Video: 'Blue Harvest'
(Sunday, September 23, 2007, 9:00-10:00 p.m. EDT) — With the Griffins stuck at home during a blackout, Peter begins to tell a story, which leads to a Star Wars flashback on tonight’s episode of the Fox animated television series Family Guy. Continue reading ‘Blue Harvest’ episode airs on ‘Family Guy’ 10 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Sep 23 2007)
Video: 'Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans' trailer
(Friday, September 23, 1927, 8:30 p.m. EDT) — Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans, an American silent romantic drama film about a farmer’s affair with a city woman and how it almost destroys his life, premiered tonight at Times Square Theater in New York City. Continue reading ‘Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans’ premieres in New York City 90 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Sep 23 1927)
Video: 'Hard To Believe (vocals down mono remix, edit)' (at 1:00:00)
(Saturday, September 23, 1967) — The Monkees completed two tracks: “Hard To Believe” and a re-make of “She Hangs Out” for their fourth studio album today at RCA Victor Studios in Hollywood Pisces, Aquarius, Capricorn & Jones Ltd. Continue reading The Monkees complete two tracks for next album 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Sep 23 1967)
(Saturday, September 23, 1967) — “The Letter” by The Box Tops peaked at #1 on today’s Billboard Hot 100 singles chart for four consecutive weeks (Sept. 23/30, Oct. 7/14, 1967). Continue reading ‘The Letter’ by The Box Tops peaks at #1 in USA 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Sep 23 1967)
Video: 'Eyes On The Prize - (Part 2) Fighting Back 1957–1962' (Sept. 23, 1957, at 14:22)
(Monday, September 23, 1957, noon CDT; during the Little Rock Crisis, part of the African-American Civil Rights Movement (1954–1968)) — A mob of belligerent, shrieking and hysterical white demonstrators forced the withdrawal today of nine African-Amerian students from Little Rock Central High School in Arkansas. Continue reading White mob forces nine black pupils to leave school 60 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Sep 23 1957)
Video: 'The Beatles cartoons Episode 35'
(Saturday, September 23, 1967, 12:00 noon EDT) — The Beatles go off on a wild hunt for a rare bird that has the ability to sing anything; and later, the band heads off to India for some much needed relaxation on this morning’s episode of The Beatles, a weekly cartoon television series on ABC. Continue reading ‘And Your Bird Can Sing/Got To Get You Into My Life’ episode airs on ‘The Beatles’ cartoon series 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Sep 23 1967)
Video: 'THE BEATLES - Magical Mystery Tour ' (Sept. 23, 1967, at 10:17-17:23; 25:09-29:52)
(Saturday, September 23, 1967) — The Beatles filmed several scenes for their Dec. 26, 1967, Magical Mystery Tour television special today at West Malling Air Station west of Maidstone, Kent, England, including the marathon, the recruiting sergeant
(played by Victor Spinetti) and the “I Am The Walrus” video. Continue reading The Beatles film ‘I Am The Walrus’ sequence 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Sep 23 1967)