Video: 'Vietnam A Television History 10, Homefront 1' (Jan. 31, 1967, at 4:59)
(Tuesday, January 31, 1967; during the Vietnam War, part of the Indochina Wars and the Cold War) — Protestant, Catholic and Jewish clergymen from all parts of the nation appealed to President Lyndon Johnson today to halt the bombing of North Vietnam as part of a “fresh initiative”‘ for peace negotiations.
The appeal was contained in an interfaith statement delivered to the President’s office while upwards of 2,000 ministers, priests and rabbis conducted a silent prayer vigil on the sidewalk in front of the White House.
(Monday, January 30, 1967, 10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m./2:00-4:00 p.m./5:00-7:00 p.m. PST) — Peter Tork of The Monkees demoed “Seeger’s Theme” during the group’s recording sessions for their next album today at Studio B, RCA Recording Studios in Hollywood.
(Saturday, January 29, 1977) — “Walk This Way” by Aerosmith peaked at #10 on today’s Billboard Hot 100 singles chart for two weeks.
Rolling Stone ranked this version of “Walk This Way” at number 346 on their list of the “500 Greatest Songs of All Time.”