Daily Archives: March 11, 2017

The Monkees record ‘East Virginia,’ finish ‘Forget That Girl’ 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Mar 11 1967)


Video: 'The Monkees - Peter Gunn's Gun'

(Saturday, March 11, 1967, 12:00 noon-12 midnight PST)The Monkees record “East Virginia” and complete recording “Forget That Girl” today at Studio C, RCA Recording Studios in Hollywood during the group’s recording sessions for the album Headquarters. Continue reading The Monkees record ‘East Virginia,’ finish ‘Forget That Girl’ 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Mar 11 1967)

Dick Clark presents new Beatles promotional videos on ‘Bandstand’ 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Mar 11 1967)


Video: 'Dick Clark Introduces The Beatles Strawberry Fields Forever'

(Saturday, March 11, 1967, 1:30 p.m. EST)American Bandstand host Dick Clark today presented promotional videos for The Beatles’ new records “Strawberry Fields Forever” and “Penny Lane” and asked the audience for their reactions. Continue reading Dick Clark presents new Beatles promotional videos on ‘Bandstand’ 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Mar 11 1967)

169 killed as military opens fire on striking workers in Petrograd 100 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Mar 11 1917)


Video: 'The Great War episode 5 Mutiny' (March 11, 1917, at 40:24)

(Sunday, March 11, 1917; during World War I) — Three days into the February Revolution, soldiers under the command of General Sergey Semyonovich Khabalov, acting under the Tsar’s orders, opened fire today on unarmed striking workers in Petrograd, Russia, killing 169.

Queen Elizabeth knights Paul McCartney 20 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Mar 11 1997)


Video: 'On this day: Paul McCartney gets knighted'

(Tuesday, March 11, 1997, 11:00 a.m.-1:30 p.m. GMT) — Paul McCartney was formally invested with his knighthood by Queen Elizabeth II today as screaming fans waited outside Buckingham Palace to see the former Beatle. Continue reading Queen Elizabeth knights Paul McCartney 20 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Mar 11 1997)