Video: 'Intolerance' trailer
(Saturday, August 5, 1916) — , an epic silent film featuring four stories from different eras intertwined to depict man’s inhumanity to man, was previewed today in Riverside, California. Intolerance Continue reading ‘Intolerance’ premieres in Riverside, California 100 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Aug 5 1916)
Video: 'You Don't Know Me At All - Ringo Starr'
(Thursday, August 5, 1976) — Former Beatle Ringo Starr shot some additional scenes for the video promo of the song “You Don’t Know Me At All” today in Hamburg, West Germany, for his forthcoming studio album . Ringo’s Rotogravure
Video: 'The Beatles, John Lennon and the More Popular Than Jesus Controversy (1966)' (Aug. 5, 1966 at 5:26)
(Friday, August 5, 1966, afternoon EDT) — Brian Epstein, manager of The Beatles, held a news conference this afternoon at the Americana Hotel in New York City, hoping to quell a public relations storm following a quote by John Lennon claiming the band was “ more popular than Jesus” ( click here and here to watch extended clips of Epstein’s news conference). Continue reading Beatles manager Brian Epstein attempts to quell PR storm over ‘Jesus’ remark 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Aug 5 1966)
Video: 'The Beatles - Yellow Submarine (06, 1966, Stereo Remastered 2009)'
(Friday, August 5, 1966) — The double A-sided single “Yellow Submarine”/ “Eleanor Rigby” by The Beatles was released today in the UK (Aug. 8, 1966, in the U.S.) from the album , which was also released today. Revolver Continue reading ‘Yellow Submarine/Eleanor Rigby’ single by The Beatles released 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Aug 5 1966)
Video: 'The Making Of Revolver'
(Friday, August 5, 1966) — , the seventh studio album by British rock group the Beatles, was released today in the UK. Revolver Continue reading The Beatles release seventh studio album ‘Revolver’ 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Aug 5 1966)