Video: '2) The Doors - Break on through (R-Evolution)'
(Monday, March 6, 1967) — In what is believed to be the earliest television appearance by The Doors to survive, the band mimed to their first single “Break On Through (To the Other Side)” today at KTLA-TV studios for the show She-Bang, a local Los Angeles teen music show similar in format to American Bandstand and Hullabaloo and hosted by Casey Kasem.
Video: 'The Beatles - The Making of Sgt. Pepper 2/5' (Mar. 6, 1967, at 5:30)
(Monday March 6, 1967, 7:00 p.m.-12:30 a.m. GMT) — The Beatles put the finishing touches on “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band” (the title track to their eighth studio album) tonight at EMI Studio 2 in London, adding applause and other sound effects from the Abbey Road library. Continue reading The Beatles complete ‘Sgt. Pepper’ title song 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Mar 6 1967)
Video: 'Raising Arizona' trailer
(Friday, March 6, 1987) — , an American crime comedy film about a petty crook who falls in love with the woman cop who always arrests him, premiered today in New York City. Raising Arizona
Directed by Joel Coen, the film starred Nicolas Cage and Holly Hunter.
Video: 'The Dred Scott Case'
(Friday, March 6, 1857) — In a 7–2 decision written by Chief Justice Roger B. Taney, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled today in that Scott, an enslaved man of “the negro African race” who had been taken by his owners to free states and territories, could not be an American citizen and therefore had no standing to sue for his freedom in federal court. Dred Scott v. Sandford Continue reading Supreme Court rules slaves cannot sue for freedom in federal court 160 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Mar 6 1857)