Video: 'The Beatles - 1964 USA Tour - Seattle, WA - Arrival/Departure; sale of merchandise - August 21, 1964' (Aug. 21, 1964, hotel departure and press conference at 3:18-3:57)
(Friday, August 21, 1964, 9:00 p.m. PDT) — The Beatles held a press conference backstage at the Seattle Coliseum tonight just before going on stage to perform. Continue reading The Beatles hold a press conference in Seattle 50 years ago this hour (Aug 21 1964)
Video: 'The Beatles - 1964 USA Tour - Seattle, WA - Arrival/Departure; sale of merchandise - August 21, 1964' (Aug. 21, 1964, airport/hotel arrive at 0:00-3:18; audio includes Larry Kane airport interview at 1:34-2:04)
(Friday, August 21, 1964, shortly after 4 p.m. PDT) — The Beatles arrived this afternoon at Seattle-Tacoma Airport, where band member Paul McCartney was interviewed on the steps of the plane and Ringo Starr was interviewed by Larry Kane, then journeyed to room 272 of the Edgewater Inn.
(Saturday, August 21, 2004) — “Lean Back” by Terror Squad was the #1 song on today’s Billboard‘s Hot 100 singles chart for three consecutive weeks (Aug. 21/28, Sept. 4, 2004).
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(Monday, August 21, 1944; during World War II) — The United States, Britain, the Soviet Union and China opened talks at Dumbarton Oaks in Washington today, paving the way for establishment of the United Nations.
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(Monday, August 21, 1944, 2:00 p.m. CET; part of Operation Overlord during World War II) — Canadian and Polish units captured the strategically important town of Falaise, Calvados, France, today, closing the Falaise Pocket, resulting in the destruction of most of Germany’s Army Group B west of the River Seine and opening the way to Paris and the German border for the Allied armies.