Video: 'Thanksgiving 1974 Elton John John Lennon Madison Square Garden NYC.wmv'
(Thursday, November 28, 1974, Thanksgiving Day) — Ex-Beatle John Lennon made a surprise appearance at Elton John’s concert tonight at New York’s Madison Square Garden, fulfilling a wager between the two musicians. Lennon had agreed to Elton’s suggestion that if “Whatever Gets You Thru The Night” made it to number one in the charts (which it did on Nov. 16, 1974), they would perform together on this night. Continue reading John Lennon makes surprise appearance onstage with Elton John in New York 40 years ago tonight (Nov 28 1974)
Video: 'George Harrison - My Sweet Lord - Atlanta - 1974' (from evening show)
(Thursday, November 28, 1974, Thanksgiving Day) — Ex-Beatle George Harrison performed two shows today at The Omni in Atlanta, Georgia, on the 16th stop of his 45-show “George Harrison & Friends North American Tour” in support of his new single “Dark Horse,” the title track of his new album, and Dark Horse Records.
(Saturday, November 28, 1964) — “Leader of the Pack” by The Shangri-Las peaked at #1 on today’s Billboard Hot 100 singles chart for one week.
(Saturday, November 28, 1964) — “You Really Got Me” by The Kinks peaked at #7 on today’s Billboard Hot 100 singles chart for three weeks. Rolling Stone magazine placed the song at No. 82 on their list of the 500 greatest songs of all time.
(Saturday, November 28, 1964) — “Reach Out for Me” by Dionne Warwick peaked at #20 on today’s Billboard Hot 100 singles chart for one week.
Video: 'Mariner4: Part1 launch on November 28, 1964'
(Saturday, November 28, 1964, 14:22:01 UTC) — The United States launched the space probe Mariner 4 today on a course toward Mars, which it flew past in July 1965, sending back pictures of the red planet. Continue reading Mariner 4 on course for Mars 50 years ago this hour (Nov 28 1964)