Daily Archives: June 10, 2016

Paul McCartney & Wings perform in Seattle 40 years ago this hour (June 10 1976)


Video: 'Paul McCartney and Fans Arrive/ Backstage - Kingdome, Seattle, WA - June 10, 1976

(Thursday, June 10, 1976, 8:30 p.m. PDT) — Former Beatle Paul McCartney and his band Wings performed for over 67,000 people tonight in the first-ever rock concert in the Kingdome in Seattle, Washington, on the 17th stop of the 21-city, 31-show Wings Over America leg of his band’s Wings Over The World tour. Continue reading Paul McCartney & Wings perform in Seattle 40 years ago this hour (June 10 1976)

The Monkees hold first official recording session 50 years ago this hour (June 10 1966)

(Friday, June 10, 1966, 7:00 p.m. PDT) — Ten days after starting production on their television series, The Monkees held their first official recording session tonight at RCA Hollywood with Snuff Garret producing.

Garrett attempted to record two songs before the session came to a halt. The band had protested vigorously to Garret’s declaration that member David Jones would be the group’s lead singer going forward.

Garrett’s takes of “Take A Giant Step” and “Let’s Dance On” were lost.

Republicans nominate Hughes-Fairbanks ticket 100 years ago this hour (June 10 1916)


Video: 'Republican Convention in Chicago (1916)

(Saturday, June 10, 1916, 12:49 p.m. local time) — U.S. Supreme Court Justice Charles Evans Hughes of New York was nominated president today at the 1916 Republican National Convention meeting at Chicago Coliseum in Chicago. Continue reading Republicans nominate Hughes-Fairbanks ticket 100 years ago this hour (June 10 1916)