Daily Archives: July 1, 2017

‘Sgt. Pepper’ album by The Beatles peaks at #1 in USA 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Jul 1 1967)


Video: 'The Beatles - "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band" (2009 Stereo Remastered) [Full Album]'

(Saturday, July 1, 1967)Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band, the eighth studio album by English rock band the Beatles, recognized for its innovations in music production, songwriting and graphic design, reflecting an embodiment of the 1960s counterculture, and bridging a cultural divide between popular music and legitimate art, peaked at #1 on today’s Billboard Top LP’s chart for 15 consecutive weeks (July 1/8/15/22/29, Aug. 5/12/19/26, Sept. 2/9/16/23/30, Oct. 7, 1967). Continue reading ‘Sgt. Pepper’ album by The Beatles peaks at #1 in USA 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Jul 1 1967)

President Reagan nominates Bork to U.S. Supreme Court 30 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Jul 1 1987)


Video: '7/1/87: Bork Nominated to Supreme Court'

(Wednesday, July 1, 1987, 2:30 p.m. EDT) — President Ronald Reagan nominated federal appeals court judge Robert H. Bork to the U.S. Supreme Court today, setting off a tempestuous confirmation process that ended with Bork’s rejection by the Senate. Continue reading President Reagan nominates Bork to U.S. Supreme Court 30 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Jul 1 1987)

‘Susie Q’ by Dale Hawkins peaks at #27 in USA 60 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Jul 1 1957)

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(Monday, July 1, 1957)“Miss Ann” by Little Richard peaked at #56 on today’s Billboard Top 100 chart for one week.