Daily Archives: August 23, 2016

The Beatles perform at Shea Stadium in New York 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Aug 23 1966)


Video: 'The Beatles - Live At Shea Stadium, August 23 1966'

(Tuesday, August 23, 1966, 9:20 p.m. EDT) — The Beatles held the second and what would turn out to be their final concert at New York’s Shea Stadium tonight with 44,600 in attendance on the 11th stop of The Beatles’ 1966 US tour. Continue reading The Beatles perform at Shea Stadium in New York 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Aug 23 1966)

President Eisenhower accepts Republican presidential nomination 60 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Aug 23 1956)


Video: 'Eisenhower and Nixon 1956 Acceptance Speeches'

(Thursday, August 23, 1956, 6:18 p.m. PDT) — U.S. President Dwight D. Eisenhower of Kansas accepted the Republican nomination for President tonight at the 1956 Democratic National Convention meeting at the Cow Palace in San Francisco. Continue reading President Eisenhower accepts Republican presidential nomination 60 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Aug 23 1956)

Paul McCartney interviewed on ‘Entertainment This Week’ 30 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Aug 23 1986)


Video: 'Entertainment This Week- August 23, 1986 (special Paul McCartney interview)'

(Saturday, August 23, 1986) — Former Beatle Paul McCartney was interviewed by Barbara Howar for today’s special edition of Entertainment This Week, recorded recently as the ex-Beatle’s MPL offices in London to promote the release of his new studio album Press to Play. Continue reading Paul McCartney interviewed on ‘Entertainment This Week’ 30 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Aug 23 1986)

Legendary movie star Rudolph Valentino, 31, dies in New York City 90 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Aug 23 1926)


Video: 'Rudolph Valentino - Dead at 31'

(Monday, August 23, 1926, 12:10 p.m. EDT) — Legendary silent film star Rudolph Valentino, 31, died today at the New York Polyclinic Hospital where he had undergone a double operation for acute appendicitis and gastric ulcers on Aug. 15, 1926. He was 31. Continue reading Legendary movie star Rudolph Valentino, 31, dies in New York City 90 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Aug 23 1926)