 17, 1967, edition of the CBS comedy and variety television series The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour at CBS Television City studios in Los Angeles. Continue reading The Who blows up drum kit during ‘Smothers Brothers’ taping 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Sep 15 1967)
Video: '1960s The Beatles Rare Home Movie Footage, Magical Mystery Tour' (Sept. 15, 1967, at 7:10)
(Friday, September 15, 1967) — The first week of filming for The Beatles’ Magical Mystery Tour television special wrapped up today with a number of scenes being shot between Newquay and London. Continue reading The Beatles film more ‘Magical Mystery Tour’ scenes 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Sep 15 1967)
Video: '#27 William Howard Taft'
(Tuesday, September 15, 1857) — William Howard Taft, the 27th President of the United States (1909-1913) and the tenth Chief Justice of the United States (1921–1930), was born today in Cincinnati, Ohio. Continue reading U.S. President William Howard Taft born in Cincinnati 160 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Sep 15 1857)
Video: 'United States v. Aaron Burr 1977 Judicial Conference of the United States'
(Tuesday, September 15, 1807) — Former U.S. Vice President Aaron Burr was acquitted of a misdemeanor charge today two weeks after he was found not guilty of treason. Continue reading Former U.S. Vice President Aaron Burr acquitted of misdemeanor charge 210 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Sep 15 1807)