Daily Archives: December 9, 2017

Jim Morrison first rock star arrested on stage 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Dec 10 1967)


Video: 'The Doors - 1967-09-12 - Jim Morrison Arrested At New Haven'

(Sunday, December 10, 1967, shortly after midnight EST) — Jim Morrison, the lead singer for The Doors, was arrested on stage tonight at the New Haven Arena in New Haven, Connecticut, during a benefit concert for the New Haven College scholarship fund. Continue reading Jim Morrison first rock star arrested on stage 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Dec 10 1967)

McCartney films third promo clip for ‘Mull of Kintyre’ 40 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Dec 9 1977)


Video: 'Paul McCartney & Wings - Mull Of Kintyre [Two Version] [High Quality]'

(Friday, December 9, 1977) — Former Beatle Paul McCartney and his band Wings filmed the third promotional clip for their British smash hit single “Mull of Kintyre” on stage two at the Elstree film studios today in Hertfordshire. Continue reading McCartney films third promo clip for ‘Mull of Kintyre’ 40 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Dec 9 1977)

‘Scouse the Mouse’ album by Ringo Starr and others released 40 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Dec 9 1977)


Video: 'Scouse the Mouse' (4 videos)

(Friday, December 9, 1977)Scouse the Mouse, a children’s album that featured the vocals of former Beatle Ringo Starr and others, was released today in the UK by Polydor (the album was not released, however, in the U.S.). Continue reading ‘Scouse the Mouse’ album by Ringo Starr and others released 40 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Dec 9 1977)

First daughter Lynda Bird Johnson weds in White House 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Dec 9 1967)


Video: '1967 12 12 Lynda And Charles Marriage'

(Saturday, December 9, 1967, 4:00 p.m. EST) — In a rare wedding ceremony held in the White House, Lynda Bird Johnson, 23, the elder of the two daughters of U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson and First Lady Lady Bird Johnson, married U.S. Marine Corps Captain (and future Virginia Governor) Charles S. Robb, 28, today in a private ceremony in the East Room. Continue reading First daughter Lynda Bird Johnson weds in White House 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Dec 9 1967)

James Bond film ‘Tomorrow Never Dies’ premieres 20 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Dec 9 1997)


Video: 'Tomorrow Never Dies' trailer

(Tuesday, December 9, 1997)Tomorrow Never Dies, the eighteenth spy film in the James Bond series to be produced by Eon Productions, , and the second to star Pierce Brosnan as the fictional MI6 agent James Bond, premiered tonight at the Odeon Leicester Square in London. Continue reading James Bond film ‘Tomorrow Never Dies’ premieres 20 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Dec 9 1997)

First Palestinian Intifada begins in Gaza 30 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Dec 9 1987)


Video: 'The Palestinian uprising in December 1987'

(Wednesday, December 9, 1987) — The First Palestinian Intifada, or uprising, began today when riots broke out in Gaza and spread to the West Bank after an Israeli Defense Forces’ (IDF) truck collided with a civilian car in the Jabalia refugee camp, killing four Palestinians. Continue reading First Palestinian Intifada begins in Gaza 30 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Dec 9 1987)

Otis Redding performs day before accidental death 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Dec 9 1967)


Video: 'Otis Redding - 'Try A Little Tenderness' & 'Respect' - His VERY LAST Performance on the TV Show 'Upbeat' on December 9, 1967.'

(Saturday, December 9, 1967) — One day before his accidental death in a plane crash, soul singer Otis Redding appeared on today‘s episode of Upbeat on WEWS-TV in Cleveland, performing “Try A Little Tenderness” and “Respect.” Continue reading Otis Redding performs day before accidental death 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Dec 9 1967)