Category Archives: The Beatles 1960s

The Beatles film ‘Your Mother Should Know’ sequence 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Sep 24 1967)


Video: 'THE BEATLES - Magical Mystery Tour [1967]' (Sept. 24, 1967, at 48:21)

(Sunday, September 24, 1967) — The Beatles filmed the sequence for “Your Mother Should Know”, the grand finale of their Dec. 26, 1967, Magical Mystery Tour television special, today on a ballroom set constructed in the huge aircraft hanger area of West Malling Air Station, west of Maidstone, Kent, England. Continue reading The Beatles film ‘Your Mother Should Know’ sequence 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Sep 24 1967)

‘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)

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)

The Beatles begin six days of filming at West Malling Air Station 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Sep 19 1967)


Video: 'THE BEATLES - Magical Mystery Tour [1967]' (Sept. 19-21, 1967, at 20:05-21:12; 31:32-35:00; 36:00-41:02; 41:32-42:22)

(Tuesday, September 19, 1967) — The Beatles settled in today at West Malling Air Station west of Maidstone, Kent, England, for six days of shooting for the Magical Mystery Tour television special. Continue reading The Beatles begin six days of filming at West Malling Air Station 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Sep 19 1967)

The Beatles film ‘Magical Mystery Tour’ stripper scene 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Sep 18 1967)


Video: 'THE BEATLES - Magical Mystery Tour [1967]' (Sept. 18, 1967, at 45:01-48:20)

(Monday, September 18, 1967) — The second week of filming for The Beatles’ Magical Mystery Tour television special began today with a visit to the Raymond Revuebar strip club in London’s Soho. Continue reading The Beatles film ‘Magical Mystery Tour’ stripper scene 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Sep 18 1967)

The Beatles record ‘Your Mother Should Know’ remake 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Sep 16 1967)


Video: 'The Beatles - Your Mother Should Know (Anthology 2 [Disc 2])'

(Saturday, September 16, 1967, 7:00 p.m.-3:45 a.m. BST) — Back in the studio tonight after the first week of shooting their new film Magical Mystery Tour, The Beatles recorded a remake of “Your Mother Should Know”, performing eleven new takes of the song at EMI Studio 3 in London. Continue reading The Beatles record ‘Your Mother Should Know’ remake 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Sep 16 1967)

‘The Doors’ album peaks at #2 in USA 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Sep 16 1967)


Video: 'The Doors' (11 videos)

(Saturday, September 15, 1967)The Doors, the debut album by the American rock band The Doors, featuring their breakthrough single “Light My Fire”, peaked at #2 on today’s Billboard Top LP’s chart for two consecutive weeks (Sept. 16/23, 1967), kept from the number one slot by The Beatles’ Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band. Continue reading ‘The Doors’ album peaks at #2 in USA 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Sep 16 1967)

‘Penny Lane/Strawberry Fields’ episode airs on ‘The Beatles’ cartoon series 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Sep 16 1967)


Video: 'The Beatles cartoon Episode 34'

(Saturday, September 16, 1967, 12:00 noon EDT) — The Beatles discover that James Blonde (England’s greatest detective) has taken all the affections of their adoring fans; and later, The Beatles are being driven around by when the car stops at an orphanage on this morning’s season three premiere of The Beatles, a weekly cartoon television series on ABC. Continue reading ‘Penny Lane/Strawberry Fields’ episode airs on ‘The Beatles’ cartoon series 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Sep 16 1967)

The Beatles film more ‘Magical Mystery Tour’ scenes 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Sep 15 1967)


Video: '1960s The Beatles Rare Home Movie Footage, Magical Mystery Tour' (Sept. 15, 1967, at 7:10)

(Friday, September 15, 1967) — The first week of filming for The Beatles’ Magical Mystery Tour television special wrapped up today with a number of scenes being shot between Newquay and London. Continue reading The Beatles film more ‘Magical Mystery Tour’ scenes 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Sep 15 1967)