Daily Archives: November 17, 2015

McCartney’s ‘Spies Like Us’ promo video premieres on MTV 30 years ago today (Nov 17 1985)

Video: 'Paul McCartney - Spies Like Us'

(Sunday, November 17, 1985) — Former Beatle Paul McCartney’s promotional video for “Spies Like Us,” the title song to the motion picture of the same name, premiered in the U.S. today on MTV, more than a month after being filmed at Abbey Road Studios in London.

‘Chickery Chick’ by Sammy Kaye and His Orchestra peaks at #1 in USA 70 years ago today (Nov 17 1945)

(Saturday, November 17, 1945)“Chickery Chick” by Sammy Kaye and His Orchestra (with vocals by Nancy Norman and Billy Williams) was the #1 song on today’s Billboard Best Selling Retail Records chart for three non-consecutive weeks (Nov. 17, Dec. 15/29, 1945; tied with “Till the End of Time” by Perry Como on Nov. 17, 1945).