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White mob forces nine black pupils to leave school 60 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Sep 23 1957)


Video: 'Eyes On The Prize - (Part 2) Fighting Back 1957–1962' (Sept. 23, 1957, at 14:22)

(Monday, September 23, 1957, noon CDT; during the Little Rock Crisis, part of the African-American Civil Rights Movement (1954–1968)) — A mob of belligerent, shrieking and hysterical white demonstrators forced the withdrawal today of nine African-Amerian students from Little Rock Central High School in Arkansas. Continue reading White mob forces nine black pupils to leave school 60 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Sep 23 1957)

‘And Your Bird Can Sing/Got To Get You Into My Life’ episode airs on ‘The Beatles’ cartoon series 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Sep 23 1967)


Video: 'The Beatles cartoons Episode 35'

(Saturday, September 23, 1967, 12:00 noon EDT) — The Beatles go off on a wild hunt for a rare bird that has the ability to sing anything; and later, the band heads off to India for some much needed relaxation on this morning’s episode of The Beatles, a weekly cartoon television series on ABC. Continue reading ‘And Your Bird Can Sing/Got To Get You Into My Life’ episode airs on ‘The Beatles’ cartoon series 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Sep 23 1967)

The Beatles film ‘I Am The Walrus’ sequence 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Sep 23 1967)


Video: 'THE BEATLES - Magical Mystery Tour [1967]' (Sept. 23, 1967, at 10:17-17:23; 25:09-29:52)

(Saturday, September 23, 1967) — The Beatles filmed several scenes for their Dec. 26, 1967, Magical Mystery Tour television special today at West Malling Air Station west of Maidstone, Kent, England, including the marathon, the recruiting sergeant
(played by Victor Spinetti) and the “I Am The Walrus” video. Continue reading The Beatles film ‘I Am The Walrus’ sequence 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Sep 23 1967)

The Doors perform on ‘Murray The K in New York’ 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Sep 22 1967)


Video: 'People Are Strange-The Doors (Remastered Version)'

(Friday, September 22, 1967, 7:30 p.m.-8:00 p.m. EDT) — The Doors appeared on tonight’s edition of Murray The K in New York on WPIX-TV in New York, performing a live vocal to a taped instrumental track of “People Are Strange,” taped recently at 1 Chase Manhattan Plaza amongst circular planters outside the building. Continue reading The Doors perform on ‘Murray The K in New York’ 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Sep 22 1967)

Ringo Starr filmed getting his ticket for ‘Magical Mystery Tour’ 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Sep 22 1967)


Video: 'Ringo gets his ticket'

(Friday, September 22, 1967) — Ringo Starr was filmed entering a shop and buying tickets for the Magical Mystery Tour from John Lennon today at a shop on High Street in West Malling, Kent, for The Beatles’ Dec. 26, 1967, television special. Continue reading Ringo Starr filmed getting his ticket for ‘Magical Mystery Tour’ 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Sep 22 1967)