Video: '1977 World Series, Game 6: Dodgers @ Yankees'
(Thursday, October 18, 1977, at approximately 8:15 p.m.-10:33 p.m. EDT) — With Reggie Jackson hitting three home runs in his last three times at bat, the New York Yankees swept all those family feuds under the rug tonight and overpowered the Los Angeles Dodgers, 8-4, to win their first World Series in 15 years. Continue reading Jackson hits 3 HRs, Yanks win World Series 40 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Oct 18 1977)
Video: 'How I Won The War' trailer
(Wednesday, October 18, 1967, evening BST) — All four Beatles, along with their wives and girlfriends, attended the world premiere of (featuring John Lennon as Private Gripweed) How I Won The War tonight at the London Pavilion ( click here to watch video of the premiere). Continue reading The Beatles attend ‘How I Won The War’ premiere 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Oct 18 1967)
(Wednesday, October 18, 1967) — The first issue of magazine, which carried a cover date of Nov. 9, 1967, and featured a photo of John Lennon of The Beatles in the film Rolling Stone How I Won the War, rolled off the press today.
Image: 'The Quarry Men 23 November 1957 - Saturday New Clubmoor Hall Broadway Liverpool '
(Friday, October 18, 1957) — Musicians John Lennon, 17, and Paul McCartney, 15, performed onstage together for the first time today as McCartney (playing lead guitar) debuted with the Quarrymen at the New Clubmoor Hall in Norris Green, Liverpool, England. Continue reading Paul McCartney debuts with John Lennon’s Quarrymen 60 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Oct 18 1957)