Video: 'The Godfather Part II' trailer
(Thursday, December 12, 1974) — The Godfather Part II, a crime epic film that follows the Corleone family as they move to Nevada and make the casino business their major income source, premiered today in New York City.
Directed by Francis Ford Coppola, the film starred Al Pacino, Robert Duvall, Diane Keaton, Robert De Niro, Talia Shire, Morgana King, John Cazale, Marianna Hill and Lee Strasberg.
Video: 'Rolling Stones;1969-74 - The Mick Taylor Years'
(Thursday, December 12, 1974) — The Rolling Stones announced today guitarist Mick Taylor, who had replaced Brian Jones in 1969, had left the band after more than five years. Ronnie Wood would eventually replace Taylor.
(Saturday, December 12, 1964) — “Mr. Lonely” by Bobby Vinton peaked at #1 on today’s Billboard Hot 100 singles chart for one week. It was Vinton’s fourth of four number one hits on the chart (1962-1964).
(Saturday, December 12, 1964) — “She’s Not There” by The Zombies peaked today at #2 on Billboard‘s Hot 100 singles chart for one week. Rolling Stone magazine ranked “She’s Not There” number 297 on its list of the 500 Greatest Songs of All Time.
(Saturday, December 12, 1964) — “I’m into Something Good” by Herman’s Hermits peaked today at #13 on Billboard’s Hot 100 singles chart for two weeks.
Video: 'The Beatles - "The Beatles' Story" (U.S. Stereo LP - Capitol) [Full Album]'
(Monday, December 12, 1964) — The Beatles’ Story, a documentary double album featuring interviews, press conferences, and song snippets with voice-overs documenting the band’s history, debuted at #97 on today’s Billboard 200 album chart. It was the group’s 10th appearance on the chart since Feb. 1, 1964. Continue reading ‘The Beatles’ Story’ documentary album debuts at #97 in USA 50 years ago today (Dec 12 1964)