Category Archives: 1960s

‘Hey Baby (They’re Playing Our Song)’ by The Buckinghams peaks at #12 in USA 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Oct 14 1967)

(Saturday, October 14, 1967)“Hey Baby (They’re Playing Our Song)” by The Buckinghams peaked at #12 on today’s Billboard Hot 100 singles chart for two weeks. Continue reading ‘Hey Baby (They’re Playing Our Song)’ by The Buckinghams peaks at #12 in USA 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Oct 14 1967)

‘Tomorrow Never Knows/I’ve Just Seen A Face’ episode airs on ‘The Beatles’ cartoon series 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Oct 14 1967)


Video: 'The Beatles cartoons Episode 38'

(Saturday, October 14, 1967, 12:00 noon EDT) — The Beatles are strolling around Salisbury Plain when they all fall into a well; and later, Ringo loses his voice on this morning’s episode of The Beatles, a weekly cartoon television series on ABC. Continue reading ‘Tomorrow Never Knows/I’ve Just Seen A Face’ episode airs on ‘The Beatles’ cartoon series 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Oct 14 1967)

‘A Banda (Ah Bahn-da)’ by Herb Alpert & the Tijuana Brass peaks at #35 in USA 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Oct 14 1967)

(Saturday, October 14, 1967)“A Banda (Ah Bahn-da)” by Herb Alpert & the Tijuana Brass peaked at #35 on today’s Billboard Hot 100 singles chart for one week. Continue reading ‘A Banda (Ah Bahn-da)’ by Herb Alpert & the Tijuana Brass peaks at #35 in USA 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Oct 14 1967)

Cardinals beat Red Sox to win World Series 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Oct 12 1967)


Video: '1967 World Series'

(Thursday, October 12, 1967, at approximately 1:00 p.m.-3:53 p.m. EDT) — The St. Louis Cardinals won the 1967 World Series today, beating the Boston Red Sox 7-2 at Fenway Park in Boston, in the seventh and deciding game. Continue reading Cardinals beat Red Sox to win World Series 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Oct 12 1967)

Outer Space Treaty enters into force 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Oct 10 1967)


Video: 'The President: October 1967. MP889.' (Oct. 10, 1967, at 12:25)

(Tuesday, October 10, 1967, 11:25 a.m. EDT; during the Cold War) — The Outer Space Treaty, prohibiting the placing of weapons of mass destruction on the moon or elsewhere in space, took effect today at a ratification ceremony held at the East Room of the White House. Continue reading Outer Space Treaty enters into force 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Oct 10 1967)

The Monkees complete ‘Don’t Call On Me’ 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Oct 9 1967)


Video: 'Don't Call On Me (stereo remix)' (at 28:18)

(Monday, October 9, 1967) — The Monkees completed “Don’t Call On Me” today at RCA Victor Studios in Hollywood for their fourth studio album Pisces, Aquarius, Capricorn & Jones Ltd. Continue reading The Monkees complete ‘Don’t Call On Me’ 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Oct 9 1967)

Marxist revolutionary Che Guevara executed 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Oct 9 1967)


Video: 'The True Story of Che Guevara (Full Documentary)' (Guevara captured, killed at 1:13:21)

(Monday, October 9, 1967, 1:10 p.m. BOT; during the Cold War) — Marxist revolutionary guerrilla leader Ernesto “Che” Guevara, 39, was summarily executed today by the Bolivian army (by order of President René Barrientos), one day after his capture in the El Yuro Ravine near La Higuera, a small village located in the province of Vallegrande. Continue reading Marxist revolutionary Che Guevara executed 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Oct 9 1967)