Monthly Archives: February 2016

‘Bad Boy/Tell Me Why’ episode airs on ‘The Beatles’ cartoon series 50 years ago this hour (Feb 26 1966)

Video: 'The Beatles Episode 23'

(Saturday, February 26, 1966, 10:30 a.m. EST) — The Beatles meet a young boy who would rather be one of the Beatles than to stay home with his family, and later, they come across a donkey that upon hearing their music, runs away at breakneck speed on this morning’s episode of The Beatles, a weekly cartoon television series on ABC.

Actor, Khmer Rouge death camp survivor Haing S. Ngor murdered 20 years ago this hour (Feb 25 1996)


(Sunday, February 25, 1996, 8:45 p.m. PST) — Actor Dr. Haing S. Ngor, who won a best supporting actor Oscar for his role in The Killing Fields and was a real-life survivor of the Khmer Rouge death camps, was shot to death today outside his home in Los Angeles. He was 45.

Three gang members were later convicted of the murder.

‘We Are The World’ takes four Grammy awards 30 years ago this hour (Feb 25 1986)

Video: '28th Grammy Awards (1986)- nearly complete broadcast'

(Tuesday, February 25, 1986, 8:00-11:00 p.m. EST) — “We Are The World,” the all-star recording that raised millions of dollars for African famine relief, won four Grammys tonight during the 28th Annual Grammy Awards at Shrine Auditorium, Los Angeles.

“We Are The World,” an anthem that was written by Lionel Richie and Michael Jackson and recorded by 45 top stars, was voted Record of the Year and Song of the Year and picked up two more Grammys for best pop group performance and best short video.

Phil Collins No Jacket Required was voted best album of the year.