Video: ‘Monkees at the Emmys 1967’
(Sunday, June 4, 1967, 9:00-11:00 p.m. EDT) — Mission: Impossible dominated the 19th Emmy Awards tonight, winning three major awards, including Outstanding Dramatic Series. The Monkees won Outstanding Comedy Series. Continue reading ‘Mission: Impossible,’ ‘The Monkees’ big winners at Emmy Awards 50 years ago this hour (Jun 4 1967)
Video: 'Groovin' - The Young Rascals'
(Sunday, June 4, 1967, 8:00-9:00 p.m. EDT) — The Young Rascals performed “Groovin'” on tonight’s CBS television variety show live from CBS Studio No. 50 in New York City. The Ed Sullivan Show Continue reading The Young Rascals perform on ‘The Ed Sullivan Show’ 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Jun 4 1967)
Video: 'jimi hendrix - sgt peppers lonely hearts club band' (filmed Dec. 22, 1967)
(Sunday, June 4, 1967) — The Jimi Hendrix Experience opened their show tonight at London’s Saville Theatre with “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band,” the title song of The Beatles’ legendary album released just three days before, with two of the band’s members, Paul McCartney and George Harrison, in attendance, much to their astonishment and delight. Continue reading Jimi Hendrix performs ‘Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band’ in London 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Jun 4 1967)
Video: '1977 JVC VHS Systems'
(Saturday, June 4, 1977) — The Video Home System (VHS) videocassette format was introduced in North America today at a press conference ahead of the Consumer Electronics Show in Chicago.
(Saturday, June 4, 1977) — “Mainstreet” by Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band peaked at #24 on today’s Billboard Hot 100 singles chart for one week. Continue reading ‘Mainstreet’ by Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band peaks at #24 in USA 40 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (June 4 1977)
(Saturday, June 4, 1887, 10:10 a.m. local time) — William A. Wheeler, the 19th Vice President of the United States from 1877 to 1881, during the administration of President Rutherford B. Hayes, died today at his home in Malone, New York. He was 67.
Video: 'Miracle on 34th Street' trailer
(Wednesday, June 4, 1947, doors opened at 10:30 a.m. EDT) — , a Christmas comedy-drama film about a department store Santa who claims to be the real thing, opened this morning at the Roxy Theatre at 153 West 50th Street between 6th and 7th Avenues, just off Times Square in New York City. Miracle on 34th Street Continue reading ‘Miracle on 34th Street’ opens in New York City 70 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Jun 4 1947)
Video: 'The Pulitzer Prizes at 100'
(Monday, June 4, 1917) — The first Pulitzer Prizes for achievements in newspaper, magazine and online journalism, literature, and musical composition in the United States were awarded today. Continue reading First Pulitzer Prizes awarded 100 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Jun 4 1917)