Video: 'Mr. Webster'
(Saturday, September 24, 1966, 2:00-6:00 p.m., 7:00 p.m.-Midnight PDT) — The Monkees completed early versions of “Mr. Webster”, “Hold On Girl” and “Through The Looking Glass” today at RCA Victor Studio B in Hollywood. Continue reading The Monkees finish early versions of three tracks 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Sep 24 1966)
(Friday, September 24, 1976) — Former Beatle John Lennon and his wife, Yoko Ono, were interviewed today in New York by roving reporter Ugly George, reportedly at a party for the release of Elia Kazan’s The Last Tycoon, for “The Ugly George Hour of Truth, Sex, and Violence” on a local cable channel. Continue reading John Lennon interviewed in New York 40 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Sep 24 1976)
(Saturday, September 10, 1966) — “Cherish” by The Association peaked at #1 on today’s Billboard Hot 100 singles chart for three consecutive weeks (Sep. 24, Oct. 1/8 1966).
(Saturday, September 24, 1966) — “God Only Knows” by The Beach Boys peaked at #39 on today’s Billboard Hot 100 singles chart for one week.
“God Only Knows” was voted #25 in
Rolling Stone magazine’s “500 Greatest Songs of All Time.”
Video: 'The Beatles Cartoons Episode 29'
(Saturday, September 24, 1966, 10:30 a.m. EDT) — While the Beatles are taking a tour of a French vineyard, Ringo knocks over a vat of wine, and later while in Paris, the Beatles visit the Palace of Versailles on this morning’s episode of , a weekly cartoon television series on ABC. The Beatles Continue reading ‘I’m Down/Run For Your Life’ episode airs on ‘The Beatles’ cartoon series 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Sep 24 1966)
Video: 'President Clinton speaking at the UN (1996)'
(Tuesday, September 24, 1996, 10:03 a.m. EDT) — The United States, represented by President Bill Clinton, and 70 other countries signed a treaty at the United Nations today to end all testing and development of nuclear weapons.
To date, 183 countries have signed the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty, but the agreement has yet to enter into force because of the refusal so far of eight nations, including the U.S., to ratify it.