Video: 'George Harrison Interview - Royal Avenue, London - Old Grey Whistle Test - November 30, 1976'
(Tuesday, November 30, 1976, transmitted 11:19 p.m.-12:01 a.m. GMT) — Former Beatle George Harrison, promoting the release of his album , was interviewed this afternoon by Bob Harris for Thirty-Three and 1/3 tonight’s edition of BBC2’s Old Grey Whistle Test at 40 Royal Avenue in London. Continue reading George Harrison interviewed for ‘Old Grey Whistle Test’ in London 40 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Nov 30 1976)
Video: 'Crystal Palace Destroyed by Fire in 1936'
(Monday, November 30, 1936, at about 7:30 p.m. GMT) — Engulfed in a roaring sheet of flames, which towered so high into the night sky that it could be seen almost from the English Channel, the world-famous Crystal Palace, architectural pride of the Victorian era, crashed to the earth tonight a raging inferno of twisted girders and molten glass. Continue reading Fire destroys London’s famed Crystal Palace 80 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Nov 30 1936)
Video: 'Bells Are Ringing (Original Broadway Cast)' (16 videos)
(Thursday, November 29, 1956, 7:30 p.m. EST) — , a musical that revolves around Ella (Judy Holliday), who works at an answering service, and the characters that she meets there, opened Bells Are Ringing tonight on Broadway at the Shubert Theatre, directed by Jerome Robbins and choreographed by Robbins and Bob Fosse.
Video: 'Holland - War criminal sentenced'
(Friday, November 29, 1996) — The international tribunal on war crimes in the former Yugoslavia handed down its first verdict today, sentencing a Croat who served in the Bosnian Serb army to 10 years in prison for his role in the massacre of 1,200 Muslim civilians in 1995 near Srebrenica. Continue reading Bosnian Serb army soldier sentenced to 10 years in prison for role in massacre of Muslims 20 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Nov 29 1996)
(Saturday, November 29, 1986) — “You Give Love a Bad Name” by Bon Jovi peaked at #1 on today’s Billboard Hot 100 singles chart for one week.
(Saturday, November 29, 1986) — “Stranglehold” by Paul McCartney peaked at #81 on today’s Billboard Hot 100 singles chart for two weeks.
Video: 'The Beatles - Strawberry Fields Forever' (takes 5-7 at 11:26)
(Tuesday, November 29, 1966, 2:30-8:00 p.m. GMT) — The Beatles recorded two more takes of “Strawberry Fields Forever” (5-6) today at EMI Studio 2 in London. Continue reading The Beatles record takes 5-7 of ‘Strawberry Fields Forever’ 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Nov 29 1966)
Video: 'Strawberry Fields Forever [Take 2, 3, 4] // The Beatles'
(Monday, November 28, 1966, 7:00 p.m.-1:30 a.m. GMT) — The Beatles recorded three more takes of “Strawberry Fields Forever” (takes 2-4) tonight at EMI Studio 2 in London, lowering the key from C to A major. Continue reading The Beatles record takes 2-4 of ‘Strawberry Fields Forever’ 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Nov 28 1966)
Video: 'ELVIS Home Movie LIVE 1976'
(Saturday, November 27, 1976, at about 9:50 p.m. PST) — Elvis Presley performed tonight at McArthur Court in Eugene, Oregon, the second of two shows at Mac Court (the first show was held on Nov. 25, 1976). Continue reading Elvis Presley performs again in Eugene, Oregon 40 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Nov 27 1976)
Video: 'TV Land's Top 10 - Cheers Thanksgiving Food Fight.mp4'
(Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 27, 1986, 9:00-9:30 p.m. EST) — The gang gathers at Carla’s house for a Thanksgiving dinner of frozen turkey and overdone peas on tonight’s episode of the NBC-TV sitcom series . Cheers Continue reading ‘Thanksgiving Orphans’ episode airs on ‘Cheers’ 30 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Nov 27 1986)