Video: 'Forget That Girl [Master Backing Track]'
(Wednesday, March 8, 1967, 12:30-5:30 p.m./6:00 p.m.-12 midnight PST) — The Monkees continued work on “Forget That Girl” and finish recording “Randy Scouse Git” today at Studio C, RCA Recording Studios in Hollywood during the group’s recording sessions for the album Headquarters. Continue reading The Monkees complete recording ‘Randy Scouse Git’ 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Mar 8 1967)
Video: 'History of the Filibuster'
(Thursday, March 8, 1917) — The U.S. Senate today passed Rule 22, the cloture rule, in an effort to limit filibustering in the Senate by a 76-3 vote. Continue reading U.S. Senate adopts cloture rule to limit filibusters 100 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Mar 8 1917)
Video: 'The Great War episode 5 Mutiny' (March 8, 1917, at 39:13)
(Thursday, March 8, 1917; during World War I) — Women in Petrograd, Russia, went on strike today for “Bread and Peace,” demanding the end of World War I, an end to Russian food shortages and the end of czarism. Continue reading International Women’s Day protests in Petrograd spark February Revolution 100 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Mar 8 1917)