Video: 'It's A Wonderful Life' trailer
(Friday, December 20, 1946, 8:30 p.m. EST) — , an American Christmas fantasy drama film about an angel who helps a compassionate but despairingly frustrated businessman by showing what life would have been like if he never existed, premiered tonight at special benefit showing for the Boys’ Club of New York at the Globe theatre at 205 West 46th Street in midtown-Manhattan. It’s a Wonderful Life Continue reading ‘It’s a Wonderful Life’ premieres in New York City 70 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Dec 20 1946)
(Saturday, December 20, 1986) — “Walk Like an Egyptian” by The Bangles peaked at #1 on today’s Billboard Hot 100 singles chart for four consecutive weeks (Dec. 20/27, 1986, Jan. 3/10, 1987).
(Saturday, December 20, 1986) — “Stand by Me” by Ben E. King peaked at #9 on today’s Billboard Hot 100 singles chart for three weeks, returning the charts 25 years after peaking at #4 because it was featured on the soundtrack of the 1986 film Stand by Me.
Video: 'The Beatles on EMI Studios, London - December 20, 1966'
(Tuesday, December 20, 1966, afternoon/evening GMT) — With speculation mounting about The Beatles’ future, members of the group were interviewed separately today for the Dec. 29, 1966, edition of ITN’s weekly television series Reporting ’66 outside EMI Studios in London as they arrived for their evening recording session. Continue reading The Beatles deny rumors of internal rift in separate ITN interviews 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Dec 20 1966)