Daily Archives: December 6, 2014

‘Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer’ debuts on NBC-TV 50 years ago this hour (Dec 6 1964)


Video: 'Rudolph The Red Nosed Reindeer'

(Sunday, December 6, 1964, 5:30 p.m. EDT)Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, a Christmas television special about a misfit reindeer and his friends who look for a place that will accept them and produced in stop motion animation by Rankin/Bass, first aired tonight on NBC. Continue reading ‘Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer’ debuts on NBC-TV 50 years ago this hour (Dec 6 1964)

Ringo Starr tapes ‘Saturday Night Live’ pomos 30 years ago today (Dec 8 1984)


Video: 'Saturday Night Live Promo- Ringo Starr & Billy Crystal- 1984'

(Thursday, December 6, 1984) — Former Beatle Ringo Starr taped promotional video clips today for his upcoming (Dec. 8, 1984) appearance as host of the NBC-TV show Saturday Night Live in New York City, including one with cast member Billy Crystal.

George Harrison performs twice in Toronto 40 years ago today (Dec 6 1974)


Video: 'George Harrison-US Tour 1974 (rare!)' (two Harrison performances in yellow shirt likely shot Dec. 6, 1974)

(Friday, November 30, 1974, 2:00/8:00 p.m. EST) — Ex-Beatle George Harrison performed two shows today at Maple Leaf Gardens in Toronto, Ontario, on the 19th 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.

George Harrison releases ‘Ding Dong, Ding Dong’/’I Don’t Care Anymore’ single 40 years ago today (Dec 6 1974)


Video: 'George Harrison - Ding, Dong, Ding Dong'

(Friday, December 6, 1974) — The single “Ding Dong, Ding Dong”/“I Don’t Care Anymore” by ex-Beatle George Harrison was released today in the UK (Dec. 23, 1974 in the U.S. with “Hari’s on Tour (Express)” on the B-side). Continue reading George Harrison releases ‘Ding Dong, Ding Dong’/’I Don’t Care Anymore’ single 40 years ago today (Dec 6 1974)