Video: 'La Bamba' trailer
(Thursday, May 14, 1987) — La Bamba, an American biographical film about how singer Richie Valens fought family problems and bigotry to become a recording star, premiered today at the at Seattle Film Festival. Continue reading ‘La Bamba’ premieres in Seattle 30 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (May 14 1987)
Video: 'The Turtles - Happy Together'
(Sunday, May 14, 1967, 8:00-9:00 p.m. EDT) — The Turtles performed “Happy Together” and “She’d Rather Be with Me” on tonight’s CBS television variety show The Ed Sullivan Show live from CBS Studio No. 50 in New York City. Continue reading The Turtles perform on ‘The Ed Sullivan Show’ 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (May 14 1967)
Video: 'THE BEATLES - All you need is love Documentary trailer'
(Saturday, May 14, 1977, 10:32 p.m.-11:28 p.m. BST) — The “Mighty Good: The Beatles” episode of Tony Palmer’s All You Need Is Love: The Story of Popular Music documentary series, featuring a new interview with band member Paul McCartney, was broadcast tonight on Britain’s ITV network, telling the history of the group and their influence on contemporary, mostly American, musicians. Continue reading ‘Mighty Good: The Beatles’ episode airs on ‘All You Need Is Love’ documentary series 40 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (May 14 1977)
Video: 'L.A. Confidential' trailer
(Wednesday, May 14, 1997, evening CEST) — L.A. Confidential, an American neo-noir crime film about detectives who clash while investigating political corruption, premiered tonight at the Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, France. Continue reading ‘L.A. Confidential’ premieres at Cannes Film Festival 20 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (May 14 1997)
Video: 'George Harrison - The Last Performance (John Fugelsang)'
(Wednesday, May 14, 1997) — Former Beatle George Harrison and Indian musician Ravi Shankar taped a two-and-a-half-hour interview today with John Fugelsang for the VH-1 program George & Ravi – Yin & Yang, which would debut July 24, 1997. Continue reading Harrison, Shankar interviewed for VH-1 television special 20 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (May 14 1997)
(Saturday, May 14, 1977) — “When I Need You” by Leo Sayer peaked at #1 on today’s Billboard Hot 100 singles chart for one week.
(Saturday, May 14, 1977) — “Lido Shuffle” by Boz Scaggs peaked at #11 on today’s Billboard Hot 100 singles chart for two weeks.