Category Archives: 1960s

Lennon, McCartney return to England from Greece 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (July 31 1967)

(Monday, July 31, 1967) — John Lennon and Paul McCartney of The Beatles flew to London Airport today from Athens, Greece, where they visited an island which they intended to purchase (click here to watch the video). Continue reading Lennon, McCartney return to England from Greece 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (July 31 1967)

Court lifts jail sentences of two Rolling Stones 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (July 31 1967)


Video: 'Rolling Stones, Mick Jagger & Keith Richard are set free by the Court of Appeal'

(Monday, July 31, 1967) — Mick Jagger and Keith Richards of The Rolling Stones had their jail sentences reduced on appeal today by a three-member appeals tribunal led by the Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales, Lord Parker. Continue reading Court lifts jail sentences of two Rolling Stones 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (July 31 1967)

Ringo Starr tapes farewell message to Radio London 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (July 31 1967)


Video: ’01 – The Beatles – Ringo Starr (Radio London Close Down Message)’

(Monday, July 31, 1967) — Ahead of Radio London’s final broadcast under the Marine, &c., Broadcasting (Offences) Act 1967, Ringo Starr delivered The Beatles’ condolences today in the form of a brief statement for Managing Director Philp Birch at the pirate radio station’s London office for broadcast on Aug. 5, 1967. Continue reading Ringo Starr tapes farewell message to Radio London 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (July 31 1967)

‘You Only Live Twice’ by Nancy Sinatra peaks at #44 in USA 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (July 29 1967)

(Saturday, July 29, 1967)“You Only Live Twice,” the theme song to the 1967 James Bond film of the same name by Nancy Sinatra, peaked at #44 on today’s Billboard Hot 100 singles chart for two weeks. Continue reading ‘You Only Live Twice’ by Nancy Sinatra peaks at #44 in USA 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (July 29 1967)

‘Baby, You’re a Rich Man’ by The Beatles debuts at #64 in USA 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (July 29 1967)

(Saturday, July 29, 1967)“Baby, You’re a Rich Man” by The Beatles, the B-side of the band’s “All You Need Is Love” single, debuted at #64 on today’s Billboard Hot 100 singles chart. Continue reading ‘Baby, You’re a Rich Man’ by The Beatles debuts at #64 in USA 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (July 29 1967)