Monthly Archives: February 2015

Tina Turner captures three Grammy awards 30 years ago this hour (Feb 26 1985)


Video: 'Grammy Awards' (6 videos from this date)

(Tuesday, February 26, 1985, 8:00-11:00 p.m. EST) — Tina Turner won three Grammys tonight at the 27th Annual Grammy Awards at Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, including record of the year, and her hit “What’s Love Got to Do With It” picked up another as song of the year. Continue reading Tina Turner captures three Grammy awards 30 years ago this hour (Feb 26 1985)

The Beatles film stadium scene for ‘Help!’ 50 years ago today (Feb 25 1965)


Video: 'The Beatles - The Filming Of Help: Home Movies in Colour - GREAT CLIPS' (Feb. 25, 1965, at 4:03-4:56)

(Thursday, February 25, 1965) — The third day of filming for The Beatles’ Help! today involved a return to Interfield Road in Nassau, New Providence Island, where they had appeared before the cameras the previous day. Continue reading The Beatles film stadium scene for ‘Help!’ 50 years ago today (Feb 25 1965)

The Beatles film cycling scene for ‘Help!’ 50 years ago today (Feb 24 1965)


Video: 'The Beatles - Help! (Video clip, HQ, fan made)' (Feb. 24, 1965, at 1:29-1:36)

(Wednesday, February 24, 1965) — The Beatles had their first full day of filming for their second feature film Help! today, beginning the 8.30am-5.30pm schedule that was maintained throughout their two-week Bahamanian shoot. Continue reading The Beatles film cycling scene for ‘Help!’ 50 years ago today (Feb 24 1965)

The Beatles begin filming their second film feature ‘Help!’ 50 years ago this afternoon (Feb 23 1965)


Video: 'The Beatles - Help! (Video clip, HQ, fan made)' (Feb. 23, 1965, at 1:21-1:29)

(Tuesday, February 23, 1965, afternoon EST) — Although today was intended as a rest day following their trip from London to New Providence Island in the Bahamas, The Beatles began filming their second feature film Help! on this day. Continue reading The Beatles begin filming their second film feature ‘Help!’ 50 years ago this afternoon (Feb 23 1965)

Marines raise American flag on Mt. Suribachi 70 years ago this hour (Feb 23 1945)


Video: 'Iwo Jima Flag Raising on Mount Suribachi in Color'

(Friday, February 23, 1945, noon JST; during the Battle of Iwo Jima, part of the Pacific Theatre of World War II) — Five U.S. Marines and a U.S. Navy Corpsman were photographed today raising an American flag atop Mount Suribachi on the island of Iwo Jima (There were actually two flag-raisings this day, this was the second). Continue reading Marines raise American flag on Mt. Suribachi 70 years ago this hour (Feb 23 1945)

The Beatles arrive in the Bahamas to begin filming ‘Help!’ 50 years ago this hour (Feb 22 1965)


Video: 'The Beatles - Audio interviews during the making of "Help!" - February/March, 1965' (Feb. 22, 1965)

(Monday, February 22, 1965, 7:00 P.M. EST) — The Beatles arrived at Nassau Airport tonight on a chartered flight from London via New York to begin filming their second feature film Help!. Continue reading The Beatles arrive in the Bahamas to begin filming ‘Help!’ 50 years ago this hour (Feb 22 1965)