Video: 'Babe Ruth hits his 60th Home Run Sept 30,1927'
(Friday, September 30, 1927, game played at approximately 3:00 p.m.-4:40 p.m. EDT) — Babe Ruth of the New York Yankees hit his 60th home run of the season today (in the eighth inning off Tom Zachary to break a 2–2 tie with the Washington Senators) to break his own major-league record of 59 home runs in a season. Continue reading Babe Ruth becomes first MLB player to hit 60 home runs in a season 90 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Sep 30 1927)
(Monday, September 30, 1957) — “Honeycomb” by Jimmie Rodgers with Hugo Peretti & His Orch. peaked at #1 on today’s Billboard Best Sellers in Stores chart for two consecutive weeks (Sept. 30, Oct. 7, 1957). Continue reading ‘Honeycomb’ by Jimmie Rodgers peaks at #1 in USA 60 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Sep 30 1957)
(Monday, September 30, 1957) — “Mr. Lee” by The Bobbettes peaked at #6 on today’s Billboard Top 100 Sides chart for two weeks. Continue reading ‘Mr. Lee’ by The Bobbettes peaks at #6 in USA 60 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Sep 30 1957)
Video: 'The Beatles cartoons Episode 36'
(Saturday, September 30, 1967, 12:00 noon EDT) — The Beatles go to Coney Island to try to cheer Ringo up because he thinks he has been jinxed; and later, the band work on their hobbies on this morning’s episode of The Beatles, a weekly cartoon television series on ABC. Continue reading ‘Good Day Sunshine/Ticket To Ride’ episode airs on ‘The Beatles’ cartoon series 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Sep 30 1967)
Video: 'The Ed Sullivan Show - Vol. 1 (Hosted by Carol Burnett)' (Sep. 29, 1957, at 10:27)
(Sunday, September 29, 1957, 8:00-9:00 p.m. EDT) — George Burns and Gracie Allen performed a comedy routine on tonight’s edition of the CBS-TV variety show The Ed Sullivan Show live from Hollywood. Continue reading George Burns, Gracie Allen perform on ‘The Ed Sullivan Show’ 60 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Sep 29 1957)
(Saturday, September 29, 2007) — “Stronger” by Kanye West peaked at #1 on today’s Billboard‘s Hot 100 singles chart for one week. Continue reading ‘Stronger’ by Kanye West peaks at #1 in USA 10 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Sep 29 2007)
Video: 'The Beatles - "Hello Goodbye / "I Am The Walrus" * Original Mono Single' ("I Am the Walrus" U.S. single version at 3:22)
(Friday, September 29, 1967, 7:00 p.m.-5:00 a.m. BST) — The Beatles completed two tracks for Magical Mystery Tour, their next television film and record project, including John Lennon’s “I Am the Walrus” (adding a BBC radio feed) and Paul McCartney’s “Your Mother Should Know” (adding bass guitar, tambourine and organ) today at EMI Studio 2 in London for their next television film and record project. Continue reading The Beatles complete ‘I Am the Walrus’ and ‘Your Mother Should Know’ 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Sep 29 1967)
Video: 'John Lennon & George Harrison on UK TV in 1967'
(Friday, September 29, 1967, 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m. BST) — John Lennon and George Harrison of The Beatles chatted about their experiences with Transcendental Meditation with David Frost today at Studio One at Wembley Studios in London for broadcast tonight The Frost Programme on the ITV network from 10:30 p.m. to 11:15 p.m. Continue reading Lennon, Harrison interviewed for ‘Frost Programme’ 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Sep 29 1967)
Video: 'Ringo Starr - "Vertical Man" EPK 1998' (Sept. 29, 1997, at 1:15-3:03)
(Monday, September 29, 1997) — Former Beatle Ringo Starr joined fellow former Beatle Paul McCartney today at McCartney’s Hogg Hill Mill studio at Icklesham in Sussex, England, to record bass for two tracks (and backing vocals on one of those two tracks) for Starr’s next studio album Vertical Man. Continue reading McCartney overdubs bass, vocals to Starr’s next album 20 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Sep 29 1997)