(Saturday, November 27, 1982) — Gloria by Laura Branigan peaked at #2 on today’s Billboard’s Hot 100 singles chart for three weeks.
(Saturday, November 27, 1982) — I.G.Y. (What a Beautiful World) by Donald Fagen peaked at #26 on today’s Billboard’s Hot 100 singles chart for one week.
Video: 'Gone Troppo' (ten tracks)
(Saturday, November 27, 1982) — Gone Troppo by Ex-Beatle George Harrison debuted at #119 on today’s Billboard 200 albums chart.
(Friday, November 27, 1942, part of the Mediterranean Theatre of World War II) — The Vichy French navy at Toulon scuttled its ships and submarines today to avoid capture by Nazi German forces during Operation Lila of the Case Anton takeover of Vichy France.
Audio: 'Paul McCartney - Hello Goodbye+Jet Back in The US live 2002'
(Tuesday, November 26, 2002) — Back in the U.S., a DVD to commemorate his first set of concerts in almost ten years, was released today by Paul McCartney from his spring 2002 Driving USA Tour in the U.S. in support of his 2001 album Driving Rain.
Video: 'Paul McCartney - Hope Of Deliverance'
(Thursday, November 26, 1992) — Ex-Beatle Paul McCartney today completed shooting of a promotional film video at Black Island Studios, North Acton, a place in West London, UK, for his new single Hope of Deliverance (which will be released in the UK on Dec. 28, 1992, and Jan. 17, 1993 in the U.S.).
Audio: 'Please Please Me' (Nov. 26, 1962; stereo mix)
(Monday, November 26, 1962, 8:00 p.m.-9:45 p.m. GMT) — Fresh off the moderate success of their first single Love Me Do/P.S. I Love You, the rock band from Liverpool, The Beatles, recorded their second single, Please Please Me and Ask Me Why tonight at EMI Studio 2 in London for release in January. Continue reading The Beatles record second single ‘Please Please Me/Ask Me Why’ in London 50 years ago this hour (1962)
(Thursday, November 26, 1942, Thanksgiving Day during World War II) — U.S. President Franklin Roosevelt served notice tonight that the government would begin the nationwide rationing of gasoline to conserve rubber on Dec. 1, as scheduled. Continue reading President Roosevelt orders full ‘gas’ rationing 70 years ago tonight (1942)
Video: 'Casablanca' (trailer)
(Thursday, November 26, 1942, Thanksgiving Day) — Casablanca, a romantic drama film about an American saloon owner in North Africa who is drawn into World War II when his lost love turns up, premiered today at the Hollywood Theater in New York City. Continue reading World premiere of ‘Casablanca’ in New York City 70 years ago today (1942)
Video: 'Paul McCartney & Wings - Hi Hi Hi (1972)'
(Saturday, November 25, 1972) — Ex-Beatle Paul McCartney and his band Wings traveled to the Southampton based studios of Southern ITV, at Northam in Hampshire, today to shoot two promotional film clips, directed by Steve Turner, for both sides of their new single Hi Hi Hi and C Moon (which will be released Dec. 1, 1972). Continue reading Paul McCartney shoots promotional videos for new single ‘Hi Hi Hi’ and ‘C Moon’ 40 years ago today (1972)