(Monday, July 31, 1967) — John Lennon and Paul McCartney of The Beatles flew to London Airport today from Athens, Greece, where they visited an island which they intended to purchase (click here to watch the video). Continue reading Lennon, McCartney return to England from Greece 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (July 31 1967)
Video: 'Rolling Stones, Mick Jagger & Keith Richard are set free by the Court of Appeal'
(Monday, July 31, 1967) — Mick Jagger and Keith Richards of The Rolling Stones had their jail sentences reduced on appeal today by a three-member appeals tribunal led by the Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales, Lord Parker. Continue reading Court lifts jail sentences of two Rolling Stones 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (July 31 1967)
Video: ’01 – The Beatles – Ringo Starr (Radio London Close Down Message)’
(Monday, July 31, 1967) — Ahead of Radio London’s final broadcast under the Marine, &c., Broadcasting (Offences) Act 1967, Ringo Starr delivered The Beatles’ condolences today in the form of a brief statement for Managing Director Philp Birch at the pirate radio station’s London office for broadcast on Aug. 5, 1967. Continue reading Ringo Starr tapes farewell message to Radio London 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (July 31 1967)