Video: 'Sarah McLachlan - Sweet Surrender (SNL 1997)'
(Saturday, November 22, 1997, 11:30 p.m.-1:00 a.m. EST) — Canadian singer and songwriter Sarah McLachlan performed tonight on NBC-TV’s Saturday Night Live performing “Sweet Surrender” and appearing on the Weekend Update segment (click here to watch that). Continue reading Sarah McLachlan appears on ‘Saturday Night Live’ 20 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Nov 22 1997)
Video: 'MICHAEL HUTCHENCE (INXS) E TRUE HOLLYWOOD STORY, 1997 '
(Saturday, November 22, 1997, 11:50 a.m. AEDT) — Michael Hutchence, the lead singer of the Australian rock group INXS, was found dead today, having hung himself with a belt in his hotel room in the Ritz Carlton in Double Bay, a suburb of Sydney. Continue reading INXS lead singer Michael Hutchence found dead 20 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Nov 22 1997)
Video: 'Paul McCartney on Oprah' (5 videos)
(Thursday, November 20, 1997) — Former Beatle Paul McCartney taped an appearance for the Nov. 24, 1997, edition of The Oprah Winfrey Show today at the Manhattan Center in New York City, performing “Young Boy” and “Flaming Pie” from his latest album, Flaming Pie. Continue reading Paul McCartney tapes appearance on ‘Oprah’ 20 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Nov 20 1997)
Video: 'Sarah Interview Part 2_Building A Mystery'
(Wednesday, November 19, 1997, 3:00 p.m. PST) — Canadian singer and songwriter Sarah McLachlan appeared today on KOMO-TV’s Northwest Afternoon in the Puget Sound area of Washington, performing “Building a Mystery” and “Possession.” Continue reading Sarah McLachlan appears on ‘Northwest Afternoon’ 20 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Nov 19 1997)
(Saturday, November 1, 1997) — “Foolish Games” by Jewel peaked at #7 on today’s Billboard Hot 100 singles chart for two weeks. Continue reading ‘Foolish Games’ by Jewel peaks at #7 in USA 20 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Nov 1 1997)
Video: 'Titanic' trailer
(Saturday, November 1, 1997, evening JST) — Titanic, an American epic romance-disaster film about young lovers from opposite sides of the tracks who find their love tested during the maiden voyage of the doomed ocean liner, premiered tonight at the Tokyo International Film Festival. Continue reading ‘Titanic’ premieres at Tokyo International Film Festival 20 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Nov 1 1997)
(Wednesday, October 15, 1997) — Former Beatle Paul McCartney, his wife Linda, former Beatle Ringo Starr and his wife Barbara, attended Stella McCartney’s (Paul and Linda’s youngest daughter) first catwalk show for the fashion house Chloe today at the Opéra Garnier in Paris. Continue reading Two ex-Beatles attend Stella McCartney’s Chloe debut 20 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Oct 15 1997)
Video: 'Paul McCartney - Celebration'
(Tuesday, October 14, 1997, 7:30 p.m. BST) — Paul McCartney’s new classical piece Standing Stone premiered tonight at the Royal Albert Hall in London. Continue reading McCartney’s ‘Standing Stone’ premieres in London 20 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Oct 14 1997)
Video: 'John Denver Local News Reports CBS This Morning'
(Sunday, October 12, 1997, 5:28 p.m. PDT) — John Denver, the singer and songwriter who was the voice of wholesome sincerity and simple country pleasures in the 1970’s, died this afternoon when the Long-EZ aircraft he was piloting ran out of fuel and crashed just off the coast at Pacific Grove, California. He was 53. Continue reading Singer John Denver dies in plane crash 20 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Oct 12 1997)
(Saturday, October 11, 1997) — “Candle in the Wind 1997”/“Something About the Way You Look Tonight” by Elton John, a tribute single to the late Diana, Princess of Wales, with the global proceeds from the song going towards Diana’s charities, peaked at #1 on today’s Billboard Hot 100 singles chart for 14 consecutive weeks (Oct. 11/18/25, Nov. 1/8/15/22/29, Dec. 6/13/20/27, 1997, Jan. 3/10, 1998. Continue reading ‘Candle in the Wind 1997/Something About the Way You Look Tonight’ by Elton John peaks at #1 in USA 20 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Oct 11 1997)