Daily Archives: August 6, 2016

The Monkees opening theme for TV show 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Aug 6 1966)


Video: '[Theme From] The Monkees [TV Version]'

(Saturday, August 6, 1966, 7:30 p.m.-10:30 p.m. PDT) — The Monkees recorded the TV version of “(Theme From) The Monkees tonight at RCA Victor Studio A, Hollywood (the album version had been recorded July 19, 1966). Continue reading The Monkees opening theme for TV show 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Aug 6 1966)

President Johnson gives daughter away at wedding 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Aug 6 1966)


Video: 'A look back at America's "royal" weddings'

(Saturday, August 6, 1966, 12:42 p.m. EDT) — Luci Baines Johnson, the 19-year-old daughter of President Lyndon B. Johnson (gave Luci away), married Air National Guardsman Patrick “Pat” Nugent, 23, today in front of 700 guests at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, D.C. Continue reading President Johnson gives daughter away at wedding 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Aug 6 1966)

Lennon, McCartney interviewed for ‘The Lennon And McCartney Songbook’ 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Aug 6 1966)


Video: 'Lennon and McCartney Discuss Their Songwriting Partnership (1966)'

(Saturday, August 6, 1966, 4:00-6:00 p.m. BST) — John Lennon and Paul McCartney of The Beatles were interviewed today for the The Lennon And McCartney Songbook radio show at McCartney’s house at 7 Cavendish Avenue in London for broadcast on Aug. 29, 1966, at 4:30-5:30 p.m. on the BBC Light Programme.

TV host Ed Sullivan injured in head-on collision 60 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Aug 6 1956)


Video: 'The Ed Sullivan Show - Vol. 2 (Hosted by Burt Reynolds)' (August 6, 1956, at 57:31)

(Monday, August 6, 1956, at about 2:00 a.m. EDT) — Television host Ed Sullivan, 54, narrowly escaped with his life early today when the car he was driving crashed head-on into another automobile on a narrow, winding country road in Seymour, Connecticut. Continue reading TV host Ed Sullivan injured in head-on collision 60 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Aug 6 1956)