Daily Archives: December 12, 2017

George Harrison interviewed on ‘West 57th’ 30 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Dec 12 1987)


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(Saturday, December 12, 1987, 10:00-11:00 p.m. EST) — Former Beatle George Harrison was interviewed (possibly on Oct. 21, 1987) for tonight‘s West 57th newsmagazine series on CBS-TV to promote his new album Cloud Nine, his first in five years. Continue reading George Harrison interviewed on ‘West 57th’ 30 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Dec 12 1987)

The Doors profiled on VH1’s ‘Legends’ 20 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Dec 12 1997)


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(Friday, December 12, 1997, 8:00-9:00 p.m. EST) — The American rock band The Doors were profiled tonight on Legends, a music biography television series on VH1. Continue reading The Doors profiled on VH1’s ‘Legends’ 20 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Dec 12 1997)

‘Saturday Night Fever’ premieres in New York City 40 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Dec 12 1977)


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(Monday, December 12, 1977)Saturday Night Fever, an American musical drama film about a Brooklyn roughneck who’s love for disco dancing makes him realize that he wants more out of life, premiered tonight at Loew’s State Theater in New York City . Continue reading ‘Saturday Night Fever’ premieres in New York City 40 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Dec 12 1977)

Rock star Brian Jones avoids jail for drug convictions 60 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Dec 12 1967)

(Tuesday, December 12, 1967) — Brian Jones of The Rolling Stones successfully appealed his Oct. 30, 1967, nine-month jail sentence for a drug conviction today and instead was fined £1,000, put on three years’ probation and ordered to seek professional help. Continue reading Rock star Brian Jones avoids jail for drug convictions 60 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Dec 12 1967)

Rock star Jerry Lee Lewis secretly marries 13-year-old cousin 60 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Dec 12 1957)


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(Thursday, December 12, 1957, 1:10 p.m. CST) — Rock star Jerry Lee Lewis, 22, secretly married 13-year-old Myra Gale Brown, his first cousin once removed, today in Hernando, Mississippi, before his divorce from his second wife, Jane Mitchum, was completed. Continue reading Rock star Jerry Lee Lewis secretly marries 13-year-old cousin 60 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Dec 12 1957)