Daily Archives: August 26, 2017

The Monkees perform in Portland, Oregon 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Aug 26 1967)


Video: 'Summer 1967: The Complete U.S. Concert Recordings' (videos 35-51)

(Saturday, August 26, 1967; 9:10 p.m. PDT)The Monkees performed tonight at Memorial Coliseum in Portland, Oregon, as part of the band’s summer 1967 tour. Continue reading The Monkees perform in Portland, Oregon 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Aug 26 1967)

‘Deconstructing Harry’ premieres at Venice Film Festival 20 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Aug 26 1997)


Video: 'Deconstructing Harry' trailer

(Tuesday, August 26, 1997)Deconstructing Harry, a comedy film about the turmoil in the erotic and creative life of immature New York writer Harry Block, premiered today at the Venice Film Festival in Italy. Continue reading ‘Deconstructing Harry’ premieres at Venice Film Festival 20 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Aug 26 1997)

The Beatles announce they have given up drugs 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Aug 26 1967)


Video: 'The Beatles Anthology Seven' (August 26, 1967, at 13:12-14:11)

(Saturday, August 26, 1967) — Two months after revealing they had used LSD, The Beatles announced they had given up drugs today at a press conference with the Maharishi at Normal College in Bangor, Wales. Continue reading The Beatles announce they have given up drugs 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Aug 26 1967)