Category Archives: The Beatles 1980s

‘Got My Mind Set on You’ by George Harrison debuts at #66 in USA 30 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Oct 24 1987)


Video: 'George Harrison - Got My Mind Set On You (Version I)'

(Saturday, October 24, 1987)“Got My Mind Set on You” by former Beatle George Harrison debuted at #66 on today’s Billboard Hot 100 singles chart. Continue reading ‘Got My Mind Set on You’ by George Harrison debuts at #66 in USA 30 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Oct 24 1987)

Second ‘Got My Mind Set On You’ promo video mastered 30 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Oct 11 1987)


Video: 'George Harrison - Got My Mind Set On You (Version II)'

(Sunday October 11, 1987) — The second of two videos to promote “Got My Mind Set On You”, the first single (released Oct. 12, 1987) off former Beatle George Harrison’s forthcoming album Cloud Nine, was mastered today. Continue reading Second ‘Got My Mind Set On You’ promo video mastered 30 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Oct 11 1987)

Ringo Starr attends restaurant opening in Atlanta 30 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Sep 26 1987)


Video: 'Alan Lubin's Atlanta Brasserie'

(Saturday, September 26, 1987) — Former Beatle Ringo Starr attended the grand opening of his new restaurant, the London Brasserie, tonight in shopping mall in the Peach Tree Center of downtown Atlanta. Continue reading Ringo Starr attends restaurant opening in Atlanta 30 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Sep 26 1987)

First ‘Got My Mind Set On You’ promo video mastered 30 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Sep 10 1987)


Video: 'George Harrison - Got My Mind Set On You (Version I)'

(Thursday, September 10, 1987) — The first of two videos to promote “Got My Mind Set On You”, the first single (released Oct. 12, 1987) off former Beatle George Harrison’s forthcoming album Cloud Nine, was mastered today. Continue reading First ‘Got My Mind Set On You’ promo video mastered 30 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Sep 10 1987)

The Beatles sue Nike, Capitol Records over shoe commercials 30 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (July 28 1987)


Video: 'Beatles "Revolution" 1988 Nike Air Commercial'

(Tuesday, July 28, 1987) — A shoe company that began using a Beatles song earlier this year in a highly publicized television advertising campaign was sued today by the Beatles’s music company. Continue reading The Beatles sue Nike, Capitol Records over shoe commercials 30 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (July 28 1987)

Ex-Beatles George Harrison, Ringo Starr perform at Prince’s Trust concert 30 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Jun 6 1987)


Video: 'Prince's Trust Rock Gala - Full Concert At London 1987 - Best Show HD'

(Saturday, June 6, 1987, evening BST) — Former Beatles George Harrison and Ringo Starr were videotaped tonight performing at the Prince’s Trust Rock Gala concert at Wembley Arena in London, alongside Elton John, Bryan Adams, Dave Edmunds and Alison Moyet. Continue reading Ex-Beatles George Harrison, Ringo Starr perform at Prince’s Trust concert 30 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Jun 6 1987)

Nike launches advertising campaign using The Beatles’ ‘Revolution’ 30 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Mar 27 1987)


Video: '1987 Nike Revolution'

(Friday, March 27, 1987) — In America, the footwear manufacturers Nike began using The Beatles’ 1968 recording of “Revolution” today in a highly publicized television advertising campaign. Continue reading Nike launches advertising campaign using The Beatles’ ‘Revolution’ 30 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Mar 27 1987)